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Monterey County Profile

 
About this area:
Monterey County is situated along almost 100 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline. It is bordered on the inland sides by Santa Cruz County to the north, San Benito, Fresno, and Kings counties to the east, and San Luis Obispo County to the south. The county is comprised of two distinct sub-regions: the Monterey Peninsula, and the Salinas River Valley, which runs almost the entire length of the county.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Monterey County 2018Jul231,400220,40011,0004.8
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2018JulTotal Wage and Salary211,600
2018JulTotal Nonfarm142,200
2018JulService Providing129,300
2018JulTotal Private109,900
2018JulPrivate Service Providing97,000
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Helpers, Brickmasons and Tile Setters2014 - 202450904080.0
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs2014 - 202421035014066.7
Physician Assistants2014 - 20241101807063.6
Physical Therapist Aides2014 - 2024801305062.5
Roofers2014 - 20241902809047.4
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Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20181st Qtr$129.47$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20181st Qtr$118.49$62.19$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20181st Qtr$117.43$0.00$0.00$0.00
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20181st Qtr$113.94$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20181st Qtr$110.57$0.00$0.00$0.00
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Data for Monterey County is not available. Data for Salinas MSA has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016Annual156$23,289,496
Single Family 2016Annual471$125,454,189
Total all types construction permits 2016Annual627$148,743,685
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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Data for Monterey County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Data for Monterey County not available for Median Price of Existing Homes Sold
 
State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
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Data for Monterey County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2015AnnualRetail $6,406,116,656
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Monterey County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance435,232
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$46,706433,898
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$21,623,627433,898
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2010CensusMonterey County , CAMonterey County , CA158,479
2010CensusMonterey County , CASanta Cruz County , CA8,551
2010CensusSanta Cruz County , CAMonterey County , CA5,779
2010CensusMonterey County , CASanta Clara County , CA4,750
2010CensusSan Benito County , CAMonterey County , CA2,922
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
King City Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Greenfield,CA
Monterey Peninsula Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Monterey,CA
Waynes College of BeautyApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSalinas,CA
Monterey College of LawApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsSeaside,CA
Monterey Peninsula CollegeCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Monterey,CA
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