Table DP-1.

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Los Angeles city, California
[For information on confidentiality protection, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]
Subject
Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Number
3,694,820

SEX AND AGE
Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,841,805
1,853,015

Under 5 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 to 9 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10 to 14 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15 to 19 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
20 to 24 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
25 to 34 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
35 to 44 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
45 to 54 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
55 to 59 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
60 to 64 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
65 to 74 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
75 to 84 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
85 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

285,976
297,837
255,604
251,632
299,906
674,098
584,036
428,974
143,965
115,663
187,111
125,829
44,189

Median age (years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31.6

18 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
21 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
62 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,713,509
1,339,269
1,374,240
2,545,346
423,568
357,129
148,051
209,078

RACE
One race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Black or African American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American Indian and Alaska Native . . . . . . . . . . .
Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Asian Indian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Chinese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Filipino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Japanese. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Korean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Vietnamese. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other Asian 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. . . .
Native Hawaiian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Guamanian or Chamorro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Samoan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other Pacific Islander 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Some other race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Two or more races . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3,503,532
1,734,036
415,195
29,412
369,254
24,739
63,075
101,062
36,992
91,595
19,747
32,044
5,915
1,379
955
1,641
1,940
949,720
191,288

Race alone or in combination with one
or more other races: 3
White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Black or African American . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
American Indian and Alaska Native . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Asian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. . . . . .
Some other race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,891,358
444,635
53,092
407,444
13,144
1,086,167

Percent

Subject

Number

Percent

3,694,820
1,719,073
1,091,686
13,427
12,431
601,529
1,975,747
1,099,188

100.0
46.5
29.5
0.4
0.3
16.3
53.5
29.7

3,694,820
3,612,223
1,275,412
534,991
1,117,461
836,381
390,839
117,208
293,520
82,690
82,597
30,446
52,151

100.0
97.8
34.5
14.5
30.2
22.6
10.6
3.2
7.9
2.2
2.2
0.8
1.4

1,275,412
798,719
427,282
534,991
288,841
185,486
104,867
476,693
363,457
94,067

100.0
62.6
33.5
41.9
22.6
14.5
8.2
37.4
28.5
7.4

478,946
262,689

37.6
20.6

2.83
3.56

(X)
(X)

1,337,706
1,275,412
62,294

100.0
95.3
4.7

4,876

0.4

1.8
3.5

(X)
(X)

HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Owner-occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Renter-occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,275,412
491,882
783,530

100.0
38.6
61.4

Average household size of owner-occupied units.
Average household size of renter-occupied units .

2.99
2.73

(X)
(X)

100.0 HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
49.8
Mexican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
50.2
Puerto Rican. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cuban
....................................
7.7
Other Hispanic or Latino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8.1
6.9 Not Hispanic or Latino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
White alone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6.8
8.1 RELATIONSHIP
18.2
Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15.8 In households. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
11.6
Householder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.9
Spouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.1
Child. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5.1
Own child under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.4
Other relatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.2
Under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Nonrelatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(X)
Unmarried partner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
73.4 In group quarters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
36.2
Institutionalized population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
37.2
Noninstitutionalized population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
68.9
11.5 HOUSEHOLD BY TYPE
9.7
Total households. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.0 Family households (families). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5.7
With own children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . .
Married-couple family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
With own children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . .
94.8
Female householder, no husband present . . . . .
46.9
With own children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . .
11.2 Nonfamily households . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.8
Householder living alone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.0
Householder 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.7
1.7 Households with individuals under 18 years . . . . .
2.7 Households with individuals 65 years and over . .
1.0
Average household size. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2.5
Average family size. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.5
0.9
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
0.2
Total housing units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Vacant housing units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
For seasonal, recreational, or
0.1
occasional use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
25.7
5.2 Homeowner vacancy rate (percent). . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rental vacancy rate (percent). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
51.2
12.0
1.4
11.0
0.4
29.4

- Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable.
1
Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2
Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3
In combination with one or more of the other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages
may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000.

