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Where is Monterey County, California?

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Monterey County is a county equivalent area found in California, USA. The county government of Monterey is found in the county seat of Salinas.

With a total 9,767.48 sq. km of land and water area, Monterey County, California is the 141st largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 431,344 people, Monterey County has a total 139381 households earning 59168 on average per year.

Monterey County, California - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 6053
Area Codes 805,831
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Salinas (population: 187,314), Seaside (population: 34,299), Monterey (population: 32,512), Soledad (population: 27,843), Marina (population: 23,037), Greenfield (population: 18,041), King City (population: 16,313), Pacific Grove (population: 15,470), Carmel (population: 12,413), Castroville (population: 10,611)
Land Area 166,543 sq miles
Water Area 3,281 sq miles
Household Income $59,168
Housing Units 139,381
Median Home Value $362,400
High School Grads 71% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 23% of population
Retail Spending $11,293 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $1,197,083 per capita
Universities and Colleges Defense Language Institute, Monterey Peninsula College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.