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Alhambra, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Alhambra,CA index of house prices

Total population: 85,569 (All urban)

Houses: 30,016 (27,960 occupied: 11,080 owner occupied, 16,880 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

60%
State:

46%

Housing density: 3,938 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,426,627.

Median contract rent in 2016: $672 (lower quartile is $563, upper quartile is $793)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $680


Median gross rent in Alhambra, CA in 2016: $721

Housing units in Alhambra with a mortgage: 6,808 (113 second mortgage, 687 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,272

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $90,326

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,716

Median monthly housing costs: $1,335


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Alhambra, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $585,500 (it was $204,300 in 2000)
Alhambra:

$585,500
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $468,900 - $696,900

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $636,243
Here:

$636,243
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $528,139
Here:

$528,139
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $737,570
Here:

$737,570
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $691,826
Here:

$691,826
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $438,287
Here:

$438,287
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $785,254
Here:

$785,254
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1947

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 85,465
  • In family households: 73,390 (9,812 male householders, 10,260 female householders)
    13,210 spouses, 24,602 children (24,098 natural, 113 adopted, 391 stepchildren), 1,337 grandchildren, 2,025 brothers or sisters, 6,828 parents, 2,097 other relatives, 3,219 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,288 (2,985 male householders (2,165 living alone)), 4,903 female householders (3,812 living alone)), 3,400 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 787

Size of family households: 6,345 2-persons, 6,203 3-persons, 4,526 4-persons, 1,880 5-persons, 660 6-persons, 458 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,977 1-person, 1,363 2-persons, 377 3-persons, 97 4-persons, 74 5-persons.

10,810 married couples with children.
2,905 single-parent households (598 men, 2,307 women).

26.4% of residents of Alhambra speak English at home.
26.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
46.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 44,319 (51.9%)
(60.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alhambra, California:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 3221 bedroom
  • 4,3162 bedrooms
  • 5,0413 bedrooms
  • 1,2924 bedrooms
  • 1095+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alhambra, California:

  • 704no bedroom
  • 4,9301 bedroom
  • 8,3602 bedrooms
  • 2,5263 bedrooms
  • 3604 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alhambra in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 426no vehicle
  • 3,6331 vehicle
  • 4,2952 vehicles
  • 1,9333 vehicles
  • 5714 vehicles
  • 2225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population

Cars and other vehicles available in Alhambra in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,280no vehicle
  • 5,6401 vehicle
  • 6,3022 vehicles
  • 1,8653 vehicles
  • 7564 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alhambra, California:

  • 01 room
  • 1592 rooms
  • 1,1623 rooms
  • 2,1584 rooms
  • 3,2485 rooms
  • 2,1476 rooms
  • 1,2377 rooms
  • 5668 rooms
  • 4039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alhambra, California:

  • 7041 room
  • 1,7992 rooms
  • 5,0853 rooms
  • 5,8214 rooms
  • 2,0865 rooms
  • 9846 rooms
  • 2437 rooms
  • 978 rooms
  • 619+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Alhambra, CA household income distribution

  • Alhambra, CA household income distribution
  • 2,136Less than $10,000
  • 1,008$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,440$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,092$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,008$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,521$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,487$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,900$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,580$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,337$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,560$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,757$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,492$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,434$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,874$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,334$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alhambra, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alhambra, CA
  • 90Less than $10,000
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4$175,000 to $199,999
  • 49$200,000 to $249,999
  • 158$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,225$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,506$400,000 to $499,999
  • 6,074$500,000 to $749,999
  • 993$750,000 to $999,999
  • 230$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 29$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 31$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alhambra, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alhambra, CA
  • 57$100 to $149
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 133$200 to $249
  • 64$250 to $299
  • 142$300 to $349
  • 47$350 to $399
  • 135$400 to $449
  • 64$450 to $499
  • 256$500 to $549
  • 99$550 to $599
  • 160$600 to $649
  • 232$650 to $699
  • 237$700 to $749
  • 190$750 to $799
  • 1,015$800 to $899
  • 1,845$900 to $999
  • 4,909$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,753$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,000$1,500 to $1,999
  • 545$2,000 to $2,499
  • 124$2,500 to $2,999
  • 20$3,000 to $3,499
  • 587No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8,2292010 or later
  • 9,0882000 to 2009
  • 8,3251990 to 1999
  • 15,4751980 to 1989
  • 7,9471970 to 1979
  • 4,080Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Alhambra population
Alhambra commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 76
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,133
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,738
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,796
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,183
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,049
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 9,590
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 660
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,282
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,023
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,522
  • 90 or more minutes: 915
Alhambra, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.8%
Number of people working at home: 1,666 (4.0% of all workers)

Alhambra mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 21,998 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 3,373 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 806 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 24 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 17 (0%)
  • Railroad: 31 (0%)
  • Taxi: 489 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 107 (0%)
  • Walked: 518 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,666 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 399
 German: 390
 Italian: 360
 American: 360
 English: 226
 Russian: 179
 Canadian: 113
 European: 86
 Iranian: 63
 Lithuanian: 58
 Haitian: 53
 Lebanese: 52
 French (except Basque): 52
 African: 51
 Arab: 45
 Egyptian: 43
 Scottish: 42
 Armenian: 39
 Brazilian: 33
 Greek: 28
 Polish: 26
 Swedish: 26
 Norwegian: 25
 Scotch-Irish: 22
 Ukrainian: 21
 Austrian: 19
 Belgian: 18
 British: 17
 Eastern European: 16
 Dutch: 14
 Hungarian: 14
 Serbian: 14
 Basque: 12
 Nigerian: 12
 Belizean: 11
 Northern European: 9
 Slovak: 9
 Portuguese: 8
 Croatian: 7
 Scandinavian: 6
 Czech: 5
 Romanian: 5
 Welsh: 5
 Barbadian: 5
 Finnish: 5
 Jamaican: 3
 Slavic: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 38%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 16%Vietnam
  • 13%Mexico
  • 7%Taiwan
  • 5%Hong Kong
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%El Salvador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,452
  • Other state: 3,292
  • Northeast: 858
  • Midwest: 919
  • South: 673
  • West: 842

89% of Alhambra residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in California.

Alhambra:

88.6%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,202
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 668
  • 5th and 6th grade: 745
  • 7th and 8th grade: 261
  • 9th grade: 292
  • 10th grade: 184
  • 11th grade: 246
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 722
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,973
  • Less than 1 year of college: 983
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,342
  • Associate degree: 1,913
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,504
  • Master's degree: 2,005
  • Professional school degree: 705
  • Doctorate degree: 207

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,134
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 384
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,365
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,100
  • 9th grade: 780
  • 10th grade: 85
  • 11th grade: 386
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 724
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,227
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,026
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,726
  • Associate degree: 2,272
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,825
  • Master's degree: 2,275
  • Professional school degree: 846
  • Doctorate degree: 281

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.2%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 9.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 6.7%Females
Alhambra marital status for males
Alhambra marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,738
  • One, attached: 3,932
  • Two: 1,455
  • 3 or 4: 1,635
  • 5 to 9: 3,773
  • 10 to 19: 1,980
  • 20 to 49: 1,701
  • 50 or more: 1,738
  • Mobile homes: 64

Median worth of mobile homes: $720,848

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alhambra:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alhambra
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.1%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (56.6%)
  • Utility gas (38.4%)
  • No fuel used (2.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 891
Here:

12.5%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 344
Here:

8.8%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 478
Here:

9.8%
California:

15.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)