La Puente, California

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Population in 2017: 40,322 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 19,585  (48.6%)
Females: 20,737  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 91744.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,945 (it was $41,222 in 2000)
La Puente:

$63,945
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,152 (it was $11,336 in 2000)

La Puente city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $432,560 (it was $145,700 in 2000)
La Puente:

$432,560
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $426,337; detached houses: $432,987; townhouses or other attached units: $402,693; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $679,266; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,437; mobile homes: $74,449

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,309.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Puente: 136.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.0% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 7.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in La Puente, CA (2017)
    • 34,58485.0%Hispanic
    • 4,28810.5%Asian alone
    • 1,3613.3%White alone
    • 3610.9%Black alone
    • 1420.3%Two or more races
    • 650.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 390.10%Other race alone
    • 360.09%American Indian alone

Races in La Puente detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 121 registered sex offenders living in La Puente, California as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Puente is 336 to 1.


Crime rates in La Puente by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(9.4)
8
(19.0)
1
(2.4)
3
(7.3)
3
(7.4)
2
(5.0)
3
(7.4)
3
(7.4)
3
(7.4)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(18.9)
7
(16.6)
12
(28.9)
7
(17.1)
8
(19.7)
4
(9.9)
6
(14.9)
6
(14.8)
12
(29.7)
1
(2.5)
7
(17.1)
9
(22.0)
14
(34.6)
16
(39.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
57
(134.6)
76
(180.4)
79
(190.0)
117
(286.0)
69
(170.0)
49
(121.4)
44
(109.2)
42
(103.8)
48
(118.8)
50
(123.2)
35
(85.5)
45
(109.9)
43
(106.3)
41
(101.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
168
(396.8)
164
(389.2)
130
(312.6)
147
(359.4)
101
(248.8)
107
(265.1)
104
(258.2)
70
(172.9)
80
(197.9)
84
(207.0)
77
(188.0)
76
(185.7)
91
(224.9)
102
(252.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
165
(389.7)
194
(460.4)
150
(360.7)
163
(398.5)
156
(384.3)
134
(332.0)
136
(337.6)
110
(271.7)
149
(368.7)
88
(216.8)
91
(222.2)
136
(332.3)
92
(227.3)
96
(237.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
404
(954.2)
378
(897.1)
388
(933.1)
306
(748.0)
294
(724.3)
306
(758.0)
294
(729.8)
253
(625.0)
219
(541.9)
221
(544.6)
265
(647.0)
260
(635.3)
190
(469.5)
258
(638.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
258
(609.4)
281
(666.9)
213
(512.3)
173
(422.9)
164
(404.1)
141
(349.3)
164
(407.1)
158
(390.3)
125
(309.3)
131
(322.8)
127
(310.1)
164
(400.7)
162
(400.3)
147
(364.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(9.4)
2
(4.7)
N/A5
(12.2)
15
(37.0)
2
(5.0)
2
(5.0)
4
(9.9)
5
(12.4)
2
(4.9)
1
(2.4)
4
(9.8)
3
(7.4)
2
(5.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)268.0304.7251.0277.7219.5188.8196.6167.6186.0148.0143.1173.3171.3198.8

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City-data.com crime index in La Puente, CA

Crime rate in La Puente detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: American (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 11,545 people per square mile   (high).

La Puente, California map

16,447 residents are foreign born (32.0% Latin America, 5.6% Asia).

This city:

40.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,253 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,858 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hacienda Heights, CA (2.3 miles , pop. 53,122).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East San Gabriel Valley, CA (5.8 miles , pop. 933,557).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (24.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Industry, CA (1.1 miles ),
West Puente Valley, CA (1.2 miles ),
Valinda, CA (1.2 miles ),
Hacienda Heights, CA (1.5 miles ),
West Covina, CA (1.6 miles ),
Avocado Heights, CA (1.7 miles ),
South San Jose Hills, CA (1.8 miles ),
Baldwin Park, CA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 117.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,025 (-19.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,923 (10.4%)

Area code: 626

Distribution of median household income in La Puente, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Puente, CA in 2017

