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Time Zone: Los Angeles County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Los Angeles is the Seat for Los Angeles County.

Los Angeles County is one of the original counties of California and was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Los Angeles had a population of 9,848,011 people. This is an increase of 3.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,519,338 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Los Angeles represented 28.1% of the total population of California, making it the state's most populous county (out of 58 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20109,818,605+3.14%-0.3% since 2009
20099,848,011+3.45%+0.7% since 2008
20089,779,254+2.73%+0.46% since 2007
20009,519,338The Last Census

More information can be found on the Los Angeles County Census Page for Los Angeles County.


Below are some of the communities located in Los Angeles County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Los Angeles County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Los Angeles   3,831,8683,694,8203.71% increase  
Long Beach   462,604461,5220.23% increase  
Glendale   196,882194,9730.98% increase  
Santa Clarita   169,174151,08811.97% increase  
Pomona   152,367149,4731.94% increase  

Websites for Los Angeles County

Official Website:   www.lacounty.info/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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