|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Monterey is 29,874. Monterey, California is the 1,316th largest city in the US.
Monterey is located entirely in Monterey County.
The peak population of Monterey was in 1990, when its population was 32,567. In 1990, Monterey was the 857th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,316th largest city in the US. Monterey is currently 8.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Monterey has grown 0.4% since the 2000. Monterey, California's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Monterey has a population density of 3,284.9 people per square mile.
|1352||East Palo Alto||28,847||-3.7%|
|1313||Rahway, New Jersey||29,911||12.7%|
|1321||Matthews, North Carolina||29,623||28.3%|
The total voting age population of Monterey, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,833. The voting age population is 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Monterey are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Monterey are 78.6% White, 7.7% Asian, 5.7% Two or more races, 4.0% Black, 2.9% Other, 0.8% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 16.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Monterey, 10.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.9%. On a per-household basis, 4.6% of families are below the poverty line in Monterey.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.1% of Monterey residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.6% of Monterey residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 52.8% have a bachelor's degree and 23.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Monterey residents aged 5 and older, 23.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Monterey is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Monterey, 21.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Monterey is $80,694.
In Monterey, 37.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.1% of housing units in Monterey.
Of all the housing units in Monterey, 12.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Monterey, 7.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 960 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Monterey is $1,793.
In Monterey, 89.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.