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Population Information:

Population Size: 54,947

Mean Resident Age: 41.3
Zip codes: 91770

Elevation: 281 feet
Land area: 5.15 square miles.
Population density: 10,679 people per square mile

High school or higher: 65.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.3%
Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
Unemployed: 5.1%

Real Estate:

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $526,448
Rosemead: $526,448 CA: $477,500
Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $530,150
Detached houses: $552,221
Townhouses or other attached units: $442,811
In 2-unit structures: $286,482
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $631,408
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,899
Mobile homes: $165,658
Median gross rent in 2016: $1,268
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,270 Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,043

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.9 miles , pop. 320,008)
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (16.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820). Nearest cities: South San Gabriel, CA (1.3 miles ), San Gabriel, CA (1.4 miles ), Southwest San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.4 miles ), South El Monte, CA (1.6 miles ), Temple City, CA (1.6 miles ), Alhambra, CA (1.8 miles ), El Monte, CA (1.8 miles ), East San Gabriel, CA (1.8 miles ).

Notable Locations:


Universal Square Shopping Center
Garvey Square Shopping Center
Beaches Shopping Center
Rosemead Square Shopping Center
Rod Marinelli Stadium
Community Center Park
Garvey Park
Jess Gonzales Sports Park
Klingerman Park
Rosemead Park
Sally Tanner Park
Zapopan Park

Top 5 Restaurants in Rosemead:

  1. Chang’an Restaurant
  2. TK92 Korean BBQ
  3. The Chicken Koop
  4. Zaza Noodle
  5. Tasty Food

Schools and Ratings:

Colleges/Universities in Rosemead:
Rosemead Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 221; Location: 8531 E Valley Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website:
University of the West (FT enrollment: 210; Location: 1409 N Walnut Grove Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website:; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rosemead:
East Los Angeles College (about 5 miles; Monterey Park, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,297)
Rio Hondo College (about 5 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 9,610)
California State University-Los Angeles (about 5 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 17,545)
California Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
Pasadena City College (about 6 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 7 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (about 9 miles; La Puente, CA; FT enrollment: 2,750)

Public high school in Rosemead:
ROSEMEAD HIGH (Students: 1,454, Location: 9063 E. MISSION DR., Grades: 9-12) (8/10 greatschools)

Private high schools in Rosemead:
DON BOSCO TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Students: 461, Location: 1151 SAN GABRIEL BLVD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
LOGSDON SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 7600 GRAVES AVE, Grades: UG-12)
BEREAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 2, Location: 8618 MISSION DR, Grades: 10-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rosemead:
GARVEY (RICHARD) INTERMEDIATE (Students: 807, Location: 2720 N. JACKSON AVE., Grades: 7-8) (7/10 greatschools)
MUSCATEL MIDDLE (Students: 711, Location: 4201 N. IVAR AVE., Grades: 7-8) (7/10 greatschools)
RICE (ELDRIDGE) ELEMENTARY (Students: 485, Location: 2150 N. ANGELUS AVE., Grades: KG-6) (6/10 greatschools)
TEMPLE (ROGER W.) INTERMEDIATE (Students: 463, Location: 8470 E. FERN AVE., Grades: 7-8) (7/10 greatschools)
SAVANNAH ELEMENTARY (Students: 460, Location: 3720 N. RIO HONDO AVE., Grades: KG-6) (6/10 greatschools)
MILDRED B. JANSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 454, Location: 8628 E. MARSHALL, Grades: KG-6) (8/10 greatschools)
EMERSON (RALPH WALDO) ELEMENTARY (Students: 438, Location: 7544 E. EMERSON PL., Grades: KG-6) (6/10 greatschools)
BITELY (ARLENE) ELEMENTARY (Students: 421, Location: 7501 E. FERN AVE., Grades: KG-6) (7/10 greatschools)
EMMA W. SHUEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 386, Location: 8472 E. WELLS ST., Grades: KG-6) (8/10 greatschools)
WILLARD (FRANCES E.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 373, Location: 3152 N. WILLARD AVE., Grades: KG-6) (5/10 greatschools)


Crime Index: 210.7
US City Average: 280.5

Living Conditions:

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 158. This is significantly worse than average.

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