Monticello, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 5,988 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 2,836  (47.4%)
Females: 3,152  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 42633.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,706 (it was $17,423 in 2000)
Monticello:

$32,706
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,330 (it was $11,855 in 2000)

Monticello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $105,760 (it was $48,900 in 2000)
Monticello:

$105,760
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $121,287; detached houses: $102,027; mobile homes: $235,695

Median gross rent in 2019: $531.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monticello: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.3%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 61.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.1% for other race residents, 99.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monticello, KY (2010)
    • 5,53489.4%White alone
    • 4006.5%Hispanic
    • 1592.6%Black alone
    • 621.0%Two or more races
    • 150.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.2%Asian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Kentucky as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monticello is 1,538 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Monticello by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.5)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
6
(96.9)
4
(64.7)
6
(97.5)
5
(80.2)
4
(64.1)
2
(32.3)
4
(65.0)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.5)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.4)
4
(66.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(32.7)
9
(145.4)
2
(32.4)
7
(113.8)
4
(64.2)
4
(64.1)
3
(48.5)
7
(113.7)
6
(98.8)
5
(82.4)
6
(98.8)
4
(65.6)
5
(83.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(833.3)
93
(1,502)
54
(873.5)
71
(1,154)
67
(1,075)
60
(961.5)
60
(969.5)
49
(796.1)
58
(955.2)
22
(362.4)
36
(593.1)
24
(393.4)
24
(399.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
128
(2,092)
139
(2,245)
100
(1,618)
101
(1,642)
131
(2,102)
115
(1,843)
90
(1,454)
71
(1,154)
54
(889.3)
51
(840.1)
39
(642.5)
39
(639.2)
83
(1,380)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(98.0)
5
(80.8)
6
(97.1)
3
(48.8)
11
(176.5)
6
(96.2)
5
(80.8)
5
(81.2)
11
(181.2)
4
(65.9)
4
(65.9)
11
(180.3)
13
(216.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A2
(32.4)
4
(65.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.8)
1
(16.6)
City-Data.com crime index161.3298.3172.4202.4268.2212.8151.9150.6141.698.8135.198.7137.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Monticello, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: English (32.1%), American (19.5%), Irish (15.4%), African (6.0%), German (4.2%), Russian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1810

Land area: 6.08 square miles.

Population density: 985 people per square mile   (low).

Monticello, Kentucky map

447 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 2.7% Europe).

This city:

7.3%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $706 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $586 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (78.3 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (84.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (377.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mill Springs, KY (2.7 miles ),
Zula-Powersburg, KY (3.1 miles ),
Gregory, KY (3.1 miles ),
Coopersville, KY (3.1 miles ),
Eli, KY (3.7 miles ),
Cumberland City, KY (3.8 miles ),
Nancy, KY (3.9 miles ),
Jamestown, KY (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.84 N, Longitude: 84.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,872 (+30.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,228 (57.8%)

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Monticello, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Monticello, KY in 2019
Monticello satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,300
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Monticello, KY
Historical housing units in Monticello, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +339 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in Monticello, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Wood products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Monticello, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Religious workers (5.0%)
  • Food processing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Monticello, Kentucky

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Monticello, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Monticello-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Monticello city center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 106.8 miles away from Monticello center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from Monticello center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 200.2 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) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Monticello:

  • WAYNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 166 HOSPITAL STREET)
  • HICKS GOLDEN YEARS NURSING HOME (1801 WEST HIGHWAY 90 BYPASS)

Airports and heliports located in Monticello:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monticello:

  • Somerset Community College (about 20 miles; Somerset, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 31 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 39 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Campbellsville University (about 45 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 59 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Roane State Community College (about 68 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 69 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)

Public high schools in Monticello:

  • WAYNE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 738, Location: 2 KENNY DAVIS BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAKE CUMBERLAND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Location: 9000 HWY 1546, Grades: 8-12)
  • OTTER CREEK ACADEMY (Location: 1442 OLD BETHEL CHURCH RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monticello:

Private elementary/middle school in Monticello:

  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 130 N MAIN ST, Grades: PK-4)
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Library in Monticello:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $527,832; Location: 150 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 50,885 books; 1,989 audio materials; 1,467 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 167 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monticello: Monticello Volunteer Fire Department (A), Wayne County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tradeway Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Monticello include: Saint Peters Church (A), Wayne Freedom Baptist Association (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Frisby Cemetery (1), Benjamin F Coffey Cemetery (2), Alexander Cemetery (3), Elk Spring Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Isbell Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Monticello Motel (254 North Main), Anchor Motel & Restaurant (North Main), Tiffany Inn Motel (East Highway 90), Hidden Valley Lodge (West Highway 92).

Court: Juvenile Justice (Main Street).

