West Covina, California Population 2024

101,303

West Covina is a city located in Los Angeles County California. West Covina has a 2024 population of 101,303. West Covina is currently declining at a rate of -1.8% annually and its population has decreased by -7.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 109,129 in 2020.

The average household income in West Covina is $117,808 with a poverty rate of 9.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Covina is 39.8 years, 37.3 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

West Covina Demographics

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

  • Asian: 29.59%
  • White: 25.72%
  • Other race: 24.23%
  • Two or more races: 14.69%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
Land Area (mi²)
16.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,315.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.17% (-7,826)
The current population of West Covina, California is 101,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 109,129.

West Covina, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian32,00729.59%
White27,82025.72%
Other race26,21424.23%
Two or more races15,89314.69%
Black or African American4,6684.32%
Native American1,2021.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3690.34%
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Asian

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Covina Population by Race

West Covina Population Pyramid 2024

West Covina Median Age

39.8

Total

37.3

Male

42.3

Female

West Covina Adults

There are 86,866 adults, (18,097 of whom are seniors) in West Covina.

West Covina Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

West Covina Sex Ratio

Female56,04351.81%
Male52,13048.19%

West Covina Population by Age

West Covina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All32,2853.3262.437.6
Married16,6893.973.426.6
Non Family7,1331.3647.152.9
Female6,0763.852.347.7
Male2,3873.957.342.7
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3.71

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Covina 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

West Covina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Covina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.32%.

West Covina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,340

Average Earnings

$54,226

Average Male

$41,308

Average Female

West Covina Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Covina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Covina Language

42.57% of West Covina residents speak only English, while 57.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.84% of the population.

West Covina Language

West Covina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic56,9265,2399.2%
Asian31,8682,6008.16%
Other26,0292,4179.29%
Multiple15,7381,65110.49%
White11,5441,50513.04%
Black4,6253768.13%
Native1,173595.03%
Islander36951.36%
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9.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

10.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Covina

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Covina is White, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Covina is Islander, with 1.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.63%.

West Covina Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.12%
High School10.42%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%
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West Covina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed12.89%
Male Unemployed12.1%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed2.62%
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West Covina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Covina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Covina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

West Covina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

West Covina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Covina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,157

Number of Veterans

2,982

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

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West Covina Veterans by War

count

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West Covina Veterans by Age

count

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West Covina Veterans by Race

West Covina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Covina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Covina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Covina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Covina 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

56.38%

Born in West Covina

64.23%

Native Born

35.77%

Foreign Born

11.01%

Non Citizen

24.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.23% of West Covina residents were born in the United States, with 56.38% having been born in California. 11.01% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202992,028-1,855-1.98%
202893,883-1,855-1.94%
202795,738-1,855-1.9%
202697,593-1,855-1.87%
202599,448-1,855-1.83%
2024101,303-1,855-1.8%
2023103,158-1,855-1.77%
2022105,013-1,855-1.74%
2021106,868-2,261-2.07%
2020109,1294,2664.07%
2019104,863-1,126-1.06%
2018105,989-979-0.92%
2017106,968-688-0.64%
2016107,656-150-0.14%
2015107,8062770.26%
2014107,5291660.15%
2013107,3632800.26%
2012107,0834910.46%
2011106,5924950.47%
2010106,0971,0170.97%
2000105,0808,9949.36%
199096,08614,79418.2%
198081,29213,25819.49%
197068,03417,38934.34%
196050,64546,1461025.69%
19504,4993,427319.68%
19401,07230339.4%
1930769
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West Covina Population by Year