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The City of Monticello had a population of 5,524 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Monticello, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,524
Daytime Population: Workers 5,297
Daytime Population: Residents 3,236
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,533
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.54
Population in Households 5,335
Population in Familes 4,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density2 1,596
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $45,635
Average Household Income $54,652
Per Capita Income $23,329


Total Housing Units 2,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,276 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 940 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 325 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $106,008
Average Home Value $143,216


Total Households 2,216
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,317
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.38%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families -0.02% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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, 2017 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 # 124 82nd
Population Density # 245 64th
Diversity Index # 59 92nd
Median Household Income # 422 38th
Per Capita Income # 383 44th

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