Property values in La Puente, CA

La Puente satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in La Puente, CA
Historical housing units in La Puente, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +4,169 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in La Puente, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in La Puente, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in La Puente, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 142. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

142
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.354. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.354
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.464. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.464
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00701. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00701
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

La Puente-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 717% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi) earthquake occurred 36.5 miles away from La Puente center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Puente topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Puente:

  • G E PEDIATRIC CARE (626 BOYER LANE)
  • RCN PEDIATRIC CARE II (15525 FELLOWSHIP STREET)
  • RCN PEDIATRIC CARE III (1429 GREENBERRY DRIVE)
  • LA PUENTE DIALYSIS CENTER, INC. (14557 TEMPLE AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near La Puente:

  • 12 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: POMONA (156 W. COMMERCIAL ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: PASADENA (150 S. ROBLES AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in La Puente:

  • Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (Full-time enrollment: 2,750; Location: 14101 E. Nelson Ave; Public; Website: www.hlpae.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near La Puente:

  • Rio Hondo College (about 5 miles; Whittier, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,610)
  • Mt San Antonio College (about 7 miles; Walnut, CA; FT enrollment: 19,891)
  • Azusa Pacific University (about 8 miles; Azusa, CA; FT enrollment: 9,427)
  • California State Polytechnic University-Pomona (about 8 miles; Pomona, CA; FT enrollment: 18,141)
  • Citrus College (about 9 miles; Glendora, CA; FT enrollment: 8,456)
  • DeVry University-California (about 9 miles; Pomona, CA; FT enrollment: 10,875)
  • Biola University (about 10 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 5,325)

Public high schools in La Puente:

  • NOGALES HIGH (Students: 1,574, Location: 401 S. NOGALES ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • LA PUENTE HIGH (Students: 1,139, Location: 15615 E. NELSON AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • BASSETT SENIOR HIGH (Students: 907, Location: 755 ARDILLA AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • NUEVA VISTA CONTINUATION HIGH (Students: 27, Location: 904 WILLOW AVE., Grades: 10-12)
  • ROWLAND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 17840 E. VILLACORTA ST., Grades: KG-12)
  • LA PUENTE VALLEY ROP (Location: 341 LA SEDA RD., Grades: 9-12)
  • SANTANA HIGH (CONTINUATION) (Location: 341 S. LA SEDA RD., Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in La Puente:

  • BISHOP AMAT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,404, Location: 14301 FAIRGROVE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 14655 NELSON AVE, Grades: 2-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in La Puente:

Private elementary/middle schools in La Puente:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 200, Location: 15650 TEMPLE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST LOUIS OF FRANCE SCHOOL (Students: 182, Location: 13901 TEMPLE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • SUNSET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 85, Location: 400 N SUNSET AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • NEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 83, Location: 15243 NELSON AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • ST STEPHEN ACADEMY (Students: 80, Location: 1718 WALNUT AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • ST STEPHEN PRESCHOOL ACADEMY (Students: 50, Location: 1718 WALNUT AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • CREATIVE CORNERS SCHOOL (Students: 45, Location: 13656 LAMITAS AVE, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in La Puente

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Puente: Sunkist Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (A), La Puente Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), La Puente City Hall (C), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 26 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Puente include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), First Fundamental Bible Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Hacienda Christian Fellowship Church (D), Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Joseph Church (F), Saint Louis of France Church (G), Sunset Wesleyan Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in La Puente: La Puente Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hi-Tech Aquarium Systems & Design (Aquariums; 14270 East Valley Boulevard).

Hotel: Azusa Inn (519 North Azusa Avenue).

Birthplace of: Earlene Fowler - Novelist, Kid Congo Powers - Blues guitarist, Jeffrey Garcia - Voice actor, Norberto Davidds-Garrido - Football player, Tony Baltazar - Boxer.

