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Living in El Monte, California

Fast Facts About El Monte, California

Population (2020): 109,450 Median Income (2020): $21,847

  • Individual: $18,120
  • Household: $41,820

Distance from: County: Los Angeles County

  • Glendale, CA: 31 min Type of Location: Residential
  • Los Angeles, CA: 17 min 
  • Anaheim, CA: 46 min

Nearest Airport: 

Why is El Monte, California a Nice Place to Live?

Living in El Monte, California puts you within 12 miles of downtown Los Angeles and all it has to offer. The city is home to many restaurants and stores. It is a quiet suburb that is family-friendly.

Situated between the San Gabriel and Rio Hondo Rivers, the land is fertile for growing. The climate is excellent for year-round outdoor adventures due to the mild winters. 

What is El Monte, California Known For?

Living in El Monte, California puts you in the San Gabriel Valley. The view of the mountains and picturesque natural scenery makes El Monte stand out. Historically, El Monte is known for being “The End of the Santa Fe Trail” and plays an important role in early pioneer history.

El Monte is a hub for industry and financial services. El Monte is also home to Longo Toyota, the number one auto dealer in the nation, as well as the site for several major retailers and banking institutions.   

Just a short trip away is the historic U.S. Route 66 which has a myriad of roadside shops, restaurants, and attractions. 

What Are the Best Restaurants in El Monte, California?

The Top 10 highest-rated restaurants in El Monte, California are:

  • Annia’s Kitchen, for both American and Mexican fare
  • Birrieria La Barca Jalisco Restaurant, for Mexican and Latin offerings
  • Ocean Bo Dim Sum Cafe, for Chinese and Asian cuisine
  • The Derby, an American steakhouse
  • China Great Buffet, for buffet-style Chinese food
  • Jolly Jug, a historical American restaurant
  • Ichiban Buffet and Grill, for Asian and Japanese offerings
  • Burritos La Palma, a Michelin-rated Mexican restaurant
  • Pollo Mania, for Peruvian and South American fare
  • Shakey’s Pizza Parlor, for authentic Italian pizza

To learn more about purchasing a home in El Monte, California, check out the median home price and inventory here or call me at 626-789-0159 to get immediate help.

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