In 2018, Monterey County, CA had a population of 436k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $70,681. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Monterey County, CA declined from 437,907 to 435,594, a -0.528% decrease and its median household income declined from $71,274 to $70,681, a -0.832% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monterey County, CA are Other (Hispanic) (38.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), White (Hispanic) (17.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.64%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%). 0% of the households in Monterey County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 78% of the residents in Monterey County, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Monterey County, CA are Hartnell College (2,519 degrees awarded in 2019), Naval Postgraduate School (2,410 degrees), and California State University-Monterey Bay (2,261 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Monterey County, CA was $563,000, and the homeownership rate was 51.3%. Most people in Monterey County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Monterey County, CA was 2 cars per household.