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Sierra Madre, California - Basic Facts

The City of Sierra Madre had a population of 11,421 as of July 1, 2018. Sierra Madre 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 Sierra Madre is located at latitude 34.1617 and longitude -118.0528 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sierra Madre encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 827 feet.

The City of Sierra Madre (GNIS ID: 2411897) 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 Sierra Madre is located within Upper San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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Sierra Madre, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,421
Population in Households 11,420
Population in Familes 8,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 3,868
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $104,352
Average Household Income $153,869
Per Capita Income $67,433


Total Housing Units 5,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,985 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,020 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $977,235
Average Home Value $1,113,853


Total Households 5,005
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,992
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 0.55% 0.49%
Households 0.41% 0.38%
Families 0.5% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Sierra Madre, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra Madre 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 # 465 69th
Population Density # 335 78th
Diversity Index # 942 38th
Median Household Income # 191 87th
Per Capita Income # 103 93rd

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