Educational Attainment
By City/Community
Persons 25 years & Over

Los Angeles County
2015 Estimate1

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Educational Attainment – Through High School Graduate

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City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Acton2 4,879 221 356 1,055
100% 4.53% 7.30% 21.62%
Agoura Hills 14,432 392 315 2,047
100% 2.72% 2.18% 14.18%
Alhambra 61,588 7,011 4,903 14,040
100% 11.38% 7.96% 22.80%
Alondra Park2 4,999 731 374 1,181
100% 14.62% 7.48% 23.62%
Altadena2 31,783 1,900 1,438 4,439
100% 5.98% 4.52% 13.97%
Arcadia 40,875 1,789 1,435 6,543
100% 4.38% 3.51% 16.01%
Artesia 11,520 1,595 1,061 2,742
100% 13.85% 9.21% 23.80%
Avalon 2,341 304 236 725
100% 12.99% 10.08% 30.97%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Avocado Heights2 10,613 1,602 1,260 3,293
100% 15.09% 11.87% 31.03%
Azusa 27,099 3,866 2,183 7,946
100% 14.27% 8.06% 29.32%
Baldwin Park 47,558 10,747 7,039 15,077
100% 22.60% 14.80% 31.70%
Bell 20,831 6,277 4,681 4,196
100% 30.13% 22.47% 20.14%
Bell Gardens 23,521 7,860 5,248 5,756
100% 33.42% 22.31% 24.47%
Bellflower 47,197 5,211 5,356 13,628
100% 11.04% 11.35% 28.87%
Beverly Hills 25,419 620 663 3,254
100% 2.44% 2.61% 12.80%
Bradbury 676 32 34 56
100% 4.73% 5.03% 8.28%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Burbank 75,776 4,433 4,155 13,762
100% 5.85% 5.48% 18.16%
Calabasas 16,019 244 239 1,925
100% 1.52% 1.49% 12.02%
Carson 62,614 7,089 5,700 13,819
100% 11.32% 9.10% 22.07%
Cerritos 35,768 1,298 1,675 5,238
100% 3.63% 4.68% 14.64%
Charter Oak2 5,754 494 337 1,416
100% 8.59% 5.86% 24.61%
Citrus2 7,009 900 980 2,327
100% 12.84% 13.98% 33.20%
Claremont 22,868 732 821 2,421
100% 3.20% 3.59% 10.59%
Commerce 8,238 2,170 1,539 2,181
100% 26.34% 18.68% 26.47%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Compton 55,111 13,173 8,829 14,264
100% 23.90% 16.02% 25.88%
Covina 31,328 2,019 2,373 7,235
100% 6.44% 7.57% 23.09%
Cudahy 12,971 4,555 2,854 2,876
100% 35.12% 22.00% 22.17%
Culver City 29,235 1,142 1,137 3,351
100% 3.91% 3.89% 11.46%
Del Aire2 7,226 699 680 1,400
100% 9.67% 9.41% 19.37%
Desert View Highlands2 1,379 44 213 461
100% 3.19% 15.45% 33.43%
Diamond Bar 39,752 1,532 1,592 5,741
100% 3.85% 4.00% 14.44%
Downey 72,521 8,841 8,479 18,100
100% 12.19% 11.69% 24.96%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Duarte 15,030 1,623 1,059 3,654
100% 10.80% 7.05% 24.31%
East Los Angeles2 74,411 26,435 13,242 16,818
100% 35.53% 17.80% 22.60%
East Pasadena2 4,406 292 154 782
100% 6.63% 3.50% 17.75%
East San Gabriel2 11,823 829 666 2,362
100% 7.01% 5.63% 19.98%
El Monte 76,125 19,516 12,606 20,769
100% 25.64% 16.56% 27.28%
El Segundo 11,822 274 249 1,540
100% 2.32% 2.11% 13.03%
Florence-Graham2 34,382 13,273 6,857 8,021
100% 38.60% 19.94% 23.33%
Gardena 41,724 4,690 2,895 11,278
100% 11.24% 6.94% 27.03%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Glendale 145,319 14,975 7,760 27,721
