Del Rey Oaks, California

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Del Rey Oaks, California

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High Points

Del Rey Oaks strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in California):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Del Rey Oaks Well-Paid Single Women
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Del Rey Oaks Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Del Rey Oaks Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Del Rey Oaks People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Del Rey Oaks Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 8% Del Rey Oaks Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Del Rey Oaks College Educated Adults
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Del Rey Oaks Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Del Rey Oaks Low Rate of Poverty
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% Del Rey Oaks Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Del Rey Oaks, California

Comparing Del Rey Oaks to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in California (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 3
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Senior Citizens 6 9
Male Share of the Population 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 8
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 8 3
Public Transportation Use 5 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 5 8
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 10
Low Property Crime 6 9

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Del Rey Oaks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SW of Salinas, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles S of San Jose, California
County Monterey
Metro Area Salinas
Standard Zip Codes 93940
Phone Area Codes 831
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.593
Longitude -121.833

Del Rey Oaks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 60 F
Apr Temp 47 to 64 F
Jul Temp 52 to 68 F
Oct Temp 51 to 70 F
Annual Precip 20.3 inches
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 55 to 71 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 12.9 inches
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 53 to 72 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 23.2 inches
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Del Rey Oaks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,650 100%
Male 784 47.5%
Female 866 52.5%
Under 18 316 19.2%
18+ 1,334 80.8%
65+ 262 15.9%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,425 86.4%
African-American 26 1.6%
Asian 85 5.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.8%
Other 42 2.5%
Mixed Race 58 3.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 109 6.6%

Estimated Del Rey Oaks Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,584
Growth -66
Growth % -4%

Del Rey Oaks Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
Italian 12.9%
English 11.4%
German 11%
Irish 8.9%
US/American 5.7%
Norwegian 3.5%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scottish 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Portuguese 2.6%
Polish 2.5%
Dutch 1.5%
British 1.5%
Russian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Swedish 1.1%
Iranian 0.8%
European 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Canadian 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Iraqi 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Del Rey Oaks, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Point Sur (93940)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Del Rey Oaks 1,650 $70,119
Carmel-by-the-Sea 4,081 $81,259
Marina 25,101 $46,139
Monterey 29,674 $58,757
Pacific Grove 15,522 $59,569
Sand City 261 $37,500
Seaside 31,696 $43,259
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4. Ferndale, California 79.8   31.4% 16.6% 25.6% 21 $49,706 5.7% 6.7% 1,382 7.1% 12.3 2.6% 0.7
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