Monterey, CA 93940 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93940: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Monterey, CA 93940

Acceptable Alternative
Del Rey Oaks, CA 93940

Not Acceptable, USPS
Point Sur, CA 93940
Presidio of Monterey, CA 93940

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,643
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,130
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,702
  • County: Monterey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.588, Longitude -121.849
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Monterey, CA 93940 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,795
Population in Households 29,465
Population in Familes 19,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,330
Population Density1 1,410
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 13,776
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 7,017
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,435 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,341 (54.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,591 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $736,713
Average Home Value $764,384


Median Household Income $69,041
Average Household Income $94,583
Per Capita Income $42,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.57%
Households 0.29% 0.51%
Families 0.25% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Monterey, CA 93940 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93940 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes 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 # 553 69th
Population Density1 # 774 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1172 33rd
Median Household Income # 591 66th
Per Capita Income # 360 80th

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