Based on FBI crime data, Salinas is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Salinas has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
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.
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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 Area town?Mar 1, 2018
$12.00 Living Wage Calculation for Monterey County, California
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