Monterey Park, CA Profile: Facts & Data


Monterey Park Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Monterey Park Content

Also See: Monterey Park, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Monterey Park, California - Basic Facts

The City of Monterey Park had a population of 62,530 as of July 1, 2018. Monterey Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monterey Park is located at latitude 34.0625 and longitude -118.1228 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monterey Park encompass a land area of 7.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 384 feet.

The City of Monterey Park (GNIS ID: 2411146) 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 Monterey Park is located within Southwest San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monterey Park: Ramona Acres.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Monterey Park 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Monterey Park (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. California Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. California Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Monterey Park, CA - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Research a California Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Monterey Park, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 62,530
Population in Households 62,294
Population in Familes 53,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density2 8,154
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $62,796
Average Household Income $86,749
Per Capita Income $28,650


Total Housing Units 21,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,939 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,597 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 953 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $568,289
Average Home Value $597,479


Total Households 20,537
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 15,739
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.41%
Households 0.34% 0.3%
Families 0.39% 0.36%
Median Household Income   4.17%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Monterey Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monterey Park to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 154 90th
Population Density # 100 93rd
Diversity Index # 645 58th
Median Household Income # 652 57th
Per Capita Income # 844 44th

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

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: