Interesting Statistics about Los Angeles
Los Angeles is a very diverse city. The racial makeup of the city is 52.41% White, 9.35% Black/African American, 11.36% Asian, 48.59% Hispanic/Latino, and 3.37% are two or more races. 43.1% of the population can speak Spanish. 38.81% were born in another country. 11.85% of the population work in the healthcare industry. 43.51% of homes were built between 1940 and 1969. 7.4% currently attend college.
Los Angeles’ Iconic Points of Interest
- Universal Studios Hollywood, is an amusement park and a film studio and is famous for its studio tours, but it also has rides such as Jurassic Park: The Ride and the new Despicable Me Minions Mayhem. The theme park’s slogan is “The Entertainment Capital of LA.” It is one of the oldest and most famous film studios still in use today. When they first began giving the studio tours all the films were silent films, so the tours could be given while filming was in place.
- Hollywood Walk of Fame, is made up of more than 2,500 stars embedded in the sidewalk. The stars have all kinds of famous individuals in the following industries: motion pictures, broadcast television, music/audio recording, broadcast radio, and theater/live performance. But, there are also some special stars that don’t fit within these categories such as the LA Dodgers, Tom Bradley (former LA mayor), Apollo 11 astronauts, and more.
- Walt Disney Concert Hall, this venue sits 2,265 people. Besides being a beautiful piece of architectural art. It is also praised for its amazing acoustics.