100% 10.30% 5.34% 19.08%
Glendora 34,570 1,373 2,032 6,526
100% 3.97% 5.88% 18.88%
Hacienda Heights2 38,899 2,967 2,555 8,460
100% 7.63% 6.57% 21.75%
Hawaiian Gardens 8,655 2,214 1,350 2,460
100% 25.58% 15.60% 28.42%
Hawthorne 54,198 7,817 6,380 13,298
100% 14.42% 11.77% 24.54%
Hermosa Beach 15,398 43 110 1,334
100% 0.28% 0.71% 8.66%
Hidden Hills 1,015 13 23 90
100% 1.28% 2.27% 8.87%
Huntington Park 34,019 11,801 8,151 6,595
100% 34.69% 23.96% 19.39%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Industry 236 14 8 35
100% 5.93% 3.39% 14.83%
Inglewood 71,493 11,341 8,300 14,715
100% 15.86% 11.61% 20.58%
Irwindale 856 151 83 267
100% 17.64% 9.70% 31.19%
La Cañada Flintridge 13,433 183 146 750
100% 1.36% 1.09% 5.58%
La Crescenta Montrose2 13,824 370 260 2,124
100% 2.68% 1.88% 15.36%
La Habra Heights 4,087 63 121 819
100% 1.54% 2.96% 20.04%
La Mirada 32,138 1,565 2,050 7,504
100% 4.87% 6.38% 23.35%
La Puente 25,048 6,148 3,757 7,398
100% 24.54% 15.00% 29.54%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
La Verne 22,147 767 1,204 3,669
100% 3.46% 5.44% 16.57%
Ladera Heights2 5,552 50 106 587
100% 0.90% 1.91% 10.57%
Lake Los Angeles2 7,220 1,069 721 2,728
100% 14.81% 9.99% 37.78%
Lakewood 54,403 3,065 3,535 12,294
100% 5.63% 6.50% 22.60%
Lancaster 96,535 8,249 9,704 28,384
100% 8.55% 10.05% 29.40%
Lawndale 20,923 3,815 2,454 5,194
100% 18.23% 11.73% 24.82%
Lennox2 12,455 3,981 2,399 3,000
100% 31.96% 19.26% 24.09%
Littlerock2 1,129 361 168 347
100% 31.98% 14.88% 30.74%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Lomita 14,842 965 1,000 3,884
100% 6.50% 6.74% 26.17%
Long Beach 303,981 36,255 26,459 56,777
100% 11.93% 8.70% 18.68%
Los Angeles 2,615,382 386,038 255,584 513,485
100% 14.76% 9.77% 19.63%
Lynwood 40,172 11,044 7,928 10,576
100% 27.49% 19.74% 26.33%
Malibu 9,816 45 185 1,222
100% 0.46% 1.88% 12.45%
Manhattan Beach 25,098 167 375 1,599
100% 0.67% 1.49% 6.37%
Marina del Rey2 7,782 67 148 737
100% 0.86% 1.90% 9.47%
Mayflower Village2 3,819 224 243 1,125
100% 5.87% 6.36% 29.46%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Maywood 15,393 5,337 3,720 3,324
100% 34.67% 24.17% 21.59%
Monrovia 25,910 1,722 1,179 5,111
100% 6.65% 4.55% 19.73%
Montebello 42,857 7,017 5,111 12,481
100% 16.37% 11.93% 29.12%
Monterey Park 45,370 5,970 3,682 11,084
100% 13.16% 8.12% 24.43%
North El Monte2 2,843 178 136 572
100% 6.26% 4.78% 20.12%
Norwalk 66,844 10,077 7,646 18,138
100% 15.08% 11.44% 27.13%
Palmdale 89,358 11,721 11,364 23,160
100% 13.12% 12.72% 25.92%
Palos Verdes Estates 9,874 36 105 632
100% 0.36% 1.06% 6.40%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Paramount 31,266 7,627 5,523 8,081
100% 24.39% 17.66% 25.85%
Pasadena 101,174 8,045 4,677 14,009
100% 7.95% 4.62% 13.85%
Pico Rivera 41,276 7,001 6,141 12,430
100% 16.96% 14.88% 30.11%
Pomona 90,091 17,796 11,484 22,323
100% 19.75% 12.75% 24.78%
