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    The percentage of single parents measures the portion of families with kids that have a head of household who is unmarried.

    Rank Neighborhood Single Parents
    1 Veterans Administration 63.3%
    2 Watts 38.9%
    3 Westmont 36.1%
    4 Vermont Knolls 33.7%
    5 Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 31.9%
    6 Chesterfield Square 29.8%
    7 Hyde Park 28.5%
    8 Vermont Vista 28.2%
    9 Florence 28.1%
    10 Broadway-Manchester 27.9%
    11 South Park 27.9%
    12 Leimert Park 27.7%
    13 Green Meadows 27.6%
    14 Exposition Park 27.3%
    15 Hawthorne 27.2%
    16 Vermont Square 26.7%
    17 Jefferson Park 26.6%
    18 Inglewood 26.5%
    19 Central-Alameda 26.3%
    20 Manchester Square 25.6%
    21 Signal Hill 25.3%
    22 Historic South-Central 24.9%
    23 Willowbrook 24.8%
    24 Vermont-Slauson 24.8%
    25 Westlake 24.6%
    26 Athens 24.5%
    27 Adams-Normandie 24.4%
    28 Harvard Park 24.1%
    29 Cudahy 23.8%
    30 Arlington Heights 23.5%
    31 Mid-City 23.4%
    32 Pico-Union 23.3%
    33 Harvard Heights 23.1%
    34 Florence-Firestone 23.0%
    35 Compton 22.4%
    36 Lennox 22.3%
    37 Paramount 22.3%
    38 Long Beach 22.1%
    39 Bell Gardens 22.0%
    40 Gramercy Park 21.9%
    41 West Adams 21.8%
    42 Lancaster 21.7%
    43 Van Nuys 21.3%
    44 Highland Park 21.1%
    45 West Compton 21.1%
    46 Boyle Heights 21.1%
    47 Lawndale 20.6%
    48 Echo Park 20.5%
    49 Bellflower 20.4%
    50 University Park 20.3%
    51 Panorama City 20.2%
    52 East Hollywood 20.1%
    53 East Compton 20.0%
    54 Hawaiian Gardens 19.9%
    55 Avalon 19.9%
    56 Koreatown 19.7%
    57 Bell 19.6%
    58 North Hollywood 19.6%
    59 Huntington Park 19.5%
    60 Lincoln Heights 19.5%
    61 Alondra Park 19.5%
    62 Lynwood 19.4%
    63 Harbor Gateway 19.4%
    64 Wilmington 19.3%
    65 Palmdale 19.0%
    66 Maywood 18.7%
    67 Harbor City 18.6%
    68 East Los Angeles 18.5%
    69 Elysian Park 18.4%
    70 Azusa 18.3%
    71 Covina 18.2%
    72 Canoga Park 18.1%
    73 Lomita 18.0%
    74 North Hills 18.0%
    75 Vincent 17.9%
    76 El Monte 17.9%
    77 Pacoima 17.8%
    78 Hollywood 17.8%
    79 Pomona 17.7%
    80 Commerce 17.6%
    81 Monrovia 17.5%
    82 El Sereno 17.5%
    83 San Pedro 17.5%
    84 Montebello 17.4%
    85 Lake Los Angeles 17.2%
    86 Charter Oak 17.1%
    87 Glassell Park 16.6%
    88 Cypress Park 16.6%
    89 South Gate 16.6%
    90 South El Monte 16.5%
    91 Gardena 16.4%
    92 Valley Village 16.2%
    93 South San Gabriel 16.2%
    94 Valley Glen 16.1%
    95 Downey 16.1%
    96 Baldwin Park 15.7%
    97 Mid-Wilshire 15.7%
    98 Silver Lake 15.5%
    99 San Fernando 15.3%
    100 Palms 15.2%
    101 Whittier 14.9%
    102 Citrus 14.8%
    103 Sylmar 14.8%
    104 La Puente 14.8%
    105 Del Aire 14.7%
    106 Unincorporated Catalina Island 14.7%
    107 Mount Washington 14.7%
    108 Westchester 14.7%
    109 South Whittier 14.6%
    110 Reseda 14.5%
    111 Irwindale 14.5%
    112 Elysian Valley 14.2%
    113 Montecito Heights 14.1%
    114 Sun Valley 14.1%
    115 Larchmont 13.9%
    116 Atwater Village 13.7%
    117 Venice 13.6%
    118 Tujunga 13.6%
    119 Lake Balboa 13.6%
    120 Carthay 13.6%
    121 Walnut Park 13.5%
    122 Downtown 13.5%
    123 Quartz Hill 13.4%
    124 Pasadena 13.4%
    125 Culver City 13.4%
    126 Del Rey 13.4%
    127 Sherman Oaks 13.4%
    128 Duarte 13.3%
    129 Burbank 13.1%
    130 Pico Rivera 13.1%
    131 Sun Village 13.0%
    132 El Segundo 13.0%
