Monticello, Iowa Population 2021

3,920
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Monticello is a city located in Jones County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 3,920, it is the 101st largest city in Iowa and the 5476th largest city in the United States . Monticello is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 3.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,796 in 2010. Monticello reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Monticello has a population density of 705 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monticello is $71,971 with a poverty rate of 8.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $120,400. The median age in Monticello is 39 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Monticello Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monticellowas:

  • White: 94.63%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Monticello, Iowa is 3,920 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,880.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,796.

Monticello, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,63194.63%
Two or More Races2035.29%
Black or African American30.08%
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Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid $2021

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Monticello Median Age

39


Total

38.1


Male

40.7


Female

Monticello Adults

There are 2,918 adults, (828 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female

1,993

51.94%

Male

1,844

48.06%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monticello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male41.2%58.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female61.5%38.5%
All70.9%29.1%
Married84.1%15.9%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monticello Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6612.2470.9
Married7622.984.1
Non Family6751.1261.2
Female1563.2861.5
Male683.5441.2

2.91

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Monticello Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade311.18%
9th to 12th Grade1676.34%
High School Graduate90234.26%
Some College58922.37%
Associates Degree2549.65%
Bachelors Degree54720.77%
Graduate Degree1435.43%
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Monticello Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4992,301645
2+ Races909015
Hispanic595945

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 76.27%.

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,944$44,458$31,676
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,966$38,520$23,672
Some College$43,375$47,917$27,371
Bachelors Degree$55,153$56,213$52,750
Graduate Degree$67,250$85,156$67,000

$39,944

Average Earnings

$44,458

Average Male

$31,676

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

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Monticello Language

99.29% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 0.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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8.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.64%

Male Poverty Rate

11.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 8.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 8.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.22%.

Monticello Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.29%
Some College6.71%
High School4.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed8.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.48%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,068$71,971
Families$66,650$84,402
Married Families$74,500-
Non Families$35,029$51,143
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Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Monticello Married by Age and Sex

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Monticello Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monticello Marital Status by Race

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Monticello Marital Status

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294

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War89
Korea65
Vietnam64
First Gulf War46
World War II5

Monticello Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+110
35 to 5467
65 to 7462
18 to 3443
55 to 6412

Monticello Veterans by Age

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Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

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3.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Monticello Employment by Age

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Monticello Employment by Race

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Monticello Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.77%

Born in Monticello

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 85.77% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Monticello Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,920200.51%
20203,900200.52%
20193,880200.52%
20183,86060.16%
20173,854370.97%
20163,817230.61%
20153,79450.13%
20143,78920.05%
20133,787140.37%
20123,773-9-0.24%
20113,782-2-0.05%
20103,7841770.48%
20003,607850.24%
19903,522-119-0.33%
19803,6411320.37%
19703,5093190.96%
19603,1903021.00%
19502,8883421.27%
19402,5460.00%

Monticello Population by Year