Montara, California Population 2022

2,817
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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.

Montara Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Montarawas:

  • White: 87.96%
  • Two or more races: 11.40%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Montara, California is 2,817 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,833.

Montara, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Montara Population by Race

Montara Population Pyramid 2022

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Montara Median Age

54.7


Total

45.6


Male

59.2


Female

Montara Adults

There are 2,576 adults, (803 of whom are seniors) in Montara.

Montara Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Montara Sex Ratio

Female

1,350

47.65%

Male

1,483

52.35%

Montara Population by Age

Montara Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montara Household Types

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montara Households and Families

3.23

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Montara Households by Type

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Montara Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montara Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Montara Educational Attainment by Race

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$86,092

Average Earnings

$109,174

Average Male

$74,028

Average Female

Montara Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montara Language by Age

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Montara Language

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.

Montara Language

Montara Poverty by Race

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0.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

0.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montara

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%.

Montara Poverty

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Montara Poverty Rate by Education

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Montara Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montara Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Montara Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

68.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Montara Married by Age and Sex

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Montara Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Montara Marital Status by Race

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Montara Marital Status

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143

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Montara Veterans by War

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Montara Veterans by Age

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Montara Veterans by Race

Montara Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montara Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Montara Employment by Age

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Montara Employment by Race

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Montara Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.84%

Born in Montara

88.53%

Native Born

11.47%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

9.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Montara Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Montara Population by Year