Los Angeles County vs. San Diego County

Los Angeles County (CA)San Diego County (CA)
Population, 2014 estimate10,116,7053,263,431
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20143.0%5.4%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20132.4%4.1%
Population, 20109,818,6053,095,313
Population, 2013 estimate10,053,9953,222,558
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base9,818,6643,095,308
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.4%6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201323.2%22.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201311.9%12.3%
Female persons, percent, 201350.7%49.7%
White alone, percent, 201371.5%76.6%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20139.2%5.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20131.5%1.3%
Asian alone, percent, 201314.6%11.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.4%0.6%
Two or More Races, percent, 20132.9%4.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201348.3%32.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201327.2%47.2%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201386.4%83.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-201335.1%23.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-201356.8%37.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201376.6%85.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201329.7%34.6%
Veterans, 2009-2013331,642234,211
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201329.324.4
Housing units, 20133,462,2021,176,718
Homeownership rate, 2009-201346.9%53.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201342.2%35.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$420,200$402,100
Households, 2009-20133,230,3831,076,483
Persons per household, 2009-20133.012.83
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$27,749$30,668
Median household income, 2009-2013$55,909$62,962
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201317.8%14.4%
Private nonfarm establishments, 2013253,22778,379
Private nonfarm employment, 20133,799,8311,181,133
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-20133.8%2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012922,139242,035
Total number of firms, 20071,046,940291,124
Black-owned firms, percent, 20075.7%2.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.4%1.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 200717.5%10.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.3%0.3%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200721.6%15.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.2%29.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)153,343,70527,541,073
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)198,435,83733,704,921
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)119,111,84038,710,620
Retail sales per capita, 2007$12,236$13,009
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)20,238,1489,551,513
Building permits, 201314,7768,264
Land area in square miles, 20104,057.884,206.63
Population per square mile, 20102,419.6735.8

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Los Angeles county (CA) and San Diego county (CA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.