StatisticCentral CityLos AngelesCalifornia
Population54,4753,918,87239,512,223
Population density (sq mi)14,9768,362256
Median age29.435.036.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a40%56%
Speak Spanishn/a43%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central City is 79% higher than Los Angeles
  • The median age in Central City is 16% lower than Los Angeles
  • In Central City 40.10% of the population is White
  • In Central City 7.38% of the population is Black
  • In Central City 1.04% of the population is Asian

Compare Los Angeles, CA Demographics

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      Central City population breakdown by race

      RaceCentral CityLos AngelesCalifornia
      White40.10%52.44%61.26%
      Black7.38%9.01%5.85%
      Asian1.04%11.56%13.85%
      American Indian1.21%0.68%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.17%0.39%
      Mixed race1.20%3.56%4.62%
      Other race49.03%22.58%13.28%
      In Central City, 48.6% 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

      Central City age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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