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Popular Monterey Apartments
Salinas, California, 93906
1 Bedroom$997 - $1,203
2 Bedrooms$1,215 - $1,562
3 Bedrooms$1,706 - $1,974
Salinas, California, 93906
1 Bedroom$1,035 - $1,287
2 Bedrooms$1,321 - $1,706
Salinas, California, 93906
Studio/1 Bedroom$774 - $1,061
2 Bedrooms$1,104 - $2,070
Salinas, California, 93905
1 Bedroom$984 - $1,405
2 Bedrooms$1,320 - $1,958
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Monterey Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 7.0% 8.4% -1.4% $10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 5.6% -0.7% $15,000 to $19,999 5.2% 5.6% -0.4% $20,000 to $24,999 4.8% 5.8% -1.0% $25,000 to $29,999 5.4% 5.7% -0.3% $30,000 to $34,999 5.9% 5.7% +0.2% $35,000 to $39,999 5.6% 5.4% +0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 6.2% 5.2% +1.0% $45,000 to $49,999 6.1% 4.6% +1.5% $50,000 to $59,999 11.3% 8.6% +2.7% $60,000 to $74,999 11.4% 10.6% +0.8% $75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 11.5% -0.4% $100,000 to $124,999 7.1% 6.8% +0.3% $125,000 to $149,999 3.2% 3.6% -0.4% $150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 3.3% -0.9% $200,000 or more 2.5% 3.6% -1.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 3.3% 4.8% -1.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 8.4% 9.8% -1.4% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.9% 13.6% +0.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 15.8% 13.1% +2.7% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.9% 11.0% +0.9% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.9% 8.2% +0.7% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.6% 5.9% -1.3% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.5% 8.0% -0.5% 50.0% or more 18.1% 20.2% -2.1% Not computed 7.7% 5.4% +2.3%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 7.2% 9.6% -2.4% 25 to 34 years 29.6% 29.3% +0.3% 35 to 44 years 25.0% 25.8% -0.8% 45 to 54 years 17.2% 16.5% +0.7% 55 to 64 years 7.8% 8.0% -0.2% 65 to 74 years 5.4% 5.3% +0.1% 75 to 84 years 4.8% 4.0% +0.8% 85 years and over 2.9% 1.6% +1.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 55.9% 30.9% +25.0% 30 to 44 minutes 17.5% 24.5% -7.0% 45 to 59 minutes 7.0% 13.8% -6.8% 60 or more minutes 19.6% 30.8% -11.2%
Source: 2000 Census
Beautiful, and Tasty, Monterey
Yes, you are correct, it is a cheese. But Monterey is also an incredibly gorgeous, storybook picture-perfect city in Central California. OMG is it beautiful. Look at the map. Seriously. Unbelievably gorgeous. It is in Monterey County on Monterey Bay on the Pacific Coast. This is beauty, people. Beauty.
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Your New Place in Monterey
Don’t worry about scouring the web for deals on your new place. Our apartment finder does all that work for you. Whether you’re looking for something with a kickin’ view of the Pacific, need to be close to Cannery Row, or simply want a nice place in Monterey for you and your gaggle of three, we’ll help you get the kind of place that you’re looking for. So set your budget, head on over to the apartment finder, and see what’s available in your new neighborhood in your price range. Regardless of which place you choose, you know it’s going to be beautiful.
Hey, Hey, Monterey
The arts are definitely alive and well in the city of Monterey. The Monterey Museum of Art offers a great variety of exhibits along with some really cool workshops and programs for kids and adults. There are also many arts and crafts festivals held throughout the year at Fisherman’s Wharf. Other annual special events include the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Monterey Bay Blues Festival, and the Monterey County Fair.
No ifs, ands, or buts. This is an awesome place for anyone who has an appreciation for the ocean and the creatures that live there. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an amazing place. You can check out the secret lives of Seahorses, enjoy watching the playful Sea Otters, and even explore some alien-like creatures from the deep sea. This place is a treat for everyone in your group. The aquarium also presents some great activities and programs every day in their Auditorium where you can learn about white sharks or watch a Kelp Forest feeding or a penguin feeding. Fun!
You will want to spend time outdoors here. Even if your new apartment is the best thing since sliced bread, you will still need to get outside. The weather is pretty dang near perfect; it fluctuates between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit all year through. Along with that sweet and highly inoffensive weather, the landscape is gorgeous. Nature lovers and outdoor lovers will find Monterey to be a little slice of paradise. The city is on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and there are oodles of conservation areas around here. The environment is a big focus here and it shows. When spending time outdoors, you have so much to choose from in Monterey. Enjoy the beach, walk the pier, or head to one of the many parks or playgrounds in the area. You have oodles of activities to choose from. Yes, oodles. Go hiking, sailing, camping, whale watching, swimming, kayaking, or biking, the list goes on and on. Whatever you decide to do outdoors, you can be sure that you will be surrounded by dramatically stunning scenery.
For history lovers and buffs, there are a heck of a lot of historic places to explore. Monterey County is home to three historic missions: Mission San Carlos Borromeo, San Antonio Mission, and Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad. This is some seriously old stuff, history people. If you would like to read a little ditty about the history of Monterey County, you can click that fancy, little mouse of yours right here. If natural history is your thing, check out the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.
You, Monterey Person, You
Move into your new apartment and love living life in this knock-out gorgeous place on Earth, you lucky duck, you! Fun Fact: John Steinbeck lived here for a bit and found inspiration in “Cannery Row.” Today you can get inspired by its hotels, shops, restaurants, and activities galore.
Average Apartment Rent in Monterey, California
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Map & Local Information
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How is the school system in Monterey?
Although some of Monterey's schools fall under other districts, most of Monterey is served by the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District. This district comprises 10 elementary schools, one K-5, one K-8, two middle schools, and four high schools. Rated as better than 38.1 percent of school districts in California and 13.9 percent of school districts in the US, as a whole, the district has not received very high marks. However, there are several private schools in the area, as well as California's school choice program, which allows parents to choose another public school for their child.
Does Monterey have a good school system?
Similar to much of California's education system, Monterey's schools aren't all that great. Education is provided, for the most part, by the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, whose 24 schools serve close to 12,000 pupils. Rated better than 38.1 percent of school districts in California and 13.9 percent of school districts, this school district is subpar by both state and national standards. For these reasons, many parents opt to send their children to the private schools in the area.