Monterey County

Monterey County, California

PO Box 180
Salinas, CA 93902
Phone: (831) 755-5115
Fax: (831) 757-5792

On central coast of CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Monterey Bay

Area (sq mi):: 3771.07 (land 3321.95; water 449.12) Population per square mile: 124.10
Population 2005: 412,104 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 13.00% Population 2000: 401,762 (White 40.30%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 46.80%; Asian 6.00%; Other 34.20%). Foreign born: 29.00%. Median age: 31.70
Income 2000: per capita $20,165; median household $48,305; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,005-$31,801
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Salinas County seat (148,183)
  • Seaside (34,130)
  • Monterey (29,669)
  • Soledad (26,325)
  • Marina (19,324)
  • Pacific Grove (15,280)
  • Greenfield (12,845)
  • King City (11,162)

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    ClickPress, Fri Dec 15 2017] The Monterey County Fair announced that the theme for the Aug.
    The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) selected Bradford and Randall Lange of LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards in Lodi as the Grower(s) of the Year and Al Scheid of Scheid Vineyards in Monterey County as the Leader of the Year.
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    Historian/museum curator Clovis, who authored the Salinas Valley volume in this series, traces life in north Monterey County from the late 19th to mid-20th centuries through captioned period photos (many courtesy of the Monterey County Historical Society) of the towns of Castroville, Moss Landing, Pajaro, and Aromas.
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    When Cal-Am bought Chualar's water system from Monterey County in 2002, they filed an application with the PUC to put Chualar under the same water rates as another system Cal-Am had recently acquired, Hidden Hills.

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