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Population in 2012: 9,778 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 

Males: 4,495  (46.0%)
Females: 5,283  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71655.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,538 (it was $26,821 in 2000)
Monticello:

$26,538
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,014

Monticello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,748 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Monticello:

$86,748
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,476; Detached houses: $103,553; Townhouses or other attached units: $63,135; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,344; Mobile homes: $31,039; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,167

Median gross rent in 2012: $601.

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  • White alone - 5,458 (56.9%)
  • Black alone - 3,665 (38.2%)
  • Hispanic - 219 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 138 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 107 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monticello: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (11.1%), English (9.7%), United States (7.1%), German (6.6%), French (3.3%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/20/1852

Elevation: 291 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 911 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monticello city:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

290 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia).

This city:  3.0%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Arkansas as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Monticello to the number of sex offenders is 444 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $541 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $417 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (42.8 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (139.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (294.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wilmar, AR (2.8 miles ), Rye, AR (3.8 miles) , Warren, AR (4.0 miles ), Fountain Hill, AR (4.4 miles) , Tillar, AR (4.5 miles ), Reed, AR (4.6 miles ), Winchester, AR (4.6 miles) , Dermott, AR (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 91.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,880 (+19.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,492 (64.4%)

Area code: 870

Monticello household income distribution Monticello home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Monticello by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000020
per 100,000 0.010.80.00.00.00.00.00.021.00.0
Rapes 2044744753
per 100,000 21.70.043.642.476.742.643.176.052.431.6
Robberies 7486965884
per 100,000 76.043.187.363.698.764.053.986.983.942.2
Assaults 1452138532141393531
per 100,000 10.9485.3229.0402.8581.0223.9441.8423.6366.9326.9
Burglaries 197100184126133114125134111
per 100,000 10.91046.21090.61950.61381.31418.11228.31357.71404.81170.6
Thefts 13301378357267275257220307310
per 100,000 141.23246.34122.63784.62927.02932.12769.12389.53218.43269.4
Auto thefts 525201330341915167
per 100,000 54.3269.6218.1137.8328.9362.5204.7162.9167.773.8
Arson 0352020000
per 100,000 0.032.454.521.20.021.30.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.2) 53.0355.6364.9431.7446.5343.0351.5374.6422.1321.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Monticello detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Monticello, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +675 (+8.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Monticello-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Monticello city center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from Monticello center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from Monticello center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Drew County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

Birthplace of: Hershel W. Gober - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, John Shirley Wood - US Army general, Rodney Shelton Foss - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Shawn Slocum - Football player and coach, Jesse Gonder - Baseball player, Roy Wood (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Monticello:

  • FMCNA - MONTICELLO (Dialysis Facility, 774 JORDAN DR)
  • DREW COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 600 C HIGHWAY 425 N)
  • DREW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, 821 HWY 278 E)
  • DREW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 778 SCOGIN DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE HOME CARE INC OF MONTI (Hospital, 455 WEST GAINS)
  • BELLE VIEW ESTATES REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1052 OLD WARREN ROAD)
  • COUNTRYWOOD ESTATES (Nursing Home, P O BOX 448)
  • LEISURE LODGE OF MONTICELLO (Nursing Home, CHESTER ST BOX 576)
  • THE WOODS OF MONTICELLO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, (Nursing Home, 1194 N CHESTER ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Monticello, AR

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Colleges/Universities in Monticello:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (Full-time enrollment: 2,521; Location: Highway 425 South; Public; Website: www.uamont.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Margarets Hair Academy Inc (FT enrollment: 55; Location: 305 East Gaines Street; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Monticello:

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 45 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,368)
  • Delta State University (about 62 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 76 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 78 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henderson State University (about 81 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 83 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 83 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)

Public high schools in Monticello:

  • MONTICELLO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 633; Location: 390 CLYDE ROSS DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DREW CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 440 HWY 83 SOUTH; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MONTICELLO VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 741 SCOGIN DR; Grades: 09 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monticello:

