Monticello, Mississippi Population 2022

1,493
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Monticello is a city located in Lawrence County Mississippi. Monticello has a 2020 population of 1,493. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. Monticello is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,564 in 2010.

The average household income in Monticello is $50,643 with a poverty rate of 29.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $436 per month, and the median house value is $106,200. 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 Monticellowas:

  • White: 60.22%
  • Black or African American: 35.65%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Native American: 1.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Monticello, Mississippi is 1,493 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,493.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,564.

Monticello, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83160.22%
Black or African American49235.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native241.74%
Asian271.96%
Two or More Races60.43%
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Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid 2022

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Monticello Median Age

44.4


Total

37.7


Male

45.9


Female

Monticello Adults

There are 1,050 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female

900

65.22%

Male

480

34.78%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monticello Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female36.3%63.7%
Male34.6%65.4%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monticello Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7401.8654.2
Married1892.7585.2
Male262.7734.6
Female1133.2236.3
Non Family4121.0346.1

2.88

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

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Monticello Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade353.75%
9th to 12th Grade424.50%
High School Graduate36338.87%
Some College16117.24%
Associates Degree9710.39%
Bachelors Degree12413.28%
Graduate Degree11211.99%
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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 American161616
White628562172
Black28527448
Asian33
2+ Races22

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$30,776$49,583$23,625
Less Than 9th Grade$68,036$68,036$
High School Graduate$41,250$47,019$
Some College$23,500$88,750$22,125
Bachelors Degree$39,375$$37,917
Graduate Degree$31,563$$

$30,776

Average Earnings

$49,583

Average Male

$23,625

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

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Monticello Language

97.42% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black49222144.92%
Multiple6233.33%
White82918121.83%
OtherNaN%

29.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.13%

Male Poverty Rate

28.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Black, with 44.92% 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 7.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.17%.

Monticello Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.66%
High School28.93%
Some College17.83%
Bachelors or Greater8.90%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.50%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.33%
Female Unemployed69.23%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,000$42,207
Families$46,731$63,497
Married Families$69,779-
Non Families$16,815$24,058
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Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

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 35-44.

Monticello Marital Status by Race

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Monticello Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War24
Vietnam8
Korea3
World War II

Monticello Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5425
55 to 644
65 to 744
75+3

Monticello Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White284.40%
Native American833.33%

Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

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47.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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84.13%

Born in Monticello

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 84.13% having been born in Mississippi. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Monticello Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5640.00%
20111,540-24-1.53%
20121,529-11-0.71%
20131,516-13-0.85%
20141,51820.13%
20151,52350.33%
20161,52850.33%
20171,495-33-2.16%
20181,465-30-2.01%
20191,47270.48%
20201,47970.48%
20211,48670.47%
20221,49370.47%

Monticello Population by Year