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Retire To Monterey, CA
City Report

Monterey, California is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Monterey, California


Monterey Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Monterey County blank blank blank 415,057
Monterey 31,954 29,674 27,810 28,294



Monterey
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$671,2090.2%
Dec $703,000 . .
Nov $678,000 . .
Oct $574,000 . .
Sep $661,000 . .
Aug $655,000 . .
Jul $631,000 . .
Jun $701,000 . .
May $629,000 . .
Apr $702,000 . .
Mar $694,000 . .
Feb $779,000 . .
Jan $610,000 . .
2015 .$670,0035.9%
2014 .$632,51416.8%
2013 .$541,4928.9%
2012 . $497,317 5.3%
2011 . $472,110 -11.3%
2010 . $532,226 -16.2%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Monterey GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $671,209 $374,000
Nearest Big City San Jose na
Home Sales Price in San Jose $1,005,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 54% of San Jose home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Monterey GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $671,209 $374,000
Monthly Rent $2,183 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 20.6 times the annual rent 17.1



Monterey
Cost of Living (2016)
162% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Monterey Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 8.3% -- 10* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 121 days 6* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Monterey Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 3
2014 2
2013 2
2012 2
2011 7
2010 2



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