Monticello, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,516 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 666  (44.0%)
Females: 850  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39654, 39663.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,664 (it was $27,109 in 2000)
Monticello:

$37,664
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,354 (it was $16,013 in 2000)

Monticello town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,042 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Monticello:

$117,042
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,518; detached houses: $136,496; townhouses or other attached units: $244,023; mobile homes: $60,927

Median gross rent in 2017: $460.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monticello: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.1%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.4% for Black residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monticello, MS (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Monticello, Mississippi as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monticello is 76 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (10.3%), Irish (4.0%), English (3.4%), German (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 3.25 square miles.

Population density: 466 people per square mile   (low).

Monticello, Mississippi map

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Mississippi:

1.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,259 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $615 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.55 N, Longitude: 90.11 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Monticello, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monticello, MS in 2017

Monticello satellite photo by USGS

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 Monticello, MS residents
Average permit cost in Monticello, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Monticello, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Paper (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (11.4%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Monticello, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

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 Monticello 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 the city 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 Monticello 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 Monticello 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monticello topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in Monticello

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Monticello:

Marital status in Monticello, MS
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Monticello:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monticello
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monticello, MS (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

13.4%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.1%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
Mississippi:

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

Monticello government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $238,000 ($156.99)
    Water Utilities: $213,000 ($140.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($95.65)
    Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($91.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $125,000 ($82.45)
    Regular Highways: $114,000 ($75.20)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($57.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($46.17)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($44.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($40.24)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($28.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $26,000 ($17.15)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,000 ($2.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $612,000 ($403.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($4.62)

Monticello government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($95.65)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($76.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($77.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($15.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $283,000 ($186.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $457,000 ($301.45)
    Other: $216,000 ($142.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($12.53)
  • Tax - Property: $394,000 ($259.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($39.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($3.30)

Monticello government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,000 ($324.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,000 ($324.54)

Monticello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,246,000 ($821.90)

5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($105,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

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 Lincoln County, MS  1.26% ($41,481 average AGI)
to Jefferson Davis County, MS  0.51% ($43,143)

Businesses in Monticello, MS

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

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 count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count6359
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9206
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1381
  • Fatalities7316
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15913
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents308
See more detailed statistics of Monticello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 922ft / 281mTotal length
  • $4,015,439,000Total costs
  • 59,245Total average daily traffic
  • 8,425Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,485Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monticello, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 172000-2009
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:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2009, Expiration Date: 02/17/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2019, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/26/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2011, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/30/2024, Certifier: Doug Reed, Registrant: Crenshaw Communications Consulting, LLC., Harvey Mitchell Parkway, College Station, TX 77842, Phone: (832) 617-0217, Fax: (832) 617-0217, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2018, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2015, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Marcus R O'Neal, Registrant: 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)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 58. The highest number of fires - 81 took place in 2015, and the least - 42 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monticello, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.2%), and Structure Fires (35.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monticello, MS
    • 45349.2%Outside Fires
    • 33035.9%Structure Fires
    • 12313.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 141.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monticello, MS
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monticello, MS
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 17.5%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Monticello compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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