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Living In El Monte, CA

A mid-size city located in California, El Monte has approximately 116,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 37, are younger than most cities in California. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 60% of residents are renting, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent ($1,184/month) that is substantially less than the state average.

With an average commute time of about 34 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, El Monte residents know that it takes some patience traveling to work. Many residents (38%) drive to work, while public transportation isn't used much. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.

El Monte has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (18%) compared to the state average. In addition, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 1% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many El Monte residents work in one of two industries: retail and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 14% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the city. El Monte workers bring in an average annual income of just over $57,000, less than the average California resident. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

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