Health and Nutrition of Montara, CA Residents

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Fifty percent of Montara residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Montara 49.6%
  • County 51.4%
  • State 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Montara 20.1
  • San Mateo County 19.7
  • California 19.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Montara 3.7
  • San Mateo County 3.7
  • California 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 1.6
  • California 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.1
  • State 2.1

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Montara 3.1
  • County 3.1
  • California 3.3

The average Montara resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Montara residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 48 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Montara 1.8
  • County 1.8
  • California 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 13.8%
  • State 15.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 20.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • San Mateo County 49.1%
  • California 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.0
  • County 3.0
  • California 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Montara 2.8
  • County 2.8
  • State 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Montara 24.2
  • County 23.8
  • California 23.8

The average height of Montara residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 185 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty three percent have ever been obese. Forty one percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.1
  • San Mateo County 66.2
  • California 66.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 185.5
  • County 171.8
  • State 174.2

Average BMI

  • Here 29.2
  • County 27.7
  • California 28.1

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • County 32.1%
  • California 34.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Montara 52.9%
  • County 42.4%
  • State 45.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Montara 41.4%
  • San Mateo County 35.7%
  • State 35.3%

Sixty six percent of Montara residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty nine percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty seven percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Montara 66.0%
  • San Mateo County 56.6%
  • State 60.0%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Montara 29.0%
  • County 20.3%
  • State 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Montara 27.2%
  • County 18.6%
  • State 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Montara 2.8%
  • County 1.9%
  • California 2.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Montara 16.2%
  • San Mateo County 11.1%
  • California 13.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of people living in Montara have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty one percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • San Mateo County 9.3%
  • California 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Montara 50.9%
  • San Mateo County 46.3%
  • California 45.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 2.7%
  • State 2.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Montara residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Montara 1.0
  • County 1.0
  • California 1.1

Ten percent of Montara residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty two percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty four percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • County 10.7%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Montara 5.4%
  • San Mateo County 4.6%
  • State 4.7%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 70.8%
  • County 64.2%
  • California 64.0%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 30.5%
  • San Mateo County 24.8%
  • California 23.8%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 21.5%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 14.2%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Montara 23.3%
  • County 17.8%
  • California 18.7%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Montara 43.7%
  • County 34.7%
  • State 34.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy four percent of people living in Montara are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Montara 73.6%
  • County 75.9%
  • State 72.4%

Twenty three percent of people living in Montara have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty two percent of people in Montara frequently check their blood cholesterol. Seventeen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • County 19.2%
  • California 18.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • San Mateo County 22.5%
  • State 21.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Montara 42.5%
  • San Mateo County 41.8%
  • State 38.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Montara 17.2%
  • San Mateo County 17.3%
  • State 16.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty five percent of people living in Montara use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 44.9%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 34.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty seven percent of Montara residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty four percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty three percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eleven percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Montara 27.2%
  • County 24.8%
  • California 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Montara 26.5%
  • San Mateo County 24.9%
  • California 27.1%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • County 39.1%
  • California 40.9%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Montara 53.9%
  • San Mateo County 49.6%
  • California 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Here 27.9%
  • San Mateo County 25.3%
  • State 28.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Montara 22.6%
  • County 19.0%
  • California 20.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • San Mateo County 18.4%
  • California 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Montara 11.0%
  • County 12.2%
  • California 14.8%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • San Mateo County 3.8%
  • California 4.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Montara residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Montara 2.0
  • County 1.8
  • California 1.7

Eighty three percent of people living in Montara have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.6 days per month on average. They have 5.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Montara 82.8%
  • County 76.5%
  • California 78.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 8.7%
  • County 12.7%
  • California 11.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 5.6
  • San Mateo County 4.6
  • State 4.5

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.7
  • County 5.1
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.6
  • San Mateo County 18.7
  • State 20.4

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety eight percent of Montara residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty three percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Montara have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety nine percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety two percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex. Ten percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Montara were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 33 women. He has vaginal sex with 26 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on eight women. People in Montara were 18 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Montara has vaginal or anal sex 50 times a year. Sixty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Montara 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Montara 98.1%
  • San Mateo County 96.3%
  • State 96.9%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Montara 95.3%
  • San Mateo County 92.1%
  • State 92.8%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Montara 91.1%
  • County 82.2%
  • California 83.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Montara 52.7%
  • San Mateo County 44.8%
  • California 48.3%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Montara 6.2%
  • County 6.8%
  • State 6.8%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 98.9%
  • County 95.3%
  • California 96.0%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Montara 92.2%
  • County 81.9%
  • California 82.7%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 48.4%
  • County 36.5%
  • State 38.9%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Montara 10.0%
  • San Mateo County 10.0%
  • State 12.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 17.0
  • San Mateo County 17.7
  • State 17.1

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 32.8
  • San Mateo County 22.6
  • State 25.6

