Downtown demographics profile

StatisticDowntownLos AngelesCalifornia
Population12,1993,918,87238,654,206
Population density (sq mi)5,2568,362232
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Downtown 13.84% of the population is Asian.

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Downtown population breakdown by race

RaceDowntownLos AngelesCalifornia
White50.12%52.44%61.26%
Black or African American18.00%9.01%5.85%
Asian13.84%11.56%13.85%
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.

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