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Monticello, Iowa

Monticello, Iowa
City
Location of Monticello, Iowa
Location of Monticello, Iowa
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jones
Area[1]
 • Total 6.33 sq mi (16.39 km2)
 • Land 6.29 sq mi (16.29 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,796
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 3,797
 • Density 603.5/sq mi (233.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52310
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-53625
GNIS feature ID 0459195
Website City Website

Monticello is a city in Jones County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,796.[4]

Geography

Monticello is located at (42.238759, -91.189067).[5] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.33 square miles (16.39 km2), of which, 6.29 square miles (16.29 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[1]

For many years, U.S. Highway 151 went directly through Monticello. In 2004, a four lane bypass around Monticello was completed and opened. As a result, the highway was moved about a mile south of the previous route.

Demographics

Monticello is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,796 people, 1,693 households, and 991 families residing in the city. The population density was 603.5 inhabitants per square mile (233.0/km2). There were 1,839 housing units at an average density of 292.4 per square mile (112.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 1,693 households of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 21.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 3,607 people, 1,538 households, and 979 families residing in the city. The population density was 980.8 people per square mile (378.4/km²). There were 1,637 housing units at an average density of 445.1 per square mile (171.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.75% White, 0.19% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.16% of the population.

There were 1,538 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.82.

Population spread: 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,932, and the median income for a family was $42,616. Males had a median income of $30,324 versus $20,998 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,699. About 3.6% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  6. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  7. ^ "Samuel Charles Black (1919-1921)". CONTENTdm. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  8. ^ Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie; Joy Dorothy Harvey (2000). The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: L-Z. Taylor & Francis. p. 1148.  

Further reading

  • History of Jones County, Iowa, past and present - Vol 1; R.M. Corbit; S. J. Clarke Publishing; 1910 (update of 1871 issue).
  • History of Jones County, Iowa, past and present - Vol 2; R.M. Corbit; S. J. Clarke Publishing; 1871.

External links

  • City of Monticello
  • Monticello Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Webcam showing major street in Monticello
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