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Monterey Park, California - Basic Facts

The City of Monterey Park had a population of 62,871 as of July 1, 2017. 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 34.0483 and longitude -118.1332 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monterey Park (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park: Ramona Acres.

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


Total Population 62,871
Daytime Population: Workers 47,360
Daytime Population: Residents 34,786
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 82,146
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 62,633
Population in Familes 53,580
Population in Group Qrtrs 238
Population Density2 8,199
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $60,395
Average Household Income $82,770
Per Capita Income $27,354


Total Housing Units 21,621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,123 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,533 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 964 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $538,192
Average Home Value $559,755


Total Households 20,657
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 15,808
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.58% 0.62%
Households 0.47% 0.54%
Families 0.51% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

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, 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 # 149 90th
Population Density # 98 94th
Diversity Index # 644 58th
Median Household Income # 652 57th
Per Capita Income # 846 44th

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