With a crime rate of 38 per one thousand residents, Monterey has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes – from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 26.
Of the ten places with populations over 50,000 and the highest violent crime rates, only two had populations under 100,000: they are Santa Cruz (8.26) and Compton (11.49). The other places include (in descending order of violent crime rate) Oakland, Stockton, San Bernardino, Vallejo, and San Francisco.
Some of the jobs more prevalent in Salinas than most other cities include farm, ranch and other agricultural managers; farm workers and laborers, crops, nursery and greenhouse; graders and sorters of agricultural products; first-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing and forestry workers; agricultural equipment
John Steinbeck was born in Salinas in 1902, in a stately home on Central Ave (now open as a popular luncheon spot). During his childhood, Salinas had a population of about 5000, was the county seat of Monterey County, and a trading and shipping center for the lower Salinas Valley.
8of72No, Salinas is in Monterey County, which is not part of the nine county Bay Area region. Sixty-six miles up I-80 from San Francisco, this agricultural community is most famous for having the world’s biggest corn maze. The coastal town is a windy ways up Highway 1, but can it still consider itself a Bay…
Beaches near Salinas California Beach Name mi. km. SALINAS RIVER STATE BEACH Beach access Public 13.20 21.24 MOSS LANDING STATE BEACH Beach access Public 14.28 22.98 MONTEREY STATE BEACH Beach access Public 14.81 23.83 DEL MONTE BEACH Beach access Public 14.81 23.83
Salinas is a great agricultural place with some historical buildings still entact. Many people come because they know John Steinbeck, a famous writer from Monterey, California. I have lived here all my life and there are some parts in Salinas jo one should visit due to the bad neighborhood.
Salinas serves as the main business, governmental and industrial center of the region. Salinas is known as the “Salad Bowl of the World” for its large, vibrant agriculture industry. It was the hometown of writer and Nobel laureate John Steinbeck (1902–68), who set many of his stories in the Salinas Valley and Monterey.