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Overview

Introduction to El Monte, California

Originally settled around 1849 by missionaries and Spanish soldiers, El Monte is in Los Angeles County in Southern California. El Monte is 15 minutes east of the City of Los Angeles, and 20 minutes southeast of Pasadena. El Monte is south of the Angeles National Forest. El Monte is part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States.

Similar to most of the Southern California region, El Monte experiences dry sunny weather. Average daily temperatures during the summer are in the 80s and 90s, and winter average daily temperatures are in the 70s.

El Monte Arts, Culture and Entertainment

El Monte residents can easily take advantage of all of the cultural and entertainment offerings of nearby Los Angeles as well as the rest of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Some attractions of note in and around El Monte include:

  • The American Military Museum and Heritage Park.
  • The El Monte Historical Museum.
  • The American Society of Military History Military Vehicle Museum.

For individuals looking for professional sports, Southern California has a lot to offer, including:

  • The Arena Football League's (AFL) Los Angeles Avengers.
  • Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Major League Soccer's (MLS) Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
  • Minor League Baseball's (MiLB) Lancaster JetHawks, Inland Empire 66ers, and Lake Elsinore Storm. The JetHawks are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the 66ers are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, and the Storm are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
  • The National Basketball Association's (NBA) Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.
  • The National Hockey League's (NHL) Anaheim Mighty Ducks and Los Angeles Kings.
  • The United Soccer League's (USL) Premier Development League Los Angeles Storm, and Southern California Seahorses.
  • The WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

For sports fans who do not mind traveling, San Diego two hours to the South is also home to:

  • The Major League Baseball (MLB) San Diego Padres.
  • The National Football League (NFL) San Diego Chargers.
  • The ECHL Sand Diego Gulls hockey team.
  • The United Soccer League (USL) USL Premier Development League San Diego Gauchos and the USL W-League San Diego Gauchos Women.

Nearby Pasadena is home to the Tournament of Roses parade as well as the college football's Rose Bowl.

The Los Angeles area is one of the few regions of the United States where individuals can go to the shore in the morning and skiing in the afternoon.

Demographics

People

Total Population115,665
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+47,256
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married44.3%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.4%
Median Earnings25+$23,149
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,321
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,470

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,643
% Above Poverty Level76.2%
% Below Poverty Level23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation4.8%

Housing

People Living Alone15.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,118
Median House Value$374,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)89.3%
German0.9%
Irish0.7%
English0.7%
Italian0.5%
Scottish0.1%
African0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
French Except Basque0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Polish0.1%
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El Monte Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91731, 91732, 91733
P.O. Box Zip Codes91734
Company Zip Codes91735
Phone Area Codes323,626
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.08
Approximate Longitude-118.03

El Monte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches
StationPASADENA
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationMT WILSON NO 2
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp36 to 53 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp51 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arcadia57,755$99,266
Baldwin Park76,511$54,855
Rosemead54,507$46,150
San Gabriel40,200$58,318
South El Monte20,566$48,086
Temple City36,084$75,245

El Monte Public Schools

Rio Vista Elementary
4300 N. Esto
ZIP: 91731
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Legore Elementary
11121 Bryant Rd.
ZIP: 91731
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Shirpser Elementary
4020 N. Gibson Rd.
ZIP: 91731
Primary
Total Enrollment 613
Gidley Elementary
10226 E. Lower Azusa Rd.
ZIP: 91731
Primary
Total Enrollment 522
El Monte High
3048 N. Tyler Ave.
ZIP: 91731
High
Total Enrollment 1869
Columbia Elementary
3400 N. California
ZIP: 91731
Primary
Total Enrollment 812
El Monte Union High School Community Day
5050 Kings Row
ZIP: 91731
High
Total Enrollment 41
La Primaria Elementary
4220 Gilman Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 333
Charles T. Kranz Intermediate
12460 Fineview St.
ZIP: 91732
Middle
Total Enrollment 759
Miramonte Elementary
10620 Schmidt Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 531
Jerry Voorhis Elementary
3501 N. Durfee Ave.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 490
Maxson Elementary
12380 Felipe St.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 606
Fernando R. Ledesma Continuation High
12347 Ramona Blvd.
ZIP: 91732
High
Total Enrollment 397
Cherrylee Elementary
5025 Buffington Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Willard F. Payne Elementary
2850 N. Mountain View Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Monte Vista Elementary
11111 Thienes Ave.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 774
Baker Elementary
12043 Exline St.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 696
Parkview Elementary
12044 E.. Elliott Ave.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 840
Durfee Elementary
12233 Star St.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 1059
Twin Lakes Elementary
3900 Gilman Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 458
Arroyo High
4921 N. Cedar Ave.
ZIP: 91732
High
Total Enrollment 2301
Mountain View High
2900 Pkwy. Dr.
ZIP: 91732
High
Total Enrollment 1477
Thompson Elementary
4544 Maxson Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 42
Wright Elementary
11317 E. Mcgirk Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Primary
Total Enrollment 964
Alfred S. Madrid Middle
3300 Gilman Rd.
ZIP: 91732
Middle
Total Enrollment 844
Potrero Elementary
2611 N. Potrero Ave.
ZIP: 91733
Primary
Total Enrollment 957
Cogswell Elementary
11050 Fineview St.
ZIP: 91733
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Wilkerson Elementary
2700 N. Doreen Ave.
ZIP: 91733
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
Cortada Elementary
3111 N. Potrero Ave.
ZIP: 91733
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
New Lexington Elementary
10410 E. Bodger St.
ZIP: 91733
Primary
Total Enrollment 386

El Monte Private Schools

Li'l Toots Preschool
3527 Lexington Ave
ZIP: 91731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
Telstar Montessori Child Care Center
9320 Telstar Ave
ZIP: 91731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Agape Montessori School
9537 Telstar Ave
ZIP: 91731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Pearl Preparatory School
10900 Mulhall St
ZIP: 91731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 80
K-step Montessori
3400 Aero Jet Ave
ZIP: 91731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
El Monte Education Center
4300 Esto Avenue
ZIP: 91731
Elementary
Total Enrollment 200
Grace Garden Education Center
4126 Peck Rd
ZIP: 91732
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
Burdicks School For Little Children
4124 Maxson Rd
ZIP: 91732
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
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