La Puente, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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La Puente, California - Basic Facts

The City of La Puente had a population of 40,582 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Puente: Hillgrove, Puente.


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La Puente, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 40,582
Population in Households 40,534
Population in Familes 35,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 11,666
Diversity Index2 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,549
Average Household Size 4.24
Family Households 8,255
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,819 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,730 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $334,705
Average Home Value $348,629
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,205
Average Household Income $64,675
Per Capita Income $15,085
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.5%
Households 0.17% 0.41%
Families 0.26% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 216 86th
Population Density1 # 40 97th
Diversity Index2 # 322 78th
Median Household Income # 821 46th
Per Capita Income # 1342 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.