Monterey County CA Information


Monterey County Subdivisions

Monterey County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 431,696
Daytime Population: Workers 199,663
Daytime Population: Residents 221,358
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 421,021
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 414,243
Population in Familes 346,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,453
Population Density2 132
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $62,098
Average Household Income $88,655
Per Capita Income $27,539


Total Housing Units 143,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64,899 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 65,873 (45.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,002 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $545,770
Average Home Value $614,769


Total Households 130,772
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 93,910
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.54% 0.54%
Households 0.52% 0.51%
Families 0.52% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


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, 2017 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 # 5 93rd
Median Household Income # 18 71st
Per Capita Income # 32 47th

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