LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA

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2020 Population
190,021
1.7% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.3
0.291% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
26.8%
6.69% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$44,835
7.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$505,000
6.45% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
78,156
3.55% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA had a population of 190k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $44,835. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew from 186,850 to 190,021, a 1.7% increase and its median household income grew from $41,783 to $44,835, a 7.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Other (Hispanic) (32.3%), White (Hispanic) (27.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.7%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.86%).

70.1% of the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

77.1% of the residents in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Los Angeles Trade Technical College (1,665 degrees awarded in 2020), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (1,045 degrees), and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles (724 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was $505,000, and the homeownership rate was 15%. Most people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 1 car per household.

Diversity

LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 190k people, from which 77.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 39.6% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (75.3k people).

In 2020, there were 1.16 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (61.3k people) in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52.6k White (Hispanic) and 27.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Spanish (101,100 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (9,860 households), and Korean (5,719 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    61.3k ± 3.23k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    52.6k ± 2.31k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    27.2k ± 1.6k
65%
Hispanic Population
123k people

In 2020, there were 1.16 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (61.3k people) in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52.6k White (Hispanic) and 27.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

65% of the people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are hispanic (123k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    101,100 households (56%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    9,860 households (5.46%)
  3. Korean
    5,719 households (3.17%)

70.1% of the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 56% of the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

39.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
75.3k people
40.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
75.1k people

As of 2020, 39.6% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents (75.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 40.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

27
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 34.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    39,849 ± 4,358 people
  2. China
    6,266 ± 1,911 people
  3. Korea
    5,313 ± 1,764 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 39,849 LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents, followed by China with 6,266 and Korea with 5,313.

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Citizenship

77.1%
2020 Citizenship
76.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 77.1% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 76.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,181 ± 327
  2. Vietnam
    941 ± 258
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    582 ± 179

LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is $44,835. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

Males in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,399. The income inequality in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA employs 78.2k people. The largest industries in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,923 people), Construction (4,024 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,948 people), and the highest paying industries are Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing ($132,589), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($115,890), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($113,473).

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,835
2020 value
± $1,969
7.3%
1 Year Growth
± 5.14%

Households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $44,835, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,783 in 2019, which represents a 7.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$60,446
Average Male Salary in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
± $8,391
$53,399
Average Female Salary in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
± $8,134

In 2020, full-time male employees in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA made 1.13 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
  1. Asian
    $65,269 ± $13,428
  2. Black
    $58,598 ± $22,300
  3. Two or More Races
    $55,576 ± $18,511

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA.

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Wage Distribution

0.481
2020 Wage GINI in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
0.488
2019 Wage GINI in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.5% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA (48k out of 179k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    29,665 ± 1,462
  2. White
    16,415 ± 1,007
  3. Other
    14,713 ± 1,116

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.2k
2020 Value
3.55%
1 Year growth
± 3.55%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 3.55%, from 75.5k employees to 78.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, are Cashiers (2,293 people), Personal care aides (2,279 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,271 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,293 people), Personal care aides (2,279 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,271 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sewing machine operators (14.6 times higher than expected), Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers (11.7 times), and Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors (10.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Financial managers ($151,178), Medical & health services managers ($148,393), and Industrial production managers ($140,961).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.2k
2020 Value
3.55%
1 Year growth
± 3.55%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 3.55%, from 75.5k employees to 78.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,923 people), Construction (4,024 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,948 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,923 people), Construction (4,024 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,948 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing (21 times higher than expected), Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (15.7 times), and Sound recording industries (11.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing ($132,589), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($115,890), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($113,473).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for California
63.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 82.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 80.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA awarded 3,845 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 6,870 male students and 10,345 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,591 and 45.4%), followed by White (820 and 23.4%), Black or African American (535 and 15.3%), and Asian (266 and 7.59%).

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Los Angeles Trade Technical College (1,665 and 43.3%), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (1,045 and 27.2%), and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles (724 and 18.8%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (357 and 9.28%), Fashion Merchandising (314 and 8.17%), and Fashion & Apparel Design (227 and 5.9%).

The median tuition cost in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA for private four year colleges is $29,019.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 314 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 180 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 166 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Fashion Merchandising with 314 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

$29,019
Median Private

In 2020, the Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Los Angeles Trade Technical College with 1,665 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,267
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,578
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,267 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, which is 0.491 times less than the 2,578 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 institutions in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,591 degrees awarded
  2. White
    820 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    535 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,591 degrees mean that there were 1.94 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 820 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was $505,000 in 2020, which is 2.2 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $474,400 to $505,000, a 6.45% increase. The homeownership rate in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is 15%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$505,000
2020 Median
± $20,088
$474,400
2019 Median
± $11,490

In 2020, the median property value in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew to to $505,000 from the previous year's value of $474,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,835
Median Household Income
± $1,969
67.4k
Number of Households
± 2,035

In 2020, the median household income of the 67.4k households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew to $44,835 from the previous year's value of $41,783.

The following chart displays the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

15%
2020 Homeownership
16.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 15% of the housing units in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 16.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.53% of the workforce in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (55.7%)
  2. Public Transit (12.6%)
  3. Carpooled (11.1%)

In 2020, 55.7% of workers in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (12.6%) and those who carpooled to work (11.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have 1 car, followed by false.

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Health

87.3% of the population of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 30% on employee plans, 42.6% on Medicaid, 4.97% on Medicare, 8.94% on non-group plans, and 0.811% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.
1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$4,735
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,368
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,833
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.7%
Uninsured
30%
Employer Coverage
42.6%
Medicaid
4.97%
Medicare
8.94%
Non-Group
0.811%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA declined by 5.72% from 13.5% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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