West Puente Valley, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Puente Valley, California - Basic Facts

The West Puente Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 24,796 as of July 1, 2016. West Puente Valley 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 West Puente Valley is located at latitude 34.0523 and longitude -117.9667 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the West Puente Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 322 feet.

The West Puente Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409564) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Puente Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 24,796
Population in Households 24,703
Population in Familes 21,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 13,266
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 5,183
Average Household Size 4.77
Family Households 4,561
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 5,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,790 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,393 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $351,925
Average Home Value $366,095


Median Household Income $59,044
Average Household Income $70,229
Per Capita Income $15,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.58%
Households 0.32% 0.51%
Families 0.18% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

West Puente Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Puente Valley 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 # 299 80th
Population Density1 # 27 98th
Diversity Index2 # 334 78th
Median Household Income # 646 57th
Per Capita Income # 1339 12th

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