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Montara 26.0
  • County 18.3
  • California 20.9

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.4
  • San Mateo County 22.0
  • State 21.3

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Montara 8.4
  • County 4.5
  • California 5.0

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Montara 18.1
  • County 20.0
  • California 20.0

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 2.6
  • San Mateo County 3.7
  • California 3.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Montara 6.0%
  • County 8.7%
  • State 9.6%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 50.4
  • County 58.4
  • State 62.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 64.8%
  • San Mateo County 49.3%
  • State 49.2%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Montara 10.0
  • County 8.7
  • California 9.4

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 9.5
  • County 7.6
  • California 8.3

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.5
  • County 0.4
  • California 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 83.6%
  • County 69.0%
  • California 68.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twelve percent of households in Montara use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Montara 3.9%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Montara residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty six percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Montara 6.7
  • San Mateo County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 35.6%
  • San Mateo County 26.7%
  • State 26.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty seven percent of Montara residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 46.9%
  • County 44.4%
  • California 47.9%

Twenty one percent of Montara residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty four percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty one percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Nineteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty eight percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • San Mateo County 18.1%
  • California 19.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • San Mateo County 33.1%
  • State 34.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Montara 30.7%
  • San Mateo County 31.7%
  • California 32.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 23.2%
  • California 22.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Montara 48.1%
  • San Mateo County 44.3%
  • State 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Montara 6.4
  • County 6.2
  • California 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Montara 2.6
  • San Mateo County 2.5
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.3
  • County 1.4
  • State 1.4

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of Montara residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Forty percent are overweight. Seventeen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Montara have ever received a blood transfusion. Nineteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 8.8%
  • California 9.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Montara 3.0%
  • San Mateo County 3.2%
  • California 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Montara 40.1%
  • County 30.8%
  • California 31.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • County 18.3%
  • California 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Montara 11.4%
  • County 9.8%
  • California 9.9%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Montara 19.0%
  • San Mateo County 18.1%
  • California 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 27.2%
  • County 21.1%
  • California 20.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Montara 2.2%
  • San Mateo County 2.5%
  • State 2.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Montara 2.9%
  • County 2.9%
  • California 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Montara 2.5%
  • County 1.8%
  • California 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • San Mateo County 3.0%
  • California 2.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Montara 2.1%
  • San Mateo County 3.0%
  • California 3.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • San Mateo County 2.1%
  • State 2.2%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 6.9%
  • California 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Montara 3.3%
  • San Mateo County 2.6%
  • State 2.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Montara 3.0%
  • County 2.7%
  • California 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Montara 9.0%
  • County 7.1%
  • State 6.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty four percent of births in Montara were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.1 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty five percent of women in Montara have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Sixteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty two percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 64.3%
  • San Mateo County 62.9%
  • State 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Montara 35.7%
  • County 37.1%
  • California 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.1%
  • San Mateo County 99.3%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Montara 59.6%
  • San Mateo County 58.1%
  • State 58.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 68.7%
  • San Mateo County 64.6%
  • State 61.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Montara 25.5%
  • San Mateo County 17.5%
  • State 16.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 12.7%
  • County 9.4%
  • California 8.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Montara 80.8%
  • San Mateo County 67.0%
  • California 68.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Montara 7.0%
  • County 6.7%
  • California 6.3%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 16.5%
  • County 15.2%
  • California 17.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 21.6%
  • San Mateo County 15.3%
  • State 13.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Montara report their general health condition on average at 57 percent. Seven percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 45 percent of Montara residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Montara are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Montara 56.9%
  • County 57.3%
  • California 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • San Mateo County 4.5%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Montara 44.8%
  • San Mateo County 37.0%
  • California 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Montara 10.3%
  • County 7.5%
  • California 7.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Montara spend $357 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Montara spends $81 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $146 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $28 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $357
  • County $374
  • State $372

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • San Mateo County 20.8%
  • State 22.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Montara $81
  • San Mateo County $83
  • California $83

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • County 4.0%
  • California 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $146
  • County $158
  • State $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $28
  • County $28
  • State $29

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Montara 1.4%
  • County 1.1%
  • State 1.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Montara report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Montara population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty five percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Nineteen percent of people in Montara had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.4%
  • San Mateo County 80.8%
  • State 80.6%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Montara 80.1%
  • County 83.1%
  • State 82.6%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 94.7%
  • San Mateo County 95.8%
  • California 95.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Montara 20.5%
  • San Mateo County 16.5%
  • California 17.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 45.4%
  • San Mateo County 35.4%
  • California 38.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • County 12.5%
  • State 13.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty percent of Montara residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 20.3%
  • County 23.8%
  • California 23.4%

Eighteen percent of Montara residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty six percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 14.5%
  • California 15.3%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Montara 25.7%
  • County 19.7%
  • California 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.5%
  • County 7.3%
  • California 7.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Montara 8.1%
  • San Mateo County 8.4%
  • California 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Montara 6.7%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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