    133 South Pasadena 13.0%
    134 Eagle Rock 12.9%
    135 Santa Monica 12.8%
    136 Norwalk 12.7%
    137 Alhambra 12.7%
    138 Ridge Route 12.7%
    139 Santa Fe Springs 12.6%
    140 Winnetka 12.5%
    141 Altadena 12.5%
    142 San Gabriel 12.5%
    143 Lake View Terrace 12.3%
    144 Avocado Heights 12.1%
    145 Rosemead 12.1%
    146 Littlerock 12.0%
    147 Northridge 11.8%
    148 Pico-Robertson 11.7%
    149 Tarzana 11.7%
    150 Santa Clarita 11.7%
    151 Northeast Antelope Valley 11.6%
    152 West Whittier-Los Nietos 11.5%
    153 West Covina 11.5%
    154 Arleta 11.5%
    155 Temple City 11.4%
    156 East San Gabriel 11.3%
    157 Carson 11.3%
    158 Mar Vista 11.3%
    159 Sawtelle 11.3%
    160 Lakewood 11.2%
    161 Studio City 11.2%
    162 Glendora 11.1%
    163 South San Jose Hills 11.0%
    164 Marina del Rey 11.0%
    165 Desert View Highlands 10.8%
    166 North El Monte 10.8%
    167 Redondo Beach 10.8%
    168 Monterey Park 10.8%
    169 Rancho Dominguez 10.8%
    170 Castaic Canyons 10.8%
    171 Elizabeth Lake 10.6%
    172 Mayflower Village 10.6%
    173 Tujunga Canyons 10.5%
    174 San Dimas 10.4%
    175 Lake Hughes 10.4%
    176 Valinda 10.4%
    177 Cheviot Hills 10.3%
    178 Artesia 10.3%
    179 East La Mirada 10.2%
    180 Rancho Park 10.1%
    181 Calabasas 10.1%
    182 West Carson 10.0%
    183 Ladera Heights 10.0%
    184 Chatsworth 10.0%
    185 Agoura Hills 9.9%
    186 Sunland 9.9%
    187 Arcadia 9.8%
    188 Torrance 9.8%
    189 Windsor Square 9.8%
    190 Mission Hills 9.8%
    191 West Puente Valley 9.7%
    192 Toluca Lake 9.7%
    193 La Verne 9.7%
    194 Chinatown 9.6%
    195 West Hollywood 9.6%
    196 View Park-Windsor Hills 9.6%
    197 Hancock Park 9.6%
    198 Claremont 9.6%
    199 Los Feliz 9.5%
    200 Hasley Canyon 9.5%
    201 Glendale 9.4%
    202 Granada Hills 9.4%
    203 Woodland Hills 9.4%
    204 Encino 9.2%
    205 Shadow Hills 9.0%
    206 North Whittier 9.0%
    207 Beverly Hills 9.0%
    208 Rowland Heights 8.8%
    209 Acton 8.8%
    210 La Crescenta-Montrose 8.8%
    211 Val Verde 8.3%
    212 Unincorporated Santa Susana Mountains 8.3%
    213 Lopez/Kagel Canyons 8.1%
    214 Unincorporated Santa Monica Mountains 8.1%
    215 Hacienda Heights 8.1%
    216 Malibu 8.0%
    217 Castaic 8.0%
    218 Southeast Antelope Valley 8.0%
    219 Diamond Bar 8.0%
    220 Ramona 7.9%
    221 Hermosa Beach 7.7%
    222 Playa del Rey 7.5%
    223 Beverly Grove 7.4%
    224 West Hills 7.3%
    225 Green Valley 7.1%
    226 La Cañada Flintridge 6.9%
    227 Beverlywood 6.9%
    228 Hollywood Hills 6.9%
    229 Manhattan Beach 6.7%
    230 La Mirada 6.6%
    231 Northwest Palmdale 6.6%
    232 Leona Valley 6.6%
    233 Angeles Crest 6.5%
    234 Pacific Palisades 6.5%
    235 Topanga 6.4%
    236 West Los Angeles 6.2%
    237 Walnut 5.9%
    238 Fairfax 5.9%
    239 Hollywood Hills West 5.8%
    240 Northwest Antelope Valley 5.8%
    241 Brentwood 5.7%
    242 Sierra Madre 5.7%
    243 Beverly Crest 5.6%
    244 Cerritos 5.5%
    245 Playa Vista 5.5%
    246 East Pasadena 5.4%
    247 San Marino 5.3%
    248 Westlake Village 5.2%
    249 Rolling Hills Estates 5.1%
    250 Century City 4.9%
    251 Stevenson Ranch 4.9%
    252 Agua Dulce 4.8%
    253 Rancho Palos Verdes 4.8%
    254 Hidden Hills 4.7%
    255 Westwood 4.5%
    256 San Pasqual 4.3%
    257 La Habra Heights 4.1%
    258 Bel-Air 4.1%
    259 Porter Ranch 3.8%
    260 Bradbury 3.6%
    261 West San Dimas 3.5%
    262 Palos Verdes Estates 3.4%
    263 Rolling Hills 2.7%
    264 Industry 0.1%
    265 Vernon 0.0%