East Los Angeles demographics profile

StatisticEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
Population124,19138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)16,66823291
Median age31.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%46%43%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish88%29%13%
East Los Angeles, CA has a population of 124,191 and is the 225th largest city in the United States. The population density is 16,668 per sq mi which is 7072% higher than the California average and 18297% higher than the national average. The median age in East Los Angeles is 31 which is approximately 14% lower than the California average of 36. In East Los Angeles, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 11% speak English and 88% speak Spanish. 55% of East Los Angeles residents were born in California, 3% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 41% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in East Los Angeles is 7072% higher than California.
  • The median age in East Los Angeles is 14% lower than California.
  • In East Los Angeles 50.20% of the population is White.
  • In East Los Angeles 0.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In East Los Angeles 1.10% of the population is Asian.

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East Los Angeles population breakdown by race

RaceEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
White50.20%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.43%5.85%12.63%
Asian1.10%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.49%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.01%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race1.50%4.62%3.06%
Other race46.27%13.28%4.75%
In East Los Angeles, 96.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The East Los Angeles, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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