  • MONTICELLO INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 502; Location: 280 CLYDE ROSS DR; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MONTICELLO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 180 CLYDE ROSS DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MONTICELLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 1037 SCOGIN DR; Grades: PK - 02)
  • DREW CENTRAL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 440 HWY 83 SOUTH; Grades: PK - 04)
  • DREW CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 440 HWY 83 SOUTH; Grades: 05 - 08)

Private elementary/middle school in Monticello:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 67; Location: 342 HWY 425 S; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Monticello

Library in Monticello:

  • SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $903,521; Location: 107 EAST JACKSON; 175,334 books; 2,379 audio materials; 4,666 video materials; 82 state licensed databases; 240 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Journey Church to the list of churches. Journey is located at 125 Northpark. added by journeyguy

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Notable locations in Monticello: Ballast Junction (A), University of Arkansas Monticello (Campus Police) (B), Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Law Enforcement - Southeast Regional Office (C), Drew County Sheriff's Office (D), Monticello Police Department (E), Drew County Courthouse (F), Southeast Emergency Medical Service, Incorporated (G), Monticello Ambulance Service (H), Monticello Fire Department Station 1 (I), Monticello Fire Department Station 2 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monticello include: East End Church (A), Fauline Church (B), Pauline Missionary Baptist Church (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), Oak Grove Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Lawson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monticello include: McCloy Park (1), Monticello North Main Historic District (2), Monticello North Man Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Drew County Museum Archives (404 South Main Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (306 Highway 425 North), Economy Inn Express (Highway 81 & Highway 4), Days Inn (317 Highway 425 North), Best Western Inn (306 Highway 425 North), Timberline Dinner Club (306 Highway 425 North).

Courts: Arkansas-State - Public Defender Tenth Judicial District (224 Highway 425 South), Monticello-City - Municipal Court Clerk (101 North Church Street).

 
Drew County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monticello and their reported violations in the past:

MONTICELLO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 10138, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-14-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
BOWSER WATER ASSN (Population served: 538, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ENON WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 450, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and APR-04-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-14-2003), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-04-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-05-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-05-1999)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BARKADA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 380, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - In OCT-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and OCT-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-13-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-1994)
MT ZION WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 185, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2005 and JUN-06-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (4 times from OCT-24-2005 to OCT-24-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (4 times from OCT-24-2005 to OCT-24-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.8%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.3% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 65.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monticello, AR

People in group quarters in Monticello in 2010:

  • 433 people in college/university student housing
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 75 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Monticello in 2000:

  • 352 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 102 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 59 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in halfway houses
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Monticello compared to Arkansas state average:

Monticello, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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Banks with branches in Monticello (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank & Trust Company: North Park Branch Of Commercial Bank, Westgate Branch, East Branch, West Branch, at 212 West Gaines Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $157.3 mil, Deposits: $140.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Drew Bancshares, Inc.
  • Union Bank & Trust Company: at 102 West Mccloy, University Branch, Union Bank Express Branch. Info updated 2008/03/27: Bank assets: $191.1 mil, Deposits: $149.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Union Financial Corporation
  • Simmons First Bank of South Arkansas: Monticello Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1989/07/27. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $190.7 mil, Deposits: $162.7 mil, headquarters in Lake Village, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • Parkway Bank: Monticello Division Branch at 555 West Gaines, branch established on 1994/01/03. Info updated 2010/05/12: Bank assets: $117.7 mil, Deposits: $91.1 mil, headquarters in Rogers, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bankshares, Inc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monticello, Arkansas:

  • Trotter House Bed And Breakfast, 404 N Main St, Monticello, AR 71655 , Phone: (870) 367-2700
  • Holiday Inn Express, 146 Dearman Dr, Monticello, AR 71655 , Phone: (870) 460-0100
  • Super 8 Monticello, 306 Hwy 425 North, Monticello, AR 71665 , Phone: (870) 367-6271, Fax: (870) 367-9604
  • Days Inn Monticello, 317 Hwy 425 N, Monticello, AR 71655 , Phone: (870) 367-1881, Fax: (870) 367-1881
  • Hampton Inn Of Monticello, 480 Hwy 425 N, Monticello, AR 71655 , Phone: (870) 367-6600, Fax: (870) 367-6604
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monticello, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Monticello travel time to work - commute


