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.
When you are in Monticello, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.07% of Monticello’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Monticello is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monticello who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), sales jobs (12.21%), and teaching (6.42%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Monticello spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.32 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Monticello doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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 $20,710, 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 $82,840 for a family of four. However, Monticello contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Monticello is a somewhat 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. Monticello also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.66% 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 German.