Monticello, Kentucky Population 2022

5,665
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Monticello is a city located in Wayne County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. With a 2020 population of 5,665, it is the 83rd largest city in Kentucky and the 6096th largest city in the United States. Monticello is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -5.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,999 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Monticello has a population density of 965 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monticello is $38,508 with a poverty rate of 31.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $97,300. The median age in Monticello is 36 years, 35.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Monticello Demographics

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

  • White: 89.15%
  • Other race: 6.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monticello, Kentucky is 5,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,999.

Monticello, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid 2022

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Monticello Median Age

36.8


Total

35.3


Male

39.6


Female

Monticello Adults

There are 4,586 adults, (941 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female

3,095

51.59%

Male

2,904

48.41%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monticello Household Types

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monticello Households and Families

3.16

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Monticello Households by Type

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Monticello Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 14.99%.

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,694

Average Earnings

$27,049

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

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Monticello Language

94.02% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.50% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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31.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.67%

Male Poverty Rate

32.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 26.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Hispanic, with 63.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.32%.

Monticello Poverty

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Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

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 55-64, 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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308

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Monticello Veterans by War

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Monticello Veterans by Age

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Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

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2.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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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78.43%

Born in Monticello

93.82%

Native Born

6.18%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

2.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.82% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 78.43% having been born in Kentucky. 4.08% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Monticello Population by Year