South El Monte was home to the Shoshone Indians, who used the area as their campsite and watering hole. The Thompson family settled in the area, during the California Gold rush and founded the The El Monte Township in the late 1860s. The city of South El Monte was incorporated in 1958 with a population of less than 4000.
The official seal of the City of South El Monte contains the words "City of Achievement”, which reflects the hard work the people put in to fight against the expectations of regional planners and they worked tirelessly to bring the benefits of postwar metropolitan growth to their working-class community. The people of this diverse city came together to improve schools, medical care, employment prospects, and recreational opportunities for their neighbors, despite the challenges of racism, inequality, and poverty.
Today South El Monte is a dynamic community with a population of 20,987, per the 2017 US Census. Median household income 2013-2017 was $44,651. The city has a total area of 2.8 square miles. The land use is 54% industrial, 26 % residential, 6 % retail, 3 % office/commercial, and 6 % other amenities.
Welcome to our new Market Report for South El Monte California. This page display a condensed view of active, under contract, and sold home listings. Aggregate data - averages such as list price and days on market - are also displayed for each section. A market report represents a moment-in-time snapshot of the market. It is updated daily and goes back 30 days. Bookmark this page for the freshest real estate data and trends available directly from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
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Active Properties: Homes that are currently being marketed for sale but do not have a purchase agreement.
- Days on Market (DOM): Number of days the property has been on the market.
- List Price: The price that a home seller is currently asking.
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Properties Under Contract (Pending and Back Up Status): Listings for which a contract has been signed and the property is in escrow. These homes can be looking for back up offers or all the contingencies have been removed by the buyer making it a very solid transaction. The actual contract price does not become public record until the property has sold and the new owner information has been recorded.
- Days on Market (DOM): The marketing period of the property before a sales agreement was signed.
Sold Properties: Properties that have closed in the last 30 Days.
- Sold Price: The price for which a property sold.