La Mirada, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
47,644
0.653% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
6.14%
11.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$104,130
6.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$706,500
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
23,355
2.03% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, La Mirada, CA had a population of 47.6k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $104,130. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of La Mirada, CA declined from 47,957 to 47,644, a −0.653% decrease and its median household income grew from $97,672 to $104,130, a 6.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Mirada, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), Other (Hispanic) (19.5%), White (Hispanic) (14.4%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (10.6%).

None of the households in La Mirada, 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.

92.7% of the residents in La Mirada, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in La Mirada, CA are Biola University (1,296 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in La Mirada, CA was $706,500, and the homeownership rate was 76.4%.

Most people in La Mirada, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.5 minutes. The average car ownership in La Mirada, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

La Mirada, CA is home to a population of 47.6k people, from which 92.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 26.6% of La Mirada, CA residents were born outside of the country (12.7k people).

In 2022, there were 1.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.2k people) in La Mirada, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.7%
2022 Citizenship
94%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.7% of La Mirada, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in La Mirada, CA was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in La Mirada, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 1.01k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    10.3k ± 917
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    9.3k ± 1.09k
45.4%
Hispanic Population
21.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.2k people) in La Mirada, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

45.4% of the people in La Mirada, CA are hispanic (21.6k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

26.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.7k people
25.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.3k people

As of 2022, 26.6% of La Mirada, CA residents (12.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in La Mirada, CA was 25.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    699 ± 161
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    302 ± 134
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    267 ± 118

La Mirada, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of La Mirada, CA employs 23.4k people. The largest industries in La Mirada, CA are Educational Services (2,933 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,578 people), and Manufacturing (2,386 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,293), Public Administration ($92,541), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,092).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

23.4k
2022 Value
± 1,173
−2.03%
1 Year decline
± 7.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in La Mirada, CA declined at a rate of −2.03%, from 23.8k employees to 23.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in La Mirada, CA, are Management Occupations (3,318 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,060 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,791 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of La Mirada, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23.4k
2022 Value
± 1,173
−2.03%
1 Year decline
± 7.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in La Mirada, CA declined at a rate of −2.03%, from 23.8k employees to 23.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in La Mirada, CA, are Educational Services (2,933 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,578 people), and Manufacturing (2,386 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of La Mirada, CA, though some of these residents may live in La Mirada, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,174
Median earning men ± $3,021
$42,524
Median earning women ± $3,009

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($108,109), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($72,865), and Information ($72,292).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,523), Wholesale Trade ($62,868), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,778).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

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

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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%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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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.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

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

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 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 2022, universities in La Mirada, CA awarded 1,296 degrees. The student population of La Mirada, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,405 male students and 2,982 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in La Mirada, CA are White (575 and 46.1%), followed by Asian (212 and 17%), Hispanic or Latino (210 and 16.8%), and Two or More Races (142 and 11.4%).

The largest universities in La Mirada, CA by number of degrees awarded are Biola University (1,296 and 100%).

The most popular majors in La Mirada, CA are General Business Administration & Management (106 and 8.18%), General Psychology (97 and 7.48%), and Cinematography & Film Production (75 and 5.79%).

The median tuition cost in La Mirada, CA for private four year colleges is $44,382.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in La Mirada, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 56.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 29.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,387 (44.6% men and 55.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,387 students enrolled in La Mirada, CA, 44.6% men and 55.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,127 records, of which 54.7% were women and 45.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 97 degrees awarded
  2. 75 degrees awarded
  3. 106 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in La Mirada, CA was General Psychology with 97 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,296 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Biola University with 1,296 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 515 men were awarded degrees from institutions in La Mirada, CA, which is 0.659 times less than the 781 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 575 degrees mean that there were 2.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 212 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($44,382) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in La Mirada, CA was $706,500 in 2022, which is 2.51 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $629,900 to $706,500, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in La Mirada, CA is 76.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in La Mirada, CA have an average commute time of 31.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in La Mirada, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in La Mirada, CA is $104,130. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in La Mirada, CA was Census Tract 5036.02 with a value of $151,344, followed by Census Tract 5040.02 and Census Tract 5039.01, with respective values of $128,375 and $120,391.

Property

$706,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,611
$11,314
Median Property Taxes
±$721

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Mirada, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.4%
Homeownership
2022
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.4% of the housing units in La Mirada, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5036.02
  2. Census Tract 5040.02
  3. Census Tract 5039.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in La Mirada, CA was Census Tract 5036.02 with a value of $151,344, followed by Census Tract 5040.02 and Census Tract 5039.01, with respective values of $128,375 and $120,391.

The following map shows all of the places in La Mirada, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$104,130
Median Household Income
± $6,161
14.8k
Number of Households
± 926

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.8k households in La Mirada, CA grew to $104,130 from the previous year's value of $97,672.

The following chart displays the households in La Mirada, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for La Mirada, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.64%)

In 2022, 74.6% of workers in La Mirada, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.64%).

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Commute Time

31.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in La Mirada, CA have a longer commute time (31.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.05% of the workforce in La Mirada, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

6.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in La Mirada, CA (2.78k out of 45.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in La Mirada, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Asian.

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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Health

96.2% of the population of La Mirada, CA has health coverage, with 57.1% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.515% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see 1354 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1363 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1097 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,354 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Los Angeles County, CA

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,354 patients per year. This represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1,363 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.8% under 18 years, 21.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.84%
Uninsured
57.1%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0.515%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in La Mirada, CA grew by 1.69% from 3.78% to 3.84%.

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