|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of La Puente is 37,303. La Puente, California is the 1,066th largest city in the US.
La Puente is located entirely in Los Angeles County.
The peak population of La Puente was in 2000, when its population was 41,124. In 2000, La Puente was the 778th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,066th largest city in the US. La Puente is currently 9.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
La Puente has shrunk 9.2% since the year 2000. La Puente, California's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
La Puente has a population density of 11,444.7 people per square mile.
|1060||New Albany, Indiana||37,411||-1.1%|
|1061||Oregon City, Oregon||37,411||40.0%|
|1065||San Luis, Arizona||37,333||137.5%|
|1066||La Puente, California||37,303||-9.2%|
|1067||Cedar City, Utah||37,206||79.4%|
|1071||Myrtle Beach, South Carolina||37,100||53.4%|
The total voting age population of La Puente, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,513. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.2% of the residents of La Puente are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of La Puente are 46.2% Other, 37.2% White, 11.8% Asian, 2.0% Two or more races, 1.5% American Indian, 0.9% Black and 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 82.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In La Puente, 13.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.9%. On a per-household basis, 12.1% of families are below the poverty line in La Puente.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.6% of La Puente residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 64.4% of La Puente residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.9% have a bachelor's degree and 2.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among La Puente residents aged 5 and older, 78.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 67.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 10.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in La Puente is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In La Puente, 8.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in La Puente is $64,592.
In La Puente, 56.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.2% of housing units in La Puente.
Of all the housing units in La Puente, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.
In La Puente, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 280 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in La Puente is $1,410.
In La Puente, 81.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.