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

4.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

85.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in La Puente in 2010:

  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in La Puente in 2000:

  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in La Puente (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 925 North Hacienda Blvd Branch at 925 North Hacienda Blvd, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: La Puente Branch at 1801 North Hacienda Boulevard, branch established on 1993/06/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in La Puente:

Marital status in La Puente, CA
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in La Puente:

  • High school or higher: 61.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.8
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Puente
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in La Puente:

(La Puente, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for La Puente, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Puente:

46.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
La Puente:

45.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Puente:

22.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Puente:

30.4%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.8%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Puente, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$48,712$58,4540$0
Other and Unallocable 6$27,582$55,1640$0
Financial Administration 6$36,598$73,1960$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,122$45,8934$6,356
Parks and Recreation 3$12,328$49,31230$18,324
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,670$56,0400$0
Totals for Government 31$149,012$57,68234$24,680

La Puente government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $869,000 ($21.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $800,000 ($19.84)
    Central Staff Services: $374,000 ($9.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000 ($2.65)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,696,000 ($66.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,675,000 ($41.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,234,000 ($30.60)
    Transit Utilities: $1,031,000 ($25.57)
    Regular Highways: $988,000 ($24.50)
    Sewerage: $652,000 ($16.17)
    General - Other: $511,000 ($12.67)
    Financial Administration: $389,000 ($9.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $267,000 ($6.62)
    Health - Other: $181,000 ($4.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $139,000 ($3.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $723,000 ($17.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $4,676,000 ($115.97)
    Other - Health - Other: $105,000 ($2.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $420,000 ($10.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,703,000 ($67.04)

La Puente government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,309,000 ($32.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000 ($6.27)
    Other: $178,000 ($4.41)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($1.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $522,000 ($12.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,306,000 ($32.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $548,000 ($13.59)
    Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($1.59)
    Rents: $33,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $221,000 ($5.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,359,000 ($33.70)
    Highways: $1,202,000 ($29.81)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($2.13)
  • Tax - Property: $5,624,000 ($139.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,331,000 ($82.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $836,000 ($20.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $153,000 ($3.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $129,000 ($3.20)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000 ($1.22)

La Puente government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,730,000 ($241.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,530,000 ($236.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($4.96)

La Puente government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,453,000 ($308.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $186,000 ($4.61)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)
Businesses in La Puente, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4H&R Block1
99 Cents Only Stores1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger2
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King2Nike5
CVS2Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut2
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
El Pollo Loco1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx1UPS1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Walgreens1
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Puente:

  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Puente:

  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Puente:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KRCA (Channel 62; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: KRCA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPXN (Channel 30; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: PAXSON LOS ANGELES LICENSE, INC.)
  • KHTV-LP (Channel 48; INLAND EMPIRE, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of La Puente fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • $585,000Total costs
  • 95,619Total average daily traffic
  • 1,601Total average daily truck traffic
  • 146,917Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED118$241,63899$188,866201$199,19823$132,9842$497,50024$190,6740$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$233,50015$157,04441$203,4106$70,9150$05$205,5322$57,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$256,03839$181,434158$221,44422$82,6791$500,00020$154,1723$65,367
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$248,07521$184,19187$219,30010$161,3700$09$198,2580$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$223,1695$214,55423$195,6202$50,0000$02$150,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4071.01 , 4071.02, 4072.00, 4075.00, 4076.00, 4077.01, 4077.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$237,8262$248,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$277,0531$290,870
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$271,1504$246,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$155,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$294,1800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4071.01 , 4071.02, 4072.00, 4075.00, 4076.00, 4077.01, 4077.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Puente, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Puente, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fires - 60 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in La Puente, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (38.0%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Puente, CA
    • 14038.0%Outside Fires
    • 13436.4%Structure Fires
    • 7720.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 174.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Puente, CA
Most common first names in La Puente, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria29875.7 years
John25669.4 years
Mary21673.9 years
William20170.8 years
Robert19365.5 years
Jose18271.0 years
James16770.5 years
Charles14070.8 years
Frank13073.1 years
George12071.0 years
Most common last names in La Puente, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia16170.6 years
Martinez12769.8 years
Hernandez11868.9 years
Rodriguez11669.5 years
Lopez10472.6 years
Smith9272.2 years
Gonzalez6970.2 years
Ramirez6672.1 years
Perez6369.6 years
Torres6071.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Puente, CA
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 5.9%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Puente, CA
  • 52.9%Electricity
  • 33.8%Utility gas
  • 11.5%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy


La Puente compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

La Puente on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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