Lake Monticello, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 9,920. Population change since 2000: +44.8%
Males: 4,578  (46.1%)
Females: 5,342  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 22963.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,573 (it was $55,556 in 2000)
Lake Monticello:

$77,573
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,999 (it was $25,226 in 2000)

Lake Monticello CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $222,962 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
Lake Monticello:

$222,962
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $254,847; Detached houses: $260,200; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,377; In 2-unit structures: $198,714; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $276,797; Mobile homes: $101,977

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,497.

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  • Races in Lake Monticello, VA (2010)

    Lake Monticello races chart
    • 8,64987.2%White alone
    • 6266.3%Black alone
    • 3173.2%Hispanic
    • 2162.2%Two or more races
    • 750.8%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.2%Other race alone
    • 60.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lake Monticello detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Monticello: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.3%), German (18.3%), Irish (11.0%), United States (8.3%), Italian (4.9%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 8.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,130 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Monticello,VA real estate house value index trend

Lake Monticello, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Monticello CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

318 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This place:

3.3%
Virginia:

11.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,374 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,731 (0.7%)

Lake Monticello satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (54.1 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (99.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pantops, VA (3.2 miles ), Charlottesville, VA (3.4 miles ), Scottsville, VA (3.5 miles ), University of Virginia, VA (3.7 miles ), Columbia, VA (3.8 miles) , Hollymead, VA (3.9 miles ), Rivanna, VA (4.0 miles ), Esmont, VA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 78.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,719 (-48.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 423 (9.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

Lake Monticello household income distribution Lake Monticello home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lake Monticello: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Monticello, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Monticello-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Lake Monticello place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 tornado 18.4 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.5 miles away from Lake Monticello center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 306.4 miles away from Lake Monticello center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fluvanna County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Monticello topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Monticello:

  • DAVITA - CHARLOTTESVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • WESTMINSTER CANTERBURY BLUE RI (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • INTERIM HLTHCARE CHARLOTTESVIL (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • JEFFERSON PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • WISEMAN HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CONTINUUM HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Lake Monticello:

  • 12 miles: CHARLOTTSVILLE (CHARLOTTESVILE, 810 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Monticello:

  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 11 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 13 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 42 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • Longwood University (about 43 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Germanna Community College (about 44 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • James Madison University (about 47 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • University of Richmond (about 50 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)

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Notable location: Lake Monticello Fire and Rescue Squad (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake Monticello include: Effort Church (A), Haden Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Monticello Pond (A), Lake Monticello (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fluvanna County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.3%
(0.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 84.1% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.1%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Lake Monticello compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Virginia average:

12.3

Lake Monticello travel time to work - commute Lake Monticello mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Monticello CDP (based on Fluvanna County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,15311
Mainline Protestant1,41212
Catholic1,0701
Other71
Orthodox31
None20,046-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Fluvanna County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Fluvanna County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fluvanna County:

28.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

18.6%

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albemarle County, VA  2.05% ($37,580 average AGI)
from Charlottesville city, VA  0.72% ($39,015)
from Louisa County, VA  0.41% ($41,872)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Albemarle County, VA  1.76% ($39,903 average AGI)
to Charlottesville city, VA  0.74% ($33,696)
to Louisa County, VA  0.51% ($42,792)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Monticello:

  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKAV (1400 AM; 1 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Monticello:

  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMZ (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Monticello:

  • WVIR-TV (Channel 29; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTJ (Channel 41; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W50CM (Channel 50; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $135,000Total costs
  • 15,562Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,444Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD6WVA, Licensee ID: L00649728
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 06/08/2023, Certifier: Jeff S Spinello
    Registrant: Jeff S Spinello, 4 Lewis Ct, Lake Monticello, VA 22963-3228
  • Call Sign: KG4VVZ, Licensee ID: L00591840
    Grant Date: 11/07/2002, Expiration Date: 11/07/2012, Certifier: Dale R Wagner
    Registrant: Dale R Wagner, 54 Maplevale Dr, Lake Monticello, VA 22963-2757

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