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Labor Force & Unemployment
By City & Unincorporated Community
Los Angeles County

May 2022 (Preliminary Data)

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Also see: Historical Employment/Unemployment Numbers (Since 1990) for Los Angeles County


Data not Seasonally Adjusted

City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Los Angeles County 5,007,400 4,784,400 222,900 4.5%
Acton 3,500 3,400 100 2.9%
Agoura Hills 11,200 10,700 400 3.7%
Alhambra 45,400 43,800 1,600 3.5%
Alondra Park 3,900 3,800 100 2.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Altadena 21,300 20,400 900 4.3%
Arcadia 28,500 27,700 800 2.8%
Artesia 8,000 7,600 300 4.4%
Avalon 2,300 2,300 0 0.0%
Avocado Heights 6,700 6,400 400 5.6%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Azusa 24,700 23,800 900 3.8%
Baldwin Park 33,800 32,300 1,500 4.4%
Bell 14,600 14,000 600 4.1%
Bell Gardens 17,500 16,700 800 4.7%
Bellflower 35,400 33,700 1,700 4.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Beverly Hills 17,600 17,000 600 3.4%
Bradbury 400 400 0 5.2%
Burbank 58,300 55,000 3,200 5.6%
Calabasas 11,800 11,100 700 5.9%
Carson 44,800 42,800 2,000 4.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Cerritos 24,300 23,500 800 3.4%
Charter Oak 5,200 4,900 300 6.3%
Citrus 5,200 5,000 200 3.6%
Claremont 16,500 15,900 600 3.7%
Commerce 5,800 5,600 200 3.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Compton 38,100 35,700 2,400 6.2%
Covina 23,700 22,500 1,200 4.9%
Cudahy 9,800 9,300 400 4.5%
Culver City 22,500 21,600 900 4.1%
Del Aire 5,600 5,400 200 2.7%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Desert View Highlands 1,500 1,400 100 5.6%
Diamond Bar 29,500 28,500 1,000 3.3%
Downey 55,700 53,300 2,300 4.2%
Duarte 11,000 10,400 600 5.5%
East Los Angeles 55,000 52,400 2,600 4.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
East Pasadena 2,900 2,800 0 1.3%
East San Gabriel 11,600 11,200 400 3.7%
El Monte 50,100 48,000 2,100 4.2%
El Segundo 9,500 9,100 400 4.5%
Florence-Graham 27,900 26,300 1,600 5.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Gardena 29,700 28,300 1,400 4.7%
Glendale 101,600 97,300 4,400 4.3%
Glendora 25,200 24,300 900 3.5%
Hacienda Heights 26,800 25,900 1,000 3.6%
Hawaiian Gardens 6,500 6,300 200 2.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Hawthorne 43,100 41,100 2,000 4.6%
Hermosa Beach 11,300 11,000 300 2.7%
Hidden Hills 1,000 1,000 0 3.7%
Huntington Park 25,700 24,700 1,100 4.1%
Industry 100 100 0 5.4%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Inglewood 51,500 48,800 2,700 5.2%
Irwindale 700 600 0 3.7%
La Cañada Flintridge 8,800 8,600 200 2.0%
La Crescenta-Montrose 9,600 9,100 500 4.8%
La Habra Heights 2,700 2,600 0 1.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
La Mirada 23,600 22,600 1,000 4.2%
La Puente 18,600 17,800 800 4.2%
La Verne 15,900 15,300 600 3.6%
Ladera Heights 2,900 2,800 200 5.8%
Lake Los Angeles 3,600 3,400 200 6.4%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Lakewood 41,700 40,000 1,700 4.0%
Lancaster 63,900 59,400 4,400 6.9%
Lawndale 16,200 15,500 700 4.1%
Lennox 11,200 10,700 600 4.9%
Littlerock 400 400 0 6.0%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Lomita 10,400 10,200 200 2.0%
Long Beach 231,900 221,200 10,600 4.6%
Los Angeles 2,059,900 1,965,600 94,300 4.6%
Lynwood 27,600 26,200 1,400 5.0%
Malibu 6,100 5,900 200 2.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Manhattan Beach 18,900 18,400 500 2.8%
Marina del Rey 7,200 6,900 300 3.6%
Mayflower Village 2,800 2,700 100 3.9%
Maywood 12,000 11,500 500 4.0%
Monrovia 21,400 20,700 800 3.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Montebello 28,200 27,000 1,200 4.3%
Monterey Park 28,700 27,700 1,000 3.5%
North El Monte 1,900 1,800 0 1.9%
Norwalk 49,200 46,900 2,300 4.6%
Palmdale 62,100 58,000 4,200 6.7%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Palos Verdes Estates 5,400 5,300 100 1.4%
Paramount 24,000 22,800 1,200 5.1%
Pasadena 78,700 75,600 3,000 3.9%
Pico Rivera 29,500 28,100 1,400 4.6%
Pomona 66,600 63,300 3,300 4.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Quartz Hill 4,600 4,400 200 3.9%
Rancho Palos Verdes 19,000 18,400 600 3.0%
Redondo Beach 40,100 38,700 1,400 3.4%
Rolling Hills 500 500 0 3.8%
Rolling Hills Estates 3,200 3,100 100 3.6%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Rosemead 24,600 23,600 1,000 4.1%
Rowland Heights 24,100 23,200 900 3.5%
San Dimas 17,500 16,800 700 4.0%
San Fernando 11,900 11,400 500 3.8%
San Gabriel 20,900 20,200 600 3.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
San Marino 5,700 5,600 100 1.5%
Santa Clarita 112,800 108,000 4,700 4.2%
Santa Fe Springs 8,300 8,100 200 2.4%
Santa Monica 55,400 53,100 2,300 4.2%
Sierra Madre 5,800 5,600 200 3.3%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Signal Hill 6,100 5,900 100 2.3%
South El Monte 9,400 9,000 400 3.9%
South Gate 41,900 40,000 1,900 4.5%
South Pasadena 14,500 14,000 600 3.9%
South San Gabriel 4,000 3,900 100 3.3%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
South San Jose Hills 9,100 8,600 500 5.7%
South Whittier 27,900 26,900 1,000 3.6%
Temple City 17,700 17,200 600 3.1%
Torrance 75,700 73,300 2,300 3.1%
Val Verde 1,600 1,500 100 6.0%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Valinda 11,700 11,300 500 4.1%
Vernon 100 100 0 6.7%
View Park-Windsor Hills 5,400 5,000 400 8.1%
Walnut 15,600 15,100 500 3.1%
Walnut Park 7,900 7,500 400 4.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
West Athens 4,600 4,200 400 8.0%
West Carson 11,600 11,300 300 3.0%
West Covina 51,300 49,100 2,200 4.3%
West Hollywood 26,100 24,600 1,500 5.7%
West Puente Valley 11,200 10,600 500 4.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
West Whittier-Los Nietos 11,900 11,500 400 3.2%
Westlake Village 3,700 3,700 0 1.1%
Westmont 14,400 13,400 1,000 7.3%
Whittier 42,300 40,400 1,900 4.5%
Willowbrook 10,100 9,400 700 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