Monterey County Information

Monterey in California occupies 3,771 square miles and has a 2006 population of 410,206, a change from a 2000 population of 401,764 and 355,660 in 1990. 15.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.1% percent is 25-35, and 14.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,097 acts of violent crime reported in Monterey in 2004, a change from 2,311 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 14,350 people: 7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 7.4%.

Read more about Monterey, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMonterey 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area3,771 sq. milesRanked 140 of 3,140
Population 2006410,206Ranked 156 of 3,140
Population 2005412,340 
Population 2000401,764Ranked 147 of 3,140
Population 1990355,660Ranked 144 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion85.5% 
African American3.8% 
Asian American6.5% 
Native American1.3% 
Pacific Islander.6% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.7% 
Population 5 to 1415.2% 
Population 15 to 2415.5% 
Population 25 to 3415.1% 
Population 35 to 4414.1% 
Population 45 to 5412.9% 
Population 55 to 648.6% 
Population 65 to 744.9% 
Population 75 and up5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,0972,311
Murders / Manslaughters33 
Forcible Rapes129 
Robberies721 
Aggravated Assaults1,214 
Total Property Crimes14,14310,649
Burglaries2,622 
Larceny Thefts9,472 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,049 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population204,705203,714
Unemployed Population14,35014,983
Unemployment Rate7%7.4%

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