South Monrovia Island, California

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Population in 2010: 6,777.
Males: 3,595  (53.1%)
Females: 3,182  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,797
South Monrovia Island:

$72,797
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,044

South Monrovia Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $644,100
South Monrovia Island:

$644,100
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $519,330; detached houses: $536,043; townhouses or other attached units: $169,927

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,599.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Monrovia Island: 127.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for other race residents, 3.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Monrovia Island, CA (2019)
    • 4,61470.5%Hispanic
    • 6499.9%Asian alone
    • 5889.0%Black alone
    • 5808.9%White alone
    • 961.5%Two or more races
    • 170.3%Other race alone
    • 60.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in South Monrovia Island detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (2.3%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

2,139 residents are foreign born (25.2% Latin America).

This place:

32.7%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,658 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,087 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (2.0 miles , pop. 320,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (21.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mayflower Village, CA (0.9 miles ),
Monrovia, CA (1.2 miles ),
Irwindale, CA (1.4 miles ),
Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.4 miles ),
North El Monte, CA (1.5 miles ),
Bradbury, CA (1.5 miles ),
Duarte, CA (1.5 miles ),
Arcadia, CA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.12 N, Longitude: 118.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 626

Distribution of median household income in South Monrovia Island, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Monrovia Island, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.6%
California:

7.9%
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 139. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

139
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.366. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.366
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.340
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00689. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00689
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

South Monrovia Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7191% 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 83.3 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 83.9 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 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from South Monrovia Island 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from South Monrovia Island center
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 (57) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 37, Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near South Monrovia Island:

  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; DUARTE, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MONROVIA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MONROVIA, CA)
  • MODERN HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MONROVIA, CA)
  • MONROVIA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DUARTE, CA)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW DIALYSIS CENTER, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MONROVIA, CA)
  • HOMELIVING HEALTH PROVIDERS, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; DUARTE, CA)
  • SANTA TERESITA HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DUARTE, CA)

Amtrak stations near South Monrovia Island:

  • 9 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.
  • 15 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Monrovia Island:

  • Azusa Pacific University (about 7 miles; Azusa, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,427)
  • Citrus College (about 7 miles; Glendora, CA; FT enrollment: 8,456)
  • Pasadena City College (about 8 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)
  • Rio Hondo College (about 8 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • California Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (about 9 miles; La Puente, CA; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 9 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)

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Churches in South Monrovia Island include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Calvary Grace Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 place:

4.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

85.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
148 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in South Monrovia Island:

Marital status in South Monrovia Island, CA
  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in South Monrovia Island:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.1
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Monrovia Island, 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
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Monrovia Island:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMRB (1430 AM; 5 kW; SAN GABRIEL, CA; Owner: POLYETHNIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KAZN (1300 AM; 5 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Monrovia Island:

  • 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.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • 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 South Monrovia Island:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KHTV-LP (Channel 48; INLAND EMPIRE, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KLAU-LP (Channel 66; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KNET-LP (Channel 38; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
South Monrovia Island fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

South Monrovia Island fatal accident list:

Oct 16, 2007 03:15 PM, Meridian St, Mountain Ave, Lat: 34.122108, Lon: -117.990553, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • 6,358Total average daily traffic
  • 63Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,994Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Monrovia Island, CA
  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Monrovia Island, CA
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 4.8%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South Monrovia Island compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

South Monrovia Island on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (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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