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Population Information:

Population Size: 37,061
Median Resident Age: 39.8
Zip codes: 91016

Elevation: 560 feet
Land area: 13.7 square miles
Population density: 2,722 people per square mile
High school or higher: 89.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
Unemployed: 6.3%

Real Estate:

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arcadia, CA (2.1 miles , pop. 53,054)
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (2.8 miles , pop. 320,969)
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (21.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820) Nearest cities: South Monrovia Island, CA (1.2 miles ), Bradbury, CA (1.3 miles ), Mayflower Village, CA (1.4 miles ), Arcadia, CA (1.5 miles ), Duarte, CA (1.5 miles ), Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.7 miles ), Irwindale, CA (1.8 miles ), North El Monte, CA (1.8 miles )
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,027 Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,713
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $674,746
Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $709,934
Detached houses: $755,693
Townhouses or other attached units: $545,402
In 2-unit structures: $823,237
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $629,620
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $548,432
Mobile homes: $114,550
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $100,906
Median gross rent in 2016: $1,386.

Notable Locations:

Monrovia Public Library
Monrovia City Hall
Monrovia Shopping Center
Huntington Oaks Shopping Center
Foothill Park Plaza Shopping Center
Old Town Myrtle
Aztec Hotel
Monrovia Mountain Park
Olive Park
Grand Avenue Park
Julian Fisher Park
Library Park
Recreation Park
Longden Avenue Park
Oak Park
Canyon Park Hiking Trails and Waterfall

Top 5 Restaurants in Monrovia

  1. Viet Phomula
  2. Cafe X2O
  3. Sena On Myrtle
  4. Merengue Bakery & Cafe
  5. The 1776

Schools and Ratings:

College/University in Monrovia:
Mt Sierra College (Full-time enrollment: 487; Location: 101 E Huntington Dr; Private, for-profit; Website:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monrovia:
Azusa Pacific University (about 7 miles; Azusa, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,427) Pasadena City College (about 7 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)
Citrus College (about 7 miles; Glendora, CA; FT enrollment: 8,456)
California Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 8 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)
Rio Hondo College (about 9 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 9,610)
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (about 10 miles; La Puente, CA; FT enrollment: 2,750)

Public high schools in Monrovia:
MONROVIA HIGH (Students: 1,254, Location: 845 W. COLORADO BLVD., Grades: 9-12) (8/10 greatschools)
MOUNTAIN PARK (Students: 40, Location: 950 S. MOUNTAIN AVE., Grades: KG-12) (2/10 greatschools)
CANYON OAKS HIGH (Students: 38, Location: 930 ROYAL OAKS DR., Grades: 9-12) QUEST ACADEMY COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 9, Location: 1831 SANTA FE PL., Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Monrovia:
CALVARY ROAD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 319 W OLIVE AVE, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monrovia:
CLIFTON MIDDLE (Students: 682, Location: 226 S. IVY AVE., Grades: 6-8) (7/10 greatschools)
SANTA FE MIDDLE (Students: 580, Location: 148 W. DUARTE RD., Grades: 6-8) (6/10 greatschools)
BRADOAKS ELEMENTARY (Students: 391, Location: 930 E. LEMON AVE., Grades: KG-5) (6/10 greatschools)
MAYFLOWER ELEMENTARY (Students: 373, Location: 210 N. MAYFLOWER AVE., Grades: KG-5) (7/10 greatschools)
WILD ROSE ELEMENTARY (Students: 337, Location: 232 JASMINE AVE., Grades: KG-5) (4/10 greatschools)
PLYMOUTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 274, Location: 1300 BOLEY ST., Grades: KG-5) (6/10 greatschools)
MONROE ELEMENTARY (Location: 402 W. COLORADO BLVD., Grades: KG-5) (6/10 greatschools)

Private elementary/middle school in Monrovia:
ICA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 726 S SHAMROCK AVE, Grades: KG-8)


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 82 (51 officers). Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.36 California average: 1.39

Crime Index: 156.7

US Cities Average: 280.5

Living Conditions:

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

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