Los Angeles Population 2013

los-angeles-population-2013Los Angeles Population 2013

The current population of Los Angeles is estimated to be about 3.858 million people, which is an increase of about 0.99% from the last record of population.  Historically, the population of Los Angeles has been less than the population of New York City, but greater than the population of Chicago.  Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Los Angeles is approximately 8,225 people per square mile.

Demographics of Los Angeles

The most recent report survey of the ethnicity of the people in the city of Los Angeles found that the largest ethnic group in the city is the Hispanic ethnicity, which makes up about 58% of the population. The next largest ethnic group is those that identify as white, which makes up about 29% of the population. The Asian population, which is one of the fastest growing ethnic groups, makes up about 11% of the population. Those that identify as Black make up about 10% of the population. The language of the citizens of the city of Los Angeles is broken up quite extensively. Only 40% of the population solely speaks English. About 44% of the population can speak Spanish. Also, about 8% of the population speaks some Asian or Pacific Island language.

Religion in Los Angeles

The largest religious group in the city of Los Angeles is the Roman Catholic Church, which makes up about 37% of the population. The Jewish population in the city is much larger than the national average as it makes up about 1.1% of the population. Those that belong to some form of an Eastern religion also make up about 1.1% of the population, which is about double the national average.

Culture in Los Angeles

One of the best ways to experience Los Angeles is by visiting its incredible cultural attractions.  Los Angeles has more museums and theaters than any U.S. city, and a thriving music and gallery scene. An  Los Angeles Philharmonic performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall is a must-see, as well as an outdoor concert at the Hollywood Bowl and shows at other famous music venues.  For millions of visitors, Hollywood is an essential part of the Los Angeles experience. Things to do in Hollywood include must-see shows and attractions, celebrity-frequented restaurants, and world class hotels. Los Angeles’s world class museums include the stunning Getty Center in Brentwood and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Museum Row. Monthly art-walks take place throughout the city, including popular events in Downtown  Los Angeles and Venice Beach. And of course, when it comes to film and television,  Los Angeles  is the entertainment capital of the world.

Sports in Los Angeles

Los Angeles hosts a number of world-famous sports teams, including professional organizations like the Dodgers and the Lakers, as well as college teams such as the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans. The city proper has won 21 championships as of 2013. The metropolitan area, which includes the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, increases the championship total to 23 as of 2013.

Population, Economy, & Conflict in Los Angeles

Historical Population of Los Angeles

Historically over the last couple of decades, the population of Los Angeles has experienced both population growth and population decline.  The 21st century has not showed a steady population growth so far as it increases and decreases sporadically.

Year Population (millions)
1990 3.49
1991 3.505
1992 3.544
1993 3.556
1994 3.543
1995 3.534
1996 3.542
1997 3.565
1998 3.598
1999 3.634
2000 3.704
2001 3.738
2002 3.769
2003 3.788
2004 3.796
2005 3.795
2006 3.778
2007 3.779
2008 2.802
2009 3.832
2010 3.796
2011 3.82

Population Projections of Los Angeles

The population of the county of Los Angeles is expected to continue to rise over the course of the next 37 years.  Even though the total white and black populations are projected to rise, the Hispanic population is expected to quickly take over as the majority demographic of the city.  The Asian population is also expected to continue to increase over the next few decades.  However, the population of Los Angeles city has not been estimated for the next few decades.  The only projections are for the entire Los Angeles County.

Year Population (millions) Percent Increase
2020 10.441 N/A
2030 10.950 4.9%
2040 11.243 2.7%
2050 11.435 1.7%
2060 11.563 1.1%

San Jose Population 2013

San Jose Population 2013

The current population of the city of San Jose, California is estimated to be about 984,299, which is an increase of about 0.16% from the last record of the population.  The city is the third-largest city in the state of California and the tenth-most populous city in the entire country of the United States of America.  Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of San Jose is about 5576 people per square mile.

Demographics of San Jose

About 7% of the population is under the age of 5 years, while about 10% of the population is 65 years and older. About 49.7% of the population is female, while the other 50.3% of the population is male. The largest racial demographic in the city is the Hispanic or Latino demographic, making up about 33% of the population. The next largest group is the Asian demographic, making up about 32% of the population. Lastly, the white alone demographic makes up about 29% of the population.

82% of the population, ages 25 years and older, have at least their high school diploma. About 37% of the population, ages 25 years and older, have at least their bachelor’s degree from some college or university.

Religion in San Jose

About 44% of the population of San Jose associates with a religious affiliation. The largest of these affiliations is the Roman Catholic Church, making up about 26% of the population. Due to the high Asian population in the city, about 3.8% of the population practices some form of an Eastern religion, which is over seven times the national average. Lastly, the Islamic population makes up about 1.1% of the population.

