Educational Attainment
By City/Community
Persons 25 years and Over

Los Angeles County, 2000 Census

Educational Attainment – No High School Diploma (or Equivalent) through Some College, No Degree

Also see: Educational Attainment – College Degrees

City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Acton* 1,359 156 11.48% 350 25.75% 511 37.60%
Agoura Hills 12,860 673 5.23% 1,537 11.95% 3,400 26.44%
Alhambra 58,579 15,817 27.00% 11,482 19.60% 10,632 18.15%
Alondra Park* 5,232 1,579 30.18% 1,209 23.11% 1,201 22.95%
Altadena* 28,489 4,366 15.33% 4,369 15.34% 6,298 22.11%
Arcadia 36,799 3,807 10.35% 6,150 16.71% 7,108 19.32%
Artesia 10,301 3,506 34.04% 2,407 23.37% 1,899 18.44%
Avalon 1,957 478 24.43% 476 24.32% 475 24.27%
Avocado Heights* 8,864 3,752 42.33% 1,863 21.02% 1,831 20.66%
Azusa 23,725 9,317 39.27% 4,722 19.90% 4,902 20.66%
Baldwin Park 40,417 21,206 52.47% 8,527 21.10% 5,638 13.95%
Bell 19,045 12,354 64.87% 3,401 17.86% 1,954 10.26%
Bellflower 42,270 12,323 29.15% 11,260 26.64% 10,391 24.58%
Bell Gardens 20,942 14,378 68.66% 3,236 15.45% 1,904 9.09%
Beverly Hills 25,078 2,316 9.24% 3,259 13.00% 4,623 18.43%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Bradbury 605 53 8.76% 96 15.87% 129 21.32%
Burbank 70,523 11,920 16.90% 15,033 21.32% 17,516 24.84%
Calabasas 13,263 372 2.80% 1,495 11.27% 2,720 20.51%
Carson 55,241 16,217 29.36% 11,840 21.43% 12,773 23.12%
Cerritos 34,351 3,207 9.34% 5,539 16.12% 7,165 20.86%
Charter Oak* 5,675 1,113 19.61% 1,411 24.86% 1,642 28.93%
Citrus* 5,994 2,265 37.79% 1,533 25.58% 1,192 19.89%
Claremont 20,829 1,579 7.58% 2,999 14.40% 3,923 18.83%
Commerce 6,876 3,726 54.19% 1,476 21.47% 1,078 15.68%
Compton 46,604 24,225 51.98% 9,845 21.12% 7,773 16.68%
Covina 29,422 5,335 18.13% 7,808 26.54% 8,229 27.97%
Cudahy 11,453 7,715 67.36% 1,969 17.19% 1,185 10.35%
Culver City 28,340 3,629 12.81% 4,344 15.33% 6,824 24.08%
Del Aire* 5,954 1,284 21.57% 1,524 25.60% 1,714 28.79%
Desert View Highlands* 1,245 273 21.93% 354 28.43% 248 19.92%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Diamond Bar 36,322 3,371 9.28% 6,158 16.95% 7,838 21.58%
Downey 65,773 18,210 27.69% 16,403 24.94% 15,216 23.13%
Duarte 13,617 3,483 25.58% 3,033 22.27% 2,933 21.54%
East Compton* 4,091 2,531 61.87% 626 15.30% 599 14.64%
East La Mirada* 6,000 980 16.33% 1,841 30.68% 1,680 28.00%
East Los Angeles* 65,491 43,452 66.35% 11,406 17.42% 6,472 9.88%
East Pasadena* 4,090 827 20.22% 526 12.86% 766 18.73%
East San Gabriel* 9,946 1,517 15.25% 1,766 17.76% 2,061 20.72%
El Monte 62,422 34,813 55.77% 12,416 19.89% 8,208 13.15%
El Segundo 11,420 819 7.17% 1,771 15.51% 3,117 27.29%
Florence-Graham* 28,230 20,001 70.85% 4,576 16.21% 2,437 8.63%
Gardena 38,196 9,937 26.02% 9,841 25.76% 9,389 24.58%
