Monticello, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 1,525 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 698  (45.8%)
Females: 827  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39654, 39663.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,507 (it was $27,109 in 2000)
Monticello:

$33,507
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,530 (it was $16,013 in 2000)

Monticello town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,620 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Monticello:

$92,620
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $100,247; Detached houses: $113,644; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,893; Mobile homes: $32,038

Median gross rent in 2013: $509.

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  • Races in Monticello, MS (2010)

    Monticello races chart
    • 90757.7%White alone
    • 50131.9%Black alone
    • 1429.0%Hispanic
    • 110.7%Asian alone
    • 80.5%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Monticello: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.6%), Irish (8.4%), German (3.7%), English (3.5%), French (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 3.25 square miles.

Population density: 469 people per square mile   (low).

Monticello, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monticello town:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Mississippi as of August 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Monticello to the number of sex offenders is 109 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $630 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $392 (0.5%)

Monticello satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (53.3 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (97.4 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (337.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Silver Creek, MS (2.7 miles ), Prentiss, MS (3.8 miles ), New Hebron, MS (3.8 miles ), Wesson, MS (4.4 miles ), Brookhaven, MS (4.4 miles ), Beauregard, MS (4.5 miles ), Morgantown, MS (4.5 miles ), Bassfield, MS (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.55 N, Longitude: 90.11 W

Area code: 601

Monticello household income distribution Monticello home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-1.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Monticello, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Monticello-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Monticello town center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 16.5 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monticello-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.8 miles away from Monticello center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 423.0 miles away from Monticello center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 282.7 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 Lawrence County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

Birthplace of: Al Jefferson - NBA player (Boston Celtics, born: Jan 4, 1985), J. B. Lenoir - African blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, Rosalind Peychaud - Politician, Byther Smith - Blues musician, Jim Pace (racing driver) - Racing driver.

Hospitals and medical centers in Monticello:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1065 EAST BROAD ST)
  • LAWRENCE CO NURSING CENTER (700 JEFFERSON STREET SOUTH/PO BOX 398)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Monticello:

  • JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PRENTISS, MS)

airports located in Monticello:

Amtrak station near Monticello:

  • 20 miles: BROOKHAVEN (RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monticello:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 20 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,532)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 49 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • William Carey University (about 52 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Jackson State University (about 52 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Hinds Community College (about 52 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Belhaven University (about 53 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 54 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)

Public high schools in Monticello:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monticello:

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Notable location: Monticello Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Monticello include: Southgate Baptist Church (A), Rocky Branch Baptist Church (B), Riverside Baptist Church (C), Monticello United Methodist Church (D), Monticello First Baptist Church (E), Monticello Baptist Church (F), Church of Christ (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lawrence County Civic Center & History Museum (125 East Broad Street).

Hotels: Liberty Inn (3147 Highway 27), Welcome Inn (1711 West Broad Street).

Courts: Lawrence County - Human Services Department- Justice Court (517 East Broad Street), Lawrence County - Court Room (435 Brinson Street).

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.3%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.2% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Monticello, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Monticello (2011 data):

  • State Bank & Trust Company: Monticello Branch at 332 Broad Street, branch established on 2001/07/16. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Regions Bank: Monticello Main Branch at 240 E. Broad Street, branch established on 1966/01/03. 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
  • First Bank: Highway 84 Branch at Broad And Green Streets, branch established on 1969/05/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $341.7 mil, Deposits: $299.4 mil, headquarters in Mccomb, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Southwest Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Mississippi average:

12.3

Monticello travel time to work - commute Monticello mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,24035
Mainline Protestant9475
Black Protestant4952
Other3111
Catholic221
None3,914-
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: 4
Lawrence County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lawrence County:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Monticello:

30.0
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Monticello:

40.3%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monticello, MS Residents
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 2$4,554$27,3240$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,833
Judicial and Legal 1$2,130$25,5604$2,250
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,674$27,3480$0
Firefighters 3$8,382$33,5280$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,786$22,7160$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,428$26,5680$0
Water Supply 4$9,340$28,0200$0
Totals for Government 20$46,294$27,77610$8,083