1
U.S. Census Bureau

Table DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic area: Los Angeles city, California
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]
Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over
enrolled in school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Nursery school, preschool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Kindergarten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Elementary school (grades 1-8) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
High school (grades 9-12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
College or graduate school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,099,627
61,352
64,450
460,475
225,818
287,532

100.0
5.6
5.9
41.9
20.5
26.1

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over . . . . . . . . . .
Less than 9th grade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9th to 12th grade, no diploma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
High school graduate (includes equivalency). . . . .
Some college, no degree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Associate degree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bachelor’s degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Graduate or professional degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,308,887
437,758
332,414
401,938
424,785
122,931
379,630
209,431

100.0
19.0
14.4
17.4
18.4
5.3
16.4
9.1

Percent high school graduate or higher . . . . . . . . .
Percent bachelor’s degree or higher . . . . . . . . . . . .

66.6
25.5

MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over . . . . . . . . . .
Never married . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Now married, except separated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Separated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Widowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Divorced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Female. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,853,991
1,058,959
1,300,180
100,946
154,678
126,200
239,228
140,088

Subject
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Native. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Born in United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
State of residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Different state. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Born outside United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Foreign born . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Entered 1990 to March 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Naturalized citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Not a citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea). . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Oceania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Latin America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(X) Northern America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(X)
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
100.0 English only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
37.1 Language other than English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . .
45.6
Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.5
Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . .
5.4
Other Indo-European languages . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.4
Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . .
8.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages . . . . . . . . . . .
4.9
Speak English less than ″very well″ . . . . . . . .

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with
one or more own grandchildren under
18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren . . . . . .

107,586
30,511

100.0
28.4

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over . .
Civilian veterans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,714,608
173,683

100.0
6.4

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN
NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
With a disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

859,680
72,120

100.0
8.4

Population 21 to 64 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
With a disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Percent employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
No disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Percent employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,175,020
503,737
52.6
1,671,283
67.6

100.0
23.2
(X)
76.8
(X)

Population 65 years and over . . . . . . . . . .
With a disability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

345,133
157,769

100.0
45.7

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over . . . . . . . . . . .
Same house in 1995. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Same county . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Different county . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Same state . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Different state. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Elsewhere in 1995. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3,412,889
1,689,891
1,500,655
1,260,399
240,256
109,532
130,724
222,343

100.0
49.5
44.0
36.9
7.0
3.2
3.8
6.5

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Total ancestries reported . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Arab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Czech1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Danish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
English. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
French (except Basque)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
French Canadian1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
German . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Greek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hungarian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Irish1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Italian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Lithuanian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Norwegian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Polish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Portuguese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Russian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Scotch-Irish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Scottish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Slovak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Subsaharan African. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Swedish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Swiss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ukrainian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
United States or American. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Welsh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) . . . . . . . .
Other ancestries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Number

Percent

3,694,834
2,182,114
2,150,322
1,485,576
664,746
31,792
1,512,720
569,771
509,841
1,002,879

100.0
59.1
58.2
40.2
18.0
0.9
40.9
15.4
13.8
27.1

1,512,708
100,252
376,767
20,730
4,104
996,996
13,859

100.0
6.6
24.9
1.4
0.3
65.9
0.9

3,412,889
1,438,573
1,974,316
1,113,153
1,422,316
853,038
225,309
92,706
278,173
150,912

100.0
42.2
57.8
32.6
41.7
25.0
6.6
2.7
8.2
4.4

3,694,834
3,664,157
25,937
9,393
10,270
18,200
127,632
49,415
8,178
167,160
11,016
19,612
139,188
95,263
6,800
21,111
56,670
5,228
87,419
22,037
29,048
1,792
29,946
23,026
6,169
12,292
94,294
10,233
17,241
2,559,587

100.0
99.2
0.7
0.3
0.3
0.5
3.5
1.3
0.2
4.5
0.3
0.5
3.8
2.6
0.2
0.6
1.5
0.1
2.4
0.6
0.8
0.8
0.6
0.2
0.3
2.6
0.3
0.5
69.3

-Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable.
1
The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

2
U.S. Census Bureau

Table DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic area: Los Angeles city, California
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]
Subject

Number

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . .
In labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unemployed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Percent of civilian labor force . . . . . . . . . . . .
Armed Forces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Not in labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2,809,852
1,690,316
1,688,652
1,532,074
156,578
9.3
1,664
1,119,536