Monticello mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monticello city (based on Drew County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.63%
Here64.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents51.8%12.8%11.2%4.8%4.1%
Congregations31.4%11.8%19.6%5.9%3.9%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.1%3.0%2.0%3.4%
Congregations3.9%5.9%3.9%2.0%11.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Drew County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Drew County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Drew County:

29.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.2%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,341$44,0461$577
Other Government Administration 1$7,283$87,39611$4,435
Judicial and Legal 7$13,937$23,8920$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$69,696$36,3630$0
Police - Other 6$15,610$31,2200$0
Firefighters 12$35,030$35,03032$8,336
Streets and Highways 8$21,552$32,3280$0
Airports 1$2,874$34,4881$110
Health 1$1,809$21,7080$0
Solid Waste Management 11$21,916$23,9081$656
Sewerage 8$17,473$26,2100$0
Parks and Recreation 5$9,829$23,5902$277
Water Supply 10$26,094$31,3130$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,104$25,2481$222
Totals for Government 96$252,548$31,56949$14,613

Monticello government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,030,000 ($105.34)
    Air Transportation: $309,000 ($31.60)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($21.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,680,000 ($171.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $750,000 ($76.70)
    Water Utilities: $681,000 ($69.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $530,000 ($54.20)
    Regular Highways: $486,000 ($49.70)
    Sewerage: $481,000 ($49.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $383,000 ($39.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $256,000 ($26.18)
    Air Transportation: $241,000 ($24.65)
    Central Staff Services: $236,000 ($24.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000 ($21.07)
    Financial Administration: $206,000 ($21.07)
    General Public Buildings: $88,000 ($9.00)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($1.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $182,000 ($18.61)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($18.20)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($9.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,736,000 ($279.81)

Monticello government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $876,000 ($89.59)
    Sewerage: $741,000 ($75.78)
    Air Transportation: $222,000 ($22.70)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($1.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.64)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $279,000 ($28.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,350,000 ($138.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $276,000 ($28.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $220,000 ($22.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $171,000 ($17.49)
    Interest Earnings: $91,000 ($9.31)
    Sale of Property: $74,000 ($7.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,210,000 ($123.75)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,679,000 ($273.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $513,000 ($52.46)
    Property: $139,000 ($14.22)
    Other License: $8,000 ($0.82)

Monticello government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000 ($51.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000 ($51.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $300,000 ($30.68)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $250,000 ($25.57)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,000 ($5.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $0 ($0.00)

Monticello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,471,000 ($457.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $250,000 ($25.57)

7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Desha County, AR  0.79% ($27,739 average AGI)
from Bradley County, AR  0.72% ($17,452)
from Ashley County, AR  0.55% ($19,406)


8.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.67%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pulaski County, AR  1.05% ($23,210 average AGI)
to Bradley County, AR  0.68% ($18,950)
to Ashley County, AR  0.49% ($27,517)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monticello:

  • KHBM (1430 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monticello:

  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K255AM (98.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K233AD (94.5 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KGPQ (99.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWRF-FM (105.5 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: PINES BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXSA-FM (103.1 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHMB (99.5 FM; HAMBURG, AR; Owner: KENNETH WAYNE DIEBEL)
  • K217BW (91.3 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRKD (105.7 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monticello:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Monticello, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 35
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 98
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 119
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 203
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Monticello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 146
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Monticello


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monticello, AR

Most common first names in Monticello, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12172.1 years
William10672.0 years
John9273.3 years
Mary7478.2 years
Robert6873.4 years
Charles4770.3 years
Willie4676.2 years
George4277.1 years
Henry4077.6 years
Thomas3573.9 years
Most common last names in Monticello, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4575.9 years
Smith4475.7 years
White4374.0 years
Brown4076.2 years
Collins3875.4 years
Thompson3578.3 years
Ridgell3476.0 years
Jones3377.3 years
Harris3272.0 years
Green3172.0 years
Businesses in Monticello, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike4Wendy's1
Payless1
Browse common businesses in Monticello, AR


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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
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  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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