South El Monte demographics profile

StatisticSouth El MonteCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,23323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%46%43%
Speak English17%56%79%
Speak Spanish69%29%13%
South El Monte, CA has a population of 20,566 and is the 2,108th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,233 per sq mi which is 3013% higher than the California average and 7884% higher than the national average. The median age in South El Monte is 34 which is approximately 5% lower than the California average of 36. In South El Monte, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 17% speak English and 69% speak Spanish. 52% of South El Monte residents were born in California, 4% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 43% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in South El Monte is 3013% higher than California.
  • The median age in South El Monte is 5% lower than California.
  • In South El Monte 62.53% of the population is White.
  • In South El Monte 0.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South El Monte 13.56% of the population is Asian.

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South El Monte population breakdown by race

RaceSouth El MonteCaliforniaNational
Black or African American0.29%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.54%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race1.68%4.62%3.06%
Other race21.40%13.28%4.75%
In South El Monte, 82.5% 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.

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