Monterey Park, California Population 2024

56,490

Monterey Park is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Monterey Park has a 2024 population of 56,490. Monterey Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.79% annually and its population has decreased by -7.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,891 in 2020.

The average household income in Monterey Park is $102,701 with a poverty rate of 11.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monterey Park is 44.7 years, 43.5 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Monterey Park Demographics

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

  • Asian: 64.82%
  • Other race: 14%
  • White: 13.1%
  • Two or more races: 6.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
Land Area (mi²)
7.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,362.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.23% (-4,401)
The current population of Monterey Park, California is 56,490 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 60,891.

Monterey Park, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian39,14064.82%
Other race8,45414%
White7,91113.1%
Two or more races3,7546.22%
Black or African American6131.02%
Native American4570.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander570.09%
showing: 7 rows

Asian

Other race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monterey Park Population by Race

Monterey Park Population Pyramid 2024

Monterey Park Median Age

44.7

Total

43.5

Male

45.7

Female

Monterey Park Adults

There are 49,999 adults, (13,010 of whom are seniors) in Monterey Park.

Monterey Park Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monterey Park Sex Ratio

Female31,05951.43%
Male29,32748.57%

Monterey Park Population by Age

Monterey Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,4162.9450.549.5
Married10,3733.4157.942.1
Non Family5,0821.5342.457.6
Female3,2443.4843.656.4
Male1,7173.3142.157.9
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monterey Park 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

Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.54%.

Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,714

Average Earnings

$49,902

Average Male

$39,066

Average Female

Monterey Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monterey Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monterey Park Language

27.2% of Monterey Park residents speak only English, while 72.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 53.18% of the population.

Monterey Park Language

Monterey Park Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian39,0305,23813.42%
Hispanic16,2431,2937.96%
Other8,3635106.1%
White3,18348215.14%
Multiple3,74138810.37%
Black5837913.55%
Native4577817.07%
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11.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.19%

Male Poverty Rate

12.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monterey Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monterey Park is Native, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monterey Park is Other, with 6.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.45%.

Monterey Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.91%
High School13.42%
Some College9.74%
Bachelors or Greater8.09%
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Monterey Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.85%
Female Unemployed23.62%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed3.96%
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Monterey Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monterey Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monterey Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monterey Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monterey Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,082

Number of Veterans

1,037

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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Monterey Park Veterans by War

count

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Monterey Park Veterans by Age

count

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Monterey Park Veterans by Race

Monterey Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monterey Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Monterey Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monterey Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monterey Park 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

42.07%

Born in Monterey Park

48.46%

Native Born

51.54%

Foreign Born

18.62%

Non Citizen

32.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

48.46% of Monterey Park residents were born in the United States, with 42.07% having been born in California. 18.62% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951,330-1,032-1.97%
202852,362-1,032-1.93%
202753,394-1,032-1.9%
202654,426-1,032-1.86%
202555,458-1,032-1.83%
202456,490-1,032-1.79%
202357,522-1,032-1.76%
202258,554-1,032-1.73%
202159,586-1,305-2.14%
202060,8918401.4%
201960,051-697-1.15%
201860,748-544-0.89%
201761,292-224-0.36%
201661,516-84-0.14%
201561,600190.03%
201461,581760.12%
201361,5051510.25%
201261,3545430.89%
201160,8115510.91%
201060,2602090.35%
200060,051-687-1.13%
199060,7386,40011.78%
198054,3385,17210.52%
197049,16611,34530%
196037,82117,42685.44%
195020,39511,864139.07%
19408,5312,12533.17%
19306,4062,29855.94%
19204,108
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Monterey Park Population by Year