35,238 population in 2000, according to the U.S. Census
36,933 population in 2008, based on L.A. Department of City Planning estimates.
2.61 square miles
13,512 people per square mile, among the highest densities for the city of Los Angeles and among the highest densities for the county
$50,793 median household income, about average for the city of Los Angeles but low for the county
In Los Angeles County,Panorama City, Highland Park and Leimert Park have the most similar household incomes.
The percentage of households earning $20,000 or less is high for the county.
42.7% of residents 25 and older have a four-year degree, high for the city of Los Angeles and high for the county
In Los Angeles County, Rowland Heights, Northridge and Silver Lake have the nearest percentage of residents 25 and older with a four-year degree.
The percentages of residents 25 and older with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree or higher are high for the county.
Housing & Families
Average household size of 2.0 people, low for the city of Los Angeles and low for the county
Lawndale, Watts and Westmont have the most similar percentage of homeowners in Los Angeles County.The percentages of never married males, never married females and widowed females are among the county’s highest.
There are 686 families headed by single parents. The rate is 9.5%, low for the city of Los Angeles and low for the county.