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Monticello, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Monticello had a population of 5,571 as of July 1, 2016. Monticello ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monticello is located at latitude 40.7452 and longitude -86.7673 in White County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monticello (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. White County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Monticello (GNIS ID: 2395383) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Monticello is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monticello population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Monticello, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,571
Population in Households 5,382
Population in Familes 4,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 1,609
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 2,227
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,334
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,287 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 940 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $99,957
Average Home Value $138,947


Median Household Income $41,588
Average Household Income $51,910
Per Capita Income $22,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.45%
Households 0.35% 0.31%
Families 0.18% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Monticello, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monticello to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 122 82nd
Population Density1 # 242 65th
Diversity Index2 # 61 91st
Median Household Income # 500 27th
Per Capita Income # 397 42nd

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