City of South El Monte

South El Monte

Population: 20,685
Median Home Value: $407,500
Median Household Income: $47,398

The City of South El Monte’s Mission is to protect and improve the quality of life for our community by addressing concerns, increasing opportunities, enhancing services, safety and strengthening our infrastructure while maintaining a viable economic base. Visit City Website


Key Information

Business Incentives

The Economic Development Division provides information and assistance to companies looking to start, expand, and/or relocate to the City of South El Monte. Located approximately 13 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and in very close proximity to two interstate freeways and a major State Route in San Gabriel Valley, South El Monte is geographically attractive for new business opportunities.

Major Employers

Greater El Monte Community Hospital
Vacco Industries
Lawrence Equipment
Amro Fabricating Corporation
Leader Industries

City Facts

South El Monte is served by Los Angeles County for fire services and contracted with Temple City Sherriff Station for law enforcement.

Key City Contacts

Director of Community Development

Manuel A. Mancha
1415 Santa Anita Avenue South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 579-6540 x3218

Interim City Manager

Jennifer E. Vasquez
1415 Santa Anita Avenue South El Monte, CA 91733

Chamber of Commerce

Ken Rausch
10505 Valley Blvd., Suite 212, El Monte, CA 91731


Mayor Pro Tem

Gloria Olmos

City Council Member

Angelica R. Garcia

City Council Member

Hector Delgado

City Council Member

Joseph J. Gonzales



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