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1.1% growth
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Median Household Income
2.93% growth
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Number of Employees
2.23% growth
Median Property Value
7.24% growth

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The economy of Los Angeles, CA employs 1.96M people. The economy of Los Angeles, CA is specialized in Information; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 2.3; 1.83; and 1.36 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Los Angeles, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (226,672), Retail trade (197,132), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (170,637), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,756), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($56,154), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($55,579).

Median household income in Los Angeles, CA is $52,024. Males in Los Angeles, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,710. The income inequality of Los Angeles, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.504 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Los Angeles, CA. In Los Angeles County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 72 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,222. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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Los Angeles, CA is home to a population of 3.97M people, from which 79.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Los Angeles, CA is composed of 1.94M Hispanic residents (48.8%), 1.12M White residents (28.2%), 451,761 Asian residents (11.4%), 355,984 Black residents (8.96%), and 81,691 Two+ residents (2.06%). The most common foreign languages in Los Angeles, CA are Spanish (1.56M speakers), Korean (95,725 speakers), and Tagalog (90,644 speakers), but compared to other places, Los Angeles, CA has a relative high number of Armenian (70,764 speakers), Persian (48,828 speakers), and Hebrew (18,623 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Los Angeles, CA awarded 72,555 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles, CA is skewed towards females, with 30,126 male students and 42,429 female students. Most students in Los Angeles, CA are Hispanic or Latino (21,053 and 29%), followed by White (20,596 and 28.4%), Asian (10,927 and 15.1%), and Black or African American (4,934 and 6.8%). The largest universities in Los Angeles, CA by number of graduates are University of Southern California (15,331 and 21.1%), University of California-Los Angeles (12,750 and 17.6%), and California State University-Northridge (9,268 and 12.8%). The most popular majors in Los Angeles, CA are General Business Administration & Management (2,444 and 3.37%), General Psychology (1,983 and 2.73%), and Sociology (1,481 and 2.04%). The median tuition costs in Los Angeles, CA are $49,464 for private four year colleges, and $11,220 and $35,928 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Los Angeles, CA is $542,100, which is 2.79 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $505,500 to $542,100, a 7.24% increase. The homeownership rate of Los Angeles, CA is 36%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Los Angeles, CA have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Los Angeles, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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