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Estimated Population of Los Angeles County
1985-2020

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California & Federal Estimates

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California Demographic Research Unit Estimates
As of January 1

Year Estimated Population Change From Previous Year (%)
2020 10,172,951 -0.11%
2019 10,184,378 -0.25%
2018 10,209,676 +0.16%
2017 10,193,753 +0.35%
2016 10,158,196 +0.31%
2015 10,126,423 +0.47%
2014 10,078,930 +0.53%
2013 10,025,712 +0.69%
2012 9,956,882 +0.79%
2011 9,879,298 +0.58%
2010* 9,822,121 +0.21%
2009 9,801,096 +0.16%
2008 9,785,474 +0.05%
2007 9,780,808 -0.18%
2006 9,798,609 -0.18%
2005 9,816,153 +0.09%
2004 9,806,944 +0.51%
2003 9,756,914 +0.80%
2002 9,679,212 +0.93%
2001 9,590,080 +1.19%
2000* 9,477,651 +1.58%
1999 9,330,171 +1.13%
1998 9,225,813 +0.86%
1997 9,147,051 +0.46%
1996 9,104,719 +0.01%
1995 9,103,896 +0.10%
1994 9,095,157 +0.25%
1993 9,072,159 +0.71%
1992 9,007,999 +1.12%
1991 8,908,269 +0.86%
1990* 8,832,500 +1.45%
1989 8,706,200 +1.41%
1988 8,585,300 +1.57%
1987 8,452,200 +2.00%
1986 8,286,100 +2.03%
1985 8,121,000 ---

* See full U.S. Census counts for each year ending in "0."

Source: California Dept. of Finance


U.S. Census Bureau Intercensal** Estimates
As of July 1

Year Population Change From Previous Year
2019 10,039,107 -0.35%
2018 10,073,906 -0.29%
2017 10,103,711 -0.02%
2016 10,105,708 +0.20%
2015 10,085,416 +0.45%
2014 10,040,072 +0.48%
2013 9,992,484 +0.57%
2012 9,935,375 +0.60%
2011 9,876,482 +0.54%
2010* 9,823,246 +0.37%
2009 9,787,400 +0.54%
2008 9,735,147 +0.36%
2007 9,700,359 -0.39%
2006 9,737,955 -0.49%
2005 9,786,373 -0.07%
2004 9,793,263 +0.27%
2003 9,767,145 +0.63%
2002 9,705,913 +0.83%
2001 9,626,034 +0.92%
2000* 9,538,191 +1.07%
1999 9,437,290 +1.33%
1998 9,313,589 +1.16%
1997 9,206,538 +0.87%
1996 9,127,042 +0.42%
1995 9,089,015 -0.08%
1994 9,096,608 -0.04%
1993 9,100,159 +0.49%
1992 9,055,424 +1.20%
1991 8,948,125 +0.79%
1990* 8,878,157 +0.96%
1989 8,793,710 +1.45%
1988 8,667,680 +1.33%
1987 8,553,844 +1.91%
1986 8,393,640 +2.58%
1985 8,182,906 +1.76%
1984 8,041,685 +1.52%
1983 7,920,955 +1.98%
1982 7,767,422 +2.08%
1981 7,608,796 ---

* See full U.S. Census counts for each year ending in "0."

** Intercensal (between census) numbers are census estimates, calculated for each July 1, between full dicennial census counts each tenth year ending in a "0."

Source: U.S. Census Bureau