Living in Monterey Park, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Monterey Park SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
4

Monterey Park, CA Crime Report

1,713
Total Crimes
2,800.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
9.05%
Above National Average

Monterey Park, CA Cost Of Living

152
Monterey Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average

Monterey Park, California Info Snack

Monterey Park is a hillside suburban city in Los Angeles County, California, 7 miles (11 km) east of Downtown Los Angeles. The city's motto is "Pride in the past, Faith in the future". Monterey Park is part of a cluster of cities (Alhambra, Arcadia, Temple City, Rosemead, San Marino, and San Gabriel in the west San Gabriel Valley) with a growing Asian American population, making up 66.9% of its resident population at 2010; 47.7% of its residents are of Chinese descent, the largest concentration of Chinese Americans of any municipality in the United States.[not in citation given][citation needed] According to the 2010 Census, the city had a total population of 60,269. Monterey Park has recognized as "America's Best Places to Live 2017" ranked at #3 by Money magazine and three local news TV stations.
Population
60,792
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
14.0%
Median Home
$593,300
Median Income
$57,265
Median Rent
$1,354

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Rankings for Monterey Park in California

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Map Of Monterey Park, CA

Population over time in Monterey Park

Year Population % Change
2017 60,792 -0.4%
2016 61,056 0.1%
2015 61,001 -0.1%
2014 61,085 0.2%
2013 60,966 0.6%
2012 60,591 0.3%
2011 60,418 0.3%
2010 60,251 0.1%
2009 60,176 -
Crime/100k Monterey Park CA USA
Violent Crime 202.7 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 119.4 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 76.8 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2598.1 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 582.1 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1662.9 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 353.2 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Monterey Park

White
3.9% (2,367)
African American
0.4% (227)
American Indian
0.4% (242)
Asian
66.2% (40,259)
Hawaiian
0.7% (421)
Other
0.1% (40)
Two Or More
1.5% (894)
Hispanic
26.9% (16,342)
Race Monterey Park CA USA
White 3.9% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 66.2% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 26.9% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Monterey Park, California

Less than $10,000
6.0% (366,121)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.3% (324,252)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.2% (618,860)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (596,856)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (781,751)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (1,033,879)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (621,305)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (881,685)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (382,624)
$200,000 or more
7.8% (471,862)
Income Monterey Park CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.2% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 7.8% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Monterey Park

Female
51.8% (31,489)
Male
48.2% (29,303)
Gender Monterey Park CA USA
Female 51.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Monterey Park for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (7,902)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,863)
High School / GED
24.0% (14,590)
Some College
15.0% (9,118)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,863)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (13,982)
Master's Degree
7.0% (4,255)
Professional Degree
1.0% (607)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (607)
Education Monterey Park CA USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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