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 2020May4,707,7003,737,600970,10020.6
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020MayTotal Wage and Salary3,952,900
2020MayTotal Nonfarm3,949,200
2020MayService Providing3,497,400
2020MayTotal Private3,364,200
2020MayPrivate Service Providing2,912,400
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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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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Orthodontists20201st Qtr$127.71$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$114.58$76.88$0.00$0.00
Nurse Anesthetists20201st Qtr$103.31$78.67$0.00$0.00
Astronomers20201st Qtr$98.65$70.43$0.00$0.00
Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers Supervisors20201st Qtr$89.37$69.68$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 2018Annual15,841$3,248,004,957
Single Family 2018Annual5,609$2,055,281,273
Total all types construction permits 2018Annual21,450$5,303,286,230
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2018Time Period2017
United States Annual251.1Annual245.12.4
California Annual272.5Annual262.83.7
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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 2017Annual$376,059
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2017Annual$12,156,145
Cigarette Tax 2017Annual$2,145,003
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2017Annual$15,060
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2017Annual$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
2018AnnualRetail $166,023,795,826
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Los Angeles County 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance10,261,736
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$58,41910,261,736
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$593,741,11010,261,736
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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
2015CensusLos Angeles County , CALos Angeles County , CA4,181,968
2015CensusLos Angeles County , CAOrange County , CA185,878
2015CensusOrange County , CALos Angeles County , CA185,058
2015CensusSan Bernardino County , CALos Angeles County , CA135,859
2015CensusVentura County , CALos Angeles County , CA68,295
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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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