Los Angeles County, California

Los Angeles County: County in California, United States of America

About

Los Angeles County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,818,605 and a population density of 798 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,943,046 inhabitants. Its county seat is Los Angeles. The county was created 174 years ago in 1849.

Los Angeles County locator map
Location of Los Angeles County on California map.

Quick Facts about Los Angeles County

Population : 9,943,046 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Postal code : 90001–90899, 91001–93599
Area : 12308 km2
Water as percent of area : 14.59%
Land as percent of area : 85.41%
Named for : Los Angeles
Altitude : 10 feet / 3.069 meters
Capital : Los Angeles
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 08:53:04 (3rd March 2024)
Density : 808 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.25% (2010-2020)
Los Angeles  CA from the air image
Los Angeles CA from the air
Los Angeles  CA from the air image

Geography

Los Angeles County is located at 34°11'53"N 118°15'40"W (34.1980100, -118.2610200). It has 3 neighbors: Orange County, San Bernardino County and Ventura County.

Los Angeles County map

The largest city of Los Angeles County is Los Angeles with a population of 3,970,219. Other cities include, Long Beach population 454,681, Santa Clarita population 209,990, Glendale population 197,747 and Lancaster population 155,822. See all Los Angeles County cities & populated places.

Los Angeles County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Los Angeles County.

City Name Population Title
Los Angeles 3,970,219 The second most populous city in the United States and the center of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Long Beach 454,681 The second most populous city in California, Long Beach is a major center for business, manufacturing, and tourism.
Santa Clarita 209,990 The second most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Glendale 197,747 The second most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Hollywood 167,664 District in Los Angeles, California, United States
Lancaster 155,822 The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Palmdale 150,498 The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Pomona 149,212 The sixth most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Torrance 141,553 The third most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Pasadena 141,045 The second most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
East Los Angeles 126,496 Census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States
El Monte 112,344 The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Downey 109,202 The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Inglewood 107,203 The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.
Santa Maria 105,851 The third most populous city in Santa Barbara County, California.
West Covina 103,656 The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California.

Los Angeles County has 3 neighbours.

  • Bradbury
  • Bell Gardens
  • Baldwin Park
  • Avalon
  • Bellflower
  • Alhambra
  • Beverly Hills
  • Calabasas
  • Azusa
  • Bell
  • Agoura Hills
  • Arcadia
  • Burbank
  • Artesia

Demographics

The population of Los Angeles County increased by 1.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1850 3,530 -
1860 11,333 68.85%
1870 15,309 25.97% demographic balance
1880 33,381 54.14% estimation process
1890 101,454 67.1% demographic balance
1900 170,298 40.43% demographic balance
1910 504,131 66.22% estimation process
2010 9,818,605 94.87% census
2011 9,876,482 0.59% estimation process
2012 9,935,375 0.59% estimation process
2013 9,992,484 0.57% estimation process
2014 10,040,072 0.47% estimation process
2015 10,085,416 0.45% estimation process
2016 10,105,708 0.2% estimation process
2017 10,103,711 -0.02% estimation process
2018 10,073,906 -0.3% estimation process
2019 10,039,107 -0.35% estimation process
2020 9,943,046 -0.97% estimation process

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People born in Los Angeles County (149)

People born in Los Angeles County, including screenwriter Gregory Widen, actor Orlando Brown, actress, singer Tricia Leigh Fisher, .

List

  • Michael Newman (American lifeguard) he was born in 01/01/1957
  • Ari Sandel (American filmmaker) he was born in 05/09/1974
  • Kyle Sabihy (American actor) he was born in 28/10/1983
  • Michael Bellisario (American actor) he was born in 07/04/1980
  • De'voreaux White (American actor) he was born in 06/08/1965
  • Terence Tunberg (American classical philologist) he was born in 12/08/1950
  • Richard Schenk (American priest) he was born in 27/06/1951
  • Kevin Kelley (American drummer) he was born in 25/03/1943
  • Charles Stinson (American theologian) he was born in 17/12/1931
  • Philip L. Parslow (American film producer) he was born in 02/08/1936
  • Richard C. Raack (American historian and university teacher) he was born in 10/07/1928
  • Libe Barer (American actress) she was born in 19/12/1991
  • Richard Bekins (American actor) he was born in 17/07/1954
  • Rich Correll (Television actor, director) he was born in 14/05/1948
  • Stacie Chan (American actress and journalist) she was born in 19/02/1988
  • Bill Sweek (American basketball player and basketball coach) he was born in 09/01/1947
  • Gary Shimokawa (American TV and film director and producer) he was born in 13/02/1942
  • Danuel Pipoly (American actor) he was born in 11/03/1978

California Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Los Angeles 3,970,219 The second most populous city in the United States and the center of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
San Diego County 3,332,427 San Diego County, founded in 1850, is one of 58 counties in the US state of California.
Orange County 3,166,857 County in California, United States
Riverside County 2,489,188 County in California, United States
San Bernardino County 2,189,183 County in California, United States
Santa Clara County 1,907,105 County in California, United States
Alameda County 1,662,323 County in California, United States
Sacramento County 1,559,146 County in California, United States
San Diego 1,422,420 The eighth most populous city in the United States and the center of the San Diego metropolitan area.
Laguna 1,370,232 A city located in Orange County, California.
Contra Costa County 1,152,333 County in California, United States
San Jose 1,013,616 The tenth most populous city in the United States and the center of the San Jose metropolitan area.
Fresno County 1,000,918 County in California, United States
Kern County 901,362
San Francisco County 866,606 County, coextensive with the city of San Francisco, California, United States
San Francisco 866,606 The seventeenth most populous city in the United States and the center of the San Francisco Bay Area.