El Monte is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 108,646, it is the 65th largest city in California and the 307th largest city in the United States. El Monte is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -4.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 113,917 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, El Monte has a population density of 11,362 people per square mile.
The average household income in El Monte is $63,212 with a poverty rate of 17.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,351 per month, and the median house value is $480,100. The median age in El Monte is 35.7 years, 34.2 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Montewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.01%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.33%.
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 54.02% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in El Monte is Black, with 58.85% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in El Monte is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in El Monte
50.31% of El Monte residents were born in the United States, with 47.01% having been born in California. 24.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.