El Monte, California Population 2024

102,100

El Monte is a city located in Los Angeles County California. El Monte has a 2024 population of 102,100. El Monte is currently declining at a rate of -1.55% annually and its population has decreased by -6.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 109,111 in 2020.

The average household income in El Monte is $79,013 with a poverty rate of 16.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in El Monte is 37.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

El Monte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Monte was:

  • Asian: 29.37%
  • Other race: 28.76%
  • White: 21.78%
  • Two or more races: 16.23%
  • Native American: 2.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
Land Area (mi²)
9.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
10,677.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.43% (-7,011)
The current population of El Monte, California is 102,100 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 109,111.

El Monte, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian31,92029.37%
Other race31,25328.76%
White23,67321.78%
Two or more races17,64016.23%
Native American2,9512.72%
Black or African American7800.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4650.43%
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Asian

Other race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Monte Population by Race

El Monte Population Pyramid 2024

El Monte Median Age

37.4

Total

36.2

Male

38.8

Female

El Monte Adults

There are 84,390 adults, (15,840 of whom are seniors) in El Monte.

El Monte Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

El Monte Sex Ratio

Female53,78149.48%
Male54,90150.52%

El Monte Population by Age

El Monte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All29,6603.6139.660.4
Married13,7364.1746.553.5
Non Family5,9071.4135.164.9
Female5,7964.231.368.7
Male4,2214.0335.364.7
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3.96

Average Family Size

3.61

Average Household Size

39.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Monte Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

El Monte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Monte Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.64%.

El Monte Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,989

Average Earnings

$35,971

Average Male

$29,252

Average Female

El Monte Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Monte Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Monte Language

16.97% of El Monte residents speak only English, while 83.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.2% of the population.

El Monte Language

El Monte Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic70,43613,03318.5%
Other30,8775,43317.6%
Asian31,7814,05712.77%
Multiple17,5042,68215.32%
Native2,9401,01334.46%
Black67750174%
White3,32045913.83%
Islander465286.02%
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16.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.75%

Male Poverty Rate

18.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Monte

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Monte is Black, with 74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Monte is Islander, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

El Monte Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.95%
High School14.31%
Some College11.17%
Bachelors or Greater8.62%
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El Monte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.36%
Male Unemployed27.7%
Female Employed7.98%
Male Employed7.65%
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El Monte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Monte Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Monte Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

El Monte Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Monte Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

El Monte Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Monte Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,576

Number of Veterans

1,443

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

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El Monte Veterans by War

count

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El Monte Veterans by Age

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El Monte Veterans by Race

El Monte Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Monte Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

El Monte Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Monte Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Monte Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.44%

Born in El Monte

50.79%

Native Born

49.21%

Foreign Born

23.86%

Non Citizen

25.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

50.79% of El Monte residents were born in the United States, with 47.44% having been born in California. 23.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Monte Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202994,070-1,606-1.68%
202895,676-1,606-1.65%
202797,282-1,606-1.62%
202698,888-1,606-1.6%
2025100,494-1,606-1.57%
2024102,100-1,606-1.55%
2023103,706-1,606-1.52%
2022105,312-1,606-1.5%
2021106,918-2,193-2.01%
2020109,111-4,319-3.81%
2019113,430-723-0.63%
2018114,153-472-0.41%
2017114,625-594-0.52%
2016115,219-94-0.08%
2015115,3134210.37%
2014114,8922330.2%
2013114,6592790.24%
2012114,3804000.35%
2011113,9804180.37%
2010113,562-2,403-2.07%
2000115,9659,7569.19%
1990106,20926,71533.61%
198079,4949,60213.74%
197069,89256,729430.97%
196013,1635,06262.49%
19508,1013,35570.69%
19404,7461,26736.42%
19303,4792,196171.16%
19201,283
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El Monte Population by Year