Monterey Park, California Population 2020

60,079
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Monterey Park is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 60,079, it is the 151st largest city in California and the 634th largest city in the United States. Monterey Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -0.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,269 in 2010. Monterey Park reached it's highest population of 60,989 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Monterey Park has a population density of 7,830 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monterey Park is $81,205 with a poverty rate of 13.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,354 per month, and the median house value is $593,300. The median age in Monterey Park is 44.8 years, 42.5 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Monterey Park Demographics

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

  • Asian: 66.52%
  • Other race: 16.17%
  • White: 13.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
The current population of Monterey Park, California is 60,079, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,401.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,269.

Monterey Park, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian40,43666.52%
Some Other Race9,83216.17%
White7,93713.06%
Two or More Races1,4462.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4240.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native3640.60%
Black or African American3530.58%
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Monterey Park Population Pyramid 2020

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Monterey Park Median Age

44.8


Total

42.5


Male

47.2


Female

Monterey Park Adults

There are 50,685 adults, (12,892 of whom are seniors) in Monterey Park.

Monterey Park Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Monterey Park Sex Ratio

Female

31,489

51.80%

Male

29,303

48.20%

Monterey Park Households and Families

Monterey Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monterey Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male57%43%
Married56.3%43.7%
All52.2%47.8%
Female47.4%52.6%
Non Family44.8%55.2%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,8923.0452.2
Married10,4513.4956.3
Non Family4,5451.4444.8
Female3,3403.5347.4
Male1,5563.6757

3.4

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Monterey Park Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,22413.37%
9th to 12th Grade3,8488.27%
High School Graduate10,94523.51%
Some College7,06115.17%
Associates Degree3,6557.85%
Bachelors Degree10,48722.53%
Graduate Degree4,3299.30%
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Monterey Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian32,48724,63412,050
Hispanic10,9119,1801,791
Other Race6,3325,444806
White2,1781,931681
Multiple Races696618213
Native American31321476
Islander259180
Black22516496

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 88.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 42.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,525$36,459$31,045
Less Than High School$19,853$23,403$15,829
High School Grad$23,933$25,932$21,585
Some College$33,446$35,836$31,100
Bachelors Degree$53,101$61,361$43,773
Graduate Degree$64,620$66,028$63,535

$33,525

Average Earnings

$36,459

Average Male

$31,045

Average Female

Monterey Park Language

Monterey Park Language by Age

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Monterey Park Language

24.10% of Monterey Park residents speak only English, while 75.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 55.90% of the population.

Monterey Park Poverty

Monterey Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian40,3345,95314.76%
Hispanic16,3101,91111.72%
Other9,8191,04010.59%
White2,29229813.00%
Multiple1,40729520.97%
Native3646618.13%
Black325175.23%
Islander42430.71%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monterey Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monterey Park is Multiple, with 20.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monterey Park is Islander, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.66%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.73%
High School16.77%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.05%
Female Unemployed21.54%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed6.06%

Monterey Park Income

Monterey Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,265$81,205
Families$62,600$87,219
Married Families$69,347-
Non Families$33,770$53,165
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Monterey Park Marital Status

Monterey Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

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 Veterans

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1,483

Number of Veterans

1,377

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam471
First Gulf War186
Korea168
Second Gulf War165
World War II139
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Age Group Veterans
75+600
65 to 74391
35 to 54269
55 to 64143
18 to 3480
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Name Veterans % of Total
Asian7232.07%
White5818.60%
Hispanic4663.79%
Other1301.82%
2 or More313.41%
Hawaiian134.33%
Indian51.46%

Monterey Park Veterans by Education

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10.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monterey Park Employment Status

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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38.94%

Born in California

45.01%

Native Born

54.99%

Foreign Born

19.98%

Non Citizen

35.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

45.01% of Monterey Park residents were born in the United States, with 38.94% having been born in California. 19.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202060,079-161-0.27%
201960,240-161-0.27%
201860,401-368-0.61%
201760,769-161-0.26%
201660,930-59-0.10%
201560,989990.16%
201460,890500.08%
201360,8401660.27%
201260,6742030.34%
201160,4712490.41%
201060,2221710.03%
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%