Monticello, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 3,811 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 1,897  (49.8%)
Females: 1,914  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52310.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,233 (it was $34,932 in 2000)
Monticello:

$44,233
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,344 (it was $16,699 in 2000)

Monticello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,888 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Monticello:

$102,888
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $108,009; Detached houses: $111,490; In 2-unit structures: $72,636; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,579; Mobile homes: $25,359

Median gross rent in 2012: $503.

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  • White alone - 3,706 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 50 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monticello: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.5%), Irish (18.2%), United States (7.9%), English (4.6%), Dutch (2.7%), Swiss (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/24/1889

Elevation: 837 feet

Land area: 3.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,036 people per square mile   (low).

Monticello,IA real estate house value index trend

Monticello, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monticello city:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Iowa as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Monticello to the number of sex offenders is 422 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,277 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,353 (1.4%)

Monticello satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (30.3 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (108.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (182.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hopkinton, IA (2.8 miles ), Cascade, IA (3.2 miles ), Center Junction, IA (3.2 miles) , Anamosa, IA (3.2 miles ), Worthington, IA (3.4 miles ), Stone City, IA (3.5 miles) , Prairieburg, IA (3.5 miles) , Onslow, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 91.19 W

Area code: 319

Monticello household income distribution Monticello home values distribution

Crime rates in Monticello by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0458324320
per 100,000 0.0110.5136.1213.080.653.5107.682.153.40.0
Burglaries 375434513812
per 100,000 83.3193.4136.1106.580.6107.0134.4356.0213.8314.5
Thefts 63544031173122372331
per 100,000 1748.51491.71089.0825.6456.9829.3591.61013.1614.6812.4
Auto thefts 0015305641
per 100,000 0.00.027.2133.280.60.0134.4164.3106.926.2
Arson 0000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.026.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.8) 78.999.285.997.648.453.568.098.961.258.9

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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: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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

Average climate in Monticello, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Monticello, Iowa average temperatures Monticello, Iowa average precipitation Monticello, Iowa humidity Monticello, Iowa wind speed Monticello, Iowa snowfall Monticello, Iowa sunshine Monticello, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Monticello-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Monticello city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Monticello center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.2 miles away from Monticello center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 300.3 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 Jones County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Reade - Football player and coach, Kraig Paulsen - Politician, Ellen Dolan - Soap opera actor, Roy Crabb - Baseball player, Samuel Charles Black - Presbyterian cleric.

Hospitals and medical centers in Monticello:

  • JOHN MCDONALD HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, WEST FIRST STREET)
  • ABOVE AND BEYOND HOME HEALTH CARE (118 NORTH CEDAR STREET)
  • EASTERN IOWA VISITING NURSES AND HOME HEALTH CARE (212 S CEDAR STREET)
  • MONTICELLO NURSING AND REHAB CEN (500 PINEHAVEN DRIVE)

Airports located in Monticello:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monticello:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 33 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 44 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 50 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 52 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Ashford University (about 58 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 58 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 58 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

Public high school in Monticello:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monticello:

Private elementary/middle school in Monticello:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 234 N SYCAMORE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Monticello

Library in Monticello:

  • ROSS & ELIZABETH BATY MONTICELLO PUBLIC LIBRA (Operating income: $138,326; Location: 205 E GRAND ST; 18,965 books; 639 audio materials; 667 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 116 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Monticello: Monticello Golf Club (A), Monticello Public Library (B), Monticello Police Department (C), Monticello Heritage Center (D), Monticello Volunteer Fire Department (E), Monticello Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monticello include: Sacred Heart Church (A), Monticello Baptist Church (B), Saint Matthews Lutheran Church (C), Peace United Church of Christ (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (G), First Congregational Church (H), First Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Monticello include: Monticello City Park (1), Riverside Gardens (2), Y Park (3), Jacobs Park (4), Panther Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: State Farm (315 South Main Street).

Hotels: The Blue Chip (250 North Main Street), Monticello Motel (413 East Oak Street).

