Monterey is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,860 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monterey is the 183rd largest community in Tennessee.
Monterey is a blue-collar town, with 46.22% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Monterey is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monterey who work in food service (9.33%), sales jobs (9.11%), and office and administrative support (8.56%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Monterey is worth considering.
Monterey is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Monterey is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.90% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Monterey in 2010 was $14,322, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,288 for a family of four. Monterey also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Monterey is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Monterey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monterey residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Monterey also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.71% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Monterey include English, German, Scots-Irish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Monterey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.