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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 $71,274 in 2017, the latest figures available. Monterey County median household income is $531 lower than the median California household income and $10,938 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Monterey County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Monterey County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Monterey County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
Monterey County $71,274 +9.23% +18.84%

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

The current median household income for Monterey is $71,274. Real median household income peaked in 2005 at $71,824 and is now $550 (0.77%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,086 in 2011, real median household income for Monterey has now grown by $13,188 (22.70%).

Real Median Household Income: Monterey County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Monterey County

Date US California Monterey County
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $71,274
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $65,250
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $62,592
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $59,973
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $60,133
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $62,155
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $58,086
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $61,444
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $66,941
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $67,766
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $67,620
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $67,087

Monterey County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Monterey County was $76,863 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, Monterey County median family income is $5,146 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Monterey County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Monterey County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
Monterey County $76,863 +7.95% +21.21%

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

At $76,863, the median family income for Monterey was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Monterey County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Monterey County

Date US California Monterey County
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $76,863
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $71,205
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $67,863
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $63,411
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $65,213
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $66,090
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $62,016
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $66,905
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $70,653
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $70,659
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $73,949
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $74,909

Monterey County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Monterey County was $27,997 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, Monterey County median per capita income is $7,049 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Monterey County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Monterey County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
Monterey County $27,997 +0.96% +5.06%

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

The current per capita income for Monterey is $27,997. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,816 and is now $1,819 (6.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,821 in 2011, real per capita income for Monterey has now grown by $3,176 (12.80%).

Real Per Capita Income: Monterey County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Monterey County

Date US California Monterey County
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $27,997
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $27,730
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $27,414
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $26,649
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $25,449
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $24,917
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $24,821
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $28,112
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $27,280
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $28,340
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $29,816
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $29,375