Sports in San Jose

The city of San Jose has two professional sports teams: San Jose Shark and the San Jose Earthquakes. The San Jose Sharks participates in the National Hockey League and they play in the HP Pavilion, otherwise known as the Shark Tank. The team has only been around since the 1991-1992 season. The San Jose Earthquakes participates in Major League Soccer and they play in Spartan Stadium.

Tech Museum of San Jose

The Tech Museum in San Jose is a museum dedicated to the education of people of all ages about the different forms of technology and energy that exist today. The main focus, though, is how technology works and how it is integrated into society. A Mexican architect, by the name Riacrdo Legorreta, built the museum itself.

San Jose Capital of Silicon Valley

Historical Population of San Jose 

The population of San Jose over the course of the last few decades has gone through many different periods of growth.  There have been periods of highly positive growth, but also some spurts of negative growth.  The population of San Jose has been greater than the population of San Francisco, but less than the population of San Diego.

Year Population
1990 783,362
1991 787,847
1992 795,555
1993 804,223
1994 811,545
1995 821,467
1996 836,136
1997 851,528
1998 862,637
1999 867,675
2000 903,540
2001 909,260
2002 900,840
2003 898,564
2004 901,283
2005 908,870
2006 918,619
2007 931,344
2008 948,686
2009 964,695
2010 955,091
2011 967,487

San Francisco Population 2013

San Francisco Population 2013

The current population of the city of San Francisco, California is estimated to be about 825,111, which is an increase of about 1.6% from the last record of the population.  The population of the city is behind the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose as it is the fourth-most populous city in California.  The city is also the fourteenth-most populous city in the country.  Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of San Francisco is about 17,620 people per square mile.  This city is the most densely populated city in California and the second most densely populated city in the country, behind New York City.

Demographics of San Francisco

About 5% of the population is under the age of 5 years, while about 14% of the population is 65 years and older.  Also, about 49.1% of the population is female, while the other 50.9% is male.

The largest racial demographic in the city is the while alone group, which makes up about 42% of the population.  The next largest group is the Asian population, which makes up about 34% of the population.  The Hispanic or Latino demographic makes up about 15% of the population.  The Black or African American population is only about 6% of the total.

About 86% of the population, ages 25 years and older, have at least a high school diploma.  However, about 51% of the population, ages 25 years and older, have at least their bachelor’s degree from some college or university.

Religion in San Francisco 

The population of San Francisco affiliates with a religion at a much lower rate than the national average.  About 35% of the population is affiliated with a religion, compared to the national average of 49%.  The largest religious affiliation is the Roman Catholic Church, which makes up about 17% of the population.  The next largest affiliation is the Methodist Church, making up about 5% of the population.  San Francisco has an unusually high Jewish and Eastern religious population.

Sports in San Francisco

The city of San Francisco has two major professional sports teams: San Francisco Giants and San Francisco 49ers.  The San Francisco Giants participates in Major League Baseball and they play at AT&T Park.  The Giants have won 7 World Series Titles, most recently in 2012.  The San Francisco 49ers participate in the National Football League and they play in Candlestick Park.  The team has won 5 Super Bowl Titles.

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Historical Population of San Francisco

Over the course of the last few decades, the population of San Francisco has gone through varying types of population growth.  The population has increased at some intervals and has also decreased at other parts.   The population has been less than the population of both Manhattan and San Diego at least since 1990.

Year Population
1990 723,496
1991 729,708
1992 734,861
1993 740,277
1994 742,316
1995 746,386
1996 753,934
1997 762,953
1998 770,262
1999 774,716
2000 777,360
2001 784,631
2002 779,281
2003 775,046
2004 773,284
2005 777,670
2006 786,149
2007 799,185
2008 808,001
2009 815,258
2010 805,340
2011 812,826

Phoenix Population 2013

phoenix-arizona-population-2013Phoenix Population 2013

The current population of the city of Phoenix, Arizona is estimated to be about 1,488,750, which is an increase of about 1.3% from the last record of the population.  The city of Phoenix is the most populous city in the state of Arizona and the sixth-most populous city in the entire country.  However, Phoenix happens to be the most populous capital city in the entire country, as it is the capital city of Arizona.  Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Phoenix is estimated to be about 1080 people per square mile.

Demographics of Phoenix

The largest demographic of the city of Phoenix is the population that identifies as white alone, which makes up about 47% of the population. The next largest demographic in the city is the Hispanic or Latino group, which makes up about 41% of the population. The Black or African American demographic makes up about 7% of the population. The gender breakdown among the population is fairly equal, but males make up about 50.2% of the city.

