Monticello, Maine

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Population in 2010: 790. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 412  (52.2%)
Females: 378  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04760.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,424 (it was $23,566 in 2000)
Monticello:

$31,424
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,337 (it was $12,489 in 2000)

Monticello town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,395 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Monticello:

$83,395
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $84,106; Detached houses: $96,493; Mobile homes: $32,619
Monticello races chart
  • White alone - 733 (92.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monticello: 145.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (34.9%), United States (15.7%), Irish (15.6%), French (9.5%), Scottish (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/29/1846

Elevation: 392 feet

Land area: 38.2 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Monticello,ME real estate house value index trend

Monticello, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monticello town:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

29 residents are foreign born (2.8% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  3.7%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Monticello, Maine as of March 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Monticello to the number of sex offenders is 782 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Monticello town:  1.1% ($592)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Monticello satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (218.1 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (319.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (483.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Littleton, ME (2.4 miles ), Hammond, ME (2.7 miles) , Bridgewater, ME (2.9 miles ), Blaine, ME (3.5 miles ), Houlton, ME (3.6 miles ), Ludlow, ME (3.6 miles ), Mars Hill-Blaine, ME (3.7 miles ), New Limerick, ME (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.31 N, Longitude: 67.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Monticello household income distribution Monticello home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Maine:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Truck transportation (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Health care (35%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Monticello, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from Monticello center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 311.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 356.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from Monticello center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

Birthplace of: Ralph Good - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Monticello:

  • HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • THE HOULTON REG PROG CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • MADIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • MADIGAN ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • FOREST SPRINGS (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HOULTON, ME)
  • HARMONY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HOULTON, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monticello:

  • University of Maine (about 106 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 113 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 160 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 167 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 215 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 219 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 219 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)

Public elementary/middle school in Monticello:

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Notable locations in Monticello: Monticello Station (A), Camp Williams (B), Monticello Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monticello include: Monticello Wesleyan Church (A), Monticello United Methodist Church (B), The Lake Road Church (C), Calvary Pentecostal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Village Cemetery (1), Foster Cemetery (2), Jewell Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Alerton Lake (A), Conroy Lake (B), Culling Pond (C), Gentle Lake (D), Jewell Lake (E), Rideout Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hoyt Brook (A), Dead Stream (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aroostook 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 2004 was 31.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.38. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.38
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.2

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

BLUE MOOSE RESTAURANT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.3%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

12.1%
Whole state:

10.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Monticello compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monticello town (based on Aroostook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Here: 60.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents70.7%8.7%5.8%5.6%1.6%
Congregations25.5%15.1%11.3%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%1.0%2.6%
Congregations9.4%2.8%3.8%5.7%15.1%
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: 29
Aroostook County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Aroostook County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Aroostook County:

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Here:

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Aroostook County:

27.6%
Maine:

25.0%

3.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
Maine average:

5.50%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.08%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Penobscot County, ME  0.46% ($28,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.20% ($23,132)
from Hartford County, CT  0.09% ($34,920)


3.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
Maine average:

5.62%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($830 average AGI)
Aroostook County:

0.11%
Maine average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.67% ($29,433 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.37% ($47,612)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.14% ($29,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WEGP (1390 AM; 5 kW; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: DECELLES/SMITH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WQHR (96.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOZI (101.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEM (106.1 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPW (96.9 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOU-FM (100.1 FM; HOULTON, ME; Owner: COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W274AF (102.7 FM; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Monticello:

  • WAGM-TV (Channel 8; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: NEPSK, INC.)
  • WMEM-TV (Channel 10; PRESQUE ISLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Monticello, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 55
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Monticello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,002
Total average daily truck traffic: 449
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 7,005

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • WILLIAM J SITZMAN, 274 Britton Road (Lat: 46.341667 Lon: -67.817222), Type: 124.4, Overall height: 123.5 m
    Registrant: 2075389180, Sw7415@hotmail.Com, 274 BRITTON ROAD
  • Mark L Gartley, Hare Road (Lat: 46.292694 Lon: -67.832722), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE #700
  • Mark L Gartley, Hare Road (Lat: 46.292694 Lon: -67.832722), Type: 78.0, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Britton Rd (Lat: 46.341667 Lon: -68.817222), Type: 122.0, Overall height: 122 m
    Registrant: 2077644389, , BRITTON RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Station Main St (Lat: 46.307833 Lon: -67.841417), Call Sign: KNGQ596
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 06/07/2023
    Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321
  • Main St (Lat: 46.307833 Lon: -67.841417), Call Sign: KNCG846
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.880 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022
    Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321
  • Town Ofc Main St (Lat: 46.307556 Lon: -67.841417), Call Sign: KNGH375
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023
    Registrant: Aroostook Technologies, Inc., 4 Airport Dr., Presque Isle, ME 04769, Phone: (207) 762-9321, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MONTICELLO_USF, Hare Road (Lat: 46.292694 Lon: -67.832722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQNB501
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2010, Expiration Date: 12/02/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 584C , Serial Number: 108-3584, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Clair T Ii Fraser, 503 Britton Rd, Monticello, ME 04760

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