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Area Code 831 Summary
Area code 831 is assigned to California
Latitude: 36.691724
Longitude: -121.688222
Population: 703,136
Area: 4497.84 sq. miles
Land: 4397.00 sq. miles
Water: 100.84 sq. miles
Population Density: 159.91 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 55.7 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Pacific (GMT -8)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 831 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 100,000
Salinas (183,496)
   
Cities with population over 50,000
Santa Cruz (92,697)
Watsonville (81,136)
  
Towns with population under 50,000
Aptos (24,225)
Aromas (3,368)
Ben Lomond (6,394)
Big Sur (996)
Boulder Creek (10,506)
Brookdale (1,000)
Capitola (9,657)
Carmel (13,108)
Carmel By The Sea (2,963)
Carmel Valley (6,677)
Castroville (8,562)
Chualar (1,135)
Davenport (850)
Felton (8,720)
Freedom (4,734)
Gonzales (9,019)
Greenfield (14,189)
Hollister (47,505)
Jolon (250)
King City (14,464)
Lockwood (527)
Marina (21,750)
Monterey (32,840)
Moss Landing (891)
Mount Hermon (76)
Pacific Grove (15,436)
Paicines (806)
Pebble Beach (4,590)
San Ardo (662)
San Juan Bautista (3,401)
San Lucas (507)
Scotts Valley (14,561)
Seaside (38,232)
Soledad (13,001)
Soquel (9,807)
Spreckels (398)

Area Code 831 Demographics

Area Code 831 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Male358,53350.99 %49.81 %49.04 %
Female344,60349.01 %50.19 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.04-0.990.96
Total Population703,136100.00 %--
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Area Code 831 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years51,0627.26 %7.34 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years55,0707.83 %8.05 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years52,9697.53 %7.59 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years54,5727.76 %7.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years54,9187.81 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years107,83515.34 %15.44 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years111,60715.87 %16.19 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years94,88113.49 %12.79 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years29,4144.18 %4.33 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years21,2973.03 %3.39 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years35,7035.08 %5.57 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years24,8263.53 %3.79 %4.38 %
85 years and over8,9821.28 %1.26 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)35.2-36.837.7
18 years and over513,00572.96 %72.69 %74.27 %
Male
260,56837.06 %35.80 %35.85 %
Female
252,43735.90 %36.88 %38.42 %
21 years and over477,58267.92 %68.33 %69.92 %
62 years and over81,50911.59 %12.56 %14.65 %
65 years and over69,5119.89 %10.62 %12.42 %
Male
28,9634.12 %4.47 %5.12 %
Female
40,5485.77 %6.15 %7.30 %
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Area Code 831 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
One race669,42195.21 %95.25 %97.55 %
White
444,53063.22 %59.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
18,0762.57 %6.68 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
7,2171.03 %0.98 %0.87 %
Asian
34,1754.86 %10.92 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
2,2690.32 %0.93 %0.59 %
Chinese
4,2890.61 %2.90 %0.85 %
Filipino
14,3452.04 %2.71 %0.65 %
Japanese
5,4210.77 %0.85 %0.28 %
Korean
3,6030.51 %1.02 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,2240.32 %1.32 %0.39 %
Other Asian
2,0240.29 %1.19 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,2550.32 %0.35 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
4550.06 %0.06 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
6230.09 %0.06 %0.02 %
Samoan
4820.07 %0.11 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
6950.10 %0.11 %0.04 %
Some other race
163,16823.21 %16.78 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)281,48440.03 %32.38 %13.70 %
Mexican
242,16534.44 %24.97 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
2,4170.34 %0.42 %2.46 %
Cuban
5590.08 %0.21 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
36,3435.17 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino421,65259.97 %67.62 %86.30 %
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Area Code 831 Social Profile