Quartz Hill2 6,836 337 689 2,210
100% 4.93% 10.08% 32.33%
Rancho Palos Verdes 31,059 320 426 3,141
100% 1.03% 1.37% 10.11%
Redondo Beach 49,754 714 1,351 5,524
100% 1.44% 2.72% 11.10%
Rolling Hills 1,361 21 26 72
100% 1.54% 1.91% 5.29%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Rolling Hills Estates 5,971 52 65 569
100% 0.87% 1.09% 9.53%
Rosemead 38,529 8,819 4,208 10,549
100% 22.89% 10.92% 27.38%
Rowland Heights2 36,609 3,306 2,391 7,592
100% 9.03% 6.53% 20.74%
San Dimas 23,818 777 1,112 4,533
100% 3.26% 4.67% 19.03%
San Fernando 15,064 3,927 2,329 3,979
100% 26.07% 15.46% 26.41%
San Gabriel 29,275 3,851 2,562 7,415
100% 13.15% 8.75% 25.33%
San Marino 9,273 354 152 613
100% 3.82% 1.64% 6.61%
Santa Clarita 117,072 6,078 6,836 22,839
100% 5.19% 5.84% 19.51%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Santa Fe Springs 11,062 1,291 1,272 3,433
100% 11.67% 11.50% 31.03%
Santa Monica 72,167 1,730 1,682 6,852
100% 2.40% 2.33% 9.49%
Sierra Madre 8,348 47 83 865
100% 0.56% 0.99% 10.36%
Signal Hill 7,012 493 497 1,447
100% 7.03% 7.09% 20.64%
South El Monte 12,836 4,295 2,130 3,278
100% 33.46% 16.59% 25.54%
South Gate 57,186 17,628 9,608 14,307
100% 30.83% 16.80% 25.02%
South Pasadena 18,371 518 317 2,019
100% 2.82% 1.73% 10.99%
South San Gabriel2 6,738 1,176 592 1,714
100% 17.45% 8.79% 25.44%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
South San Jose Hills2 12,522 3,536 1,876 3,491
100% 28.24% 14.98% 27.88%
South Whittier2 37,397 4,828 4,528 10,877
100% 12.91% 12.11% 29.09%
Temple City 25,706 2,059 1,480 5,393
100% 8.01% 5.76% 20.98%
Torrance 104,546 3,162 3,682 18,159
100% 3.02% 3.52% 17.37%
Val Verde2 1,612 237 133 434
100% 14.70% 8.25% 26.92%
Valinda2 15,260 3,092 2,072 4,590
100% 20.26% 13.58% 30.08%
Vernon 33 3 6 7
100% 9.09% 18.18% 21.21%
View Park-Windsor Hills2 8,921 116 282 797
100% 1.30% 3.16% 8.93%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Walnut 21,186 844 638 2,845
100% 3.98% 3.01% 13.43%
Walnut Park2 10,304 3,697 1,828 2,248
100% 35.88% 17.74% 21.82%
West Athens2 5,337 951 443 1,541
100% 17.82% 8.30% 28.87%
West Carson2 15,951 1,425 1,001 3,587
100% 8.93% 6.28% 22.49%
West Covina 72,082 5,902 6,283 17,674
100% 8.19% 8.72% 24.52%
West Hollywood 31,869 1,035 418 2,816
100% 3.25% 1.31% 8.84%
West Puente Valley2 15,620 3,455 2,228 5,084
100% 22.12% 14.26% 32.55%
West Whittier-Los Nietos2 18,032 2,486 2,667 5,716
100% 13.79% 14.79% 31.70%
City / Community Total Estimated Population 25 years & Over Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency)
Westlake Village 6,295 77 43 639
100% 1.22% 0.68% 10.15%
Westmont2 19,003 2,903 2,876 5,629
100% 15.28% 15.13% 29.62%
Whittier 55,978 4,316 5,042 13,300
100% 7.71% 9.01% 23.76%
Willowbrook2 10,850 3,213 2,274 2,846
100% 29.61% 20.96% 26.23%

1) Annual estimate from data collected for U.S. Census American Community Survey over 5-Year period
2) Unincorporated community

Source: U.S. Census Bureau