Monterey County, California Population 2018

Monterey County, California's estimated population is 437,907 with a growth rate of 1.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monterey County, California is the 21st largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017437,9077,7061.79%
2016430,201-6,162-1.41%
2016436,3633,5890.83%
2015432,7742,3580.55%
2014430,4162,0340.47%
2013428,3822,2880.54%
2012426,0944,9321.17%
2011421,1624,6871.13%
2010416,47560,81517.10%
1990355,66065,21622.45%
1980290,44440,37316.14%
1970250,07151,72026.07%
1960198,35167,85352.00%
1950130,49857,46678.69%
194073,03219,32735.99%
193053,70525,72591.94%
192027,9803,83415.88%
191024,1464,76624.59%
190019,3807433.99%
189018,6377,33564.90%
188011,3021,42614.44%
18709,8765,137108.40%
18604,7392,867153.15%
18501,8720.00%

Monterey County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White300,610
Some Other Race70,177
Asian25,195
Two or More Races17,482
Black or African American11,488
American Indian and Alaska Native3,173
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,076

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Monterey County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Monterey County, California Median Age

33.7


Total

33


Male

34.4


Female

Monterey County, California Adults

There are 316,198 adults, (51,624 of which are seniors) in Monterey County, California.

Monterey County, California Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Monterey County, California Sex Ratio

Female

210,318

48.89%

Male

219,883

51.11%

Monterey County, California Households and Families

Monterey County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monterey County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.6%40.4%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family42.5%57.5%
Male37.4%62.6%
Female33.3%66.7%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monterey County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All125,9163.2749.7
Married65,1603.8859.6
Non Family34,7651.3742.5
Female17,3594.2433.3
Male8,6324.3937.4

3.82

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monterey County, California Households

Monterey County, California Education

Monterey County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52,47319.40%
9th to 12th Grade26,2439.70%
High School Graduate55,08620.36%
Some College50,81118.78%
Associates Degree21,9138.10%
Bachelors Degree38,97814.41%
Graduate Degree24,9929.24%

Monterey County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic132,15064,2819,738
White104,10998,35243,813
Other Race38,89216,7182,387
Asian18,70116,0766,808
Black8,4017,0771,717
Multiple Races8,3686,9192,174
Native American2,0571,350269
Islander1,5181,241247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.08%.

Monterey County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,233$32,354$25,786
Less Than High School$19,660$21,840$16,072
High School Grad$26,681$30,631$22,536
Some College$36,502$41,727$31,449
Bachelors Degree$51,351$61,893$44,784
Graduate Degree$72,635$83,657$63,475

$30,233

Average Earnings

$32,354

Average Male

$25,786

Average Female

Monterey County, California Language

Monterey County, California Language by Age

Monterey County, California Language

46.12% of Monterey County, California residents speak only English, while 53.88% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.14% of the population.

Monterey County, California Poverty

Monterey County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic239,61350,34421.01%
Other69,10711,94817.29%
White127,23010,2348.04%
Asian24,4682,62610.73%
Black8,6251,82221.12%
Multiple16,2701,76910.87%
Native2,97261820.79%
Islander1,9771809.10%

16.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.07%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monterey County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monterey County, California is Black, with 21.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monterey County, California is White, with 8.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.79%.

Monterey County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.61%
High School10.86%
Some College9.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%

Monterey County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.21%
Male Unemployed22.60%
Female Employed8.82%
Male Employed8.17%

Monterey County, California Income

Monterey County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,889$83,797
Families$64,966$89,648
Married Families$78,867$104,473
Non Families$43,050$60,245

Monterey County, California Marital Status

Monterey County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monterey County, California Married by Age and Sex

Monterey County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Monterey County, California Marital Status by Race

Monterey County, California Veterans

Monterey County, California Veterans by War

18,582

Number of Veterans

17,137

Male Veterans

1,445

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,089
First Gulf War3,158
Second Gulf War2,790
Korea2,164
World War II1,422

Monterey County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+4,751
65 to 744,611
35 to 544,025
55 to 643,659
18 to 341,536

Monterey County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,4116.59%
Hispanic2,8091.75%
Black1,30814.10%
Asian1,0805.19%
2 or More9138.85%
Other5721.21%
Hawaiian1639.53%
Indian1355.86%

Monterey County, California Veterans by Education

6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monterey County, California Employment Status

Monterey County, California Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Monterey County, California Employment by Race

Monterey County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monterey County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Salinas15049815721867204.47%
Seaside330253431212873.90%
Monterey27492284549623.50%
Soledad2573825622-116-0.45%
Marina197182168819709.99%
Greenfield163301742810986.72%
Pacific Grove15039156245853.89%
King City12874138699957.73%
Gonzales815484603063.75%
Carmel-by-the-Sea372238911694.54%
Del Rey Oaks16241684603.69%
Sand City3343834914.67%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990