The Los Angeles Population Rises Again, Now Breaks 4 Million Mark

According to a state report, Los Angeles has gained over 40,000 people between 2016 and 2017 and continues to be the population king.

By the numbers:

 

4,041,707

people living in Los Angeles.

#1

LA's ranking in terms of population within California.

4

About how smaller San Diego's population is in magnitude compared to LA's.

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1,406,318

The amount of people in San Diego.

1,046,079

The number of people in San Jose, the only other city in California with a million or more people.

1,900,000

LA's population from 1950--still the #1 population compared to the cities of today.

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42,470

The amount of people LA's population increased by from 2016 to 2017.

0.85%

California's population increase as a whole.

39,500,000

Total population of California.

90,000

The new housing units added in California in 2016.

180,000

The Department of Housing and Community Development's estimate and suggestion for how many units need to actually be added yearly to meet population increase.

Basically,

 

 

Whichever way you look at it, LA is growing and growing and California is as well. Expect to see more and more traffic as the years go on!

[Sources: [1] and [2]]

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