Monterey Heights, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Monterey Heights?

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There are 318 residents in Monterey Heights, with a median age of 30. Of this, 51.89% are males and 48.11% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.94% of the resident pool in Monterey Heights, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.97%. Additionally, 4.09% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 220 people in Monterey Heights currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 318 -13.3%
Male Population 165 -16.7%
Female Population 153 -8.9%
Male population 51.89%
Female population 48.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 30 3.5%
Citizen US Born 286 -13.1%
Citizen not US Born 19 -20.8%
Not Citizen 13 -7.1%
Citizen US Born 89.94%
Citizen not US Born 5.97%
Not Citizen 4.09%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2 0.0%
Moved from Same County 56 -18.8%
Moved from Same State 30 -33.3%
Moved from Different State 8 -33.3%
Same House as Last Year 220 -7.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.63%
Moved from Same County 17.72%
Moved from Same State 9.49%
Moved from Different State 2.53%
Same House as Last Year 69.62%

What are the employment statistics in Monterey Heights?

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White-collar workers make up 87.35% of the working population in Monterey Heights, while blue-collar employees account for 12.65%. There are also 19 entrepreneurs in Monterey Heights (11.45% of the workforce); 104 workers employed in private companies (62.65%); and 33 people working in governmental institutions (19.88%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 145 -6.5%
Blue Collar 21 -4.5%
White Collar 87.35%
Blue Collar 12.65%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 19 -5.0%
Private Companies 104 -5.5%
Governmental Workers 33 -5.7%
Not for Profit Companies 10 -9.1%
Self Employees 11.45%
Private Companies 62.65%
Governmental Workers 19.88%
Not for Profit Companies 6.02%

How many households are there in Monterey Heights?

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There are a total of 129 households in Monterey Heights, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 45.74% of these Monterey Heights households, while non-family units account for the remaining 54.26%. Additionally, 16.28% of households have children and 83.72% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 129 0.0%
Average People Per Household 2 0.0%
Family Households 59 1.7%
Non-family Households 70 -1.4%
Family Households 45.74%
Non-family Households 54.26%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 21 -4.5%
Households without Children 108 0.0%
Households with Children 16.28%
Households without Children 83.72%

What are the median and average incomes in Monterey Heights?

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The average annual household income in Monterey Heights is $103,946, while the median household income sits at $66,746 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $94,131, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $118,958. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $25,738 and $72,777, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $103,946 8.2%
Median Household Income $66,746 5.5%
People below Poverty Level 70 2.9%
People above Poverty Level 234 -1.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Monterey Heights?

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There are 142 housing units in Monterey Heights, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1976. Of the 129 occupied housing units in Monterey Heights, 44.19% are owner-occupied, while 55.04% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 60.34% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $788,700. In general, housing costs reach $1,720 per month in Monterey Heights.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 142 0.7%
Median Year Built 1976 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 17 13.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7 16.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 12 -7.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 18 5.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 26 -7.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 25 4.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 16 -5.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 13 18.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 8 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 129 0.0%
Owner Occupied 57 -3.4%
Renter Occupied 71 1.4%
Owner Occupied 44.19%
Renter Occupied 55.04%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 35 -2.8%
Without Mortgage 23 0.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $788,700 10.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $718,250 7.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,720 5.1%
With Mortgage 60.34%
Without Mortgage 39.66%

What is the level of education in Monterey Heights?

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Approximately 19.92% of the population in Monterey Heights holds a high school degree (that's 47 residents), while 22.46% have attained a college certificate (53 locals) and 30.08% have a bachelor's degree (71 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4 -20.0%
Some High School 47 -20.3%
Some College 53 -11.7%
Associate Degree 18 -14.3%
Bachelor's Degree 71 1.4%
Graduate Degree 43 -2.3%
No High School 1.69%
Some High School 19.92%
Some College 22.46%
Associate Degree 7.63%
Bachelor's Degree 30.08%
Graduate Degree 18.22%

What is the marital status of Monterey Heights residents?

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A total of 148 people in Monterey Heights have never been married (which represents 51.75% of the total population), while 99 of them are wedded (34.62%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 3 (1.05%) and 26 (9.09%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 148 -20.9%
Married 99 -3.9%
Separated 3 -25.0%
Widowed 10 -16.7%
Divorced 26 -10.3%
Never Married 51.75%
Married 34.62%
Separated 1.05%
Widowed 3.5%
Divorced 9.09%

What are the most common means of transportation in Monterey Heights?

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The top three means of transportation people in Monterey Heights use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 119 residents commute by car, 12 prefer going to work by walking and 8 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 119 -6.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 3 0.0%
Bicycle 8 -11.1%
Motorcycle 1 0.0%
Walk 12 -29.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 93401 93405