Montebello, California Population 2020

62,012

Montebello is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 62,012, it is the 149th largest city in California and the 613th largest city in the United States. Montebello is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,500 in 2010. Montebello reached it's highest population of 63,457 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Montebello has a population density of 7,443 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montebello is $69,867 with a poverty rate of 13.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,263 per month, and the median house value is $466,700. The median age in Montebello is 36.1 years, 33.8 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Montebello Demographics

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

  • White: 56.94%
  • Other race: 25.48%
  • Asian: 13.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Montebello, California is 62,012, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 62,632.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,500.

Montebello, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,92656.94%
Some Other Race16,07625.48%
Asian8,47913.44%
Two or More Races1,3482.14%
Black or African American8401.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native3940.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.06%

Montebello Population Pyramid 2020

Montebello Median Age

36.1


Total

33.8


Male

38.3


Female

Montebello Adults

There are 48,813 adults, (9,451 of whom are seniors) in Montebello.

Montebello Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Montebello Sex Ratio

Female

32,379

51.31%

Male

30,720

48.69%

Montebello Households and Families

Montebello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Montebello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married53.3%46.7%
All43.3%56.7%
Non Family39.2%60.8%
Male31.8%68.2%
Female31.7%68.3%

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2543.2543.3
Married8,7003.8753.3
Non Family4,6871.2839.2
Female3,7793.9631.7
Male2,0883.831.8

3.71

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montebello Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,36715.02%
9th to 12th Grade5,19612.26%
High School Graduate11,98728.28%
Some College7,65418.06%
Associates Degree3,0087.10%
Bachelors Degree5,93814.01%
Graduate Degree2,2315.26%

Montebello Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic31,05921,1983,767
Other Race10,1557,3711,131
Asian6,7435,7402,995
White3,8363,2151,059
Multiple Races817613289
Black629488157
Native American21415266
Islander3431

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,753$32,188$28,216
Less Than High School$22,807$25,171$20,476
High School Grad$27,196$30,947$23,701
Some College$33,259$36,471$31,312
Bachelors Degree$47,107$48,872$44,231
Graduate Degree$67,660$76,382$63,085

$30,753

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$28,216

Average Female

Montebello Language

Montebello Language by Age

Montebello Language

27.69% of Montebello residents speak only English, while 72.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.22% of the population.

Montebello Poverty

Montebello Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic48,8217,10614.56%
Other15,9362,00312.57%
Asian8,4668159.63%
White4,4144269.65%
Multiple1,3171098.28%
Native3937118.07%
Black789648.11%

13.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montebello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montebello is Native, with 18.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montebello is Black, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.75%
High School13.06%
Some College6.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.66%
Male Unemployed22.43%
Female Employed6.61%
Male Employed5.77%

Montebello Income

Montebello Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,677$69,867
Families$59,332$75,209
Married Families$67,824$84,866
Non Families$23,470$37,572

Montebello Marital Status

Montebello Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Montebello Married by Age and Sex

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

Montebello Veterans

1,487

Number of Veterans

1,402

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam425
Korea319
Second Gulf War227
First Gulf War209
World War II102
Age Group Veterans
75+551
65 to 74310
35 to 54303
55 to 64207
18 to 34116
Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic9032.46%
White8583.10%
Asian2813.87%
Other1711.43%
Black8712.05%
2 or More495.28%
Indian4115.95%

$Montebello Veterans by Education

13.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montebello Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Montebello Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.56%

Born in California

62.74%

Native Born

37.26%

Foreign Born

17.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

62.74% of Montebello residents were born in the United States, with 58.56% having been born in California. 17.37% 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
202062,012-310-0.50%
201962,322-310-0.49%
201862,632-284-0.45%
201762,916-310-0.49%
201663,226-231-0.36%
201563,457770.12%
201463,380590.09%
201363,3211710.27%
201263,1502350.37%
201162,9154200.67%
201062,4953450.06%
200062,1502,5860.43%
199059,5646,6351.19%
198052,92910,1222.15%
197042,80710,7102.92%
196032,09710,3623.98%
195021,73513,71910.49%
19408,0162,5183.84%
19305,4980.00%