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El Monte Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 3:03 PM

El Monte, CA
148 Apartments for Rent

El Monte Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 115,487
Population Density: 12,077.3 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 81%
Median Annual Income: $55,609 / year
Median Rent: $1,462 / month

What locals are saying

"If I could go back / To those days of the past, / I'd show you a love... / A love that would last /Oh, I remember /Those wonderful dances / In El Monte / Earth Angel / Earth Angel / Will you be mine?" (-- Frank Zappa, "Memories of El Monte")

Looking for a comfortable Los Angeles community, with plenty of parks, and a whole lot of history? Try freeway accessible El Monte, east of downtown LA. El Monte, CA is located at the end of the Santa Fe Trail and at the confluence of two rivers in the San Gabriel Valley. Now thats something to roar about. With a population of around 113,000, this friendly residential and commercial city hosts a business community as well as a commuter-friendly home for greater Los Angeles residents.

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El Monte Demographics


How diverse is El Monte?

The representation of ethnic minorities in El Monte is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of El Monte are Hispanic Or Latino (67.7%), Asian (28.1%), White (3%), Two Or More (0.4%), Black Or African American (0.4%), Other (0.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for El Monte residents?

The median age in El Monte is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is El Monte?

The representation of ethnic minorities in El Monte is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of El Monte are Hispanic Or Latino (67.7%), Asian (28.1%), White (3%), Two Or More (0.4%), Black Or African American (0.4%), Other (0.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for El Monte residents?

The median age in El Monte is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

El Monte Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in El Monte is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in El Monte is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in El Monte is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in El Monte


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Durfee Elementary School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
996 Students
6 Reviews
996
Students
6 Reviews
6 /10
Legore Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
519 Students
3 Reviews
519
Students
3 Reviews
6 /10
Rio Vista Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
385 Students
2 Reviews
385
Students
2 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Durfee Elementary School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
996 Students
6 Reviews
996
Students
6 Reviews
6 /10
Wright Elementary School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
749 Students
6 Reviews
749
Students
6 Reviews
5 /10
Columbia Elementary School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
846 Students
6 Reviews
846
Students
6 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Arroyo High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,048 Students
14 Reviews
2,048
Students
14 Reviews
6 /10
El Monte High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,738 Students
4 Reviews
1,738
Students
4 Reviews
5 /10
Mountain View High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,347 Students
5 Reviews
1,347
Students
5 Reviews
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Average rent in El Monte, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in El Monte is $2,109, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,055. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Searching for an apartment for rent in El Monte, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 148 available rental units listed on Apartment List in El Monte. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in El Monte is $2,731 for a studio, $2,109 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,055 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next El Monte, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in El Monte?

In El Monte, the average rent is $2,731 for a studio, $2,109 for a 1-bedroom, $3,055 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,875 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in El Monte, check out our monthly El Monte Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in El Monte?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find El Monte apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in El Monte?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in El Monte.

How can I find off-campus housing in El Monte?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around El Monte. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Santa Monica College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pacific Oaks College, California Institute of Technology, and Pasadena City College.