Temple City, CA Profile: Facts & Data


Temple City Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Temple City Content

Also See: Temple City, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Temple City, California - Basic Facts

The City of Temple City had a population of 36,785 as of July 1, 2018. Temple City 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 Temple City is located at latitude 34.1072 and longitude -118.0578 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Temple City encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 400 feet.

The City of Temple City (GNIS ID: 2412047) 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 Temple City is located within Upper San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Temple City: Temple.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Temple City 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Temple City (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

Temple City, 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.


Temple City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 36,785
Population in Households 36,354
Population in Familes 31,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 431
Population Density2 9,183
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $76,758
Average Household Income $99,673
Per Capita Income $32,675


Total Housing Units 12,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,338 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,477 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 559 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $651,173
Average Home Value $700,303


Total Households 11,815
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 9,167
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 0.41% 0.33%
Households 0.22% 0.19%
Families 0.22% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Temple City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temple City 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 # 231 85th
Population Density # 79 95th
Diversity Index # 632 59th
Median Household Income # 429 72nd
Per Capita Income # 667 56th

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: