In 2020, Monterey County, CA had a population of 433k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $76,943. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Monterey County, CA declined from 433,410 to 432,977, a −0.0999% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,015 to $76,943, a 8.35% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monterey County, CA are Other (Hispanic) (34.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), White (Hispanic) (19%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.57%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.08%).
None of the households in Monterey County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
79.7% of the residents in Monterey County, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Monterey County, CA are Naval Postgraduate School (3,014 degrees awarded in 2020), Hartnell College (2,482 degrees), and California State University-Monterey Bay (2,281 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Monterey County, CA was $559,400, and the homeownership rate was 51.8%.
Most people in Monterey County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Monterey County, CA was 2 cars per household.
Monterey County, CA borders Fresno County, CA, Kings County, CA, San Benito County, CA, San Luis Obispo County, CA, and Santa Cruz County, CA.