StatisticEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)16,66825691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in East Los Angeles is 6411% 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
  • In East Los Angeles 1.10% of the population is Asian

Compare East Los Angeles, CA Demographics


      East Los Angeles population breakdown by race

      RaceEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      East Los Angeles age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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