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Monterey County, California

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Monterey County, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 435,594
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 435,594
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 415,061
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 415,057
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
26.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.6%
Female persons, percent
49.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
2.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Two or More Races, percent
3.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
59.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
29.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 17,947
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 29.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 142,399
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 50.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $441,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $2,122
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $527
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,338
Building permits, 2018 732
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 125,939
Persons per household, 2013-2017 3.30
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 87.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 54.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 85.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 78.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 71.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 23.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 5.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 58.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 53.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,328,768
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,150,972
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,258,929
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,775,222
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,457,401
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $10,445
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 22.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $63,249
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $27,168
Persons in poverty, percent
11.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 8,632
Total employment, 2016 107,865
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 4,836,357
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 1.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 25,436
All firms, 2012 30,151
Men-owned firms, 2012 15,108
Women-owned firms, 2012 10,537
Minority-owned firms, 2012 11,087
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 17,358
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,414
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 25,705
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 126.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,280.60
FIPS Code 06053
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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