Nationwide Claims to Fame

South El Monte is 29th out of 6,405 other cities in People per household

Statewide Claims to Fame

South El Monte is 12th in California out of 644 other cities in People per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Current population (2012) 20,296 295th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.8 516th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,075.6 106th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 8.4% 134th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.0% 157th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.9% 456th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 49.3% 605th 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 9.4% 552nd 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Race - White 50.4% 481st 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 603rd 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 183rd 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 11.0% 184th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 465th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.4% 553rd 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 84.9% 42nd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 618th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Female residents 49.5% 530th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 46.9% 29th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Housing units 4,711 425th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.2% 420th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 4,505 413th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.1% 474th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $362,800 334th $421,600 $186,200
People per household 4.5 12th 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Income per capita $14,013 582nd $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $47,537 484th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.4% 180th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
South El Monte Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,914 245th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $329,807 242nd $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,498 145th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $23,961 335th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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