La Puente, California Population 2022

37,712
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La Puente is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 37,712, it is the 228th largest city in California and the 1187th largest city in the United States. La Puente is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,780 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, La Puente has a population density of 10,841 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Puente is $76,622 with a poverty rate of 12.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,429 per month, and the median house value is $446,800. The median age in La Puente is 33 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

La Puente Demographics

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

  • Other race: 42.28%
  • White: 35.11%
  • Asian: 13.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Native American: 2.78%
  • Black or African American: 1.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of La Puente, California is 37,712 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 39,780.

La Puente, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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La Puente Population by Race

La Puente Population Pyramid 2022

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La Puente Median Age

35


Total

33.4


Male

37


Female

La Puente Adults

There are 30,851 adults, (4,992 of whom are seniors) in La Puente.

La Puente Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

La Puente Sex Ratio

Female

19,583

49.23%

Male

20,197

50.77%

La Puente Population by Age

La Puente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Puente Household Types

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Puente Households and Families

4.3

Average Family Size

4.09

Average Household Size

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La Puente Households by Type

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La Puente Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Puente Educational Attainment by Race

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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 30.94%.

La Puente Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,711

Average Earnings

$34,525

Average Male

$28,504

Average Female

La Puente Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Puente Language by Age

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La Puente Language

22.89% of La Puente residents speak only English, while 77.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 65.62% of the population.

La Puente Language

La Puente Poverty by Race

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12.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.70%

Male Poverty Rate

15.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Puente

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Puente is Native, with 24.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Puente is Multiple, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.83%.

La Puente Poverty

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La Puente Poverty Rate by Education

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La Puente Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Puente Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

La Puente Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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 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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818

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

La Puente Veterans by War

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La Puente Veterans by Age

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La Puente Veterans by Race

La Puente Veterans by Education

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12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Puente Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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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54.10%

Born in La Puente

59.76%

Native Born

40.24%

Foreign Born

20.17%

Non Citizen

20.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.76% of La Puente residents were born in the United States, with 54.10% having been born in California. 20.17% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

La Puente Population by Year