Monticello, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 9,627 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 4,651  (48.3%)
Females: 4,976  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71655.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,536 (it was $26,821 in 2000)
Monticello:

$32,536
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,412 (it was $16,113 in 2000)

Monticello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,884 (it was $59,300 in 2000)
Monticello:

$103,884
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,038; detached houses: $161,343; townhouses or other attached units: $251,394; mobile homes: $53,595

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monticello: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.2%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.5% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monticello, AR (2010)
    • 5,61259.3%White alone
    • 3,43836.3%Black alone
    • 2172.3%Hispanic
    • 1051.1%Two or more races
    • 700.7%Asian alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.03%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Arkansas as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monticello is 245 to 1.


Crime rates in Monticello by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(40.6)
1
(10.2)
2
(20.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(42.4)
7
(76.7)
4
(42.6)
4
(43.1)
7
(76.0)
5
(52.4)
3
(31.6)
4
(40.7)
6
(60.8)
10
(103.0)
7
(71.0)
7
(71.6)
11
(114.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(63.6)
9
(98.7)
6
(64.0)
5
(53.9)
8
(86.9)
8
(83.9)
4
(42.2)
2
(20.3)
4
(40.5)
10
(103.0)
7
(71.0)
11
(112.5)
8
(83.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
38
(402.8)
53
(581.0)
21
(223.9)
41
(441.8)
39
(423.6)
35
(366.9)
31
(326.9)
41
(417.1)
21
(212.6)
17
(175.0)
26
(263.7)
18
(184.1)
32
(332.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
184
(1,951)
126
(1,381)
133
(1,418)
114
(1,228)
125
(1,358)
134
(1,405)
111
(1,171)
120
(1,221)
119
(1,205)
63
(648.7)
77
(780.9)
76
(777.5)
64
(664.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
357
(3,785)
267
(2,927)
275
(2,932)
257
(2,769)
220
(2,389)
307
(3,218)
310
(3,269)
354
(3,601)
257
(2,602)
250
(2,574)
235
(2,383)
204
(2,087)
216
(2,243)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(137.8)
30
(328.9)
34
(362.5)
19
(204.7)
15
(162.9)
16
(167.7)
7
(73.8)
21
(213.6)
12
(121.5)
8
(82.4)
16
(162.3)
18
(184.1)
21
(218.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
2
(20.3)
2
(20.6)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.7)
1
(10.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)432.5447.3343.6352.1375.3422.9322.0368.7301.4303.2374.9301.0378.0

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City-data.com crime index in Monticello, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (14.2%), German (3.7%), Irish (2.6%), African (2.0%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/20/1852

Elevation: 291 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 897 people per square mile   (low).

Monticello, Arkansas map

91 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $596 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $631 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 91.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,821 (+18.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,650 (69.3%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Monticello, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monticello, AR in 2017
Monticello satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Monticello, AR residents
Average permit cost in Monticello, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Monticello, AR
Historical housing units in Monticello, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +675 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Monticello, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Paper (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Paper (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Wood products (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Monticello, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Monticello, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Monticello-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 77% 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 near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from Monticello center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 111.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 156.2 miles away from Monticello center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Drew County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Monticello:

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

Airports and heliports located in Monticello:

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Colleges/Universities in Monticello:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (Full-time enrollment: 3,130; Location: Highway 425 South; Public; Website: www.uamont.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Margaret's Hair Academy Inc (Full-time enrollment: 61; 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: 2,558)
  • Delta State University (about 62 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 76 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 78 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 80 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Henderson State University (about 81 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 83 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

Public high schools in Monticello:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monticello:

Private elementary/middle school in Monticello:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 7, Location: 342 HIGHWAY 425, Grades: PK-6)
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

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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: 10,568, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LACEY-LADELLE WATER ASSOCIATIO (Population served: 1,370, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
BOWSER WATER ASSN (Population served: 554, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In NOV-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from NOV-12-2009 to NOV-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monticello that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN HILL-BROOKS CHAPEL WATER (Population served: 713, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • ENON WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 482, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Monticello:

