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La Puente, California - Basic Facts

The City of La Puente had a population of 41,258 as of July 1, 2017. La Puente ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for La Puente is located at latitude 34.0323 and longitude -117.9535 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Puente (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 351 feet.

The City of La Puente (GNIS ID: 2411581) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of La Puente is located within East San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Puente population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Puente: Hillgrove, Puente.


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La Puente, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 41,258
Daytime Population: Workers 7,494
Daytime Population: Residents 23,106
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 41,209
Population in Familes 36,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 11,860
Diversity Index3 81
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,641
Average Household Income $67,069
Per Capita Income $15,654

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,922 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,797 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $353,426
Average Home Value $371,145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,719
Average Household Size 4.24
Family Households 8,399
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.55%
Households 0.39% 0.48%
Families 0.47% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

La Puente, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Puente to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 215 86th
Population Density # 39 97th
Diversity Index # 333 78th
Median Household Income # 806 47th
Per Capita Income # 1346 11th

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