With an estimated population of nearly four million people,  it is the second most populous city in the United States after New York City and the third most populous city in North America after Mexico City and New York City. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate , ethnic diversity, Hollywood entertainment industry , and its sprawling metropolis. The city was founded on September 4, , under Spanish governor Felipe de Neve , on the village of Yaanga. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, , five months before California achieved statehood. The discovery of oil in the s brought rapid growth to the city. Los Angeles has a diverse economy and hosts businesses in a broad range of professional and cultural fields.
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The area became named after Andrew Boyle , an Irishman born in Ballinrobe , who purchased 22 acres 8. His son-in-law William Workman served as early mayor and city councilman and also built early infrastructure for the area. From through the city was divided into nine wards. In the early s, Boyle Heights was one of the only communities that did not have restricted housing covenants that discriminated against Japanese and other people of color. By the s through the s,  Boyle Heights was racially and ethnically diverse as a center of Jewish , Mexican and Japanese immigrant life in the early 20th century, and also hosted significant Yugoslav , Armenian , African-American and Russian populations.