RESIDENT CHARACTERISTICS

KEY INSIGHTS

  • The share of people who identify as Black/African American in the USC area fell from 24% in 1990 to 13% in 2019, the only racial/ethnic group to experience a decrease in population size during that period. 
  • The overall population size in the USC area has remained relatively stable over the last three decades, increasing slightly from 673,000 in 1990 to 686,000 in 2019. 

Race/Ethnicity & Population Size


Key Takeaways

  • People who identify as Latino/a have consistently made up the largest share of the USC area resident population across the last three decades, representing just over 60% of the population.
  • The share of the people who identify as Black/African American fell from 24% in 1990 to 13% in 2019 – the only racial/ethnic group to experience a decrease in population size in the neighborhood.
  • The share of people who identify as Asian in the USC area grew from 4% in 1990 to 11% in 2019, the largest increase of any racial/ethnic group.
  • The overall size of the resident population in the USC area has remained relatively stable over the last three decades, increasing slightly from 673,000 in 1990 to 686,000 in 2019.


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