Montara is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 2,817, it is the 791st largest city in California and the 9175th largest city in the United States. Montara is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,833 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Montara has a population density of 726 people per square mile.
The average household income in Montara is $132,191 with a poverty rate of 0.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,803 per month, and the median house value is $1.11 Mn. The median age in Montara is 58.9 years, 60.2 years for males, and 58.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Montarawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
88.52% of Montara residents speak only English, while 11.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.41% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Montara is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Montara is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Montara
88.53% of Montara residents were born in the United States, with 61.84% having been born in California. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.