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People

Total Population 1,559
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 508
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 37.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,008
% Above Poverty Level 68.2%
% Below Poverty Level 31.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $476
Median House Value $92,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 4.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Monticello Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 39654
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.553
Longitude -90.107

Monticello Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONTICELLO
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 62 inches
Station BROOKHAVEN CITY
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
Station TYLERTOWN 2 WNW
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Monticello, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Oma (39654)

Robinwood (39654)

Rosella (39654)

Tilton (39654)

Wanilla (39654)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bassfield 272 $33,750
Brookhaven 12,465 $33,517
Georgetown 294 $38,750
Prentiss 1,193 $33,846
Silver Creek 206 $22,321
Wesson 2,134 $70,347

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Monticello High Schools

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LAWRENCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
703 THOMAS E. JOLLY DR.
601-587-4910
A Title I School.
Serves 659 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

LAWRENCE CO TECH & CAREER CENTER
686 SMITH LANE
601-587-9346
A Vocational School

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