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Overview

Introduction to West Covina California

Incorporated in 1923, West Covina is a city in eastern Los Angeles County, in Southern California. West Covina is approximately 20 minutes east of Los Angeles. It is also near the Angeles National Forest and the San Bernardino National Forest.

The city of West Covina had an interesting beginning. It was incorporated in 1923 to prevent the City of Covina from establishing a sewage farm within the current city limits.

West Covina has access to two nearby airports, the Ontario International Airport which is located 20 miles east of the city, and Los Angeles International Airport which is located 40 miles west of the City. Interstate 10 (the San Bernardino Freeway) runs through the northern part of the West Covina. Other freeways that West Covina residents have easy access to include State Highway 60 (Pomona Freeway), Interstate 605 (San Gabriel Valley River Freeway) and State Highway 57 (Orange Freeway).

West Covina Arts, Culture and Entertainment

West Covina residents have easy access to all of the cultural and entertainment attractions of Los Angeles and surrounding Los Angeles County. Some of the items of note in and around West Covina include:

  • The Lakes Entertainment Center.
  • Movies in the Park in the Civic Center Courtyard.
  • The Summer Concert Series at the Lakes Entertainment Center.
  • The West Covina Street Festival and Farmers' Market every Saturday at the West Covina Parkway Plaza.

West Covina's location provides residents with easy access to many professional teams, including:

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

Demographics

People

Total Population107,786
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+50,005
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.5%
Median Earnings25+$37,508
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,520
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,453

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,323
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone16.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,520
Median House Value$459,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)81.2%
Irish2.8%
German2.6%
English1.7%
Italian1.7%
Arab0.9%
French Except Basque0.7%
Polish0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
African0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Scottish0.2%
US/American0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Australian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
British0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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West Covina Almanac

CategoryValue
County Los Angeles County
Standard Zip Codes91790, 91791, 91792
P.O. Box Zip Codes91793
Phone Area Codes626
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.06
Approximate Longitude-117.94

West Covina 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
Distance9.5 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
StationMONTEBELLO
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp48 to 70 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp58 to 82 F
Annual Precip14.4 inches
StationPASADENA
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp44 to 68 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip21 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Azusa49,029$62,059
Baldwin Park76,572$59,558
Covina48,601$75,555
El Monte115,958$46,148
Irwindale1,371$58,654
La Puente40,451$60,088

West Covina Hospitals

Citrus Valley Medical Center - Qv Campus
(Non-profit)
1115 South Sunset Avenue
Kindred Hospital - San Gabriel Valley
(Proprietary)
845 North Lark Ellen Avenue
Doctors Hospital Of West Covina, Inc
(Proprietary)
725 South Orange Avenue

West Covina Public Schools

Mesa Elementary
409 S. Barranca Ave.
ZIP: 91723
Primary
Total Enrollment 634
South Hills High
645 S. Barranca St.
ZIP: 91723
High
Total Enrollment 1835
Traweek Middle
1941 E. Rowland Ave.
ZIP: 91723
Middle
Total Enrollment 849
Workman Avenue Elementary
1941 E. Workman Ave.
ZIP: 91723
Primary
Total Enrollment 522
California Elementary
1125 Bainbridge
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Cameron Elementary
1225 E. Cameron Ave.
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Children's Center
1024 W. Workman Ave.
ZIP: 91790
East San Gabriel Valley Rop
1501 Del Norte Ave.
ZIP: 91790
High
Edgewood High
1301 Trojan Way
ZIP: 91790
High
Total Enrollment 831
Edgewood Middle
1625 W. Durness
ZIP: 91790
Middle
Total Enrollment 593
Merlinda Elementary
1120 S. Valinda Ave.
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 580
Monte Vista Elementary
1615 W. Eldred Ave.
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
Orangewood Elementary
1440 S. Orange Ave.
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
Rowland Avenue Elementary
1355 E. Rowland Ave.
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 525
San Jose Charter Academy
2021 W. Alwood St.
ZIP: 91790
Primary
Total Enrollment 1228
Walnut Grove Intermediate
614 E. Vine
ZIP: 91790
Middle
Total Enrollment 383
Coronado High (continuation)
1500 E. Francisquito Ave.
ZIP: 91791
High
Total Enrollment 191
Grovecenter Elementary
775 N. Lark Ellen Ave.
ZIP: 91791
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
Hollencrest Middle
2101 E. Merced Ave.
ZIP: 91791
Middle
Total Enrollment 774
Merced Elementary
1545 E. Merced Ave.
ZIP: 91791
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
Rio Verde Academy
2226 E. Rio Verde Dr.
ZIP: 91791
Other
Total Enrollment 95
Vine Elementary
1901 E. Vine Ave.
ZIP: 91791
Primary
Total Enrollment 549
Wescove Elementary
1010 W. Vine Ave.
ZIP: 91791
Primary
Total Enrollment 324
West Covina High
1609 E. Cameron Ave.
ZIP: 91791
High
Total Enrollment 2426
Giano Intermediate
3223 S. Giano Ave.
ZIP: 91792
Middle
Total Enrollment 688
Hollingworth Elementary
3003 E. Hollingworth St.
ZIP: 91792
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Telesis Academy Of Science & Math
2800 E. Hollingworth St.
ZIP: 91792
Primary
Total Enrollment 814

West Covina Private Schools

Jubilee Christian School
1211 E Badillo St
ZIP: 91790
Elementary
Total Enrollment 143
Kindercare Learning Centers#465
830 W Merced Ave
ZIP: 91790
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Montessori Academy Of West Covina
1030 E Merced Ave
ZIP: 91790
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
St Christopher Parish School
900 W Christopher St
ZIP: 91790
Elementary
Total Enrollment 189
Straight Way School
1912 W Merced Ave
ZIP: 91790
Elementary
Total Enrollment 59
West Covina Christian School
763 N Sunset Ave
ZIP: 91790
Elementary
Total Enrollment 252
Christ Lutheran School
311 S Citrus St
ZIP: 91791
Elementary
Total Enrollment 213
Discovery Montessori Preschool Kindergarten
2451 E Garvey Ave N
ZIP: 91791
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Dove Day School
502 S Lark Ellen Ave
ZIP: 91791
Elementary
Total Enrollment 86
South Hills Academy
1600 E Francisquito Ave
ZIP: 91791
Elementary
Total Enrollment 199
West Covina Hills Adventist School
3528 E Temple Way
ZIP: 91791
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
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