El Monte, California Population 2022

108,646
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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.

El Monte Demographics

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

  • White: 30.83%
  • Asian: 30.70%
  • Other race: 26.97%
  • Two or more races: 8.29%
  • Native American: 1.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
The current population of El Monte, California is 108,646 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 113,917.

El Monte, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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El Monte Population by Race

El Monte Population Pyramid 2022

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El Monte Median Age

35.6


Total

34.1


Male

37.4


Female

El Monte Adults

There are 87,756 adults, (15,145 of whom are seniors) in El Monte.

El Monte Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

El Monte Sex Ratio

Female

56,406

49.51%

Male

57,511

50.49%

El Monte Population by Age

El Monte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Monte Household Types

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Monte Households and Families

4.2

Average Family Size

3.87

Average Household Size

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El Monte Households by Type

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El Monte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Monte Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

El Monte Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,048

Average Earnings

$30,808

Average Male

$23,534

Average Female

El Monte Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Monte Language by Age

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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 54.02% of the population.

El Monte Language

El Monte Poverty by Race

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17.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.89%

Male Poverty Rate

18.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Monte

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%.

El Monte Poverty

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El Monte Poverty Rate by Education

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El Monte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Monte Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

El Monte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

El Monte Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

El Monte Marital Status by Race

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El Monte Marital Status

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1,474

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

El Monte Veterans by War

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El Monte Veterans by Age

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El Monte Veterans by Race

El Monte Veterans by Education

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9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Monte Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

El Monte Employment by Age

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El Monte Employment by Race

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El Monte Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.01%

Born in El Monte

50.31%

Native Born

49.69%

Foreign Born

24.97%

Non Citizen

24.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

El Monte Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

El Monte Population by Year