Monrovia, California Population 2021

35,809
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Monrovia is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 35,809, it is the 219th largest city in California and the 1100th largest city in the United States . Monrovia is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -2.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,590 in 2010. Monrovia reached it's highest population of 37,153 in 2015. Spanning over 14 miles, Monrovia has a population density of 2,626 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monrovia is $99,881 with a poverty rate of 7.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,590 per month, and the median house value is $663,400. The median age in Monrovia is 40.4 years, 38.3 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Monrovia Demographics

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

  • White: 62.99%
  • Asian: 14.84%
  • Other race: 9.31%
  • Two or more races: 5.83%
  • Black or African American: 5.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.44%
The current population of Monrovia, California is 35,809 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,592.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,590.

Monrovia, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,18962.99%
Asian5,46214.84%
Some Other Race3,4279.31%
Two or More Races2,1485.83%
Black or African American2,0035.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4261.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native1610.44%
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Monrovia Population by Race

Monrovia Population Pyramid $2021

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Monrovia Median Age

40.4


Total

38.3


Male

42.1


Female

Monrovia Adults

There are 29,257 adults, (5,101 of whom are seniors) in Monrovia.

Monrovia Age Dependency

52.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monrovia Sex Ratio

Female

18,986

51.57%

Male

17,830

48.43%

Monrovia Population by Age

Monrovia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monrovia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.1%40.9%
All46.8%53.2%
Non Family38.2%61.8%
Female36.4%63.6%
Male29.8%70.2%

46.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monrovia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9282.8346.8
Married5,8403.4859.1
Non Family4,1651.3338.2
Female1,9643.6836.4
Male9593.6429.8

3.42

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Monrovia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4995.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,1944.55%
High School Graduate5,29120.17%
Some College6,08523.20%
Associates Degree2,3498.95%
Bachelors Degree6,03523.01%
Graduate Degree3,78014.41%
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Monrovia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monrovia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,3039,9214,870
Hispanic9,4247,4661,593
Asian4,4404,2152,598
Other Race2,2171,733332
Black1,2691,174426
2+ Races1,104936337
Islander297297127
Native American136127

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 58.51%.

Monrovia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,507$49,126$41,055
Less Than 9th Grade$26,471$30,426$24,063
High School Graduate$30,294$32,708$26,592
Some College$40,752$42,838$39,136
Bachelors Degree$61,603$70,230$51,148
Graduate Degree$82,271$95,125$73,848

$44,507

Average Earnings

$49,126

Average Male

$41,055

Average Female

Monrovia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monrovia Language by Age

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Monrovia Language

56.69% of Monrovia residents speak only English, while 43.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.64% of the population.

Monrovia Language

Monrovia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,0201,0436.94%
White12,6531,0248.09%
Asian5,4405179.50%
Other3,4142818.23%
Multiple2,1341738.11%
Black1,9911587.94%
Islander4067317.98%

7.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

8.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monrovia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monrovia is Islander, with 17.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monrovia is Hispanic, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.37%.

Monrovia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.30%
High School10.90%
Some College6.35%
Bachelors or Greater6.23%

Monrovia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.15%
Female Unemployed11.73%
Female Employed4.09%
Male Employed3.29%

Monrovia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monrovia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,111$99,881
Families$87,083$111,486
Married Families$102,500-
Non Families$44,936$69,343
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Income by Household Type

Monrovia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 Marital Status

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990

Number of Veterans

984

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
First Gulf War181
Second Gulf War126
World War II70
Korea66

Monrovia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+279
65 to 74256
55 to 64229
35 to 54161
18 to 3465

Monrovia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8034.27%
Hispanic1201.09%
Asian641.40%
Black603.86%
Other Race391.52%
2+ Races241.86%

Monrovia Veterans by Race

Monrovia Veterans by Education

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6.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monrovia Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Monrovia Employment by Age

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Monrovia Employment by Race

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Monrovia 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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60.36%

Born in Monrovia

73.77%

Native Born

26.23%

Foreign Born

12.43%

Non Citizen

13.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.77% of Monrovia residents were born in the United States, with 60.36% having been born in California. 12.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monrovia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,809-261-0.72%
202036,070-261-0.72%
201936,331-261-0.71%
201836,592-254-0.69%
201736,846-173-0.47%
201637,019-134-0.36%
201537,153870.23%
201437,066740.20%
201336,9921330.36%
201236,8591150.31%
201136,7441450.40%
201036,599-330-0.09%
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%

Monrovia Population by Year