MONTEREY

People travel and settle in the area because of the beautiful scenery, great food, and wonderful views.

Welcome to Monterey

 
The historic town of Monterey was established in 1770 and functioned as the capital of Alta California under both Spain and Mexico. During this period, Monterey hosted California’s first theater, public building, public library, publicly funded school, printing press, and newspaper.
 
The current population of Monterey is 30,941 and is home to one of the nation’s largest national marine sanctuaries as well as the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. It is also considered to be the “Language Capital of the World” and host to elite events such as The Monterey Jazz Festival, and Concourse d’Elegance.
 
Monterey is an international destination and because of that has a diverse demographic of residents, including full-time and vacation homeowners. People travel and settle in the area because of the beautiful scenery, great food, and wonderful views.

Overview for MONTEREY, CA

32,273 people live in MONTEREY, where the median age is 42.1 and the average individual income is $60,668. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,273

Total Population

42.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$60,668

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for MONTEREY, CA

MONTEREY has 14,534 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in MONTEREY do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,273 people call MONTEREY home. The population density is 918.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

32,273

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.1

Median Age

47.42 / 52.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
14,534

Total Households

2.19

Average Household Size

$60,668

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in MONTEREY, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby MONTEREY. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
San Carlos School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Santa Catalina School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Trinity Christian High School
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Foothill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
La Mesa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Community Day
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
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