Propel L.A. is the Los Angeles region’s collaborative effort to define priorities that strengthen our economy and foster more widely shared equity and prosperity. The result of this effort is the 2016 – 2020 Countywide Strategic Plan for Economic Development!

The Plan for Economic Development is centered around 7 Goals, developed by Many Voices, with 1 Purpose. Learn more about our 7 Goals.

Explore the Goals

Featured Voices

“Welcome Baby is a home-visiting program for new caregivers and babies focused on providing support in parenting, breastfeeding, emotional well-being and self-care, and child development that supports women during their pregnancy up to the baby’s nine months of life. Women are mostly referred to the Welcome Baby program by their OB clinics.”

Data & Metrics

Key to the success of the Countywide Strategic Plan for Economic Development is tracking and measurement of our 7 Goals, and the overall health of the LA County economy – Measuring Success. Propel L.A. tracks key data and metrics as indicators of our plan’s impact, as well as the county’s growth – in comparison to itself over time, other regions, the state, and the country.

  • GDP by Region
  • The Unemployment Rates for 2016, comparing Los Angeles to California and the US as a whole.
    Unemployment Rates
  • The Poverty Rates for 2015, comparing Los Angeles to California and the US as a whole.
    Poverty Rates
  • Median Hourly Wage for 2015, comparing Los Angeles to California and the US as a whole.
    Median Hourly Wage
  • Per Capita Real Personal Income for 2015, comparing Los Angeles to California and the US as a whole.
    Real Personl Income