Area Code 831 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school208,003100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
10,4385.02 %5.40 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
11,5135.54 %5.47 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
88,81442.70 %42.94 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
43,82721.07 %20.95 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
53,41125.68 %25.23 %22.81 %
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Area Code 831 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over435,120100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
66,12215.20 %11.49 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
46,21410.62 %11.72 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
79,15018.19 %20.13 %28.63 %
High school or higher
322,78474.18 %76.79 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
99,54422.88 %22.91 %21.05 %
Associate degree
29,9026.87 %7.13 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
71,79716.50 %17.09 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
114,18826.24 %26.63 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
42,3919.74 %9.53 %8.86 %
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Area Code 831 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported739,532100.00 %--
Arab2,1380.29 %0.54 %0.42 %
Czech2,3990.32 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish5,6540.76 %0.58 %0.50 %
Dutch8,4221.14 %1.17 %1.58 %
English59,7318.08 %7.09 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)17,3132.34 %2.20 %2.90 %
French Canadian2,9600.40 %0.42 %0.85 %
German71,3759.65 %9.37 %14.93 %
Greek2,2700.31 %0.35 %0.40 %
Hungarian2,5570.35 %0.38 %0.49 %
Irish58,2317.87 %7.37 %10.65 %
Italian36,8754.99 %4.08 %5.47 %
Lithuanian9520.13 %0.14 %0.23 %
Norwegian9,9501.35 %1.23 %1.56 %
Polish9,2191.25 %1.38 %3.12 %
Portuguese12,0691.63 %0.93 %0.41 %
Russian6,2830.85 %1.13 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish9,6471.30 %1.15 %1.50 %
Scottish14,6061.98 %1.52 %1.70 %
Slovak4600.06 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1,7230.23 %0.52 %0.62 %
Swedish10,1621.37 %1.29 %1.39 %
Swiss5,0560.68 %0.32 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1,1230.15 %0.23 %0.31 %
United States or American21,7932.95 %3.21 %7.18 %
Welsh5,1190.69 %0.53 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6130.08 %0.18 %0.65 %
Other ancestries360,83248.79 %52.27 %31.89 %
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Area Code 831 Economy

Area Code 831 Employment

GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over533,451100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
270,54450.72 %49.21 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
262,90749.28 %50.79 %51.68 %
In labor force
343,62364.42 %62.43 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
190,65055.48 %54.86 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
152,97344.52 %45.14 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
338,46563.45 %61.85 %63.10 %
Employed
312,96358.67 %57.51 %59.39 %
Unemployed
25,5024.78 %4.34 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-7.42 %6.95 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
5,1580.97 %0.58 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
189,82835.58 %37.57 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers231,16573.86 %76.48 %78.40 %
Government workers49,66715.87 %14.66 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business30,9629.89 %8.49 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1,1690.37 %0.37 %0.31 %
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Area Code 831 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations104,86933.51 %35.97 %33.60 %
Service occupations49,89215.94 %14.77 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations73,43723.47 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations24,2097.74 %1.34 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations27,8838.91 %8.42 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations32,67310.44 %12.74 %14.63 %
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Area Code 831 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining27,3938.75 %1.92 %1.87 %
Construction22,3227.13 %6.22 %6.80 %
Manufacturing28,0408.96 %13.11 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade15,9635.10 %4.05 %3.60 %
Retail trade35,26311.27 %11.15 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,8813.16 %4.68 %5.19 %
Information8,5782.74 %3.92 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing15,0354.80 %6.91 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services30,9209.88 %11.63 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services60,70919.40 %18.51 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services29,3429.38 %8.18 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)14,9314.77 %5.17 %4.88 %
Public administration14,5864.66 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Area Code 831 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Households225,485100.00 %11,511,175106,788,273
Less than $10,000
14,6046.48 %8.40 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
10,7804.78 %5.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
23,82510.57 %11.45 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
25,58711.35 %11.42 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
36,19116.05 %15.17 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
45,82320.32 %19.14 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
28,40712.60 %11.52 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
25,60811.36 %10.36 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
7,1643.18 %3.35 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
7,4963.32 %3.56 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$52,964.30-$46,766.47$39,349.33
Average household size2.97-2.762.58
Average income per member of household$17,819.30-$16,944.99$15,252.86
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Area Code 831 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over309,709100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
214,47769.25 %71.82 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
53,79117.37 %14.55 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
8,0492.60 %5.07 %4.73 %
Walked
12,4554.02 %2.85 %2.94 %
Other means
7,9222.56 %1.87 %1.20 %
Worked at home
13,0154.20 %3.83 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.3391 minutes-28.1 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 831 Housing

