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Population Information:

85,465 people

Median age: 41.6

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,819

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 7.62 square miles

Population density: 11,213 people per square mile

High school or higher: 81.9%

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 31.5%

Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%

Unemployed: 6.8%




Schools and Ratings:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alhambra:

California State University-Los Angeles (about 3 miles; Los Angeles, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,545)

East Los Angeles College (about 4 miles; Monterey Park, CA; FT enrollment: 17,297)

California Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 5 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)

Pasadena City College (about 5 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)

Occidental College (about 6 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 2,276)

Marinello Schools of Beauty-Los Angeles (about 7 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 3,923)

Public high schools in Alhambra:

ALHAMBRA HIGH Students: 2,264, Location: 101 S. SECOND ST., Grades: 9-12 (8/10 great schools)

MARK KEPPEL HIGH Students: 1,661, Location: 501 E. HELLMAN AVE., Grades: 9-12 (10/10 great schools)

INDEPENDENCE HIGH (ALT) Students: 38, Location: 20 S. MARENGO AVE., Grades: 9-12 (3/10 CA school ratings)

CENTURY HIGH Students: 22, Location: 20 S. MARENGO AVE., Grades: 9-12

Private high schools in Alhambra:

RAMONA CONVENT SECONDARY SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 1701 W RAMONA RD, Grades: 7-12, Girls only)

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30, Location: 101 S ATLANTIC BLVD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alhambra:

MARTHA BALDWIN ELEMENTARY Students: 854, Location: 900 S. ALMANSOR ST., Grades: KG-8 (8/10 great schools)

RAMONA ELEMENTARY Students: 708, Location: 509 W. NORWOOD PL., Grades: KG-8 (8/10 great schools)

WILLIAM NORTHRUP ELEMENTARY Students: 586, Location: 409 S. ATLANTIC BLVD., Grades: KG-8 (4/10 great schools)

PARK ELEMENTARY Students: 553, Location: 301 N. MARENGO AVE., Grades: KG-8 (8/10 great schools)

MARGUERITA ELEMENTARY Students: 539, Location: 1603 S. MARGUERITA AVE., Grades: KG-8 (6/10 great schools)

GRANADA ELEMENTARY Students: 433, Location: 100 S. GRANADA AVE., Grades: KG-8 (5/10 great schools)

EMERY PARK ELEMENTARY Students: 431, Location: 2821 W. COMMONWEALTH AVE., Grades: KG-8 (6/10 great schools)

FREMONT ELEMENTARY Location: 2001 S. ELM ST., Grades: KG-8 (5/10 great schools)

GARFIELD ELEMENTARY Location: 110 W. MCLEAN ST., Grades: KG-8 (8/10 great schools)

Private elementary/middle schools in Alhambra:

ST THOMAS MORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 215, Location: 2510 S FREMONT AVE, Grades: PK-8)

ONEONTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 199, Location: 2221 POPLAR BLVD, Grades: PK-6)

ST THERESE SCHOOL (Students: 186, Location: 1106 E ALHAMBRA RD, Grades: KG-8)

BELL TOWER TRILINGUAL SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 3116 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-2)



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 125 (84 officers)

Officers per 1,000 residents here: 0.98 California average: 1.39

Real Estate:

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.7 miles , pop. 320,008).

Nearest cities: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.3 miles ), Monterey Park, CA (1.5 miles ), San Gabriel, CA (1.5 miles ), South Pasadena, CA (1.6 miles ), San Marino, CA (1.8 miles ), Rosemead, CA (1.8 miles ), South San Gabriel, CA (1.8 miles ), East Los Angeles, CA (2.0 miles ).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,461 (0.8%)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,126 (0.5%)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $585,500 (it was $204,300 in 2000)

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $601,210;

Detached houses: $636,243;

Townhouses or other attached units: $528,139;

In 2-unit structures: $737,570;

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

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

Mobile homes: $785,254

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,323

Zip codes: 91030, 91776, 91801, 91803

Notable Locations:

ALHAMBRA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 100 S RAYMOND AVE)

Alhambra public library

Alhambra Renaissance Entertainment Center

Palm Mission Industrial Park

Almansor Municipal Golf Course

Jack Miller Memorial Library

Dorothy Hooper Library

Fremont Youth Center

West San Gabriel Valley YMCA

Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre

Shopping Centers: Crawfords Corner Shopping Center, Alhambra Place Shopping Center, Alhambra Valley Shopping Center

Parks in Alhambra include: Burke Park, Almansor Park, Granada Park, Lindaraka Park, Moor Field, Story Park, Alhambra Park, Joslyn Adult Recreation Center

Tourist attractions: Alhambra Historical Society Museum (1550 West Alhambra Road), AlltimeStory (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1020 Sourth First Street), A Plus Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 1227 West Valley Boulevard Suite 120)

Top 5 Restaurants in Alhambra:

  1. California Hot Pot
  2. Sage Bistro
  3. Next Republic
  4. Dolans Uyghur Cuisine
  5. Kosuke


Living Conditions:

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 164. This is significantly worse than average.

AQI for United States: 75

Alhambra-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average.