14.7% Poverty Rate in Monterey County, California

Poverty Rate in Monterey County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in Monterey County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Monterey County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

13.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monterey County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 13.9%.

16.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monterey County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Monterey County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Monterey County, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 288,900 residents of Monterey County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 40,298 (13.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 20,635 (16.3%) of 126,561 residents of Monterey County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Monterey County, California

The Poverty Rate in Monterey County is 14.7%.
Monterey County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carmel-by-the-Sea 6.5%

3,852

Carmel Valley Village 3.8%

3,993

Castroville 20.0%

6,675

Chualar 22.9%

1,409

Del Monte Forest 9.2%

4,237

Del Rey Oaks 6.0%

1,555

Elkhorn 2.0%

1,052

Gonzales 20.4%

8,462

Boronda 23.6%

1,259

King City 25.0%

13,649

Las Lomas 18.1%

3,666

Marina 14.4%

20,422

Monterey 11.3%

26,070

Pacific Grove 6.7%

15,513

Pajaro 14.3%

3,644

Pine Canyon 9.4%

1,988

Prunedale 8.3%

20,887

Salinas 17.2%

154,855

Seaside 14.9%

33,108

Soledad 12.2%

16,721

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2018 California Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for California in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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