Marital status in Monticello, AR
  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monticello
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monticello, AR (based on Drew County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91739
Black Protestant2,06913
Mainline Protestant1,75412
Other3023
Catholic2421
None5,225-
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: 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.
Arkansas:

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

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Drew County:

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Drew County:

11.2%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.9%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Monticello:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Monticello:

12.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monticello:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Monticello:

32.4%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

51.5%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monticello, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 38$76,614$24,1940$0
Firefighters 11$29,126$31,7740$0
Solid Waste Management 10$19,125$22,9500$0
Water Supply 8$18,426$27,6390$0
Sewerage 7$16,499$28,2840$0
Streets and Highways 7$16,396$28,1070$0
Judicial and Legal 6$8,407$16,8140$0
Parks and Recreation 5$10,225$24,5400$0
Financial Administration 3$7,745$30,9800$0
Airports 2$3,009$18,0540$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,155$61,86010$3,432
Other and Unallocable 1$1,717$20,6040$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 99$212,444$25,75110$3,432

Monticello government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $973,000 ($101.07)
    General - Other: $577,000 ($59.94)
    Air Transportation: $408,000 ($42.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000 ($16.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($10.49)
    Water Utilities: $101,000 ($10.49)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($8.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,539,000 ($159.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $895,000 ($92.97)
    Water Utilities: $785,000 ($81.54)
    Regular Highways: $554,000 ($57.55)
    Sewerage: $498,000 ($51.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $473,000 ($49.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $356,000 ($36.98)
    Air Transportation: $354,000 ($36.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $349,000 ($36.25)
    Central Staff Services: $216,000 ($22.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $203,000 ($21.09)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($19.63)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($10.80)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($8.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,614,000 ($271.53)

Monticello government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,001,000 ($103.98)
    Sewerage: $744,000 ($77.28)
    Air Transportation: $339,000 ($35.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($2.18)
    Other: $11,000 ($1.14)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($1.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $74,000 ($7.69)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,297,000 ($134.73)
    Other: $154,000 ($16.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $191,000 ($19.84)
    General Revenue - Other: $180,000 ($18.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $113,000 ($11.74)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($4.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,422,000 ($147.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $412,000 ($42.80)
    Highways: $325,000 ($33.76)
    Other: $120,000 ($12.46)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,898,000 ($197.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $656,000 ($68.14)
    Property: $195,000 ($20.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $60,000 ($6.23)
    Other License: $6,000 ($0.62)

Monticello government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $366,000 ($38.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $324,000 ($33.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($4.36)

Monticello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,541,000 ($575.57)

6.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ashley County, AR  0.66% ($32,974 average AGI)
from Desha County, AR  0.61% ($30,472)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.49% ($18,379)


6.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.72% ($25,907 average AGI)
to Desha County, AR  0.59% ($34,229)
to Ashley County, AR  0.52% ($25,161)
Businesses in Monticello, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx3Subway1
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike4

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)
Monticello fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Monticello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 174ft / 53.0mTotal length
  • $2,481,000Total costs
  • 82,748Total average daily traffic
  • 2,717Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,669Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monticello, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monticello, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monticello)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monticello, AR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monticello)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monticello)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 108. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 159 took place in 2011, and the least - 52 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monticello, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.8%), and Structure Fires (34.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monticello, AR
    • 84045.8%Outside Fires
    • 62634.1%Structure Fires
    • 31217.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 563.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monticello, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monticello, Arkansas:

  • Super 8 Monticello, 306 Hwy 425 North, Monticello, Arkansas 71665 , Phone: (870) 367-6271, Fax: (870) 367-9604
  • Days Inn Monticello, 317 Hwy 425 N, Monticello, Arkansas 71655 , Phone: (870) 367-1881, Fax: (870) 367-1881
  • Hampton Inn Of Monticello, 480 Hwy 425 N, Monticello, Arkansas 71655 , Phone: (870) 367-6600, Fax: (870) 367-6604
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monticello, Arkansas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monticello, AR
  • 55.6%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monticello, AR
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Monticello compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Monticello on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
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