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San Gabriel, California - Basic Facts

The City of San Gabriel had a population of 41,110 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Gabriel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 41,110
Daytime Population: Workers 15,261
Daytime Population: Residents 21,188
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,449
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 40,670
Population in Familes 34,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 440
Population Density2 9,919
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $63,713
Average Household Income $89,809
Per Capita Income $28,507


Total Housing Units 13,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,083 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,756 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 754 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $604,398
Average Home Value $640,772


Total Households 12,839
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 9,846
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 0.48% 0.53%
Households 0.32% 0.43%
Families 0.36% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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, 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 # 216 86th
Population Density # 70 95th
Diversity Index # 566 63rd
Median Household Income # 582 62nd
Per Capita Income # 783 48th

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