La Puente, California Population 2020

39,572
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La Puente is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 39,572, it is the 209th largest city in California and the 994th largest city in the United States. La Puente is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,816 in 2010. La Puente reached it's highest population of 41,063 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, La Puente has a population density of 11,375 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Puente is $72,367 with a poverty rate of 17.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,322 per month, and the median house value is $391,200. The median age in La Puente is 32.9 years, 32.2 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

La Puente Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Puente was:

  • Other race: 47.81%
  • White: 36.54%
  • Asian: 10.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.37%
The current population of La Puente, California is 39,572, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,908.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,816.

La Puente, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race19,25247.81%
White14,71536.54%
Asian4,40110.93%
Two or More Races8732.17%
Black or African American4611.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native4151.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1510.37%
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La Puente Population Pyramid 2020

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La Puente Median Age

32.9


Total

32.2


Male

34


Female

La Puente Adults

There are 30,239 adults, (4,545 of whom are seniors) in La Puente.

La Puente Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

La Puente Sex Ratio

Female

20,701

51.41%

Male

19,567

48.59%

La Puente Households and Families

La Puente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Puente Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
All57.8%42.2%
Male53.6%46.4%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female39.5%60.5%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3184.3157.8
Married4,7124.870.5
Female2,4054.8439.5
Non Family1,1991.2548.1
Male1,0024.4153.6

4.49

Average Family Size

4.31

Average Household Size

9.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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La Puente Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,27224.45%
9th to 12th Grade3,55313.85%
High School Graduate7,66729.89%
Some College4,27716.67%
Associates Degree1,0304.01%
Bachelors Degree2,3249.06%
Graduate Degree5322.07%
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La Puente Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic20,34111,6091,337
Other Race11,3926,141697
Asian3,6572,8051,215
White1,170921188
Multiple Races45532791
Black36934647
Native American29620135
Islander88808

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.22%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,731$31,605$25,813
Less Than High School$23,536$27,858$19,207
High School Grad$29,040$31,648$25,915
Some College$32,755$38,299$30,661
Bachelors Degree$43,682$44,519$43,544
Graduate Degree$68,350$68,125$68,594

$29,731

Average Earnings

$31,605

Average Male

$25,813

Average Female

La Puente Language

La Puente Language by Age

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La Puente Language

19.90% of La Puente residents speak only English, while 80.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 69.82% of the population.

La Puente Poverty

La Puente Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,7406,38218.92%
Other19,1514,49123.45%
Asian4,3943277.44%
White1,38617912.91%
Black46112326.68%
Multiple873455.15%
Native41581.93%

17.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.73%

Male Poverty Rate

20.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Puente

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Puente is Black, with 26.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Puente is Native, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.85%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.93%
High School12.86%
Bachelors or Greater7.67%
Some College7.05%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.51%
Female Unemployed12.69%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed6.24%

La Puente Income

La Puente Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,054$72,367
Families$61,909$72,358
Married Families$69,792-
Non Families$26,294$38,690
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La Puente Marital Status

La Puente Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

La Puente Married by Age and Sex

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La Puente Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Puente Marital Status by Race

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La Puente Veterans

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931

Number of Veterans

870

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam297
First Gulf War178
Second Gulf War126
World War II89
Korea74
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74270
75+226
35 to 54175
55 to 64146
18 to 34114
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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic5952.43%
White4864.34%
Other2531.85%
Asian882.25%
2 or More529.34%
Black379.05%
Indian154.26%

La Puente Veterans by Education

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9.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Puente Employment Status

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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54.30%

Born in California

59.21%

Native Born

40.79%

Foreign Born

21.09%

Non Citizen

19.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.21% of La Puente residents were born in the United States, with 54.30% having been born in California. 21.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202039,572-168-0.42%
201939,740-168-0.42%
201839,908-240-0.60%
201740,148-168-0.42%
201640,316-149-0.37%
201540,465580.14%
201440,407730.18%
201340,3341500.37%
201240,1841460.36%
201140,0381930.48%
201039,845-1,218-0.30%
200041,0634,1081.06%
199036,9556,0731.81%
198030,882-210-0.07%
197031,0926,3692.32%
196024,7230.00%