Monett is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,988 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monett is the 85th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Monett is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monett is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monett who work in food service (12.16%), office and administrative support (11.61%), and sales jobs (6.82%).
Also of interest is that Monett has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Monett is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.01 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Monett does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Monett who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.60% of the adults in Monett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Monett in 2010 was $17,486, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,944 for a family of four. However, Monett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Monett is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Monett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monett residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Monett also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Monett include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Monett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.