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San Gabriel, California - Basic Facts

The City of San Gabriel had a population of 41,497 as of July 1, 2018. San Gabriel 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 San Gabriel is located at latitude 34.0946 and longitude -118.0985 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of San Gabriel (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 420 feet.

The City of San Gabriel (GNIS ID: 2411787) 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 San Gabriel is located within Southwest San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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San Gabriel, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 41,497
Population in Households 41,061
Population in Familes 35,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 436
Population Density2 10,012
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $65,080
Average Household Income $91,710
Per Capita Income $29,063


Total Housing Units 13,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,196 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,750 (49.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 726 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $636,577
Average Home Value $703,292


Total Households 12,946
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 9,950
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.53% 0.45%
Households 0.39% 0.33%
Families 0.44% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

San Gabriel, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Gabriel 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 # 215 86th
Population Density # 68 96th
Diversity Index # 576 62nd
Median Household Income # 608 60th
Per Capita Income # 825 46th

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