LA is most well-known as the entertainment capital of the world; however, the 3.8 million residents know there is much more to this city than meets the eye. Home of over 300 museums, and endless sunshine, this is not only a vacationer’s paradise, but also a great place to live and do business.
Los Angeles offers more than 87,000 jobs in the fashion industry alone, surpassing the fashion district workforce in New York. There are also over 700,000 people working in the biomedical and health services fields and 190,000 in the technology and aerospace industry. There are endless work opportunities, with the total employment owned establishments being just over 7.4 million. This has helped Los Angeles become the thriving, affluent city it is today that welcomes newcomers into the hustle and bustle of daily life.
The population of Los Angeles is multiethnic and diverse with a Hispanic or Latino ratio of 48.5 %, which is almost twice as high as the national average. Due to this diversity, Los Angeles is also considered the Pacific Rim’s cultural hub. In fact, the city is one of only two in all the United States without any one majority population. There are residents from over 140 different countries speaking about 86 different languages.
However, Los Angeles is known as the entertainment capital of the world for a good reason. Here you will find the heart of the motion picture industry which generates approximately $48 billion each year in terms of sales. However, no matter what you enjoy, you will find something to do in Los Angeles. From Six Flags and Disneyland to historical landmarks such as the USS Iowa and the Ronald Regan Presidential Library, you will find a cultural mecca and hotspot that is appealing to everyone, no matter their age.