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Placentia has the 563rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Placentia is part of the Los Angeles metro area. Unemployment in the Los Angeles area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Los Angeles has the 2nd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Placentia is above average at $53,870, and the median cost of a home in Placentia is $514,000, which is above the national average. 35% of workers in Placentia hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Placentia. 78% of Placentia workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Placentia spend an average of 28 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.