Los Angeles County would rank eleventh in population among the 50 U.S. states, following only the states of California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, and Michigan. Geographically, it is larger (land area: 4,058 square miles) than the states of Rhode Island (land area: 1,212 square miles; pop: 1.1 million) and Delaware (2,489 square miles; pop: 1 million). Economically, Los Angeles County has a larger economic Gross Domestic Product (GDP) than all but five U.S. states (California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois).
Based on U.S. Census 2021 Population Estimates*
|State||Population (2021 Census Estimate*)|
|LOS ANGELES COUNTY||10,019,635|
* U.S. Census estimates based upon data and surveys collected by the American Community Survey over the preceding five-year period. These estimates are issued annually between full Dicennial Census counts conducted each decade.
† Includes the population of Los Angeles County
Source: U.S. Census Bureau