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Best Places to Live in Monterey County, California

Latitude: 36.240107 Longitude: -121.315573


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Overview
Population:415,057
Pop. Change:5%
State: California
Metro Area:Salinas
County:Monterey County
City:Salinas, Seaside, ... 29 more
Zip Code:93905, 93906, ... 28 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Monterey's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Monterey County

As of 2012, Monterey County's population is 415,057 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.93 percent.

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The median home cost in Monterey County is $284,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.16 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Monterey County's cost of living is 32.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Monterey County public schools spend $5,661 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 20 students per teacher in Monterey County.

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The unemployment rate in Monterey County is 11.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Monterey County jobs have Decreased by 0.88 percent.


Ranked #26 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #105 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #132 Best Green Cities
Ranked #153 2005 Best Places to Live
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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Monterey County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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