Los Angeles

Select Census Data for Los Angeles

Homes

  • Median Home Value: $453,800
  • Median Year Houses were Built: 1960
  • Total Housing Units: 1,427,355
  • Vacant Housing Units: 6.9%
  • Owner-occupied: 37.2%
  • Renter-occupied: 62.8%
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Population Data

  • Population: 3,862,210
  • Median Age: 34.6
  • Median Income: $49,682
  • Income per Capita: $28,320

Education Level of the Population

  • High School Education: 12.0%
  • College Education: 13.9%
  • Professional Education: 1.8%

Work Force

  • Total Work Force: 2,059,000
  • Number Employed: 88.4%
  • Number Unemployed: 11.5%

Homeownership

  • Homeowner Vacancy Rate: 1.6%
  • Owner-occupied units with a mortgage: 76.2%
  • Owner-occupied units without a mortgage: 23.8%

Rental Housing

  • Rental Vacancy Rate: 4.3%
  • Median Gross Rent: $1,194
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Note: Census data for the communities of San Pedro, Wilmington and Harbor City is currently unavailable. For more information, go to the Los Angeles Department of City Planning, at cityplanning.lacity.org.

Quick Reference

Information about the city and real estate tools

 
City Address
City Hall:
200 N Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

San Pedro City Hall:
638 S. Beacon St., Rm 552
San Pedro, CA 90731
City Phone
Call 311 or (213) 473-3231
Mayor and City Council

Mayor of Los Angeles

City Council Office, 15th District – including San Pedro, Wilmington and Harbor City

Code Enforcement
Planning Department
Fire Department
City Transfer Tax
$4.50 for each $1,000 or fractional part thereof (LAMC Sec. 21.9.2)
County Transfer Tax
$1.10 for each $1,000 or fractional part thereof (Rev. & Tax Code Sec. 11911-11929)
Inspection at Sale
None
Business License for Agents
None
Special Development Restrictions
None
City-Mandated Deed Provisions
None
Home Improvement Programs
None

Signage Ordinances in the City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles sign ordinances are unavailable at this time. For more information, please call (310)326-3010.

News Stories about Los Angeles

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Data, 2010-2014. This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau. For more recent housing data, see SBAOR's monthly releases of market statistics at www.SouthBayAOR.com.