Monterey

Monterey

Home to some of California’s oldest Spanish-style homes and buildings.

Welcome to Monterey

Monterey resides on the south end of the world-famous, Monterey Bay. This historic town is the “big City” in this neck of the woods with a whopping 29,000 person population. Monterey is home to some of California’s oldest Spanish-style homes and buildings and has an amazing history.
 
Spain named Monterey the capital of California in 1776 and continued as the capital through the Spanish-Mexican war until 1846 when the U.S. flag was raised over the Custom House, and California was claimed for the United States.


Overview for Monterey, CA

30,014 people live in Monterey, where the median age is 37.4 and the average individual income is $52,631. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,014

Total Population

37.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$52,631

Average individual Income

Around Monterey, CA

There's plenty to do around Monterey, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

79
Very Walkable
Walking Score
42
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
41
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Vinyl Revolution, Metronome Dancewear, and Land Rover Experience.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.71 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.49 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.59 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.78 miles 29 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.94 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Monterey, CA

Monterey has 12,912 households, with an average household size of 2.14. 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. 30,014 people call Monterey home. The population density is 3,471.84 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,014

Total Population

High

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

37.4

Median Age

49.1 / 50.9%

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
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,912

Total Households

2.14

Average Household Size

$52,631

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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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
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
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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