Females 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
In labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Employed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,426,430
756,303
755,972
680,733

Own children under 6 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
All parents in family in labor force . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

313,831
145,998

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Public transportation (including taxicab) . . . . . . . . .
Walked. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other means. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Worked at home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mean travel time to work (minutes)1 . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,494,895
982,735
220,408
152,435
53,386
24,236
61,695
29.6

Employed civilian population
16 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related
occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Service occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sales and office occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations. . . . . . .
Construction, extraction, and maintenance
occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Production, transportation, and material moving
occupations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting,
and mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manufacturing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wholesale trade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Retail trade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities . . . .
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and
leasing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services . . . . . . .
Educational, health and social services . . . . . . . . .
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation
and food services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other services (except public administration) . . . .
Public administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Government workers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated
business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unpaid family workers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,532,074

524,440
245,498
409,696
2,511
117,561
232,368

3,158
81,032
202,277
60,691
158,118
60,867
107,285
108,032
197,876
265,613
147,462
105,037
34,626

1,209,942
162,402
153,551
6,179

Percent

Subject

INCOME IN 1999
Households . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Less than $10,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$10,000 to $14,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$15,000 to $24,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$25,000 to $34,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$35,000 to $49,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$50,000 to $74,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$75,000 to $99,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
100.0 $100,000 to $149,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
53.0 $150,000 to $199,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
53.0 $200,000 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Median household income (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . .
47.7
100.0 With earnings . . . . . . . . . . .1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mean earnings (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
46.5
With Social Security income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mean Social Security income (dollars)1 . . . . . . .
100.0 With Supplemental Security Income . . . . . . . . . . . .
65.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income
14.7
(dollars)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.2 With public assistance income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.6
Mean public assistance income (dollars)1 . . . . .
1.6 With retirement income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)1 . . . . . . . . . . . .
(X)
Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Less than $10,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
100.0 $10,000 to $14,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$15,000 to $24,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$25,000 to $34,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
34.2 $35,000 to $49,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
16.0 $50,000 to $74,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
26.7 $75,000 to $99,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.2 $100,000 to $149,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$150,000 to $199,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7.7 $200,000 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Median family income (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15.2
Per capita income (dollars)1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Median earnings (dollars):
Male full-time, year-round workers. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.2 Female full-time, year-round workers . . . . . . . . . . .
5.3
13.2
4.0
10.3
Subject
4.0
7.0
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
7.1
Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
With related children under 18 years. . . . . . . . . . . .
12.9
With related children under 5 years. . . . . . . . . . .
17.3
Families with female householder, no
husband present . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9.6
6.9 With related children under 18 years. . . . . . . . . . . .
With related children under 5 years. . . . . . . . . . .
2.3
100.0
60.2
60.1
54.5
5.6
(X)
0.1
39.8

Individuals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
79.0 18 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
65 years and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.6
Related children under 18 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.0
Related children 5 to 17 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.4 Unrelated individuals 15 years and over. . . . . . . . .

Number

Percent

1,276,609
169,738
96,131
182,068
163,520
185,855
198,145
107,198
94,558
32,418
46,978
36,687

100.0
13.3
7.5
14.3
12.8
14.6
15.5
8.4
7.4
2.5
3.7
(X)

1,052,073
58,641
234,939
10,831
76,925

82.4
(X)
18.4
(X)
6.0

6,968
88,017
4,772
132,472
18,336

(X)
6.9
(X)
10.4
(X)

807,039
80,406
59,912
117,692
102,635
117,119
128,202
74,400
67,897
23,631
35,145
39,942

100.0
10.0
7.4
14.6
12.7
14.5
15.9
9.2
8.4
2.9
4.4
(X)

20,671

(X)

31,880
30,197

(X)
(X)

Number
below
poverty
level

Percent
below
poverty
level

147,516
122,289
66,008

18.3
25.3
29.5

59,396
52,131
25,351

32.7
42.2
50.9

801,050
507,021
43,550
288,496
202,296
209,431

22.1
19.0
12.6
30.3
29.9
27.7

-Represents zero or rounds to zero. (X) Not applicable.
1
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator.
See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

