Montebello, California Population 2021

60,982
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Montebello is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 60,982, it is the 145th largest city in California and the 627th largest city in the United States . Montebello is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,500 in 2010. Montebello reached it's highest population of 63,379 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Montebello has a population density of 7,319 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montebello is $74,004 with a poverty rate of 13.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,334 per month, and the median house value is $492,300. The median age in Montebello is 36.1 years, 34.2 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Montebello Demographics

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

  • White: 56.31%
  • Other race: 25.51%
  • Asian: 13.74%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Montebello, California is 60,982 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 62,440.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,500.

Montebello, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,33056.31%
Some Other Race16,00825.51%
Asian8,62213.74%
Two or More Races1,4292.28%
Black or African American8421.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native4710.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.06%
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Montebello Population by Race

Montebello Population Pyramid $2021

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Montebello Median Age

36.1


Total

34.2


Male

38.2


Female

Montebello Adults

There are 48,690 adults, (9,302 of whom are seniors) in Montebello.

Montebello Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Montebello Sex Ratio

Female

32,290

51.46%

Male

30,452

48.54%

Montebello Population by Age

Montebello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montebello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.1%47.9%
All43.2%56.8%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Male32.4%67.6%
Female32.3%67.7%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montebello Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8883.343.2
Married8,7393.8952.1
Non Family4,2021.2740.1
Female3,9653.8732.3
Male1,9823.8532.4

3.71

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

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Montebello Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,13514.43%
9th to 12th Grade5,06511.92%
High School Graduate11,38326.78%
Some College8,19319.28%
Associates Degree3,3187.81%
Bachelors Degree6,10214.36%
Graduate Degree2,3065.43%
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Montebello Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montebello Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic31,10521,6393,809
Other Race10,2427,5991,166
Asian6,9115,8993,251
White3,7163,1281,020
2+ Races882638287
Black600484192
Native American32527241
Islander352816

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 85.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.04%.

Montebello Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,792$32,455$27,538
Less Than 9th Grade$23,550$26,043$20,141
High School Graduate$26,757$30,643$22,590
Some College$36,426$39,028$32,361
Bachelors Degree$43,957$47,693$41,085
Graduate Degree$74,450$81,920$68,571

$30,792

Average Earnings

$32,455

Average Male

$27,538

Average Female

Montebello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montebello Language by Age

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Montebello Language

26.42% of Montebello residents speak only English, while 73.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.56% of the population.

Montebello Language

Montebello Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic48,1847,26315.07%
Other15,8842,01812.70%
Asian8,6157078.21%
White4,3194099.47%
Multiple1,38522516.25%
Black77414218.35%
Native4707115.11%

13.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montebello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montebello is Black, with 18.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montebello is Asian, with 8.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

Montebello Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.14%
High School14.26%
Some College6.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%

Montebello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.63%
Female Unemployed21.87%
Female Employed6.71%
Male Employed5.93%

Montebello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montebello Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,150$74,004
Families$62,373$79,323
Married Families$73,192$89,298
Non Families$24,799$38,222
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Income by Household Type

Montebello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Montebello Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Montebello Marital Status

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1,433

Number of Veterans

1,317

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam490
Korea252
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War185
World War II95

Montebello Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+473
65 to 74372
55 to 64236
35 to 54222
18 to 34130

Montebello Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic9002.47%
White7222.67%
Other Race2712.25%
Asian2413.25%
Native American7420.90%
Black7310.37%
2+ Races524.99%

Montebello Veterans by Race

Montebello Veterans by Education

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12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montebello Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Montebello Employment by Age

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Montebello Employment by Race

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Montebello 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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58.04%

Born in Montebello

62.20%

Native Born

37.80%

Foreign Born

17.35%

Non Citizen

20.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.20% of Montebello residents were born in the United States, with 58.04% having been born in California. 17.35% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202160,982-486-0.79%
202061,468-486-0.78%
201961,954-486-0.78%
201862,440-383-0.61%
201762,823-311-0.49%
201663,134-245-0.39%
201563,379570.09%
201463,322430.07%
201363,2791560.25%
201263,1232200.35%
201162,9034130.66%
201062,4903400.05%
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%

Montebello Population by Year