Monterey, CA has a population of 28,472 and is the 1,502nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,282 per sq mi which is 1312% higher than the California average and 3523% higher than the national average. The median age in Monterey is 37 which is approximately 3% higher than the California average of 36. In Monterey, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 46% of Monterey residents were born in California, 35% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.