Montello is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,456 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montello is the 287th largest community in Wisconsin.
When you are in Montello, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.37% of Montello’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Montello is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montello who work in food service (10.25%), sales jobs (9.59%), and teaching (9.09%).
Of important note, Montello is also a city of artists. Montello has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Montello’s character.
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!) Montello 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. Montello has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Montello than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Montello may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Montello doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Montello are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.27% of adults in Montello have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Montello in 2010 was $20,711, which is low income relative to Wisconsin, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,844 for a family of four.
The people who call Montello home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montello residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Montello include Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Montello is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.