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Los Angeles County

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May 2024 (Preliminary Data) - Data not Seasonally Adjusted

City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Los Angeles County 5,017,400 4,758,800 258,600 5.2%
Acton 3,200 3,100 100 2.4%
Agoura Hills 11,200 10,700 500 4.3%
Alhambra 45,500 43,600 1,900 4.3%
Alondra Park 4,000 3,900 100 3.4%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Altadena 21,500 20,400 1,100 5.2%
Arcadia 28,700 27,500 1,100 4.0%
Artesia 7,800 7,200 500 6.5%
Avalon 2,000 2,000 0 0.0%
Avocado Heights 6,800 6,500 300 5.0%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Azusa 24,900 23,600 1,200 5.0%
Baldwin Park 34,000 32,100 1,800 5.4%
Bell 14,700 13,900 700 5.0%
Bell Gardens 17,500 16,600 900 5.4%
Bellflower 35,400 33,500 1,900 5.3%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Beverly Hills 17,600 16,900 800 4.3%
Bradbury 400 300 0 7.7%
Burbank 58,600 54,700 3,800 6.5%
Calabasas 11,500 10,600 800 7.4%
Carson 44,900 42,600 2,300 5.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Cerritos 24,500 23,400 1,100 4.5%
Charter Oak 5,200 5,000 300 5.1%
Citrus 5,500 5,200 300 4.6%
Claremont 16,500 15,800 700 4.1%
Commerce 5,400 5,100 300 5.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Compton 38,000 35,500 2,500 6.7%
Covina 23,600 22,400 1,200 5.1%
Cudahy 9,800 9,300 500 5.3%
Culver City 22,700 21,500 1,200 5.2%
Del Aire 5,400 5,300 200 2.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Desert View Highlands 1,400 1,300 100 5.6%
Diamond Bar 29,400 28,300 1,100 3.8%
Downey 55,800 53,000 2,700 4.9%
Duarte 11,100 10,600 500 4.8%
East Los Angeles 54,700 51,900 2,800 5.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
East Pasadena 2,700 2,600 100 2.4%
East San Gabriel 11,400 10,800 600 5.5%
El Monte 50,100 47,700 2,400 4.7%
El Segundo 10,000 9,600 400 4.4%
Florence-Graham 27,900 25,900 2,000 7.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Gardena 29,600 28,100 1,500 5.0%
Glendale 101,700 96,700 4,900 4.8%
Glendora 25,300 24,200 1,100 4.4%
Hacienda Heights 26,700 25,600 1,100 4.1%
Hawaiian Gardens 6,600 6,300 300 4.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Hawthorne 43,000 40,900 2,200 5.0%
Hermosa Beach 11,500 11,100 400 3.1%
Hidden Hills 900 900 0 3.3%
Huntington Park 25,700 24,500 1,200 4.6%
Industry 100 100 0 5.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Inglewood 51,600 48,500 3,100 6.0%
Irwindale 700 700 0 4.6%
La Cañada Flintridge 8,800 8,500 300 3.6%
La Crescenta-Montrose 9,900 9,300 500 5.4%
La Habra Heights 3,000 2,900 100 2.0%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
La Mirada 23,500 22,500 1,100 4.6%
La Puente 18,700 17,700 1,000 5.1%
La Verne 15,900 15,200 700 4.3%
Ladera Heights 3,100 2,900 100 4.7%
Lake Los Angeles 4,000 3,700 200 6.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Lakewood 41,700 39,800 1,900 4.5%
Lancaster 63,700 59,100 4,600 7.2%
Lawndale 16,100 15,400 700 4.3%
Lennox 11,300 10,700 600 5.3%
Littlerock 400 400 0 8.7%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Lomita 11,000 10,700 200 2.1%
Long Beach 232,200 220,000 12,200 5.2%
Los Angeles 2,064,100 1,955,100 109,100 5.3%
Lynwood 27,500 26,100 1,500 5.4%
Malibu 5,300 5,100 200 3.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Manhattan Beach 19,000 18,300 700 3.6%
Marina del Rey 7,000 6,700 200 3.5%
Mayflower Village 2,800 2,700 100 3.0%
Maywood 12,000 11,500 600 4.8%
Monrovia 21,400 20,600 900 4.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Montebello 28,400 26,900 1,500 5.3%
Monterey Park 28,800 27,500 1,300 4.4%
North El Monte 2,000 2,000 0 2.2%
Norwalk 49,200 46,600 2,500 5.2%
Palmdale 61,900 57,600 4,200 6.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Palos Verdes Estates 5,500 5,400 100 2.4%
Paramount 24,000 22,700 1,300 5.5%
Pasadena 78,900 75,200 3,700 4.7%
Pico Rivera 29,500 28,000 1,600 5.4%
Pomona 66,500 62,900 3,600 5.4%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Quartz Hill 4,600 4,400 200 3.5%
Rancho Palos Verdes 19,100 18,300 800 4.2%
Redondo Beach 40,300 38,500 1,800 4.6%
Rolling Hills 500 500 0 5.2%
Rolling Hills Estates 3,400 3,200 200 5.3%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Rosemead 24,600 23,400 1,200 4.8%
Rowland Heights 23,800 22,600 1,200 5.1%
San Dimas 17,400 16,700 800 4.3%
San Fernando 11,700 11,300 500 4.0%
San Gabriel 20,900 20,100 800 3.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
San Marino 5,700 5,600 100 2.6%
Santa Clarita 113,000 107,500 5,500 4.9%
Santa Fe Springs 8,900 8,600 300 3.4%
Santa Monica 55,800 52,800 3,000 5.4%
Sierra Madre 6,100 5,900 200 3.4%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Signal Hill 6,100 5,900 200 3.1%
South El Monte 8,900 8,500 400 4.1%
South Gate 41,900 39,800 2,200 5.1%
South Pasadena 14,600 13,900 700 4.5%
South San Gabriel 3,700 3,600 100 3.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
South San Jose Hills 9,700 9,100 600 6.0%
South Whittier 28,900 27,800 1,100 3.9%
Temple City 17,800 17,100 800 4.4%
Torrance 76,100 72,900 3,200 4.2%
Val Verde 1,600 1,500 100 5.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Valinda 11,400 10,800 500 4.8%
Vernon 100 100 0 6.1%
View Park-Windsor Hills 5,800 5,300 400 7.6%
Walnut 15,600 15,000 600 3.8%
Walnut Park 8,100 7,600 500 6.0%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
West Athens 4,500 4,100 400 8.7%
West Carson 11,500 11,000 500 4.4%
West Covina 51,300 48,800 2,500 4.8%
West Hollywood 26,100 24,500 1,600 6.1%
West Puente Valley 10,700 10,100 600 5.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
West Whittier-Los Nietos 12,100 11,600 400 3.6%
Westlake Village 3,800 3,700 100 1.6%
Westmont 15,000 13,800 1,300 8.4%
Whittier 42,200 40,200 2,000 4.8%
Willowbrook 10,000 9,300 700 7.3%

* The unemployment rate is calculated using unrounded data.
† Census-designated unincorporated community.

Data not seasonally adjusted. Data may not add due to rounding.
Labor force data reflect the March 2020 annual revision (or benchmark) and Census 2014 population controls at the state level.

Source: California Employment Development Department