A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Los Angeles, California
Welcome to Los Angeles ...
When the people of Los Angeles refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Angeleno or Angelino.<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Los Angeles has a population of 3,999,759 people<2> (see below for details).
Los Angeles was founded in August 1781 and was incorporated April 4, 1850.
The community of Los Angeles is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Los Angeles lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP codes for Los Angeles: 90001-90068, 90070-90089, 90091, 90093-90097, 90099, 90101-90103, 90174, 90185<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Los Angeles had a population of 3,792,621 people (or 38.63% of the total population of Los Angeles County). This makes Los Angeles the county's most populous community.
The population of Los Angeles represents 10.18% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,792,621 people, the population of Los Angeles increased 2.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,694,820 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Los Angeles had an population of 3,999,759 people. This is an increase of 5.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.25% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Los Angeles.
Communities near Los Angeles ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Los Angeles and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Los Angeles.
Communities Also Named Los Angeles ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Los Angeles - they are located in and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Los Angeles.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Los Angeles:
Websites for Los Angeles ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Los Angeles ...
Looking for more information about Los Angeles? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Los Angeles, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Los Angeles.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Los Angeles: www.lacity.org/
The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019