Glendale 135,054 28,389 21.02% 25,871 19.16% 27,126 20.09%
Glendora 32,253 4,159 12.89% 7,012 21.74% 9,526 29.54%
Hacienda Heights* 34,646 6,377 18.41% 7,558 21.81% 6,954 20.07%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Hawaiian Gardens 7,631 4,149 54.37% 1,671 21.90% 1,007 13.20%
Hawthorne 48,336 16,036 33.18% 11,448 23.68% 11,536 23.87%
Hermosa Beach 15,207 382 2.51% 1,148 7.55% 2,670 17.56%
Hidden Hills 1,184 91 7.69% 104 8.78% 259 21.88%
Huntington Park 31,390 21,291 67.83% 4,676 14.90% 3,166 10.09%
Industry 619 207 33.44% 199 32.15% 95 15.35%
Inglewood 64,589 23,419 36.26% 12,979 20.09% 15,021 23.26%
Irwindale 806 322 39.95% 207 25.68% 156 19.35%
La Canada Flintridge 13,303 549 4.13% 1,163 8.74% 2,223 16.71%
La Crescenta-Montrose* 12,445 1,032 8.29% 2,187 17.57% 2,965 23.82%
La Habra Heights 3,850 278 7.22% 728 18.91% 678 17.61%
La Mirada 29,489 4,576 15.52% 7,258 24.61% 7,860 26.65%
La Puente 22,423 11,289 50.35% 5,036 22.46% 3,353 14.95%
La Verne 20,448 2,317 11.33% 3,972 19.42% 5,769 28.21%
Ladera Heights* 4,784 130 2.72% 499 10.43% 1,226 25.63%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Lake Los Angeles* 6,136 2,063 33.62% 1,630 26.56% 1,566 25.52%
Lakewood 51,138 7,628 14.92% 12,458 24.36% 15,411 30.14%
Lancaster 69,282 15,017 21.68% 18,001 25.98% 19,675 28.40%
Lawndale 18,353 6,720 36.62% 4,785 26.07% 3,561 19.40%
Lennox* 11,234 7,760 69.08% 1,879 16.73% 1,048 9.33%
Littlerock* 722 219 30.33% 238 32.96% 192 26.59%
Lomita 13,424 2,657 19.79% 3,185 23.73% 3,413 25.42%
Long Beach 277,410 75,832 27.34% 52,198 18.82% 63,628 22.94%
Los Angeles 2,308,887 770,172 33.36% 401,938 17.41% 424,785 18.40%
Lynwood 34,029 20,913 61.46% 6,482 19.05% 4,002 11.76%
Malibu 9,149 378 4.13% 870 9.51% 2,068 22.60%
Manhattan Beach 25,067 797 3.18% 2,028 8.09% 3,876 15.46%
Marina del Rey* 7,241 205 2.83% 555 7.66% 1,462 20.19%
Mayflower Village* 3,439 519 15.09% 790 22.97% 1,032 30.01%
Maywood 13,756 9,687 70.42% 2,247 16.33% 1,259 9.15%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Monrovia 23,634 5,190 21.96% 4,635 19.61% 6,008 25.42%
Montebello 37,862 14,351 37.90% 9,044 23.89% 6,969 18.41%
Monterey Park 42,271 12,018 28.43% 8,596 20.34% 7,609 18.00%
North El Monte* 2,666 346 12.98% 671 25.17% 785 29.44%
Norwalk 59,257 21,918 36.99% 15,683 26.47% 11,856 20.01%
Palmdale 63,006 16,355 25.96% 15,695 24.91% 18,125 28.77%
Palos Verdes Estates 9,716 160 1.65% 720 7.41% 1,369 14.09%
Paramount 28,128 14,063 50.00% 5,837 20.75% 4,879 17.35%
Pasadena 90,934 18,653 20.51% 12,180 13.39% 16,828 18.51%
Pico Rivera 37,044 16,635 44.91% 9,644 26.03% 6,406 17.29%
Pomona 78,809 35,529 45.08% 14,643 18.58% 14,423 18.30%
Quartz Hill* 6,015 843 14.01% 1,533 25.49% 2,089 34.73%
