Montello is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,466 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montello is the 287th largest community in Wisconsin.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Montello is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.98% of the Montello workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Montello is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Montello who work in office and administrative support (9.52%), sales jobs (8.11%), and healthcare suport services (6.88%).
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.
One downside of living in Montello, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.82 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Montello are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.21% of adults in Montello have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Montello in 2018 was $23,552, 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 $94,208 for a family of four. However, Montello contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, English, Polish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Montello is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.