Los Angeles is a city located in the state of California. It is the 2nd most populous city in the US following New York City with a population of around 4 million people, which is 10.13 percent of California’s population.
The city has famous institutions that cover a wide variety of academic and professional areas. It is also known by the names “L.A.” or “City of Angels“.
Based on our study, the Los Angeles population is expected to reach 4.097 million by the first day of July 2022.
We base our calculations on the 1st July as the first day of July each year because US census bureaus usually publish the estimated population figures for the same period.
The calculations are based on the growth rate of 0.65 percent over the last 10 years starting in 2011. We believe that using the most recent numbers from the previous years (see this table in the next section) will help make the estimate more precise.
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Population Growth of Los Angeles
When looking back the last 10 decades in the history of Los Angeles’ population, the rate of growth has been gradual but steady and ranges between 0.25 percent to 1.05 percent, which adds around 10,000-40,000 people every year to the total population.
Many workers moved from Los Angeles to take advantage of the employment opportunities there and this is a major reason for the population growth. When compared to the other cities of California, the Los Angeles growth rate is roughly in line in line with state-wide averages.
Demographics of Los Angeles
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 49.4 percent of the Los Angeles population is male and 50.6 percent female. The average life expectancy of an LA resident is 35 years old. of age.
Five of the most popular races of residents of Los Angeles are White (29.4 percent), Hispanic or Latino (47.5 percent) More than two races (2.8%)), Asian (10.7%), Black or African American (9.8 percent).
Over 140 nations with more than 220 languages are making LA the home they call.
The most popular five languages (other than English) that are spoken in LA include Spanish (43.6%), Asian Languages (7.90%), Pacific Islander languages (7.90 percent) Other languages (1.3 percent). As you can see, Spanish is the most popular non-English spoken language spoken in Los Angeles.
According to the 2006-2008 American Community Survey, the employment status of residents in LA are: In labor force(65.8%), Civilian labor force(65.8%),Employed(61.3%),Unemployed(4.5%),Armed Forces(0.1%),Not in labor force(34.2%).
Population Density of Los Angeles
The population density of Los Angeles is 3,275 inhabitants per square kilometer. This is among the largest cities with the highest density of population in America.
Facts About Los Angeles
- The Hollywood region in Los Angeles also has several important headquarters, churches and also the Celebrity Center of Scientology.
- A majority of residents of Los Angeles speak some other languages, which is only 40% of those who speak exclusively English.
- Santa Monica Boulevard crosses 4 cities: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.
- The metropolitan region that is Los Angeles has 5 airports and LAX is the fifth most crowded airport in the world.
- With a total area of more than 1300 square miles, LA is the biggest US city (by territorial area).
- Following the Mexican-American war of 1847, Los Angeles (and California) changed into US territory.
- The city was the home of six companies on this year’s Fortune 500.
- Its Hollywood neighborhood is now acknowledged as the epicenter of motion picture production.
The following links provide data for this topic:
- U.S. Census Bureau: https://www.census.gov
- California Government: http://www.ca.gov/
- Los Angeles Government: https://www.lacity.org/