Monticello is a city located in Lawrence County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. With a 2020 population of 1,486, it is the 126th largest city in Mississippi and the 8739th largest city in the United States . Monticello is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -5.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,571 in 2010. Monticello reached it's highest population of 1,564 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Monticello has a population density of 356 people per square mile.
The average household income in Monticello is $50,643 with a poverty rate of 26.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $589 per month, and the median house value is $98,900. The median age in Monticello is 35.3 years, 31.3 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.