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

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November 2021 (Preliminary Data)

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 5,084,300 4,722,100 362,200 7.1%
Acton 3,500 3,300 200 6.0%
Agoura Hills 11,300 10,700 700 5.8%
Alhambra 45,800 43,100 2,700 5.9%
Alondra Park 4,300 4,000 300 6.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Altadena 23,000 21,500 1,500 6.5%
Arcadia 29,300 27,800 1,500 5.0%
Artesia 8,000 7,500 500 6.3%
Avalon 2,100 2,100 0 0.0%
Avocado Heights 7,400 6,700 700 9.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Azusa 25,100 23,600 1,500 6.0%
Baldwin Park 34,300 31,900 2,400 7.1%
Bell 15,100 14,000 1,100 7.4%
Bell Gardens 18,000 16,700 1,300 7.2%
Bellflower 36,800 33,500 3,300 9.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Beverly Hills 17,900 17,000 900 5.2%
Bradbury 400 400 0 2.4%
Burbank 59,000 54,100 4,800 8.2%
Calabasas 12,200 11,700 600 4.8%
Carson 46,500 42,600 3,900 8.4%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Cerritos 25,000 23,600 1,400 5.7%
Charter Oak 5,200 4,700 500 9.6%
Citrus 5,100 4,800 300 6.3%
Claremont 16,800 16,000 800 4.8%
Commerce 5,800 5,400 400 7.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Compton 39,800 35,500 4,300 10.9%
Covina 23,900 22,100 1,800 7.6%
Cudahy 9,900 9,300 600 6.4%
Culver City 22,900 21,500 1,400 6.0%
Del Aire 5,200 5,000 200 4.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Desert View Highlands 1,400 1,300 100 7.2%
Diamond Bar 29,900 28,300 1,600 5.3%
Downey 56,900 53,000 3,800 6.7%
Duarte 11,200 10,300 900 8.1%
East Los Angeles 57,000 51,000 6,000 10.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
East Pasadena 3,000 2,900 100 2.8%
East San Gabriel 7,500 7,200 300 3.5%
El Monte 51,900 48,200 3,700 7.1%
El Segundo 9,600 8,900 700 7.6%
Florence-Graham 29,000 26,100 2,800 9.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Gardena 30,400 28,000 2,400 7.8%
Glendale 103,000 95,800 7,200 7.0%
Glendora 25,800 24,200 1,500 6.0%
Hacienda Heights 26,400 24,900 1,500 5.6%
Hawaiian Gardens 6,500 6,000 400 6.7%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Hawthorne 45,000 41,300 3,800 8.3%
Hermosa Beach 12,100 11,500 600 4.8%
Hidden Hills 700 700 100 8.7%
Huntington Park 26,200 24,400 1,700 6.6%
Industry 200 200 0 9.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Inglewood 53,100 48,100 5,000 9.4%
Irwindale 700 600 100 8.9%
La Cañada Flintridge 9,000 8,700 300 3.7%
La Crescenta-Montrose 9,600 9,000 500 5.7%
La Habra Heights 3,300 3,100 200 4.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
La Mirada 23,900 22,400 1,400 6.0%
La Puente 18,800 17,600 1,300 6.6%
La Verne 15,900 14,900 1,000 6.3%
Ladera Heights 3,500 3,200 400 10.1%
Lake Los Angeles 3,600 3,200 400 11.6%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Lakewood 42,200 39,700 2,500 6.0%
Lancaster 66,000 58,800 7,200 10.9%
Lawndale 16,400 15,400 1,100 6.6%
Lennox 11,000 10,200 700 6.8%
Littlerock 400 300 0 12.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Lomita 10,600 10,200 400 3.8%
Long Beach 238,500 220,000 18,500 7.7%
Los Angeles 2,075,300 1,925,900 149,400 7.2%
Lynwood 28,500 26,100 2,400 8.4%
Malibu 6,300 6,000 300 4.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Manhattan Beach 19,300 18,500 800 4.3%
Marina del Rey 6,900 6,600 200 3.3%
Mayflower Village 3,000 2,800 200 5.1%
Maywood 12,300 11,400 800 6.9%
Monrovia 20,600 19,400 1,200 5.9%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Montebello 28,800 26,600 2,200 7.7%
Monterey Park 28,900 27,200 1,800 6.1%
North El Monte 1,800 1,700 100 2.9%
Norwalk 50,100 46,400 3,700 7.3%
Palmdale 65,300 58,400 6,900 10.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Palos Verdes Estates 5,500 5,400 100 2.7%
Paramount 24,800 22,700 2,100 8.4%
Pasadena 78,500 73,900 4,600 5.8%
Pico Rivera 30,000 27,800 2,200 7.4%
Pomona 68,400 62,900 5,500 8.1%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Quartz Hill 4,200 4,000 300 6.1%
Rancho Palos Verdes 19,200 18,300 900 4.6%
Redondo Beach 40,500 38,500 2,000 4.8%
Rolling Hills 600 500 0 6.3%
Rolling Hills Estates 3,500 3,300 200 5.8%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Rosemead 25,200 23,500 1,800 7.0%
Rowland Heights 24,800 23,100 1,700 6.9%
San Dimas 17,700 16,600 1,100 6.2%
San Fernando 11,600 11,100 600 4.8%
San Gabriel 21,200 20,000 1,200 5.5%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
San Marino 5,700 5,600 100 2.2%
Santa Clarita 113,800 107,100 6,700 5.9%
Santa Fe Springs 8,300 8,000 300 4.2%
Santa Monica 55,300 52,100 3,200 5.8%
Sierra Madre 5,600 5,200 500 8.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Signal Hill 6,000 5,700 400 6.1%
South El Monte 9,200 8,600 600 6.8%
South Gate 42,500 39,200 3,300 7.7%
South Pasadena 14,500 13,800 700 4.8%
South San Gabriel 4,000 3,700 200 6.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
South San Jose Hills 9,300 8,400 800 9.0%
South Whittier 28,100 26,400 1,800 6.3%
Temple City 18,100 17,000 1,000 5.8%
Torrance 76,700 72,700 3,900 5.1%
Val Verde 1,500 1,400 100 9.2%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
Valinda 12,200 11,300 1,000 8.0%
Vernon 100 100 0 0.0%
View Park-Windsor Hills 6,200 5,300 800 13.1%
Walnut 15,800 14,900 800 5.3%
Walnut Park 7,900 7,300 600 7.7%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
West Athens 5,000 4,400 500 10.7%
West Carson 11,000 10,500 600 5.2%
West Covina 52,500 48,600 3,900 7.4%
West Hollywood 27,200 25,000 2,200 8.0%
West Puente Valley 11,300 10,300 1,000 8.7%
City / Community Labor Force Employment Unemployment
Number Rate*
West Whittier-Los Nietos 12,200 11,500 700 5.5%
Westlake Village 3,700 3,600 100 3.0%
Westmont 14,700 13,200 1,400 9.7%
Whittier 43,500 40,400 3,100 7.0%
Willowbrook 9,900 8,700 1,200 12.5%

* 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 for all geographic areas for 1990 to 2021 now reflect the March 2020 annual revision (or benchmark) and Census 2014 population controls at the state level.

Source: California Employment Development Department