Monticello is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 5,322 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Monticello is the 116th largest community in Indiana.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monticello who work in office and administrative support (15.33%), sales jobs (9.37%), and teaching (7.29%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.35 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Monticello are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.23% of adults in Monticello have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Monticello in 2010 was $20,648, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,592 for a family of four. However, Monticello contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Monticello also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Monticello include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Monticello is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.