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 2023Dec4,894,8004,651,200243,7005.0
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2023DecTotal Wage and Salary4,725,000
2023DecTotal Nonfarm4,720,000
2023Dec Service-Providing4,246,000
2023DecTotal Private4,137,700
2023DecPrivate Service Providing3,663,700
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Personal Care Aides2018 - 2028203,170297,26094,09046.3
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other2018 - 20281001404040.0
Other Personal Care and Service Workers2018 - 2028261,140360,13098,99037.9
Statisticians2018 - 20281,0701,47040037.4
Physician Assistants2018 - 20282,0302,71068033.5
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Data not available for Industry Employment Projections
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric20231st Qtr$195.06$0.00$0.00$0.00
Radiologists20231st Qtr$192.53$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surgeons, All Other20231st Qtr$160.99$37.47$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20231st Qtr$159.93$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cardiologists20231st Qtr$158.98$0.00$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 2022Annual17,676$3,345,312,755
Single Family 2022Annual7,850$2,080,160,567
Total all types construction permits 2022Annual25,526$5,425,473,322
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2022Time Period2021
United States Annual292.7Annual271.08.0
California Annual319.2Annual297.47.3
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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
2022AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$819,155
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2021Annual$431,363
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2021Annual$45,297,548
Cigarette Tax 2021Annual$1,831,959
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2021Annual$19,150
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2021Annual$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
2022AnnualRetail $213,716,609,338
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Los Angeles County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance9,905,215
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$74,1419,905,215
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$728,772,9159,905,215
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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
2020CensusLos Angeles County , CALos Angeles County , CA4,429,523
2020CensusLos Angeles County , CAOrange County , CA196,169
2020CensusOrange County , CALos Angeles County , CA180,250
2020CensusSan Bernardino County , CALos Angeles County , CA132,992
2020CensusVentura County , CALos Angeles County , CA66,180
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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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