Monticello government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $321,000 ($210.49)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($174.43)
    Fire Protection: $155,000 ($101.64)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($85.25)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($85.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($70.16)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($57.05)
    Health Services - Other: $86,000 ($56.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($9.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $629,000 ($412.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($5.25)

Monticello government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $8,000 ($5.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($11.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($14.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $159,000 ($104.26)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $359,000 ($235.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $423,000 ($277.38)
    Highways: $37,000 ($24.26)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.62)
  • Tax - Property: $309,000 ($202.62)
    Public Utilities: $49,000 ($32.13)
    NEC: $10,000 ($6.56)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Monticello government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($114.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $235,000 ($154.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $182,000 ($119.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($97.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $54,000 ($35.41)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($17.05)

Monticello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $515,000 ($337.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($16.39)

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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 Lincoln County, MS  0.88% ($29,162 average AGI)
from Jefferson Davis County, MS  0.55% ($25,130)
from Forrest County, MS  0.26% ($25,545)


6.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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 Lincoln County, MS  0.89% ($30,921 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.63% ($23,296)
to Jefferson Davis County, MS  0.42% ($35,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WMLC (1270 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: D AND D BROADCASTING)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monticello:

  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCJU-FM (104.9 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUNBELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDR (98.3 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUN BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKN (92.1 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WPRG (89.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Monticello:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Monticello, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents140
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons18
  • Fatalities102
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents238
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Monticello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 96m315ftTotal length
  • $11,816,000Total costs
  • 13,730Total average daily traffic
  • 1,134Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,535Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monticello, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, 198 Caswell St (Lat: 31.553222 Lon: -90.103417), Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNEY376
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2009, Expiration Date: 02/17/2019Registrant: Booth, Freret, Imlay & Tepper, Pc, 7900 Wisconsin Avenue; Suite 304, Bethesda, MD 20814-3628, Phone: (301) 718-1818, Fax: (301) 718-1820, Email:
  • STATION, Near Tilton 7.75 Mi S Of (Lat: 31.426000 Lon: -90.102028), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WNTU967
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz, 2134.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/26/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2011Registrant: Ms Dept Of Trans, 2552 N. Mill Street, Jackson, MS 39215, Phone: (601) 359-1513, Fax: (601) 359-5388, Email:
  • 5 1/2 Miles Nnw On Q102 Rd (Lat: 31.603778 Lon: -90.207306), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM825
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.375 MHz, 945.125 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020Registrant: Phone: (601) 563-4664
  • CROWN CASTLE, Lawrence County Law Enforcement Complex F E Sellers Hwy (Lat: 31.535833 Lon: -90.108056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 151.7 m, Call Sign: WPZK593
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.193 MHz, 952.193 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2024, Certifier: Doug ReedRegistrant: Millertelecomlaw LLC, 5542 San Marino Way, Lake Worth, FL 33467, Phone: (972) 742-5878, Fax: (561) 963-7517, Email:
  • SONTAG, 111 Ruby Lea Road (Lat: 31.645028 Lon: -90.214583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WQQL240
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:
  • 178 Old Hwy 27 N., 178 Old Hwy 27 North (Lat: 31.571194 Lon: -90.106472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WQVE828
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2015, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Marcus R O'NealRegistrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1046B , Serial Number: 1273, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Polk, 79 Pearlview Cir, Monticello, MS 39654
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX-7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 5111C , Serial Number: RX7-3333, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Dan G Martindale, Po Box 2005, Monticello, MS 39654

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

LAWRENCE COUNTY WATER ASSN (Population served: 2,160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009)
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
BUNKER HILL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,850, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 178 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Monticello

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monticello, MS
Most common first names in Monticello, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6871.5 years
John5670.4 years
Mary3977.9 years
Willie3872.0 years
William3666.3 years
Robert2972.6 years
Charles2470.2 years
Thomas2069.2 years
Dorothy1969.4 years
Mattie1683.6 years
Most common last names in Monticello, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7569.9 years
Lambert4373.3 years
Wilson4076.3 years
Davis3772.8 years
King3574.5 years
Brown3476.1 years
Reid2877.1 years
Johnson2779.8 years
Russell2377.6 years
Bridges2171.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Monticello, MS

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • Subway: 1

Monticello compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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