Monterey Park, California Population 2021

58,611
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Monterey Park is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 58,611, it is the 154th largest city in California and the 662nd largest city in the United States . Monterey Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -2.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,269 in 2010. Monterey Park reached it's highest population of 60,908 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Monterey Park has a population density of 7,638 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monterey Park is $85,736 with a poverty rate of 12.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,400 per month, and the median house value is $616,000. The median age in Monterey Park is 44.1 years, 41.6 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Monterey Park Demographics

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

  • Asian: 65.65%
  • Other race: 16.85%
  • White: 14.04%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
The current population of Monterey Park, California is 58,611 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,198.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,269.

Monterey Park, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian39,67665.65%
Some Other Race10,18516.85%
White8,48314.04%
Two or More Races1,0641.76%
Black or African American4150.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native3310.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2850.47%
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Monterey Park Population by Race

Monterey Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Monterey Park Median Age

44.1


Total

41.6


Male

47


Female

Monterey Park Adults

There are 49,986 adults, (12,901 of whom are seniors) in Monterey Park.

Monterey Park Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monterey Park Sex Ratio

Female

31,398

51.95%

Male

29,041

48.05%

Monterey Park Population by Age

Monterey Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monterey Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.9%42.1%
Male57.4%42.6%
All52.1%47.9%
Female44.7%55.3%
Non Family43.7%56.3%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monterey Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,9553.0252.1
Married10,0793.557.9
Non Family4,8261.4743.7
Female3,4783.5244.7
Male1,5723.5857.4

3.39

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Monterey Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,93512.91%
9th to 12th Grade3,5747.78%
High School Graduate10,87023.65%
Some College7,24715.77%
Associates Degree3,7148.08%
Bachelors Degree10,25122.31%
Graduate Degree4,3679.50%
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Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian31,75124,43511,746
Hispanic11,3699,5921,871
Other Race6,5555,649738
White2,0841,877785
2+ Races502444146
Native American27015160
Black257181117
Islander203134

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 45.53%.

Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,951$40,978$32,423
Less Than 9th Grade$20,629$25,114$17,039
High School Graduate$26,648$29,269$23,588
Some College$34,452$38,665$30,470
Bachelors Degree$56,729$64,703$47,284
Graduate Degree$75,984$90,294$70,744

$36,951

Average Earnings

$40,978

Average Male

$32,423

Average Female

Monterey Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monterey Park Language by Age

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Monterey Park Language

24.92% of Monterey Park residents speak only English, while 75.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 54.51% of the population.

Monterey Park Language

Monterey Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian39,5245,48913.89%
Hispanic17,2211,90211.04%
Other10,1728358.21%
White2,28026911.80%
Multiple1,05816015.12%
Native3315115.41%
Black3874812.40%
Islander28541.40%

12.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.26%

Male Poverty Rate

13.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monterey Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monterey Park is Native, with 15.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monterey Park is Islander, with 1.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.65%.

Monterey Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.16%
High School14.40%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%

Monterey Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.11%
Female Unemployed18.95%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed5.28%

Monterey Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monterey Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,819$85,736
Families$67,366$92,687
Married Families$77,215$102,966
Non Families$42,235$56,003
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Income by Household Type

Monterey Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Monterey Park Married by Age and Sex

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Monterey Park 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.

Monterey Park Marital Status by Race

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Monterey Park Marital Status

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1,445

Number of Veterans

1,336

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam435
Second Gulf War219
First Gulf War163
Korea141
World War II104

Monterey Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+657
65 to 74343
35 to 54232
18 to 34128
55 to 6485

Monterey Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Asian6501.91%
White5748.24%
Hispanic5164.05%
Other Race1572.14%
2+ Races426.24%
Islander166.04%
Native American61.92%

Monterey Park Veterans by Race

Monterey Park Veterans by Education

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11.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monterey Park Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Monterey Park Employment by Age

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Monterey Park Employment by Race

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Monterey Park 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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40.41%

Born in Monterey Park

46.35%

Native Born

53.65%

Foreign Born

19.45%

Non Citizen

34.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

46.35% of Monterey Park residents were born in the United States, with 40.41% having been born in California. 19.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monterey Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158,611-529-0.89%
202059,140-529-0.89%
201959,669-529-0.88%
201860,198-470-0.77%
201760,668-162-0.27%
201660,830-78-0.13%
201560,908760.12%
201460,832360.06%
201360,7961510.25%
201260,6451850.31%
201160,4602420.40%
201060,2181670.03%
200060,051-687-0.11%
199060,7386,4001.12%
198054,3385,1721.01%
197049,16611,3452.66%
196037,82117,4266.37%
195020,39511,8649.11%
19408,5312,1252.91%
19306,4062,2984.54%
19204,1080.00%

Monterey Park Population by Year