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Montebello, California - Basic Facts

The City of Montebello had a population of 65,102 as of July 1, 2017. Montebello 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 Montebello is located at latitude 34.0154 and longitude -118.111 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montebello (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 200 feet.

The City of Montebello (GNIS ID: 2411144) 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 Montebello is located within Southwest San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montebello 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 Montebello: Newmark.

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


Total Population 65,102
Daytime Population: Workers 31,248
Daytime Population: Residents 38,224
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69,472
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 64,650
Population in Familes 56,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 452
Population Density2 7,813
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $53,047
Average Household Income $69,921
Per Capita Income $21,311


Total Housing Units 20,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,690 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,922 (53.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 816 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $463,752
Average Home Value $503,832


Total Households 19,613
Average Household Size 3.3
Family Households 15,267
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.62%
Households 0.43% 0.52%
Families 0.46% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Montebello, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montebello 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 # 140 91st
Population Density # 113 93rd
Diversity Index # 379 75th
Median Household Income # 853 44th
Per Capita Income # 1107 27th

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