Historical Resident Population
Spanish & Mexican Period
1781 to 1840

City & County of Los Angeles

Diorama of Spanish-Mexican Hacienda in early Los Angeles, Whittier Narrows Nature Center. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

Year Los Angeles City Los Angeles County
1781 44 686
1790 131 1,175
1800 315 1,775
1810 365 2,537
1820 650 3,614
1830 1,300 4,519
1840 2,240 3,330