Chinatown demographics profile

StatisticChinatownLos AngelesCalifornia
Population23,6763,918,87238,654,206
Population density (sq mi)5,8808,362232
Median age37.635.036.0
Male/Female ratio1.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a40%56%
Speak Spanishn/a43%29%
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  • The population density in Chinatown is 30% lower than Los Angeles.
  • The median age in Chinatown is 7% higher than Los Angeles.
  • In Chinatown 32.29% of the population is White.
  • In Chinatown 13.91% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chinatown 32.88% of the population is Asian.

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Chinatown population breakdown by race

RaceChinatownLos AngelesCalifornia
White32.29%52.44%61.26%
Black or African American13.91%9.01%5.85%
Asian32.88%11.56%13.85%
American Indian0.63%0.68%0.74%
Native Hawaiian0.26%0.17%0.39%
Mixed race2.28%3.56%4.62%
Other race17.74%22.58%13.28%
In Chinatown, 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.

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