Monticello, Mississippi Population 2024

1,336

Monticello is a city located in Lawrence County and Lincoln County Mississippi. Monticello has a 2024 population of 1,336. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. Monticello is currently declining at a rate of -1.91% annually and its population has decreased by -7.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,440 in 2020.

The average household income in Monticello is $50,288 with a poverty rate of 29.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monticello is 44 years, 34.4 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

Monticello Demographics

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

  • White: 58.65%
  • Black or African American: 32.65%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Native American: 2.9%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
320.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.22% (-104)
The current population of Monticello, Mississippi is 1,336 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,440.

Monticello, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74958.65%
Black or African American41732.65%
Two or more races564.39%
Native American372.9%
Asian181.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Monticello Population by Race

Monticello Population Pyramid 2024

Monticello Median Age

44

Total

34.4

Male

48.5

Female

Monticello Adults

There are 901 adults, (327 of whom are seniors) in Monticello.

Monticello Age Dependency

122.5

Age Dependency Ratio

57

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Monticello Sex Ratio

Female75859.36%
Male51940.64%

Monticello Population by Age

Monticello Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5852.1661.438.6
Non Family3351.035446
Married1633.1792.67.4
Female774.7827.372.7
Male103.16040

3.66

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monticello Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade273.23%
9th to 12th Grade485.75%
High School Graduate35542.51%
Some College15618.68%
Associates Degree8910.66%
Bachelors Degree718.5%
Graduate Degree8910.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monticello Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White552493128
Black25123521
Native American262611
2+ Races660
Hispanic330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 42.31%.

Monticello Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,568$70,500$26,050
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$46,563$60,750$0
Some College$25,700$81,667$23,667
Bachelors Degree$33,750$0$28,125
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$35,568

Average Earnings

$70,500

Average Male

$26,050

Average Female

Monticello Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monticello Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monticello Language

98.42% of Monticello residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Monticello Language

Monticello Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black40918946.21%
White74113518.22%
Multiple565089.29%
Hispanic2020100%

29.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.59%

Male Poverty Rate

24.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monticello

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monticello is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monticello is White, with 18.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.88%.

Monticello Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.43%
High School34.2%
Some College14.46%
Bachelors or Greater11.25%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed62.5%
Female Employed20.11%
Male Employed3.31%

Monticello Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monticello Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$27,150$50,288
Families$54,063$86,138
Married Families$96,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,635$23,534

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monticello Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monticello Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monticello Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War6
Vietnam6
Korea4
World War II0

Monticello Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5416
65 to 746
75+4
18 to 340
55 to 640

Monticello Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White173.02%
Native American616.22%
2+ Races318.75%

Monticello Veterans by Race

Monticello Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monticello Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Monticello Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monticello Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monticello Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.86%

Born in Monticello

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Monticello residents were born in the United States, with 87.86% having been born in Mississippi. 1.41% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,206-26-2.11%
20281,232-26-2.07%
20271,258-26-2.02%
20261,284-26-1.98%
20251,310-26-1.95%
20241,336-26-1.91%
20231,362-26-1.87%
20221,388-18-1.28%
20211,406-34-2.36%
20201,440-33-2.24%
20191,473110.75%
20181,462-34-2.27%
20171,496-31-2.03%
20161,52750.33%
20151,52260.4%
20141,51610.07%
20131,515-13-0.85%
20121,528-11-0.71%
20111,539-27-1.72%
20101,56600%

Monticello Population by Year