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Monterey County Information

The county’s population based on what was gathered by the census in 2010 is 415,057 and was founded in 1850. The county seat is called Salinas and it is located at the Pacific coast part of California. The county is named after Monterey Bay, which is named from a Spanish portmanteau of monte (“hill”) and rey (“king”) . The county is 3,771 in square miles and it’s known for its magnificent coastline, including Big Sur, State Route 1 and the 17 mile drive on the Monterey Peninsula.  The departments that take the initiative of keeping everyone safe are probation, auditor, attorney, emergency management, and Sheriff’s office.

The area codes in use for this county are: 408, 805, 831

Sheriff’s Office

The name of the Sheriff is Stephen T. Bernal and the address is 1414 Natividad Road, Salinas CA and you can reach them by phone at: 831-755-3722

The divisions in the Sheriff’s office are online incident reports, crime tips, patrol log, most wanted, inmate search, CCW information, available jobs, sex offenders, crime reports, jail visits.

The core valleys of the Sheriff’s office are model leadership, compassion, dedication, respect, loyalty, responsibility, sacrifice and courage. The staff in the Sheriff’s office are highly trained and competent that reflect diversity in the community, which shows the highest professional standards.

County Courthouse

The office hours are from Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm except during holidays. The phone number is 831-775-5400.  The courthouse is located at: 240 Church St., Salinas, CA 93901.  Please note there are several courtroom locations.  You may check for details here:

There are no office hours during holidays. The Presiding judge is Honorable Mark E. Hood, Assistant Presiding Judge is Honorable Lydia M. Villarreal, and Chris Ruhl is the court Executive Officer.  

The superior court’s mission of the county is to serve in the public respectfully, courteously, and efficiently that can promote trust and confidence in the legal system by giving fair, open access, and fair justice. The citizens and visitors deserve to have justice when a crime has been committed against that is why it is being given by the county courthouse.

County Jail

1410 Natividad Road Salinas, CA 93906

Phone number is 831-647-7782

Contact the Monterey County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Monterey County Public Defender
Address:111 West Alisal Street, Salinas, California, 93901
Phone:831-755-5058
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Monterey County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Monterey County Probation Department
Location:20 East Alisal Street, Salinas, California, 93901
Phone:831-755-3909
Fax:831-759-7246
Monterey County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1133
Avg Daily Population1096
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll207
Full time total employees207
Total salaries and wages24298576
Other operating expenditures11487427
Total construction costs166697
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1977
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 1414 NATIVIDAD ROAD SALINAS CA 93906

Monterey County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016220,414
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016203,752
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 201616,662
Unemployment Rate, 20167.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201560,047
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Monterey County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201463,732
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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