The largest range of ages among the population is the 25 to 54 year old range, which makes up about 44% of the population. Only 9% of the population is under the age of 5, and only 0.9% of the population is 85 years or older.

Religion in Phoenix

Overall, the population of the city of Phoenix is much less religious than the national average. Only 39% of the population identifies with a religious affiliation, compared to the national average of 49%. The largest organization in the city is the Roman Catholic Church, which makes up about 14% of the population. The Mormon population makes up about 4% of the population. Those who identify with an Eastern religion make up about 1.1% of the population, which is about twice as many as the national average of the country.

Sports in Phoenix

The city of Phoenix has professional teams in four of the major sports: hockey, baseball, basketball, and football. The Phoenix Coyotes participates in the National Hockey League and they play in the Jobing.com Arena. The Coyotes were founded in 1996 and used to be the Winnipeg Jets. The Arizona Diamondbacks are based out of Phoenix and they participate in Major League Baseball. The home field for the team is Chase Field. The Phoenix Suns participate in the National Basketball Association and they play in the US Airways Center. Lastly, the Arizona Cardinals are based out of Glendale and play in University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals participate in the National Football League.

Phoenix Population and Housing Growth

Historical Population of Phoenix

Historically, the population of Phoenix has been much greater than the populations of Denver, Colorado and Tucson, Arizona.  Also, the population of the city has increased significantly since 1990, except for between the years 2009 and 2010.  There was also a sharp jump in the population between the years 1999 and 2000.

Year Population
1990 992,511
1991 1,012,000
1992 1,036,000
1993 1,064,000
1994 1,099,000
1995 1,135,000
1996 1,160,000
1997 1,183,000
1998 1,199,000
1999 1,211,000
2000 1,327,000
2001 1,348,000
2002 1,371,000
2003 1,393,000
2004 1,424,000
2005 1,470,000
2006 1,511,000
2007 1,538,000
2008 1,570,000
2009 1,594,000
2010 1,449,000
2011 1,469,000

Vancouver Population 2013

vancouver-population-2013Vancouver Population 2013

The current population of the city of Vancouver is estimated to be over 603,502 people, which is an increase of over 4.4% from the last record of the population. The city is the tenth most populous city in Canada, but the most densely populated city in all of Canada. Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Vancouver is approximately 13,590 people per square mile.

Demographics of Vancouver

The largest ethnic groups from Europe in the city of Vancouver consist of the countries in the United Kingdom: English, Scottish, and Irish. These have historically been the largest groups in the country. The next largest ethnic group from Europe is the German ethnicity. However, overall, the largest ethnic group in the city is the Chinese ethnic group. Along with these groups, there are also many South Asian ethnicities that make up a visible minority. The white population of the city is slowly losing ground as the majority ethnicity in the city.

Religion in Vancouver

Along with the ethnic breakdown of the city, the city of Vancouver is also very religiously diverse. The largest denomination, however, is the Roman Catholic Church, making up about 19% of the population. Protestantism is right behind Roman Catholicism as 17% of the population identifies as Protestant. However, due to the increasingly diverse population, Sikhism is quickly gaining ground on Protestantism and is thought to be the second largest religion in a few years.

Sports in Vancouver

The city of Vancouver has four main professional sports teams: the BC Lions, the Vancouver Canucks, the Vancouver Canadians, and the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. The BC Lions participate in the Canadian Football League. The Lions have won six Grey Cup Championships over the course of the franchise history. The Vancouver Canucks play in the National Hockey League at Rogers Arena. The Canucks have never won a Stanley Cup Championship, but have been to the Finals three times. The Canadians are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Canadian Professional Baseball League at Nat Bailey Stadium. The Canadians have won two Northwest League Championships. Lastly, the Whitecaps FC plays Major League Soccer in BC Place and has never won a championship title.

Museum of Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver, founded in 1894 with its first exhibit of paintings, is currently the largest civic museum in the city of Vancouver. The museum is an exhibit that displays the history and culture of Vancouver. It overlooks False Creek and the downtown area of Vancouver. The museum contains many antique items, such as early 20th century telephone switchboards and other appliances from that time period. The H.R. MacMillan Space Center is also in the same building as the Museum of Vancouver.

Vancouver Tourism

Historical Population of Vancouver

Since the first record of population in 1891, the population has grown every year except for a brief period in the 1970s.  The first record of population in 1891 showed that the population started around 13,709.  Since then, the population has grown to over 600,000.

Year Population
1941 275,353
1951 344,833
1956 365,844
1961 384,522
1966 410,375
1971 426,256
1976 410,188
1981 414,281
1986 431,147
1991 471,644
1996 514,008
2001 545,671
2006 578,041