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Los Angeles County
  • County in California

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade D minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A+
  6. Jobs
    grade C
  7. Weather
    grade A+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Los Angeles County is located in California with a population of 9,936,690. In Los Angeles County, most residents rent their homes. In Los Angeles County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Los Angeles County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Los Angeles County are above average.

About

Population
9,936,690

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$732,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,805
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    310.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    210.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    466.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,565.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    461.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  11%

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