For population 25 years and over in Monticello:
For population 15 years and over in Monticello city:
113 residents are foreign born (0.9% Oceania, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,550 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (17.5 miles , pop. 67,518).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (129.7 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (133.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bement, IL (2.7 miles ), De Land, IL (2.7 miles ), Cisco, IL (2.9 miles ), Ivesdale, IL (2.9 miles ), Weldon, IL (3.4 miles ), Bondville, IL (3.5 miles ), Cerro Gordo, IL (3.6 miles ), Sadorus, IL (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.03 N, Longitude: 88.57 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: -457 (-8.7%)
Area code: 217
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Monticello detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+7.6%).
Work and jobs in Monticello: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Monticello, Illinois
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Monticello-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Monticello city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Monticello center
On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Monticello center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Piatt County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: George Nonte - Journalist, Harry Combes - Basketball player-coach, Robert C. Burke - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient.
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Local government website: www.monticello.net
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Public elementary/middle schools in Monticello:
See full list of schools located in Monticello, School District: MONTICELLO COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 25
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.7%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
100 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Monticello compared to Illinois state average:
Banks with branches in Monticello (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Monticello (based on Piatt County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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Monticello government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,179 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,492 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Monticello fatal accident list:
Nov 20, 2008 04:15 PM, State St, Livingston St, Lat: 40.025619, Lon: -88.571875, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 2000 10:32 PM, Sr-105, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 19, 1999 07:37 AM, Sr-47, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1986 00:01 AM, Washington, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monticello, IL
Total length: 72 meters (236ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,264
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monticello)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monticello, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monticello)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monticello)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 33 patent applications in 2008-2014.