Los Angeles County Profile

 
About this area:
Located on the southern coast of the state, Los Angeles County covers over 4,000 square miles and includes San Clemente and Santa Catalina islands. Neighboring counties include Orange, Kern, San Bernardino, and Ventura.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Los Angeles County 2019Jun5,073,6004,840,600232,9004.6
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2019JunTotal Wage and Salary4,576,500
2019JunTotal Nonfarm4,571,100
2019JunService Providing4,067,800
2019JunTotal Private3,965,100
2019JunPrivate Service Providing3,461,800
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Mathematicians2016 - 20261301906046.2
Home Health Aides2016 - 20267,40010,4603,06041.4
Personal Care Aides2016 - 2026207,050289,60082,55039.9
Genetic Counselors 2016 - 202632044012037.5
Physician Assistants2016 - 20261,9302,65072037.3
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Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Anesthesiologists20191st Qtr$144.61$0.00$0.00$0.00
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons20191st Qtr$122.89$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20191st Qtr$120.64$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20191st Qtr$116.06$51.98$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20191st Qtr$107.15$59.91$0.00$0.00
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Data for Los Angeles County is not available. Data for Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MD has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016Annual15,569$2,808,092,854
Single Family 2016Annual5,022$2,102,452,456
Total all types construction permits 2016Annual20,591$4,910,545,310
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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Data for Los Angeles County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$491,260
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
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Data for Los Angeles County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2015AnnualRetail $151,033,781,278
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Los Angeles County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance10,137,915
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$53,52110,170,292
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$544,324,90010,170,292
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2010CensusLos Angeles County , CALos Angeles County , CA4,063,663
2010CensusLos Angeles County , CAOrange County , CA181,744
2010CensusOrange County , CALos Angeles County , CA178,681
2010CensusSan Bernardino County , CALos Angeles County , CA126,642
2010CensusVentura County , CALos Angeles County , CA66,832
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
College of the CanyonsCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Santa Clarita,CA
Becker Conviser CPA ReviewApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsOakbrook Terrace,IL
Southeast Professional Career CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSouth Gate,CA
Chong Shin College & Theological SeminarApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsLos Angeles,CA
Medical Institute Vocational SchoolApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsLos Angeles,CA
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