La Puente has a general population of 41,063 and an overall student population of 5,162. Approximately 3,852 of La Puente's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education is the largest nursing school in La Puente, based on student population. In 2010, Hacienda La Puente Adult Education graduated approximately 167 students from its nursing program.
A reported 167 students graduated with credentials in nursing in La Puente in 2010.
If you decide to work as a nurse in La Puente, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 64,630 were working in the greater La Puente area. La Puente's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in La Puente is $81,540 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.