Birthplace of: Kevin Denney - Country singer, Shelby Moore Cullom - Politician, Whitey Bell - Basketball player.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MONTICELLO WATER & SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 24,057, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
186 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Monticello in 2000:

  • 107 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Monticello (2011 data):

  • The Monticello Banking Company: at 50 North Main, Super Wal-Mart Branch, Downtown Branch, Tradeway Branch. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $591.7 mil, Deposits: $535.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monticello Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Southern National Bank: Town And Country Branch at 1195 North Main Street, branch established on 1975/04/07; Monticello Branch at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1938/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/18: Bank assets: $675.9 mil, Deposits: $573.0 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Somerset: Monticello Branch at 181 Cumberland Crossing, branch established on 2009/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $329.4 mil, Deposits: $267.4 mil, headquarters in Somerset, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Monticello Main Branch at 230 Cumberland Crossing, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Monticello:

Marital status in Monticello, KY
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.9
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Monticello
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monticello, KY (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,14438
Mainline Protestant1,0108
Black Protestant2422
Other1582
Catholic1341
None7,125-
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: 8
Here:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Monticello:

39.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Monticello:

28.5
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Monticello:

23.1%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monticello:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Monticello:

50.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monticello, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$36,722$33,8970$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,337$25,0111$868
Other Government Administration 3$7,489$29,9566$1,500
Streets and Highways 2$5,088$30,5281$1,349
Police - Other 2$4,816$28,8960$0
Financial Administration 1$4,978$59,7360$0
Firefighters 1$3,753$45,0360$0
Totals for Government 26$71,183$32,8548$3,717

Monticello government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $16,000 ($2.67)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,257,000 ($543.92)
    Sewerage: $898,000 ($149.97)
    Police Protection: $593,000 ($99.03)
    Central Staff Services: $441,000 ($73.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($49.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000 ($45.59)
    Regular Highways: $255,000 ($42.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $216,000 ($36.07)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($20.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($6.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $500,000 ($83.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $125,000 ($20.88)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($7.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($4.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($1.50)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($1.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,057,000 ($343.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $559,000 ($93.35)

Monticello government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $957,000 ($159.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $288,000 ($48.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000 ($21.21)
    Other: $37,000 ($6.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $640,000 ($106.88)
    Other: $226,000 ($37.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $277,000 ($46.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($2.17)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.34)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,911,000 ($653.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000 ($21.38)
    Other: $78,000 ($13.03)
  • Tax - Property: $537,000 ($89.68)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $379,000 ($63.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $206,000 ($34.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $61,000 ($10.19)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.67)

Monticello government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,040,000 ($3346.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,588,000 ($3271.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000 ($75.48)

Monticello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,085,000 ($348.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,071,000 ($178.86)

4.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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 Pulaski County, KY  1.24% ($32,861 average AGI)
from Clinton County, KY  0.41% ($24,731)


3.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($27,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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, KY  1.36% ($31,058 average AGI)
to Clinton County, KY  0.38% ($28,417)
Businesses in Monticello, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1Wendy's1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WFLW (1360 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES, JR.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJKY (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHVE (92.7 FM; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: SHORELINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEB-FM (103.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W277AA (103.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Monticello:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Monticello fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Monticello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.1mTotal length
  • $286,000Total costs
  • 24,707Total average daily traffic
  • 1,848Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,543Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monticello, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monticello, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monticello)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monticello, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (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:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monticello)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 222GH , Serial Number: 0714, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/2015
    Registrant (LLC): High Altitude Holdings LLC, 80 Kindrick Ct, Monticello, KY 42633
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2521Y , Serial Number: 17249821, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2019
    Registrant (LLC): High Power Aviation LLC, 519 Airport Rd, Monticello, KY 42633
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 425CH , Serial Number: 32-770, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 07/02/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Keeton Farms LLC, 766 Keeton Farms Rd, Monticello, KY 42633
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 601LA , Serial Number: 1473, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/2019
    Registrant (LLC): High Altitude Holdings LLC, 80 Kindrick Ct, Monticello, KY 42633
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 735JG , Serial Number: 18265456, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph G Davis, 1215 North Main St Box 12, Monticello, KY 42633
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8244V , Serial Number: 32-8006063, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony D Vaughn, 223 Silverdust Cir, Monticello, KY 42633
  • Aircraft: LAKE LA-4 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 91 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1136L , Serial Number: 298, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Monticello Aircraft Corp, 241 Huff Ridge Rd, Monticello, KY 42633
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/08/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 121. The highest number of fire incidents - 212 took place in 2007, and the least - 32 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Monticello, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.9%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monticello, KY
    • 85941.9%Structure Fires
    • 70834.5%Outside Fires
    • 30715.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1788.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monticello, KY
Most common first names in Monticello, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11973.1 years
John9876.0 years
William9372.7 years
Mary7374.3 years
Robert6973.0 years
George5375.3 years
Henry3772.6 years
Charles3769.6 years
Charlie3777.1 years
Willie3677.9 years
Most common last names in Monticello, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bell11975.1 years
Denney9977.2 years
Brown7573.8 years
Gregory7274.8 years
Jones6873.8 years
Smith6878.2 years
Bertram6577.1 years
Coffey6377.6 years
Dishman6071.0 years
Davis5972.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monticello, KY
  • 85.2%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monticello, KY
  • 83.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Wood


Monticello compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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 below state average.

Monticello on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 7 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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