In 2019, Monterey County, CA had a population of 434k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $77,514. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Monterey County, CA declined from 435,594 to 434,061, a −0.352% decrease and its median household income grew from $70,681 to $77,514, a 9.67% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monterey County, CA are Other (Hispanic) (40.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (29.1%), White (Hispanic) (16.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.82%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%). 0% of the households in Monterey County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 79.5% 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 2019, the median property value in Monterey County, CA was $602,900, and the homeownership rate was 52.8%. Most people in Monterey County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Monterey County, CA was 2 cars per household.