Monticello is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,505 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monticello is the 253rd largest community in New York.
Monticello is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Monticello is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monticello who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), food service (12.30%), and sales jobs (9.83%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Monticello rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.63% of adults 25 and older in Monticello have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Monticello in 2010 was $16,042, which is low income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,168 for a family of four. Monticello also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.93% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Monticello is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. 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 27.29% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Monticello include German, Italian, Jamaican, and African.
The most common language spoken in Monticello is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.