Monticello, Illinois Population 2022

6,019
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Monticello is a city located in Piatt County Illinois. Monticello has a 2020 population of 6,019. It is also the county seat of Piatt County. Monticello is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,941 in 2010.

The average household income in Monticello is $78,765 with a poverty rate of 8.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $990 per month, and the median house value is $167,300. The median age in Monticello is 41.1 years, 37.7 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Monticello Demographics

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

  • White: 94.41%
  • Black or African American: 1.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monticello, Illinois is 6,019 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,941.

Monticello, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,49094.41%
Black or African American991.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.03%
Asian921.58%
Some Other Race360.62%
Two or More Races961.65%
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Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid 2022

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Monticello Median Age

39.7


Total

35.9


Male

41.5


Female

Monticello Adults

There are 4,474 adults, (1,283 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female

2,983

51.30%

Male

2,832

48.70%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monticello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Female60.6%39.4%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male56.9%43.1%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monticello Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4682.3475.9
Married1,278392.3
Male1372.7956.9
Female2512.5860.6
Non Family8021.1357.9

2.82

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Monticello Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade511.24%
9th to 12th Grade1513.68%
High School Graduate1,08726.47%
Some College57914.10%
Associates Degree58314.20%
Bachelors Degree1,13627.66%
Graduate Degree52012.66%
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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
Native American222
Other Race222222
Hispanic818169
Asian493533
2+ Races544627
White3,9143,7351,527
Black2120

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%.

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,172$50,640$36,396
Less Than 9th Grade$97,929$97,929$
High School Graduate$35,823$45,641$30,938
Some College$41,707$56,161$33,387
Bachelors Degree$44,926$42,955$45,552
Graduate Degree$51,150$51,500$51,000

$43,172

Average Earnings

$50,640

Average Male

$36,396

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

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Monticello Language

94.96% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian927480.43%
White5,4454107.53%
Black9966.06%
OtherNaN%

8.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

7.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Asian, with 80.43% 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 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.43%.

Monticello Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.68%
High School10.76%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.09%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.70%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.31%
Female Unemployed68.42%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,667$80,162
Families$95,045$89,438
Married Families$100,373-
Non Families$38,229$50,593
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Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Monticello Marital Status by Race

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Monticello Marital Status

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288

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War
Vietnam70
Korea104
World War II

Monticello Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3464
35 to 5438
55 to 64
65 to 7460
75+126

Monticello Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2806.50%
2+ Races814.81%

Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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82.36%

Born in Monticello

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 82.36% having been born in Illinois. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monticello Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,5230.00%
19502,612890.35%
19603,2196072.11%
19704,1309112.52%
19804,7536231.41%
19904,549-204-0.44%
20005,1385891.23%
20105,5484100.77%
20115,587390.70%
20125,626390.70%
20135,665390.69%
20145,704390.69%
20155,743390.68%
20165,782390.68%
20175,821390.67%
20185,860390.67%
20195,899390.67%
20205,941420.71%
20215,980390.66%
20226,019390.65%

Monticello Population by Year