Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
131,607
11.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
34
2.1% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.9%
0.42% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$71,861
12.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$572,300
23% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA had a population of 132k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $71,861. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA grew from 118,471 to 131,607, a 11.1% increase and its median household income grew from $63,901 to $71,861, a 12.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are Other (Hispanic) (37.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (15.3%), White (Hispanic) (13.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (9.49%).

63.6% of the households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

83.2% of the residents in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are Healthcare Career College (103 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was $572,300, and the homeownership rate was 39.6%.

Most people in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA is home to a population of 132k people, from which 83.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 32.1% of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (42.2k people).

In 2022, there were 2.48 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (49.7k people) in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.1k Two+ (Hispanic) and 18.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are Spanish (68,163 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (3,760 households), and Khmer (1,061 households).

Citizenship

83.2%
2022 Citizenship
82%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 83.2% of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was 82%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    49.7k ± 2.28k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    20.1k ± 1.99k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    18.2k ± 2.15k
68.7%
Hispanic Population
90.4k people

In 2022, there were 2.48 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (49.7k people) in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.1k Two+ (Hispanic) and 18.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

68.7% of the people in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are hispanic (90.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

32.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
42.2k people
33%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
39.2k people

As of 2022, 32.1% of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA residents (42.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was 33%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    68,163 households (55.1%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    3,760 households (3.04%)
  3. Khmer
    1,061 households (0.857%)

63.6% of the households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was Spanish. 55.1% of the households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    692 ± 173
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    498 ± 158
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    420 ± 169

Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA employs 57k people. The largest industries in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,289 people), Construction (4,037 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,386 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($98,101), Advertising, public relations & related services ($89,121), and Scientific research & development services ($80,260).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,586
Women
46.4%
27,218
Men
53.6%

The workforce of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA in 2020 was 50,804 people, with 46.4% woman, and 53.6% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA.

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Occupations

57k
2022 Value
9.52%
1 Year growth
± 9.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 9.52%, from 52.1k employees to 57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,125 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,978 people), and Personal care aides (1,788 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in California (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

57k
2022 Value
9.52%
1 Year growth
± 9.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 9.52%, from 52.1k employees to 57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,289 people), Construction (4,037 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,386 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,581
Median earning men ± $1,381
$32,616
Median earning women ± $1,128

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($83,967), Public Administration ($78,065), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,221).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,271), Construction ($47,885), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,666).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA awarded 103 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 32 male students and 294 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (73 and 70.9%), followed by Black or African American (14 and 13.6%), Asian (7 and 6.8%), and White (5 and 4.85%).

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Healthcare Career College (103 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA are Phlebotamy Technician (33 and 32%), Medical Assistant (28 and 27.2%), and Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (20 and 19.4%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 3.65% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 4.3% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.6k), Some college (22.7k), and Primary Education (20.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was $572,300 in 2022, which is 2.03 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $465,300 to $572,300, a 23% increase. The homeownership rate in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA is 39.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA is $71,861. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$572,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,741
$15,234
Median Property Taxes
±$787

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

39.6%
Homeownership
2022
74%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 39.6% of the housing units in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 36.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,861
Median Household Income
± $2,753
38.4k
Number of Households
± 1,457

In 2022, the median household income of the 38.4k households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA grew to $71,861 from the previous year's value of $63,901.

The following chart displays the households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.411
2022 Wage GINI in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA
0.413
2021 Wage GINI in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was 0.411 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.534% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.08%)

In 2022, 75% of workers in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (7.08%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.78% of the workforce in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA (18k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.9% of the population of Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 31.4% on Medicaid, 7.04% on Medicare, 8.34% on non-group plans, and 0.37% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 24.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.1%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
31.4%
Medicaid
7.04%
Medicare
8.34%
Non-Group
0.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA declined by 5.74% from 11.8% to 11.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Los Angeles County (Southeast)--Bellflower & Paramount Cities PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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