StatisticMontereyCaliforniaNational
Population28,47239,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,28225691
Median age37.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%46%43%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Monterey is 1182% higher than California
  • The median age in Monterey is 3% higher than California
  • In Monterey 78.85% of the population is White
  • In Monterey 3.64% of the population is Black
  • In Monterey 7.09% of the population is Asian

Compare Monterey, CA Demographics

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      Monterey population breakdown by race

      RaceMontereyCaliforniaNational
      White78.85%61.26%73.35%
      Black3.64%5.85%12.63%
      Asian7.09%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.53%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.33%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race6.05%4.62%3.06%
      Other race3.52%13.28%4.75%
      In Monterey, 17.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Monterey age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Monterey, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).