StatisticSouth El MonteCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,23325691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in South El Monte is 2726% 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
  • In South El Monte 13.56% of the population is Asian

Compare South El Monte, CA Demographics


      South El Monte population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth El MonteCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South El Monte age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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