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Monterey County, CA&

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0.31% growth
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Median Household Income
5.59% growth
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Number of Employees
3.94% growth
Median Property Value
12.1% growth

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The economy of Monterey County, CA employs 189,330 people. The economy of Monterey County, CA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 22.75; 1.16; and 1.16 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Monterey County, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting (36,645), Retail trade (20,163), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (19,936), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,663), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($67,000), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($52,969).

Median household income in Monterey County, CA is $63,876. Males in Monterey County, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Monterey County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Monterey County, CA. In Monterey County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 60 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,306. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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Monterey County, CA is home to a population of 435,232 people, from which 76.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Monterey County, CA is composed of 253,843 Hispanic residents (58.3%), 130,756 White residents (30%), 24,302 Asian residents (5.58%), 12,329 Two+ residents (2.83%), and 10,820 Black residents (2.49%). The most common foreign languages in Monterey County, CA are Spanish (185,326 speakers), Tagalog (5,513 speakers), and Arabic (2,034 speakers), but compared to other places, Monterey County, CA has a relative high number of Spanish (185,326 speakers), Other (628 speakers), and Tagalog (5,513 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Monterey County, CA awarded 6,621 degrees. The student population of Monterey County, CA is skewed away from females, with 3,603 male students and 3,018 female students. Most students in Monterey County, CA are White (2,474 and 37.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,347 and 35.4%), Unknown (722 and 10.9%), and Asian (359 and 5.42%). The largest universities in Monterey County, CA by number of graduates are Naval Postgraduate School (2,429 and 36.7%), California State University-Monterey Bay (1,396 and 21.1%), and Hartnell College (1,305 and 19.7%). The most popular majors in Monterey County, CA are General Business Administration & Management (410 and 6.19%), National Security Policy Studies (249 and 3.76%), and Systems Engineering (227 and 3.43%). The median tuition costs in Monterey County, CA are $38,250 for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Monterey County, CA is $481,000, which is 2.35 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $429,100 to $481,000, a 12.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Monterey County, CA is 49.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Monterey County, CA have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Monterey County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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