Mono County

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Mono County, California

PO Box 237
Bridgeport, CA 93517
Phone: (760) 932-5530
Fax: (760) 932-5531
www.monocounty.ca.gov

On W central border of CA and NV; organized Apr 24, 1861 from Calaveras and Fresno counties. Name Origin: For Mono Lake; the lake's name is probably a Spanish-influenced shortened form of a Shoshonean tribal name, monache or monachi 'fly people'; their staple food was the pupae of a fly.

Area (sq mi):: 3131.80 (land 3044.40; water 87.40) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 12,509 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.70%; 1990-2000 29.10% Population 2000: 12,853 (White 76.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 17.70%; Asian 1.10%; Other 14.20%). Foreign born: 12.40%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $23,422; median household $44,992; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,632-$30,771
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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