Monterey, CA: What you need to know

A scenic California coastal city near beautiful Monterey Bay is Monterey, a community with excellent views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Lucia Mountains. Tourists by the tens of thousands visit each year during all 12 months, and attractions include museums, restaurants and long-running festivals such as the famed Monterey Jazz Festival. The quality of life for residents is accentuated by highly successful schools and good healthcare.

Monterey, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 28,283
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $66,166
Median Home Price $628,500

Monterey, CA Rankings

Monterey, CA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 51.8%
  Female 48.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 2,801
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Median Population

Median Age 37.1%
Age 18 Over 83.8%
Age 21 Over 79.3%
Age 62 Over 21.3%
Age 65 Over 17.5%


  Ethnicity White 78.8%
  Ethnicity Black 3.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 17.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 3.9%


  Median Household Income $66,166
  Median Home Price $628,500
  Homes Owned 65.6%
  Homes Rent 34.4%
  Median Property Rent $1,460


  English Only 75%
  English Other 25%

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Commute Types

  Walked 11.4%
  Worked at Home 5.7%
  Public Transportation 5.6%
  Other Means 4.2%
  Drove Alone 60.2%
  Carpooled 12.9%