Monrovia, California Population 2020

36,371
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Monrovia is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 36,371, it is the 218th largest city in California and the 1080th largest city in the United States. Monrovia is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,590 in 2010. Monrovia reached it's highest population of 37,202 in 2015. Spanning over 14 miles, Monrovia has a population density of 2,668 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monrovia is $102,063 with a poverty rate of 7.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,469 per month, and the median house value is $634,300. The median age in Monrovia is 40 years, 38.7 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Monrovia Demographics

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

  • White: 63.51%
  • Asian: 13.99%
  • Other race: 9.54%
  • Black or African American: 6.00%
  • Two or more races: 5.90%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.47%
The current population of Monrovia, California is 36,371, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,590.

Monrovia, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,50463.51%
Asian5,17613.99%
Some Other Race3,5299.54%
Black or African American2,2226.00%
Two or More Races2,1845.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2160.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1750.47%
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Monrovia Population Pyramid 2020

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Monrovia Median Age

40


Total

38.7


Male

41.1


Female

Monrovia Adults

There are 29,324 adults, (4,976 of whom are seniors) in Monrovia.

Monrovia Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Monrovia Sex Ratio

Female

18,888

51.04%

Male

18,118

48.96%

Monrovia Households and Families

Monrovia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monrovia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.1%41.9%
All46.8%53.2%
Non Family38.4%61.6%
Female36.6%63.4%
Male35.6%64.4%

46.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9932.8346.8
Married5,8493.4358.1
Non Family4,2031.3338.4
Female1,9193.8436.6
Male1,0223.6635.6

3.41

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Monrovia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6836.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,0984.22%
High School Graduate5,09319.57%
Some College6,27124.10%
Associates Degree2,3919.19%
Bachelors Degree5,77622.20%
Graduate Degree3,70714.25%
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Monrovia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3719,9404,739
Hispanic9,1067,1621,488
Asian4,2003,9292,420
Other Race2,2511,862331
Black1,4681,374535
Multiple Races1,1521,054290
Islander18018077
Native American156156

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,077$47,783$39,893
Less Than High School$25,781$26,250$22,155
High School Grad$28,607$31,898$26,208
Some College$39,177$41,129$35,332
Bachelors Degree$60,919$68,902$50,764
Graduate Degree$82,632$97,143$71,120

$43,077

Average Earnings

$47,783

Average Male

$39,893

Average Female

Monrovia Language

Monrovia Language by Age

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Monrovia Language

57.87% of Monrovia residents speak only English, while 42.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.10% of the population.

Monrovia Poverty

Monrovia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,9421,2188.15%
White12,9997525.79%
Asian5,15255310.73%
Other3,5163369.56%
Black2,20327412.44%
Multiple2,1731607.36%
Islander2106731.90%

7.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.56%

Male Poverty Rate

8.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monrovia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monrovia is Islander, with 31.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monrovia is White, with 5.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.33%
High School12.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%
Some College4.42%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.73%
Female Unemployed16.75%
Female Employed3.90%
Male Employed2.55%

Monrovia Income

Monrovia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,170$102,063
Families$84,626$114,476
Married Families$103,076-
Non Families$50,630$69,172
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Monrovia Marital Status

Monrovia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Monrovia Married by Age and Sex

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Monrovia 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 45-54.

Monrovia Marital Status by Race

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Monrovia Veterans

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1,059

Number of Veterans

1,034

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam419
First Gulf War182
Second Gulf War117
Korea65
World War II53
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74311
75+273
55 to 64235
35 to 54198
18 to 3442
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8604.54%
Hispanic1631.51%
Asian691.58%
Black663.72%
Other522.01%
2 or More120.90%

Monrovia Veterans by Education

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5.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monrovia Employment Status

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

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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60.09%

Born in California

73.79%

Native Born

26.21%

Foreign Born

13.45%

Non Citizen

12.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.79% of Monrovia residents were born in the United States, with 60.09% having been born in California. 13.45% 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
202036,371-172-0.47%
201936,543-172-0.47%
201836,715-192-0.52%
201736,907-172-0.46%
201637,079-123-0.33%
201537,2021000.27%
201437,102840.23%
201337,0181430.39%
201236,8751250.34%
201136,7501490.41%
201036,601-328-0.09%
200036,9291,1680.32%
199035,7615,2301.59%
198030,531-31-0.01%
197030,5623,4831.22%
196027,0796,8932.98%
195020,1867,3794.66%
194012,8071,9171.63%
193010,8905,4107.11%
19205,4801,9044.36%
19103,5762,37111.49%
19001,2052982.88%
18909070.00%