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Living In South El Monte, CA

The town of South El Monte, California is home to approximately 21,000 residents. The city's population, at an average age of just under 37, skews younger than most cities in California. Residents are fairly evenly split between renting (52%) and owning (48%) their residence, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent ($1,224/month) that is substantially less than the state average.

South El Monte has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (17%) compared to the California average. Further, 4% have a Bachelor's degree and 1% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in South El Monte: retail and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 16% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 10% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $57,000, South El Monte workers bring in around $29,000 less than their peers elsewhere in California. South El Monte's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

South El Monte has an average commute time of about 33 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 35% of workers, while public transportation isn't widely used. Relatively few workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number does exceed the national average.

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