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Los Angeles

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County Overview

An overview of the racial disparity level and how the county ranks statewide and across key issues.

Key Takeaways


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Los Angeles is a low performance, low disparity, and more populous county.
In Los Angeles County, African-American students are suspended at nearly 10x the rate of Asian students, the least suspended group. 
Black residents in Los Angeles County can expect to live eight years less than their Asian counterparts. 
The median household income of Whites in Los Angeles County is 1.8x's higher than that of Black households and 1.6x's higher than that of Latino and Native American households. 
Los Angeles County has the least racial disparity in representativeness of elected officials in the state. 
In Los Angeles County, Blacks (20.8 per 1,000) are 100x's more likely to be incarcerated than Asian or Pacific Islanders (.2 per 1,000). 
Asians are exposed to higher levels of contaminants in their drinking water than other racial groups in Los Angeles County. 
In Los Angeles County Blacks and Latino Renters ($18,163 and $27,522) are left with nearly 2x less income than White Renters ($42,700) after paying for housing. 

Created with Sketch. Overview
Los Angeles is a low performance, low disparity, and more populous county.
Created with Sketch. Education
In Los Angeles County, African-American students are suspended at nearly 10x the rate of Asian students, the least suspended group. 
Created with Sketch. Health Care Access
Black residents in Los Angeles County can expect to live eight years less than their Asian counterparts. 
Created with Sketch. Economic Opportunities
The median household income of Whites in Los Angeles County is 1.8x's higher than that of Black households and 1.6x's higher than that of Latino and Native American households. 
Created with Sketch. Democracy
Los Angeles County has the least racial disparity in representativeness of elected officials in the state. 
Created with Sketch. Crime And Safety
In Los Angeles County, Blacks (20.8 per 1,000) are 100x's more likely to be incarcerated than Asian or Pacific Islanders (.2 per 1,000). 
Created with Sketch. Healthy Built Environment
Asians are exposed to higher levels of contaminants in their drinking water than other racial groups in Los Angeles County. 
Created with Sketch. Housing
In Los Angeles County Blacks and Latino Renters ($18,163 and $27,522) are left with nearly 2x less income than White Renters ($42,700) after paying for housing. 
HEAT TABLE OF DISPARITY A visual snapshot of racial disparity and performance across seven key issues. Use the filters to toggle between disparity and performance.
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01 Economic Opportunity

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02 Health Care Access

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03 Education

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04 Housing

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05 Democracy

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06 Crime & Justice

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07 Healthy Built Environment

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