Los Angeles County, California
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States. Its population is greater than that of 41 individual U.S. states. It has the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world, with a Nominal GDP of more than USD 700 billion. The county is home to more than one-quarter of California residents and is one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the US.
About Los Angeles County, California in brief
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States and in the U. S. state of California. Its population is greater than that of 41 individual U.S. states. It has the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world, with a Nominal GDP of more than USD 700 billion. The county is home to more than one-quarter of California residents and is one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the US. Its county seat, Los Angeles is also California’s most populous city and the second most populousCity in United States, with about four million residents. Los Angeles County borders 70 miles of coast on the Pacific Ocean and encompasses mountain ranges, valleys, forests, islands, lakes, rivers, and desert. Most of the population is located in the south and southwest, with major population centers in the Los Angeles Basin, San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Valley. The primary mountain ranges are the Santa Monica Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains. The western extent of the Mojave Desert begins in the Antelope Valley, in the northeastern part of the county. It includes San Clemente Island and Santa Catalina Island, which arepart of the Channel Islands archipelago off the Pacific Coast. It is also home to the largest numbers of Burmese, Indonesian, Indian, Korean, Sri Lankan, Indonesian and Indonesian citizens outside their respective respective countries.
It also has a large population of Asian Americans, being home to a large numbers of Chinese, Filipino, Filipino and Indian Americans, as well as a large number of Southeast Asian Americans and Southeast Asian Indonesians. According to the 2010 United States Census, the county had a population of 9,818,605. This includes a natural increase since the last census of 583,364 people and a decrease due to net migration of 361,895 people. Immigration resulted in a net increase of 293,433 people, and migration from within theUnited States resulted in a net decrease of 655,328 people. The racial makeup of LA County was 4,936,599 White, 1,346,865 Asian, 856,874 African American, 72,828 Native American, 26,094 Pacific Islander, 2,140,632 from other races, and 438,713 from two or more races. Non-Hispanic whites numbered 2,321,728, or 28% of LA’s population was of Mexican ancestry. The largest Asian groups are 4% of the Latino population numbered 4,687,889, 3% of Filipino ancestry, and 2% of Salvadoran and Guatemalan heritage. LA County has 88 incorporated cities and many unincorporated areas, and, at 4,083 square miles, it is larger than the combined areas of Delaware and Rhode Island. It originally included parts of what are now Kern, San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo, Tulare, Ventura, and Orange counties. It stretched from the coast to the state line of Nevada.