Montclair, California Population 2020

40,133
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Montclair is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 40,133, it is the 208th largest city in California and the 979th largest city in the United States. Montclair is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 9.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,664 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Montclair has a population density of 7,277 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montclair is $67,412 with a poverty rate of 17.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,269 per month, and the median house value is $334,500. The median age in Montclair is 31.8 years, 30.8 years for males, and 32.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Montclair Demographics

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

  • White: 45.27%
  • Other race: 36.11%
  • Asian: 10.54%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
The current population of Montclair, California is 40,133, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,437.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,664.

Montclair, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,59445.27%
Some Other Race14,03336.11%
Asian4,09810.54%
Two or More Races1,5804.07%
Black or African American1,1462.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native2980.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1160.30%
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Montclair Population Pyramid 2020

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Montclair Median Age

31.8


Total

30.8


Male

32.9


Female

Montclair Adults

There are 28,710 adults, (4,001 of whom are seniors) in Montclair.

Montclair Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Montclair Sex Ratio

Female

20,034

51.55%

Male

18,831

48.45%

Montclair Households and Families

Montclair Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montclair Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.1%37.9%
All52.2%47.8%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female46.5%53.5%
Non Family35.9%64.1%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4293.752.2
Married5,0934.3462.1
Non Family2,2131.4835.9
Female2,1394.2446.5
Male9844.1350.3

4.09

Average Family Size

3.7

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Montclair Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,49114.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,14313.12%
High School Graduate6,40926.75%
Some College5,52923.08%
Associates Degree1,6026.69%
Bachelors Degree2,79011.65%
Graduate Degree9924.14%
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Montclair Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15,0589,4081,516
Other Race7,7823,983596
White4,2883,869778
Asian3,0862,6351,129
Black948898202
Multiple Races654550190
Native American213161
Islander686811

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 36.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,137$34,302$25,736
Less Than High School$22,482$28,348$19,465
High School Grad$31,979$36,373$28,277
Some College$30,805$33,845$27,516
Bachelors Degree$40,582$48,194$32,105
Graduate Degree$50,212$59,236$35,125

$30,137

Average Earnings

$34,302

Average Male

$25,736

Average Female

Montclair Language

Montclair Language by Age

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Montclair Language

37.44% of Montclair residents speak only English, while 62.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.61% of the population.

Montclair Poverty

Montclair Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,2145,22819.21%
Other13,9992,74819.63%
Asian4,09862115.15%
White5,10953810.53%
Multiple1,57625316.05%
Black1,108867.76%
Islander1161412.07%
Native294124.08%

17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.61%

Male Poverty Rate

18.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montclair

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montclair is Other, with 19.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montclair is Native, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.63%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.99%
High School13.15%
Some College9.45%
Bachelors or Greater7.96%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.54%
Male Unemployed18.17%
Female Employed10.56%
Male Employed8.49%

Montclair Income

Montclair Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,012$67,412
Families$60,513$69,387
Married Families$70,408-
Non Families$35,688$47,655
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Montclair Marital Status

Montclair Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Montclair Married by Age and Sex

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Montclair 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 45-54.

Montclair Marital Status by Race

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Montclair Veterans

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1,017

Number of Veterans

929

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam282
Second Gulf War266
First Gulf War214
Korea108
World War II25
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Age Group Veterans
75+244
18 to 34220
35 to 54208
65 to 74205
55 to 64140
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5934.55%
Hispanic3902.07%
Other2442.45%
Black514.82%
2 or More454.78%
Asian320.95%
Indian3213.11%
Hawaiian2017.24%

Montclair Veterans by Education

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3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montclair Employment Status

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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58.61%

Born in California

66.76%

Native Born

33.24%

Foreign Born

18.42%

Non Citizen

14.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.76% of Montclair residents were born in the United States, with 58.61% having been born in California. 18.42% 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
202040,1333480.87%
201939,7853480.88%
201839,4372510.64%
201739,1863480.90%
201638,8383430.89%
201538,4952450.64%
201438,2502970.78%
201337,9534921.31%
201237,4611710.46%
201137,2905421.47%
201036,7483,6991.07%
200033,0494,6151.52%
199028,4345,8062.31%
198022,628820.04%
197022,5469,0005.23%
196013,5460.00%