StatisticEl MonteCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)12,09625691
Median age35.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%46%43%
Speak English16%56%79%
Speak Spanish56%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in El Monte is 4625% higher than California
  • The median age in El Monte is 2% lower than California
  • In El Monte 50.75% of the population is White
  • In El Monte 0.54% of the population is Black
  • In El Monte 28.82% of the population is Asian

Compare El Monte, CA Demographics


      El Monte population breakdown by race

      RaceEl MonteCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.50%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.35%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race1.40%4.62%3.06%
      Other race17.64%13.28%4.75%
      In El Monte, 65.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      El Monte age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The El Monte, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).