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"Artichoke Capital"

Castroville is in Monterey County, in the Salinas metro area.

The community was named after founder Juan B. Castro

The latitude of Castroville is 36.765N. The longitude is -121.756W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,724.


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Median household income
Local
$38,594
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Castroville demographic reports
A local landmark is the Giant Artichoke produce stand and restaurant at Highways 1 and 156
Local festivals include:
  • Artichoke Festival - May 19-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Castroville web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Castroville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monterey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Salinas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95012 ZIP code.

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1% of Castroville residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castroville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castroville was $10,729, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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3% of Castroville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Castroville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $611.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,078.


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Monterey County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castroville political report.

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The average commute time for Castroville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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