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Montara, California - Basic Facts

The Montara Census Designated Place had a population of 3,038 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Montara is located at latitude 37.5483 and longitude -122.4924 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the Montara Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Montara Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408858) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Montara Census Designated Place is located within Half Moon Bay CCD of San Mateo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montara population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Montara Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map



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Montara, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,038
Population in Households 3,016
Population in Familes 2,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 783
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,143
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 807
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 905 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $860,294
Average Home Value $881,906
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $133,937
Average Household Income $178,235
Per Capita Income $67,266
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.97%
Households 0.48% 0.81%
Families 0.36% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Montara, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montara to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 786 48th
Population Density1 # 826 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1071 29th
Median Household Income # 47 97th
Per Capita Income # 73 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.