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Monterey County, CA Public Records

Superior Court - Salinas Division
240 Church St
Salinas, CA 93901 http://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM PST
P: 831-775-5400
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or sealed records released
All criminal records are filed at the Salinas courthouse; main court administration is here. All civil, probate, and family law cases are files at the Monterey courthouse.
Superior Court - Monterey Division
1200 Aguajito Rd, 2nd FL
Monterey, CA 93940 http://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM; make file requests before 3:30PM PST
P: 831-647-5800
Jurisdiction: Civil, Probate, Small Claims, Family Law, Evictions
Restricted Records: No juvenile or probation records released
This court holds the civil records from the city of Salinas. Criminal records for Monterey are held in Salinas.
Superior Court - King City Division - Closed: see Monterey Division
http://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov
Closed September 23, 2013.
Superior Court - Marina Division
3180 Del Monte Blvd
Marina, CA 93933 http://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov
Hours: 8AM-2PM PST
P: 831-883-5300
F: 831-883-5306
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Small Claims, Child Support
Access court data free at https://www.justicepartners.monterey.courts.ca.gov/Public/JPPublicIndex.aspx. Search calendars at https://www.justicepartners.monterey.courts.ca.gov/Public/JPPublicCalendarSearch.aspx.

Monterey County, CA Vital Records

Contact the Monterey County Recorder Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Monterey County Recorder
County Recorder
168 W Alisal St, 1st Fl
Salinas, CA 93901 www.co.monterey.ca.us/recorder/
8AM-5PM PST
Phone: 831-755-5041
Fax: 831-755-5064
Recorded Documents

Monterey County Vital Certificates

Monterey County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Monterey County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 3,321.95 sq mi
Population (2009): 410,370
  • Females: 48.0%
  • White: 85.5%
  • Black/African American: 3.5%
  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 53.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 34.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): 8,609
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 29.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 47.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 68.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 22.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 3.14
Housing Units (2000): 131,708
Homeownership Rate (2000): 54.6%
Migration Flow to Monterey County, CA from (2007-2008):

Monterey County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $11,846,222
  • Construction: $612,846
  • Retail Trade: $785,467
  • Professional and Technical Services: $604,407
  • Healthcare: $805,900
  • Banking: $407,570
  • Retail Trade: $785,467
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $581,579
  • Manufacturing: $576,323
  • Farms: $1,232,807
  • Government: $2,807,905
Employed (2000): 163,987
Unemployed (2000): 15,658
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $41,256
Local Government Employment (2007): 21,148
Local Government Revenue (2007): $2,112,076 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $704,530 (thou. dol.)

Monterey County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 7,551
  • Per 1,000 population: 18.8
Deaths (2007): 2,238
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 34
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.5

Monterey County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,973
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 36
  • Forcible rape: 99
  • Robbery: 587
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,251
Property Crimes (2008): 11,491
  • Burglary: 3,056
  • Larceny-Theft: 6,541
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,894

Monterey County Genealogy Records