Area Code 831 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units243,877100.00 %12,211,276117,282,697
Occupied housing units
225,42492.43 %94.19 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
129,47653.09 %53.60 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
95,94839.34 %40.59 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
18,4537.57 %5.81 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
8,9423.67 %1.92 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.43 %-2.24 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.90 %-5.30 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.95-2.752.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.96-2.772.45
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Area Code 831 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units243,855100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
152,07462.36 %56.35 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
22,0779.05 %7.63 %5.68 %
2 units
7,7023.16 %2.68 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
13,5405.55 %5.71 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
11,1254.56 %5.92 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
8,1943.36 %5.07 %3.99 %
20 or more units
15,7866.47 %11.98 %8.59 %
Mobile home
12,8685.28 %4.40 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
4890.20 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Area Code 831 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units243,855100.00 %--
1 room
9,9074.06 %5.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
21,3418.75 %9.38 %4.88 %
3 rooms
34,17814.02 %13.85 %10.06 %
4 rooms
42,42717.40 %15.75 %15.95 %
5 rooms
49,41720.26 %18.95 %20.92 %
6 rooms
42,46917.42 %16.51 %18.39 %
7 rooms
23,2239.52 %10.33 %11.98 %
8 rooms
12,0524.94 %5.93 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
8,8413.63 %4.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.9-4.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units225,414100.00 %--
1.00 or less
188,32483.55 %79.87 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
13,7406.10 %5.73 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
23,35010.36 %8.58 %2.54 %
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Area Code 831 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas152,62762.59 %66.45 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas16,0486.58 %3.56 %5.96 %
Electricity46,16418.93 %20.52 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.5290.22 %0.30 %8.06 %
Coal or coke500.02 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood7,3643.02 %1.67 %1.51 %
Solar energy2650.11 %0.11 %0.05 %
Other fuel6120.25 %0.23 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,7550.72 %1.35 %1.25 %
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Area Code 831 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units108,411100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
6630.61 %1.52 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1,6331.51 %10.08 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
7,5186.93 %16.91 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
14,99713.83 %18.58 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
27,36425.24 %22.33 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
35,56432.80 %19.08 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
17,56616.20 %9.16 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3,1062.87 %2.33 %0.56 %
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Area Code 831 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage83,51777.04 %79.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1940.18 %0.25 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1,5241.41 %1.80 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2,9302.70 %4.04 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
7,7397.14 %10.80 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
22,25420.53 %23.65 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
22,11920.40 %18.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
26,75724.68 %20.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged24,89422.96 %20.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent30,16727.83 %28.03 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent14,04612.96 %14.57 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent14,80713.66 %14.10 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent12,06011.12 %11.29 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent8,9068.22 %8.02 %6.01 %
35 percent or more27,67125.52 %23.22 %15.91 %
Not computed7540.70 %0.76 %0.85 %
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Area Code 831 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units94,324100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1,7921.90 %2.20 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2,2912.43 %2.65 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
7,7158.18 %12.59 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
24,64526.13 %31.33 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
25,36926.90 %23.59 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
19,16320.32 %17.68 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
8,5329.05 %6.84 %2.89 %
No cash rent
4,8175.11 %3.11 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)36,17938.36 %24.35 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent13,56014.38 %14.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent12,35113.09 %13.58 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent12,45613.21 %13.11 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent10,73611.38 %11.01 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent7,8508.32 %8.16 %7.32 %
35 percent or more31,14933.02 %34.09 %29.47 %
Not computed6,2226.60 %5.43 %7.77 %

Area Code 831 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
None15,0896.19 %8.94 %9.57 %
172,37729.68 %32.16 %31.22 %
288,05136.11 %35.56 %34.76 %
3 or more49,89720.46 %17.54 %15.45 %
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