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Monterey County California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Monterey County California area was $77,514 in 2019, the latest figures available. Monterey County median household income is $2,926 lower than the median California household income and $11,802 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Monterey County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Monterey County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Monterey County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
Monterey County $77,514 +7.72% +13.91%

Trends in Monterey County, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $77,514, the median household income for Monterey was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Monterey County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Monterey County

Date US California Monterey County
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $77,514
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $71,962
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $74,334
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $68,051
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $65,280
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $62,549
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $62,716
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $64,823
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $60,581
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $64,083
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $69,815

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Monterey County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Monterey County was $81,037 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, Monterey County median family income is $10,340 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Monterey County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Monterey County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
Monterey County $81,037 +2.84% +9.12%

Trends in Monterey County, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $81,037, the median family income for Monterey was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Monterey County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Monterey County

Date US California Monterey County
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $81,037
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $78,797
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $80,163
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $74,262
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $70,777
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $66,134
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $68,014
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $68,928
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $64,680
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $69,778
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $73,687

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Monterey County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Monterey County was $31,647 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, Monterey County median per capita income is $7,746 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Monterey County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Monterey County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
Monterey County $31,647 +1.34% +9.43%

Trends in Monterey County, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $31,647, the per capita income for Monterey was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Monterey County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Monterey County

Date US California Monterey County
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $31,647
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $31,230
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $29,199
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $28,920
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $28,591
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $27,794
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $26,542
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $25,987
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $25,887
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $29,319
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $28,451

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