West Covina, California Population 2021

103,375
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West Covina is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 103,375, it is the 70th largest city in California and the 305th largest city in the United States. West Covina is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,098 in 2010. West Covina reached it's highest population of 107,540 in 2015. Spanning over 16 miles, West Covina has a population density of 6,444 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Covina is $98,236 with a poverty rate of 8.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,674 per month, and the median house value is $540,500. The median age in West Covina is 38.2 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

West Covina Demographics

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

  • White: 35.35%
  • Asian: 29.07%
  • Other race: 24.92%
  • Two or more races: 5.36%
  • Black or African American: 4.21%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
The current population of West Covina, California is 103,375, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 105,964.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 106,098.

West Covina, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,68435.35%
Asian30,98929.07%
Some Other Race26,56424.92%
Two or More Races5,7105.36%
Black or African American4,4834.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native7270.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4320.41%
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West Covina Population by Race

West Covina Population Pyramid 2021

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West Covina Median Age

38.2


Total

36.9


Male

39.7


Female

West Covina Adults

There are 84,243 adults, (16,484 of whom are seniors) in West Covina.

West Covina Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

West Covina Sex Ratio

Female

55,043

51.64%

Male

51,546

48.36%

West Covina Population by Age

West Covina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Covina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.4%27.6%
All62.5%37.5%
Male56.4%43.6%
Female52.9%47.1%
Non Family46.3%53.7%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Covina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,4303.4762.5
Married16,8183.9872.4
Non Family6,4101.4346.3
Female4,8944.1152.9
Male2,3084.0856.4

3.88

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

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West Covina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9528.04%
9th to 12th Grade4,6606.30%
High School Graduate19,90526.90%
Some College15,64921.15%
Associates Degree6,3418.57%
Bachelors Degree15,77821.32%
Graduate Degree5,7087.71%
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West Covina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Covina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic35,12628,2586,248
Asian23,69120,89810,897
Other Race16,62113,1912,715
White10,55210,0003,075
Black3,4653,197953
Multiple Races2,3752,060662
Native American51140063
Islander28823957

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.00%.

West Covina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,603$44,602$34,909
Less Than High School$26,849$31,613$23,877
High School Grad$31,379$35,264$28,257
Some College$40,833$49,759$32,549
Bachelors Degree$51,581$58,493$45,700
Graduate Degree$75,495$84,500$71,268

$40,603

Average Earnings

$44,602

Average Male

$34,909

Average Female

West Covina Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Covina Language by Age

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West Covina Language

41.31% of West Covina residents speak only English, while 58.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.93% of the population.

West Covina Language

West Covina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic55,8674,8748.72%
Other26,3623,31312.57%
Asian30,9222,3317.54%
White12,0908436.97%
Black4,44744610.03%
Multiple5,6713295.80%
Islander4315011.60%

8.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Covina

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Covina is Other, with 12.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Covina is Multiple, with 5.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.03%.

West Covina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.29%
High School7.87%
Some College6.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

West Covina Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed13.75%
Male Unemployed9.34%
Male Employed3.98%
Female Employed3.85%

West Covina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Covina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,938$98,236
Families$91,319$105,755
Married Families$101,282$116,591
Non Families$39,788$58,355
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Income by Household Type

West Covina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Covina Married by Age and Sex

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West Covina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Covina Marital Status by Race

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West Covina Marital Status

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3,331

Number of Veterans

3,154

Male Veterans

177

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,220
Second Gulf War664
First Gulf War659
Korea372
World War II128

West Covina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74936
75+851
35 to 54801
55 to 64436
18 to 34307

West Covina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9016.19%
Hispanic1,4763.54%
Other4782.43%
Asian4061.57%
Black3709.32%
2 or More1725.50%
Indian40.67%

West Covina Veterans by Race

West Covina Veterans by Education

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4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Covina Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

West Covina Employment by Age

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West Covina Employment by Race

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West Covina 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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56.08%

Born in California

63.99%

Native Born

36.01%

Foreign Born

11.71%

Non Citizen

24.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.99% of West Covina residents were born in the United States, with 56.08% having been born in California. 11.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Covina Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021103,375-863-0.83%
2020104,238-863-0.82%
2019105,101-863-0.81%
2018105,964-978-0.91%
2017106,942-495-0.46%
2016107,437-103-0.10%
2015107,540930.09%
2014107,447990.09%
2013107,3482660.25%
2012107,0823610.34%
2011106,7215980.56%
2010106,1231,0430.10%
2000105,0808,9940.90%
199096,08614,7941.69%
198081,29213,2581.80%
197068,03417,3893.00%
196050,64546,14627.39%
19504,4993,42715.42%
19401,0723033.38%
19307690.00%

West Covina Population by Year