LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA

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2020 Population
208,321
1.4% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
33
0.302% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
13.2%
10.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$86,222
4.58% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$1.15M
4% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
107,815
2.1% 1-year growth

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In 2020, LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA had a population of 208k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $86,222. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA grew from 205,436 to 208,321, a 1.4% increase and its median household income grew from $82,444 to $86,222, a 4.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (21.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.96%), Other (Hispanic) (5.41%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.22%).

41.2% of the households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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.

85.9% of the residents in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are University of California-Los Angeles (14,523 degrees awarded in 2020), Aveda Institute-Los Angeles (128 degrees), and Academy for Jewish Religion-California (8 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was $1.15M, and the homeownership rate was 31.8%. Most people in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 208k people, from which 85.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 30.1% of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (62.7k people).

In 2020, there were 2.32 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (105k people) in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 18.7k White (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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are Spanish (26,556 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (11,963 households), and Persian (Incl. Farsi, Dari) (9,712 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    105k ± 3.66k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    45.3k ± 2.11k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    18.7k ± 1.26k
17%
Hispanic Population
35.4k people

In 2020, there were 2.32 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (105k people) in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 18.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17% of the people in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are hispanic (35.4k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    26,556 households (13.3%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    11,963 households (6%)
  3. Persian (Incl. Farsi, Dari)
    9,712 households (4.87%)

41.2% of the households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 13.3% of the households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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

30.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
62.7k people
30.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
62k people

As of 2020, 30.1% of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA residents (62.7k 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was 30.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2020, the median age of all people in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was 33. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    9,297 ± 2,314 people
  2. Iran
    8,778 ± 2,251 people
  3. China
    5,472 ± 1,792 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 9,297 LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA residents, followed by Iran with 8,778 and China with 5,472.

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Citizenship

85.9%
2020 Citizenship
85%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 85.9% of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was 85%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,162 ± 250
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    940 ± 247
  3. Korea
    490 ± 129

LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.24 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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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in California (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA is $86,222. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $81,535. The income inequality in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.51, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA employs 108k people. The largest industries in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,486 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,037 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (4,989 people), and the highest paying industries are Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers ($263,453), Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($254,730), and Software publishing ($237,759).

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,222
2020 value
± $2,223
4.58%
1 Year Growth
± 3.46%

Households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $86,222, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $82,444 in 2019, which represents a 4.58% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$107,778
Average Male Salary in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA
± $13,402
$81,535
Average Female Salary in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA
± $10,368

In 2020, full-time male employees in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA made 1.32 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA
  1. White
    $89,033 ± $10,554
  2. Asian
    $80,875 ± $14,190
  3. Black
    $60,477 ± $19,072

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA.

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Wage Distribution

0.51
2020 Wage GINI in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA
0.518
2019 Wage GINI in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was 0.51 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.6% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA (25.4k out of 193k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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. White
    12,637 ± 1,019
  2. Asian
    7,580 ± 829
  3. Hispanic
    4,694 ± 606

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

108k
2020 Value
2.1%
1 Year growth
± 2.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.1%, from 106k employees to 108k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, are Other managers (4,900 people), Postsecondary teachers (3,627 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (3,621 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Other managers (4,900 people), Postsecondary teachers (3,627 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (3,621 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Producers & directors (12.9 times higher than expected), Fashion designers (11.6 times), and Music directors and composers (11.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other ($256,642), Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes ($247,336), and Architectural & engineering managers ($196,910).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

108k
2020 Value
2.1%
1 Year growth
± 2.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.1%, from 106k employees to 108k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,486 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,037 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (4,989 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (10,486 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,037 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (4,989 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Motion pictures & video industries (16.4 times higher than expected), Sound recording industries (14.4 times), and Promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events, agents and managers for artists, athletes, entertainers, and other public figures (12.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers ($263,453), Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing ($254,730), and Software publishing ($237,759).

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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 (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA awarded 14,659 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 19,799 male students and 25,038 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are White (4,095 and 33.9%), followed by Asian (3,473 and 28.7%), Hispanic or Latino (2,859 and 23.6%), and Two or More Races (712 and 5.89%).

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are University of California-Los Angeles (14,523 and 99.1%), Aveda Institute-Los Angeles (128 and 0.873%), and Academy for Jewish Religion-California (8 and 0.0546%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA are Sociology (800 and 5.46%), General Political Science & Government (730 and 4.98%), and General Psychology (684 and 4.67%).

The median tuition cost in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA for a public four year colleges is $11,442 for in-state students and $41,196 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 779 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 692 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 622 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was Sociology with 779 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 14,523 degrees awarded
  2. 128 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded
$11,442
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of California-Los Angeles with 14,523 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

6,464
Degrees Awarded to Men
8,195
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 6,464 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, which is 0.789 times less than the 8,195 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,095 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    3,473 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,859 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Los Angeles County (West Central)--LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was White students. These 4,095 degrees mean that there were 1.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 3,473 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA was $1.15M in 2020, which is 5 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $1.11M to $1.15M, a 4% increase. The homeownership rate in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA is 31.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.15M
2020 Median
± $33,889
$1.11M
2019 Median
± $22,530

In 2020, the median property value in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA grew to to $1.15M from the previous year's value of $1.11M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $1M - $1,499,999 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.
$86,222
Median Household Income
± $2,223
89.3k
Number of Households
± 2,556

In 2020, the median household income of the 89.3k households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA grew to $86,222 from the previous year's value of $82,444.

The following chart displays the households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

31.8%
2020 Homeownership
31.3%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 31.8% of the housing units in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 31.3%.

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

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (63.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.4%)
  3. Walked (8.03%)

In 2020, 63.8% of workers in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.4%) and those who walked to work (8.03%).

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

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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 (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

95.2% of the population of LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 8.73% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 21.7% on non-group plans, and 0.534% 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

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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

4.78%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
8.73%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
21.7%
Non-Group
0.534%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA declined by 21% from 6.05% to 4.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) 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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