Unless otherwise noted, all numbers are 2018 U.S. Census estimates.
The Hispanic/Latino population in Los Angeles County. People of Hispanic/Latino origin are the county's largest ethnic/racial group, making up 48.5 percent of the county’s total population. Los Angeles County had the largest Hispanic/Latino population of any county in the United States, followed by Harris County, Texas, at 2.0 million and Miami-Dade County, Florida, at 1.8 million.
Percentage increase in the Hispanic/Latino population, between 2010 and 2018.
Projected Hispanic/Latino population for Los Angeles County, in 2060. This projection would make the Hispanic/Latino population 52 percent of the county's population by that year.
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino population in Los Angeles County of Mexican heritage. Another 8.7 percent were of Salvadoran heritage, 5.5 percent Guatemalan, 2.6 percent South American, and Honduran and Puerto Rican each 1.0 percent. The remainder were of Cuban, Dominican, other Central American, or other Hispanic/Latino origin.
Percentage of California’s Hispanic/Latino population that resides in Los Angeles County.
Number of cities, among Los Angeles County’s 88 incorporated cities, in which Hispanics/Latinos were the largest ethnic/racial group.
Number of Los Angeles County residents, age 5 and older, who spoke Spanish at home. Spanish speakers made up 38.4 percent of Los Angeles County residents, age 5 and older. More than half of these spoke English "very well."
Percentage of Hispanics/Latinos, age 25 and older, who had at least a high school education.
Percentage of Hispanics/Latinos, age 25 and older, who had a bachelor's degree or higher. Of these, 387,993 had at least a bachelor's degree and 109,606 had an advanced degree (master's, professional, doctorate).
Percentage of students (both undergraduate and graduate students) enrolled in college who were Hispanic/Latino.
Percentage of elementary and high school students that were Hispanic/Latino.
Median income of Hispanic/Latino households.
Percentage of Hispanics/Latinos who lacked health insurance.
Percentage of Hispanics/Latinos, age 16 and older, who were in the civilian labor force.
Percentage of civilian employed Hispanics/Latinos, age 16 years and older, who worked in management, business, science, and arts occupations.
Number of Hispanics/Latinos in management occupations. In addition, 88,072 were in educational instruction and library occupations; 44,610 in computer, engineering and science occupations; 62,279 in healthcare pracititioners and technical occupations; 1,188 physicians were Hispanic/Latino.
Number of Hispanic/Latino-owned businesses with employees in 2017, up 2.7 percent from 2012. Los Angeles County had the second largest number of Hispanic/Latino-owned businesses among U.S. counties, behind Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Receipts from Hispanic/Latino-owned businesses with employees in 2017, up 46.4 percent from 2012.
Percentage of all businesses with employees in Los Angeles County, in 2017, that were Hispanic/Latino-owned.
Number of Hispanic/Latino veterans of the U.S. armed forces.
Percentage of eligible Hispanic/Latino voters who turned out for the 2016 presidential election. The turnout of eligible Hispanic/Latino voters was lower, however, for the 2018 general election, at 37.1 percent.