Rancho Palos Verdes 30,023 1,270 4.23% 3,575 11.91% 5,686 18.94%
Redondo Beach 47,851 3,567 7.45% 6,651 13.90% 10,643 22.24%
Rolling Hills 1,334 43 3.22% 112 8.40% 230 17.24%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Rolling Hills Estates 5,287 166 3.14% 595 11.25% 986 18.65%
Rosemead 32,879 15,390 46.81% 6,198 18.85% 4,941 15.03%
Rowland Heights* 30,674 5,496 17.92% 6,574 21.43% 5,826 18.99%
San Dimas 23,056 2,933 12.72% 4,119 17.87% 7,166 31.08%
San Fernando 12,932 7,508 58.06% 2,558 19.78% 1,742 13.47%
San Gabriel 26,962 8,311 30.82% 4,922 18.26% 5,024 18.63%
San Marino 8,737 399 4.57% 548 6.27% 1,150 13.16%
Santa Clarita 93,648 11,582 12.37% 18,934 20.22% 27,070 28.91%
Santa Fe Springs 10,903 4,041 37.06% 3,073 28.18% 2,317 21.25%
Santa Monica 67,176 6,062 9.02% 8,040 11.97% 12,259 18.25%
Sierra Madre 8,094 449 5.55% 1,035 12.79% 1,932 23.87%
Signal Hill 6,090 1,279 21.00% 921 15.12% 1,768 29.03%
South El Monte 11,137 7,171 64.39% 1,930 17.33% 1,241 11.14%
South Gate 50,032 30,080 60.12% 10,251 20.49% 5,594 11.18%
South Pasadena 17,064 1,090 6.39% 1,772 10.38% 3,366 19.73%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
South San Gabriel* 5,252 1,816 34.58% 1,304 24.83% 853 16.24%
South San Jose Hills* 10,659 5,993 56.22% 1,949 18.29% 1,403 13.16%
South Whittier* 31,067 10,728 34.53% 8,490 27.33% 6,955 22.39%
Temple City 22,330 3,674 16.45% 4,597 20.59% 5,591 25.04%
Torrance 97,014 9,117 9.40% 19,643 20.25% 24,137 24.88%
Valinda* 11,863 4,993 42.09% 3,180 26.81% 1,993 16.80%
Val Verde* 833 268 32.17% 232 27.85% 168 20.17%
Vernon 44 18 40.91% 6 13.64% 9 20.45%
View Park-Windsor Hills* 8,097 581 7.18% 1,009 12.46% 2,089 25.80%
Vincent* 8,456 2,681 31.71% 2,590 30.63% 1,768 20.91%
Walnut 18,699 2,103 11.25% 2,674 14.30% 4,114 22.00%
Walnut Park* 8,693 5,529 63.60% 1,584 18.22% 911 10.48%
West Athens* 4,997 1,891 37.84% 931 18.63% 1,230 24.61%
West Carson* 14,700 3,725 25.34% 3,059 20.81% 3,381 23.00%
West Compton* 3,081 1,135 36.84% 657 21.32% 738 23.95%
City/Community Population Age 25+ No High School Diploma or Equivalent High School Graduate (or Equivalent) Some College, No Degree
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
West Covina 65,008 14,204 21.85% 14,639 22.52% 16,174 24.88%
West Hollywood 31,725 2,810 8.86% 5,260 16.58% 6,735 21.23%
Westlake Village 6,327 299 4.73% 668 10.56% 1,638 25.89%
Westmont* 16,192 7,301 45.09% 3,925 24.24% 3,224 19.91%
West Puente Valley* 12,912 6,411 49.65% 3,119 24.16% 1,909 14.78%
West Whittier-Los Nietos* 14,855 6,028 40.58% 3,894 26.21% 2,797 18.83%
Whittier 51,648 10,960 21.22% 12,090 23.41% 13,230 25.62%
Willowbrook* 17,648 9,167 51.94% 3,564 20.19% 2,912 16.50%

* Unincorporated community

Source: U.S. Census Bureau