Monticello, Iowa Population 2024

4,091

Monticello is a city located in Jones County Iowa. Monticello has a 2024 population of 4,091. Monticello is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 1.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,039 in 2020.

The average household income in Monticello is $81,971 with a poverty rate of 5.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monticello is 40.9 years, 38.2 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Monticello Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monticello was:

  • White: 91.18%
  • Two or more races: 6.22%
  • Black or African American: 2.33%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
736.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.29% (52)
The current population of Monticello, Iowa is 4,091 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,039.

Monticello, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,67891.18%
Two or more races2516.22%
Black or African American942.33%
Asian110.27%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid 2024

Monticello Median Age

40.9

Total

38.2

Male

46.6

Female

Monticello Adults

There are 3,137 adults, (789 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female1,96448.69%
Male2,07051.31%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7902.1868.731.3
Non Family8531.2151.648.4
Married8012.9882.417.6
Female933.681000
Male433.268614
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monticello Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monticello Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 82.8%.

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,340

Average Earnings

$50,927

Average Male

$51,592

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monticello Language

98.17% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 1.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,5131845.24%
Multiple251259.96%
Hispanic232135.6%
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5.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.67%

Male Poverty Rate

7.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Multiple, with 9.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 5.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.67%.

Monticello Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.54%
High School8.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%
Some College3.72%
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Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.58%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Monticello Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monticello Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monticello Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monticello Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

242

Number of Veterans

233

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Monticello Veterans by War

count

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Monticello Veterans by Age

count

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Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Monticello Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monticello Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monticello Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.51%

Born in Monticello

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 84.51% having been born in Iowa. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,12670.17%
20284,11970.17%
20274,11270.17%
20264,10570.17%
20254,09870.17%
20244,09170.17%
20234,08470.17%
20224,07770.17%
20214,070310.77%
20204,0391694.37%
20193,870180.47%
20183,852-2-0.05%
20173,854360.94%
20163,818220.58%
20153,79640.11%
20143,79230.08%
20133,789160.42%
20123,773-10-0.26%
20113,783-2-0.05%
20103,7851784.93%
20003,607852.41%
19903,522-119-3.27%
19803,6411323.76%
19703,50931910%
19603,19030210.46%
19502,88834213.43%
19402,546
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Monticello Population by Year