Montebello, California Population 2024

59,457

Montebello is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Montebello has a 2024 population of 59,457. Montebello is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -4.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,410 in 2020.

The average household income in Montebello is $94,839 with a poverty rate of 12.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Montebello is 38 years, 37.1 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Montebello Demographics

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

  • Other race: 37.58%
  • White: 31.03%
  • Two or more races: 14.16%
  • Asian: 13.64%
  • Native American: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
Land Area (mi²)
8.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,136.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.73% (-2,953)
The current population of Montebello, California is 59,457 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 62,410.

Montebello, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race23,32037.58%
White19,25331.03%
Two or more races8,78514.16%
Asian8,46413.64%
Native American1,6422.65%
Black or African American5490.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander430.07%
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Other race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Montebello Population by Race

Montebello Population Pyramid 2024

Montebello Median Age

38

Total

37.1

Male

39

Female

Montebello Adults

There are 49,090 adults, (10,614 of whom are seniors) in Montebello.

Montebello Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Montebello Sex Ratio

Female31,81351.26%
Male30,24348.74%

Montebello Population by Age

Montebello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,2413.246.153.9
Married8,1123.8457.442.6
Non Family4,7881.3640.659.4
Female4,3423.8636.363.7
Male1,9993.5535.264.8
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3.62

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montebello Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Montebello Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montebello Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.58%.

Montebello Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,661

Average Earnings

$41,092

Average Male

$35,523

Average Female

Montebello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montebello Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montebello Language

28.98% of Montebello residents speak only English, while 71.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 57.59% of the population.

Montebello Language

Montebello Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic48,0566,18512.87%
Other23,0313,25614.14%
Asian8,44197911.6%
Multiple8,7418439.64%
White4,04049312.2%
Black47329662.58%
Native1,64127516.76%
Islander4312.33%
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12.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montebello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montebello is Black, with 62.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montebello is Islander, with 2.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.16%.

Montebello Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.98%
High School11.74%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
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Montebello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.12%
Female Unemployed23.5%
Female Employed7.05%
Male Employed3.49%
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Montebello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montebello Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montebello Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Montebello Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Montebello 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.

Montebello Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montebello Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,254

Number of Veterans

1,206

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

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Montebello Veterans by War

count

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Montebello Veterans by Age

count

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Montebello Veterans by Race

Montebello Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montebello Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Montebello Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montebello Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montebello Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.45%

Born in Montebello

63.6%

Native Born

36.4%

Foreign Born

16.86%

Non Citizen

19.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.6% of Montebello residents were born in the United States, with 59.45% having been born in California. 16.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montebello Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202956,677-556-0.97%
202857,233-556-0.96%
202757,789-556-0.95%
202658,345-556-0.94%
202558,901-556-0.94%
202459,457-556-0.93%
202360,013-556-0.92%
202260,569-556-0.91%
202161,125-1,285-2.06%
202062,4101820.29%
201962,228-628-1%
201862,856-430-0.68%
201763,286-239-0.38%
201663,525-116-0.18%
201563,6411950.31%
201463,4462210.35%
201363,2251700.27%
201263,0552360.38%
201162,8193060.49%
201062,5133630.58%
200062,1502,5864.34%
199059,5646,63512.54%
198052,92910,12223.65%
197042,80710,71033.37%
196032,09710,36247.67%
195021,73513,719171.15%
19408,0162,51845.8%
19305,498
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Montebello Population by Year