Monticello, Mississippi Population 2021

1,486
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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.

Monticello Demographics

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

  • White: 68.30%
  • Black or African American: 28.12%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Monticello, Mississippi is 1,486 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,465.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,571.

Monticello, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93568.30%
Black or African American38528.12%
Asian201.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native161.17%
Two or More Races130.95%
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Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid $2021

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Monticello Median Age

35.3


Total

31.3


Male

36.3


Female

Monticello Adults

There are 985 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

90.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female

843

61.58%

Male

526

38.42%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monticello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
All61.7%38.3%
Male35.7%64.3%
Female32.8%67.2%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monticello Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6402.1461.7
Non Family2901.0562.8
Married1973.1982.2
Female1252.7932.8
Male283.1135.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Monticello Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade283.24%
9th to 12th Grade637.29%
High School Graduate25929.98%
Some College15918.40%
Associates Degree9010.42%
Bachelors Degree11913.77%
Graduate Degree14616.90%
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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
White643572199
Black20618657
Native American999
2+ Races33
Asian33

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$31,845$52,768$24,464
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,750$47,500$
Some College$24,931$93,125$23,264
Bachelors Degree$39,196$76,875$37,946
Graduate Degree$44,000$$72,708

$31,845

Average Earnings

$52,768

Average Male

$24,464

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

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Monticello Language

97.92% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black38519650.91%
White93215216.31%
Multiple131184.62%

26.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.81%

Male Poverty Rate

26.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Multiple, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 16.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.47%.

Monticello Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.15%
High School35.52%
Some College16.87%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed89.47%
Female Employed20.71%
Male Employed5.43%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,731$50,643
Families$53,889$67,847
Married Families$79,219-
Non Families$23,750$28,436
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Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

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 Over 65, 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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33

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War19
Vietnam14
Korea3
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Monticello Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5416
65 to 7411
75+3
55 to 643
18 to 34

Monticello Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White294.31%
Native American425.00%

Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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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86.41%

Born in Monticello

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 86.41% having been born in Mississippi. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Monticello Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,48670.47%
20201,47970.48%
20191,47270.48%
20181,465-30-2.01%
20171,495-33-2.16%
20161,52850.33%
20151,52350.33%
20141,51820.13%
20131,516-13-0.85%
20121,529-11-0.71%
20111,540-24-1.53%
20101,5640.00%

Monticello Population by Year