Jones 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 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

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

BACON ADDITION (Address: 17846 RAINBOW DR , Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2008)
THE HEIGHTS (Address: 22387 150th AVE , Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PICTURED ROCKS METHODIST CAMP (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2009), St Other (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2009), St Other (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2009), St Other (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2009), St Other (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2009), St Other (OCT-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
WAYNE ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between AUG-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WALNUT ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
WALNUT ACRES CAMPGROUND II (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2011)
  • One regular monitoring violation
SAINTS PETER & PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 21069 PRAIRIE HILL RD , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUN-2008 and JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2007), St BCA signed (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2007), St BCA signed (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between SEP-2006 and OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2007), St BCA signed (APR-25-2008)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.2%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Monticello in 2010:

  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
111 people in nursing homes in 2000
24 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000

Monticello, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Monticello compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Monticello (2011 data):

  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Monticello Branch at 424 Oak Street, branch established on 2002/06/03. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $560.1 mil, Deposits: $452.8 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company
  • Regions Bank: Monticello Ia at 202 West First Street, branch established on 1874/04/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Ohnward Bank & Trust: Monticello Branch at 307 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/09/01. Info updated 2009/11/13: Bank assets: $188.8 mil, Deposits: $158.4 mil, headquarters in Cascade, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ohnward Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Monticello at 111 East First Street, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Citizens State Bank: at 117 West First Street, branch established on 1931/03/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $316.8 mil, Deposits: $266.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Herky Hawk Financial Corp.,

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 (77%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.45%
Here: 69.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.3%24.9%10.2%8.6%3.4%
Congregations17.9%17.9%23.1%7.7%10.3%
NameLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.1%1.2%0.7%2.0%
Congregations2.6%2.6%2.6%2.6%12.8%
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: 5
Jones County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jones County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

27.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,281$54,8430$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,993
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,560$49,1200$0
Police - Other 1$2,909$34,9080$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,757$39,0280$0
Health 6$24,009$48,0182$2,196
Solid Waste Management 2$5,909$35,4540$0
Sewerage 2$7,641$45,8460$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,244$38,9281$1,233
Water Supply 2$7,641$45,8460$0
Local Libraries 1$3,241$38,8925$3,602
Other and Unallocable 1$3,069$36,8281$1,043
Totals for Government 29$110,261$45,62516$10,067

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,547,000 ($930.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $415,000 ($108.90)
    Regular Highways: $396,000 ($103.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $358,000 ($93.94)
    Health - Other: $350,000 ($91.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $277,000 ($72.68)
    Sewerage: $238,000 ($62.45)
    Water Utilities: $194,000 ($50.91)
    General Public Buildings: $193,000 ($50.64)
    Financial Administration: $140,000 ($36.74)
    Libraries: $122,000 ($32.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($23.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $84,000 ($22.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($15.74)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($11.81)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($7.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($4.99)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($3.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $295,000 ($77.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($25.98)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($2.89)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($8.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,111,000 ($291.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($13.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $449,000 ($117.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $383,000 ($100.50)
    All Other: $336,000 ($88.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($21.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $35,000 ($9.18)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $171,000 ($44.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $71,000 ($18.63)
    Public Welfare: $8,000 ($2.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $93,000 ($24.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $925,000 ($242.72)
    Interest Earnings: $180,000 ($47.23)
    Special Assessments: $103,000 ($27.03)
    Rents: $97,000 ($25.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000 ($89.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $310,000 ($81.34)
    All Other: $55,000 ($14.43)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($1.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,583,000 ($415.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $245,000 ($64.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $220,000 ($57.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($4.99)
    Other License: $13,000 ($3.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,380,000 ($2198.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,135,000 ($2134.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $705,000 ($184.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $460,000 ($120.70)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $66,000 ($17.32)
    End of Fiscal Year: $45,000 ($11.81)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $476,000 ($124.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,521,000 ($923.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $197,000 ($51.69)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Linn County, IA  2.01% ($36,497 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.30% ($23,609)
from Delaware County, IA  0.27% ($32,238)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Linn County, IA  2.00% ($44,781 average AGI)
to Johnson County, IA  0.39% ($28,533)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.30% ($45,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monticello:

  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Monticello:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Monticello, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Monticello fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2002 87:99 PM, North Maple St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1994 08:32 PM, 38, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 1990 00:05 AM, 38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2
Feb 23, 1985 06:45 PM, Hwy 151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 12, 1982 04:17 PM, 151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 1980 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 3, 1980 10:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Monticello

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monticello, IA
Most common first names in Monticello, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8778.5 years
Mary5580.8 years
William5080.0 years
George4279.7 years
Anna3884.8 years
James3374.7 years
Robert3274.5 years
Henry3281.7 years
Margaret2682.2 years
Carl2676.1 years
Most common last names in Monticello, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Behrends1880.7 years
Hanken1881.9 years
Rickels1781.7 years
Zimmerman1779.9 years
Clark1782.5 years
Dirks1780.4 years
Prull1476.6 years
Eilers1374.8 years
Harms1275.2 years
Helgens1282.4 years
Businesses in Monticello, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Nike2
Ford1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular1

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