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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Los Angeles, California

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over2,809,852100.0
In labor force1,690,31660.2
Civilian labor force
1,688,65260.1
Employed
1,532,07454.5
Unemployed
156,5785.6
Percent of civilian labor force
9.3(X)
Armed Forces
1,6640.1
Not in labor force1,119,53639.8
Females 16 years and over1,426,430100.0
In labor force756,30353.0
Civilian labor force
755,97253.0
Employed
680,73347.7
Own children under 6 years313,831100.0
All parents in family in labor force145,99846.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over1,494,895100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone982,73565.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled220,40814.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)152,43510.2
Walked53,3863.6
Other means24,2361.6
Worked at home61,6954.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.6(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over1,532,074100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations524,44034.2
Service occupations245,49816.0
Sales and office occupations409,69626.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2,5110.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations117,5617.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations232,36815.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3,1580.2
Construction81,0325.3
Manufacturing202,27713.2
Wholesale trade60,6914.0
Retail trade158,11810.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities60,8674.0
Information107,2857.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing108,0327.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services197,87612.9
Educational, health and social services265,61317.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services147,4629.6
Other services (except public administration)105,0376.9
Public administration34,6262.3
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers1,209,94279.0
Government workers162,40210.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business153,55110.0
Unpaid family workers6,1790.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households1,276,609100.0
Less than $10,000169,73813.3
$10,000 to $14,99996,1317.5
$15,000 to $24,999182,06814.3
$25,000 to $34,999163,52012.8
$35,000 to $49,999185,85514.6
$50,000 to $74,999198,14515.5
$75,000 to $99,999107,1988.4
$100,000 to $149,99994,5587.4
$150,000 to $199,99932,4182.5
$200,000 or more46,9783.7
Median household income (dollars)36,687(X)
With earnings1,052,07382.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
58,641(X)
With Social Security income234,93918.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,831(X)
With Supplemental Security Income76,9256.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,968(X)
With public assistance income88,0176.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,772(X)
With retirement income132,47210.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,336(X)
Families807,039100.0
Less than $10,00080,40610.0
$10,000 to $14,99959,9127.4
$15,000 to $24,999117,69214.6
$25,000 to $34,999102,63512.7
$35,000 to $49,999117,11914.5
$50,000 to $74,999128,20215.9
$75,000 to $99,99974,4009.2
$100,000 to $149,99967,8978.4
$150,000 to $199,99923,6312.9
$200,000 or more35,1454.4
Median family income (dollars)39,942(X)
Per capita income (dollars)20,671(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,880(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers30,197(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families147,516(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.3
With related children under 18 years122,289(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.3
With related children under 5 years
66,008(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
Families with female householder, no husband present59,396(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
With related children under 18 years52,131(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)42.2
With related children under 5 years
25,351(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.9
Individuals801,050(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
18 years and over507,021(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
65 years and over
43,550(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.6
Related children under 18 years288,496(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
202,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over209,431(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.7
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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