La Puente, California Population 2021

39,298
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La Puente is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 39,298, it is the 210th largest city in California and the 1004th largest city in the United States. La Puente is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -1.30% 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 11,296 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Puente is $76,622 with a poverty rate of 13.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,410 per month, and the median house value is $419,800. The median age in La Puente is 33 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males.

La Puente Demographics

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

  • Other race: 46.18%
  • White: 37.22%
  • Asian: 11.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
The current population of La Puente, California is 39,298, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,816.

La Puente, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race18,48246.18%
White14,89437.22%
Asian4,72011.79%
Two or More Races8142.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native5971.49%
Black or African American3580.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1550.39%
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La Puente Population by Race

La Puente Population Pyramid 2021

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La Puente Median Age

33


Total

31.6


Male

34.7


Female

La Puente Adults

There are 30,297 adults, (4,479 of whom are seniors) in La Puente.

La Puente Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

La Puente Sex Ratio

Female

20,397

50.97%

Male

19,623

49.03%

La Puente Population by Age

La Puente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Puente Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Male46.6%53.4%
Female41.5%58.5%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Puente Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4154.2456.8
Married4,8004.7268.7
Female2,3484.7441.5
Non Family1,2041.2547.8
Male1,0634.3746.6

4.43

Average Family Size

4.24

Average Household Size

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La Puente Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,52221.62%
9th to 12th Grade3,56013.94%
High School Graduate7,80230.54%
Some College4,83718.93%
Associates Degree1,0344.05%
Bachelors Degree2,2578.84%
Graduate Degree5342.09%
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La Puente Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Puente Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,95812,0031,313
Other Race11,1546,334636
Asian3,8833,0291,213
White1,198937167
Multiple Races45531083
Native American44326439
Black29228341
Islander717114

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.24%.

La Puente Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,790$32,151$26,930
Less Than High School$25,416$28,941$20,683
High School Grad$30,681$37,863$25,923
Some College$32,377$34,485$31,624
Bachelors Degree$43,136$44,235$40,536
Graduate Degree$65,156$61,250$69,000

$30,790

Average Earnings

$32,151

Average Male

$26,930

Average Female

La Puente Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Puente Language by Age

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La Puente Language

21.21% of La Puente residents speak only English, while 78.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.79% of the population.

La Puente Language

La Puente Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32,9814,85014.71%
Other18,3893,41818.59%
Asian4,6923487.42%
White1,49419012.72%
Multiple814496.02%
Black358318.66%
Native59761.01%

13.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

15.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Puente

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Puente is Other, with 18.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Puente is Native, with 1.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.05%.

La Puente Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.18%
High School10.29%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%

La Puente Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.65%
Female Unemployed14.20%
Female Employed9.11%
Male Employed4.80%

La Puente Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Puente Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,592$76,622
Families$65,211$76,760
Married Families$75,452-
Non Families$33,333$42,940
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Income by Household Type

La Puente Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

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 Over 65, 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 Marital Status

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822

Number of Veterans

718

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam395
Second Gulf War147
Korea76
World War II70
First Gulf War11

La Puente Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74308
75+243
18 to 3498
55 to 6496
35 to 5477

La Puente Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4243.79%
Hispanic4081.69%
Other1581.17%
Asian1263.04%
2 or More5410.21%
Black4514.06%
Indian152.91%

La Puente Veterans by Race

La Puente Veterans by Education

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8.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Puente Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

La Puente Employment by Age

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La Puente Employment by Race

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La Puente 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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54.78%

Born in California

59.67%

Native Born

40.33%

Foreign Born

20.13%

Non Citizen

20.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.67% of La Puente residents were born in the United States, with 54.78% having been born in California. 20.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Puente Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202139,298-158-0.40%
202039,456-158-0.40%
201939,614-158-0.40%
201839,772-306-0.76%
201740,078-172-0.43%
201640,250-162-0.40%
201540,412450.11%
201440,367620.15%
201340,3051390.35%
201240,1661340.33%
201140,0321890.47%
201039,843-1,220-0.30%
200041,0634,1081.06%
199036,9556,0731.81%
198030,882-210-0.07%
197031,0926,3692.32%
196024,7230.00%

La Puente Population by Year