The Hispanic/Latino population in Los Angeles County in the 2020 Census. People of Hispanic/Latino origin are the county's largest ethnic/racial group in Los Angeles County, making up 48% of the 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 1.9 million.
Projected Hispanic/Latino population for Los Angeles County, in 2060, according to the California Demographic Research Unit. This projection would make the Hispanic/Latino population 54% of the county's population by that year.
Percent of Hispanic/Latino population in Los Angeles County of Mexican heritage, according to 2020 Census estimates. Another 9.6% were of Salvadoran heritage, 6.0% Guatemalan, 3.1% South American, and Honduran 1.3%. The remainder were of Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, other Central American, or other Hispanic/Latino origin.
Number of cities, among Los Angeles County’s 88 incorporated cities, in which Hispanics/Latinos were the largest ethnic/racial group, according to the 2020 Census.
Number of Los Angeles County residents, age 5 and older, who spoke Spanish at home. Spanish speakers made up 39% of Los Angeles County residents, age 5 and older, according to 2020 Census estimates. More than 60% spoke English "very well."
Percent of Hispanics/Latinos in Los Angeles County, age 25 and older, who had a bachelor's degree or higher, as compared to 34% for all persons in the county, age 25 and older, according to 2020 Census estimates.
Percent of all students enrolled in college (both undergraduate and graduate) in Los Angeles County who were Hispanic/Latino, according to 2020 Census estimates.
Median income of Hispanic/Latino households in Los Angeles County, as compared to $77,456 for all county households, according to 2021 Census estimates.
Percent of Los Angeles County Labor Force, age 16 and older, who were Hispanic or Latino, according to 2020 Census estimates.
Percent of police officers in Los Angeles County who were Hispanic/Latino. In addition, in Los Angeles County, Hispanics/Latinos made up 37% of firefighters, 35% of K-12 teachers, 19% of engineers, 18% of registered nurses, 17% of computer scientists, 15% of veterinarians, 12% of scientists, 10% of lawyers and judges, 7% of physicians and surgeons, according to recent California Employment Development Department data.
Number of businesses with employees with at least one Hispanic/Latino-owner in Los Angeles County, according to a 2017 Census Business Survey. These were 13% of all businesses with employees in the county. Los Angeles County had the second largest number of Hispanic/Latino-owned businesses among all U.S. counties, second only to Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Receipts from businesses with employees with at least one Hispanic/Latino-owner in Los Angeles County, according to a 2017 Census Business Survey. This made up 3% of receipts from all businesses with employees in the county.
Number of Hispanic/Latino veterans of the U.S. armed forces in Los Angeles County. They accounted for 28% of all veterans in the county, according to 2020 Census estimates.
Percent of Los Angeles County Hispanic/Latinos respondents to a 2021 survey who described themselves between "strong Democrat" to "lean Democrat." Those who described themselves as "Independent (neither Democrat or Republican)" came to 38%. Those who described themselves as between "strong Republican" to "lean Republican" came to 9%.