Monticello is a city located in Jefferson County Florida. It is also the county seat of Jefferson County. With a 2020 population of 2,605, it is the 604th largest city in Florida and the 9555th largest city in the United States. Monticello is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,589 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Monticello has a population density of 649 people per square mile.
The average household income in Monticello is $58,459 with a poverty rate of 17.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $94,800. The median age in Monticello is 53 years, 47.1 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monticellowas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
98.93% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Black, with 22.92% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.24%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Monticello
96.90% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 68.84% having been born in Florida. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.