Monticello is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,411 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monticello is the 340th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Monticello is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monticello is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monticello who work in office and administrative support (12.88%), management occupations (10.48%), and teaching (8.46%).
Also of interest is that Monticello has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Monticello has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Monticello has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Monticello than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Monticello may be for you.
Monticello is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small city, Monticello does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Monticello is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.29% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Monticello in 2010 was $20,813, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,252 for a family of four. However, Monticello contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Monticello is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Monticello home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monticello residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Monticello include German, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Monticello is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.