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County Overview

Key Takeaways


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Los Angeles is a low performance, low disparity, more populous county.
While a little over half (57.3%) of all Los Angeles County households live above the cost-of-living-adjusted poverty line, White households (75.5%) are approximately 2x more likely than Latinx households (38.6%) to live above the COLA poverty line.
Only four California counties have higher percentages of uninsured than Los Angeles County (10.8%).
Los Angeles County has the least racial disparity among counties in elected official representation.
Los Angeles County now has the fourth lowest school suspension rate among California counties. However, County Black students are still 9x more likely to be suspended than Filipino students (the least-suspended group).
Los Angeles County Black and Latinx renters keep nearly half the income White renters keep after paying for housing. 

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Los Angeles is a low performance, low disparity, more populous county.
Created with Sketch. Economic Opportunity
While a little over half (57.3%) of all Los Angeles County households live above the cost-of-living-adjusted poverty line, White households (75.5%) are approximately 2x more likely than Latinx households (38.6%) to live above the COLA poverty line.
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Only four California counties have higher percentages of uninsured than Los Angeles County (10.8%).
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Los Angeles County has the least racial disparity among counties in elected official representation.
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Los Angeles County now has the fourth lowest school suspension rate among California counties. However, County Black students are still 9x more likely to be suspended than Filipino students (the least-suspended group).
Created with Sketch. Housing
Los Angeles County Black and Latinx renters keep nearly half the income White renters keep 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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