17.0% Poverty Rate in Los Angeles County, California

Poverty Rate in Los Angeles County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in Los Angeles County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Los Angeles County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

16.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Los Angeles County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 16.2%.

18.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Los Angeles County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.5%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Los Angeles County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Los Angeles County, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 6,502,730 residents of Los Angeles County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 1,050,504 (16.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 638,001 (18.5%) of 3,452,743 residents of Los Angeles County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Los Angeles County, California

The Poverty Rate in Los Angeles County is 17.0%.
Los Angeles County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carson 10.6%

92,344

Castaic 5.6%

19,215

Cerritos 5.0%

49,983

Charter Oak 12.8%

9,424

Citrus 12.3%

11,461

Claremont 8.5%

31,489

Commerce 16.0%

12,879

Compton 23.0%

97,296

Covina 9.1%

48,215

Cudahy 30.2%

24,056

Culver City 7.4%

39,157

Del Aire 12.5%

10,600

Desert View Highlands 11.9%

2,514

Diamond Bar 6.2%

56,499

Downey 10.7%

112,485

Duarte 12.4%

21,336

East Los Angeles 22.4%

123,320

East Pasadena 10.0%

6,271

East Rancho Dominguez 21.6%

15,947

East San Gabriel 10.4%

15,654

Elizabeth Lake 12.5%

1,884

El Monte 22.6%

114,762

Gardena 15.6%

59,147

Glendale 15.6%

198,220

Glendora 9.1%

51,158

Artesia 11.8%

16,399

Avalon 14.7%

3,761

Avocado Heights 10.6%

16,177

Azusa 16.4%

43,577

Baldwin Park 14.9%

76,039

Bell 24.7%

35,830

Bellflower 14.8%

77,275

Bell Gardens 29.7%

42,495

Beverly Hills 9.3%

34,442

Acton 6.8%

7,242

Agoura Hills 7.4%

20,626

Agua Dulce 8.3%

3,598

Alhambra 15.1%

84,392

Alondra Park 18.5%

7,428

Altadena 10.6%

44,944

Arcadia 8.8%

57,821

Burbank 11.3%

104,367

Calabasas 7.7%

24,098

El Segundo 8.7%

16,885

Florence-Graham 30.2%

63,651

Green Valley 6.2%

1,005

Hacienda Heights 8.5%

54,053

Hasley Canyon 14.8%

1,068

Hawaiian Gardens 26.2%

14,388

Hawthorne 17.0%

86,975

Hermosa Beach 4.7%

19,715

Hidden Hills 3.1%

1,676

Huntington Park 28.0%

58,726

Inglewood 20.1%

110,364

Irwindale 8.3%

1,370

La CaƱada Flintridge 3.0%

20,376

La Crescenta-Montrose 8.1%

19,606

Ladera Heights 6.2%

7,030

La Habra Heights 3.0%

5,418

Lake Los Angeles 30.1%

11,725

Lakewood 7.0%

80,815

La Mirada 7.3%

46,130

Lancaster 23.3%

152,703

La Puente 18.0%

40,325

La Verne 7.7%

31,602

Lawndale 15.4%

33,125

Lennox 27.6%

21,519

Leona Valley 11.5%

1,610

Littlerock 33.7%

1,998

Lomita 12.3%

20,558

Long Beach 19.1%

464,073

Los Angeles 20.4%

3,881,668

Lynwood 22.7%

68,828

Malibu 10.2%

12,791

Manhattan Beach 3.8%

35,645

Marina del Rey 12.4%

9,672

Mayflower Village 7.8%

5,828

Maywood 26.1%

27,543

Monrovia 8.4%

36,978

Montebello 13.8%

62,871

Monterey Park 15.8%

60,758

North El Monte 14.0%

3,734

Norwalk 13.9%

105,003

Palmdale 18.6%

156,069

Palos Verdes Estates 4.7%

13,591

Paramount 20.3%

54,654

Pasadena 15.5%

138,868

Pico Rivera 10.6%

63,113

Pomona 20.7%

148,031

Quartz Hill 20.4%

10,066

Rancho Palos Verdes 4.5%

42,240

Redondo Beach 4.8%

67,771

Rolling Hills 2.2%

1,684

Rolling Hills Estates 4.5%

8,229

Rose Hills 9.0%

2,809

Rosemead 18.0%

54,266

Rowland Heights 12.8%

50,457

San Dimas 8.5%

33,646

San Fernando 16.4%

24,459

San Gabriel 13.3%

39,792

San Marino 6.8%

13,311

San Pasqual 6.8%

1,966

Santa Clarita 8.8%

207,348

Santa Fe Springs 13.9%

17,612

Santa Monica 10.7%

91,587

Sierra Madre 5.1%

11,049

Signal Hill 12.4%

11,414

South El Monte 18.7%

20,683

South Gate 19.3%

95,165

South Monrovia Island 14.6%

6,849

South Pasadena 8.2%

25,828

South San Gabriel 13.1%

8,705

South San Jose Hills 16.6%

20,257

South Whittier 13.8%

59,649

Stevenson Ranch 6.5%

19,646

Sun Village 24.3%

12,785

Temple City 11.7%

35,765

Topanga 5.3%

7,705

Torrance 7.2%

146,334

Valinda 11.8%

24,960

Val Verde 8.2%

2,928

View Park-Windsor Hills 10.4%

11,125

Walnut 8.1%

30,046

Walnut Park 19.3%

15,859

West Athens 19.7%

8,722

West Carson 8.9%

21,464

West Covina 10.0%

107,003

West Hollywood 13.2%

36,095

Westlake Village 5.9%

8,417

Westmont 33.2%

33,438

West Puente Valley 8.9%

23,413

West Rancho Dominguez 20.5%

23,263

West Whittier-Los Nietos 9.0%

26,876

Whittier 12.1%

85,283

Willowbrook 25.0%

22,366

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2018 California Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for California in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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