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Population Information:

Population Size: 107,840

Median Resident Age: 35.8

Zip codes: 91790

Elevation: 381 feet
Land area: 16.1 square miles
Population density: 6,696 people per square mile

High school or higher: 84.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.7%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
Unemployed: 7.0%


Real Estate:

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $501,800
West Covina: $501,800 CA: $477,500
Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $522,643
Detached houses: $547,266
Townhouses or other attached units: $364,825
In 2-unit structures: $642,788
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $248,964
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $490,556
Mobile homes: $37,319
Median gross rent in 2016: $1,571
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,884 Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,546
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East San Gabriel Valley, CA (3.3 miles , pop. 933,557). Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (26.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820). Nearest cities: Valinda, CA (1.2 miles ), La Puente, CA (1.6 miles ), Vincent, CA (1.7 miles ), West Puente Valley, CA (1.7 miles ), South San Jose Hills, CA (1.8 miles ), East San Gabriel Valley, CA (1.8 miles ), Covina, CA (1.8 miles ), Industry, CA (1.8 miles ).

Notable Locations:


South Hills Country Club
West Covina Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library
West Covina Plaza Shopping Center
Woodside Village Shopping Center
West Covina Parkway Plaza Shopping Center
Sunset Square Shopping Center
South Hills Shopping Center
South Hills Plaza Shopping Center
Quail Ridge Shopping Center
Plaza at West Covina Shopping Center
Glenvine Shopping Center

Palm View Park
Cameron Park
Cortez Park
Del Norte Park
Friendship Park
Galster Wilderness Park
Gingrich Park
Orangewood Park
Shadow Oak Park

Top 5 Restaurants in West Covina:

  1. Gaucho Grill Argentine Steakhouse
  2. Bun Street
  3. Misky Misky Cocina Peruana
  4. XLB Dumpling Bar
  5. Craft Hill West Covina

Schools and Ratings:

Colleges/Universities in West Covina:
North-West College-West Covina (Full-time enrollment: 747; Location: 2121 W Garvey Ave; Private, for-profit; Website:
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program (FT enrollment: 738; Location: 1501 W Del Norte St.; Public; Website:
InterCoast Colleges-West Covina (FT enrollment: 138; Location: 1400 W. West Covina Pkwy-2nd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website:
American Beauty College (FT enrollment: 136; Location: 646 S. Sunset Ave; Private, for-profit; Website:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Covina:
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education (about 4 miles; La Puente, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,750)
Mt San Antonio College (about 5 miles; Walnut, CA; FT enrollment: 19,891)
Azusa Pacific University (about 6 miles; Azusa, CA; FT enrollment: 9,427)
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona (about 6 miles; Pomona, CA; FT enrollment: 18,141)
Citrus College (about 6 miles; Glendora, CA; FT enrollment: 8,456)
DeVry University-California (about 7 miles; Pomona, CA; FT enrollment: 10,875)
Rio Hondo College (about 8 miles; Whittier, CA; FT enrollment: 9,610)

Public high schools in West Covina:
WEST COVINA HIGH (Students: 1,976, Location: 1609 E. CAMERON AVE., Grades: 9-12) (7/10 greatschools)
SOUTH HILLS HIGH (Students: 1,457, Location: 645 S. BARRANCA ST., Grades: 9-12) (7/10 greatschools)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in West Covina:
TRAWEEK MIDDLE (Students: 970, Location: 1941 E. ROWLAND AVE., Grades: 6-8) (5/10 greatschools)
EDGEWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 914, Location: 1625 W. DURNESS, Grades: 6-8) (4/10 greatschools)
SAN JOSE CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 911, Location: 2021 W. ALWOOD ST., Grades: KG-8, Charter school) (10/10 greatschools)
GIANO INTERMEDIATE (Students: 784, Location: 3223 S. GIANO AVE., Grades: 7-8) (2/10 greatschools)
HOLLENCREST MIDDLE (Students: 693, Location: 2101 E. MERCED AVE., Grades: 6-8) (7/10 greatschools)
HOLLINGWORTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 461, Location: 3003 E. HOLLINGWORTH ST., Grades: KG-6) (6/10 greatschools)
MERLINDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 435, Location: 1120 S. VALINDA AVE., Grades: KG-6) (8/10 greatschools)
MONTE VISTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 434, Location: 1615 W. ELDRED AVE., Grades: KG-6) (6/10 greatschools)
MESA ELEMENTARY (Students: 407, Location: 409 S. BARRANCA AVE., Grades: KG-5) (8/10 greatschools)
VINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 371, Location: 1901 E. VINE AVE., Grades: KG-5) (7/10 greatschools)

Private elementary/middle schools in West Covina:
CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 331, Location: 311 S CITRUS ST, Grades: PK-8)
SOUTH HILLS ACADEMY (Students: 273, Location: 1600 E FRANCISQUITO AVE, Grades: PK-8)
WEST COVINA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 763 N SUNSET AVE, Grades: KG-8)
JUBILEE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 216, Location: 1211 E BADILLO ST, Grades: PK-8)
ST CHRISTOPHER PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 189, Location: 900 W CHRISTOPHER ST, Grades: KG-8)
DOVE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 131, Location: 502 S LARK ELLEN AVE, Grades: PK-7)
MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF WEST COVINA (Students: 128, Location: 1030 E MERCED AVE, Grades: PK-2)
STRAIGHT WAY SCHOOL (Students: 71, Location: 1912 W MERCED AVE, Grades: PK-8)
WEST COVINA HILLS ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 3528 E TEMPLE WAY, Grades: KG-8)


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 156 (93 officers). Officers per 1,000 residents here: 0.85 California average: 1.39

Crime Index: 211.0
US City Average: 280.5

Living Conditions:

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 201. This is significantly worse than average.

West Covina-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average.