Monterey County CA Information


Monterey County Subdivisions

Monterey County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 433,280
Population in Households 415,090
Population in Familes 348,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,190
Population Density1 132
Diversity Index2 85


Median Household Income $65,252
Average Household Income $93,201
Per Capita Income $28,949


Total Housing Units 143,668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65,357 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 65,924 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,387 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $594,614
Average Home Value $730,961


Total Households 131,281
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 94,322
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.51%
Households 0.5% 0.49%
Families 0.51% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.39%


Monterey County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monterey County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 21 66th
Population Density # 26 57th
Diversity Index # 6 91st
Median Household Income # 19 69th
Per Capita Income # 31 48th

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