3
U.S. Census Bureau

Table DP-4. Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics: 2000
Geographic area: Los Angeles city, California
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]
Subject

Number

Total housing units. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1-unit, attached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 or 4 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 to 9 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10 to 19 units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
20 or more units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mobile home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Boat, RV, van, etc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,337,668
524,787
87,776
42,814
86,253
126,263
138,634
322,059
8,222
860

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1995 to 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1990 to 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1980 to 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1970 to 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1960 to 1969 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1940 to 1959 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1939 or earlier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

7,250
25,363
49,785
148,376
200,978
234,429
447,923
223,564

ROOMS
1 room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8 rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9 or more rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Median (rooms) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

175,586
215,318
247,136
204,888
187,634
143,799
80,756
44,150
38,401
3.7

Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1995 to 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1990 to 1994 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1980 to 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1970 to 1979 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1969 or earlier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,275,358
284,707
435,471
187,079
163,979
106,411
97,711

Percent

Subject

100.0 OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
39.2 1.00 or less. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6.6 1.01 to 1.50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.2 1.51 or more. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6.4
Specified owner-occupied units . . . . . . . .
9.4
10.4 VALUE
24.1 Less than $50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.6 $50,000 to $99,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.1 $100,000 to $149,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$150,000 to $199,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$200,000 to $299,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
0.5 $300,000 to $499,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.9 $500,000 to $999,999. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.7 $1,000,000 or more. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
11.1 Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15.0
17.5 MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED
33.5 MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
16.7 With a mortgage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Less than $300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$300 to $499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$500 to $699 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
13.1
$700 to $999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
16.1
$1,000 to $1,499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
18.5
$1,500 to $1,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15.3
$2,000 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
14.0
Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
10.7
6.0 Not mortgaged . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.3
2.9
(X) SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD
100.0 INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15.0 percent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
22.3 15.0 to 19.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
34.1 20.0 to 24.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
14.7 25.0 to 29.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
12.9 30.0 to 34.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8.3 35.0 percent or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7.7 Not computed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Specified renter-occupied units . . . . . . . .
GROSS RENT
Less than $200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$200 to $299 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$300 to $499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$500 to $749 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$750 to $999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$1,000 to $1,499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
$1,500 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
No cash rent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Median (dollars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1 ...........................................
2 ...........................................
3 or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

210,770
514,087
394,941
155,560

16.5
40.3
31.0
12.2

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bottled, tank, or LP gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Electricity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Coal or coke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Solar energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
No fuel used . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

940,097
17,170
260,453
647
124
1,881
3,137
2,117
49,732

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities . . . . . . . . . . . .
Lacking complete kitchen facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
No telephone service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16,682
26,606
27,672

73.7
1.3
20.4
0.1
0.1 GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF
0.2 HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
0.2 Less than 15.0 percent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3.9 15.0 to 19.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
20.0 to 24.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
25.0 to 29.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.3 30.0 to 34.9 percent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2.1 35.0 percent or more . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2.2 Not computed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

-Represents zero or rounds to zero.

Number

Percent

1,275,358
949,260
95,716
230,382

100.0
74.4
7.5
18.1

412,804

100.0

4,778
14,187
67,459
96,548
92,099
76,366
45,866
15,501
221,600

1.2
3.4
16.3
23.4
22.3
18.5
11.1
3.8
(X)

317,808
1,072
5,668
12,273
32,082
90,999
75,316
100,398
1,556
94,996
339

77.0
0.3
1.4
3.0
7.8
22.0
18.2
24.3
(X)
23.0
(X)

112,423
52,551
50,014
41,169
30,625
121,502
4,520

27.2
12.7
12.1
10.0
7.4
29.4
1.1

782,164

100.0

21,720
22,915
123,579
300,153
162,156
101,720
35,384
14,537
672

2.8
2.9
15.8
38.4
20.7
13.0
4.5
1.9
(X)

109,922
96,208
94,351
83,798
63,372
289,898
44,615

14.1
12.3
12.1
10.7
8.1
37.1
5.7

(X) Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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