Monticello, Indiana Population 2021

5,217
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Monticello is a city located in White County Indiana. It is also the county seat of White County. With a 2020 population of 5,217, it is the 117th largest city in Indiana and the 4660th largest city in the United States . Monticello is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -2.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,378 in 2010. Monticello reached it's highest population of 5,723 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Monticello has a population density of 1,505 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monticello is $51,262 with a poverty rate of 10.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $95,900. The median age in Monticello is 36.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Monticello Demographics

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

  • White: 87.10%
  • Other race: 9.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monticello, Indiana is 5,217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,256.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,378.

Monticello, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,58387.10%
Some Other Race4939.37%
Two or More Races1633.10%
Black or African American230.44%
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Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid $2021

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Monticello Median Age

36.4


Total

34.6


Male

42.1


Female

Monticello Adults

There are 3,934 adults, (1,103 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female

2,791

53.04%

Male

2,471

46.96%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monticello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All65.6%34.4%
Female59.5%40.5%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Male41.3%58.7%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monticello Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2642.2265.6
Non Family8801.0752.2
Married8143.187.8
Female4152.5759.5
Male1553.1841.3

2.81

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Monticello Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade982.84%
9th to 12th Grade2487.19%
High School Graduate1,47642.77%
Some College88425.62%
Associates Degree37110.75%
Bachelors Degree2156.23%
Graduate Degree1594.61%
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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
White3,1662,936374
Hispanic204136
Other Race182126
2+ Races6719
Black1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.81%.

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,033$41,447$25,964
Less Than 9th Grade$$$40,864
High School Graduate$34,115$49,300$20,938
Some College$29,475$42,583$22,338
Bachelors Degree$37,583$31,429$45,313
Graduate Degree$71,167$68,167$

$34,033

Average Earnings

$41,447

Average Male

$25,964

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

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Monticello Language

90.09% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 9.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.36% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,2163037.19%
Hispanic65818227.66%
Other49318236.92%
Multiple1636137.42%

10.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.70%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Multiple, with 37.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 7.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.58%.

Monticello Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.71%
High School8.98%
Some College3.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed16.51%
Female Unemployed8.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.83%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,182$51,262
Families$49,425$62,813
Married Families$65,214-
Non Families$29,245$30,710
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Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

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 45-54, 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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289

Number of Veterans

276

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea99
First Gulf War84
World War II45
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War19

Monticello Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+167
35 to 5482
55 to 6440
65 to 74
18 to 34

Monticello Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2707.69%
2+ Races1923.46%

Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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77.19%

Born in Monticello

95.31%

Native Born

4.69%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.31% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 77.19% having been born in Indiana. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monticello Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,217-13-0.25%
20205,230-13-0.25%
20195,243-13-0.25%
20185,256-10-0.19%
20175,266120.23%
20165,254-44-0.83%
20155,298-37-0.69%
20145,33560.11%
20135,329-15-0.28%
20125,344-28-0.52%
20115,372-21-0.39%
20105,393-330-0.59%
20005,7234860.89%
19905,237750.14%
19805,1622930.59%
19704,8698341.90%
19604,0355681.53%
19503,4673140.95%
19403,1536171.09%
19202,5360.00%

Monticello Population by Year