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El Monte Livability #389 ranked city in California#10,739 ranked city in the USARanks better than 63% of areas

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      Living in El Monte, CA

      El Monte is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 115,665 inhabitants. With a population density of 12,096 people per square mile, El Monte is well above the nation's average density level. Individuals of White (51%) and Asian (29%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of El Monte. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of El Monte are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 56% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in El Monte, California could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in El Monte and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare El Monte to California and the national average.

      El Monte has a livability score of 62/100 and is ranked #501 in California and #15,379 in the USA. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. El Monte ranks well for crime (B-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in El Monte. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: amenities (F) and cost of living (F).

      El Monte real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in El Monte. Median real estate prices in El Monte come in at $374,900, which is 8.4% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In El Monte, the home price to income ratio is 9.2, which is 43.8% higher than the California average.

      El Monte transportation information

      Statistic El Monte California National
      Average one way commute30min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.0%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The El Monte, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).