StatisticDowntownLos AngelesCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)5,2568,362256
Median age40.135.036.0
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1819%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a40%56%
Speak Spanishn/a43%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 37% lower than Los Angeles
  • The median age in Downtown is 15% higher than Los Angeles
  • In Downtown 50.12% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 18.00% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 13.84% of the population is Asian

Compare Los Angeles, CA Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntownLos AngelesCalifornia
      American Indian1.17%0.68%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.34%0.17%0.39%
      Mixed race7.98%3.56%4.62%
      Other race8.56%22.58%13.28%
      In Downtown, 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

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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