Monticello, Utah

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Monticello, Utah

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High Points

Monticello strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Utah):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Monticello Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Monticello Low Property Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Monticello Walking and Biking to Work
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 15% Monticello Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 17% Monticello Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Monticello, Utah

Comparing Monticello to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Utah (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 4
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Senior Citizens 3 8
Age of the Population 1 7
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 4
Portion of People Married 10 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 4 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 7
People Living Alone 2 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 8 9

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Monticello Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 205 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 244 miles NW of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County San Juan
Standard Zip Codes 84535
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.871
Longitude -109.342

Monticello Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 53 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 16.2 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 42 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 93 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 8.4 inches
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Monticello Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,958 100%
Male 1,027 52.5%
Female 931 47.5%
Under 18 714 36.5%
18+ 1,244 63.5%
65+ 241 12.3%
Median Age 29.6
Average Family Size 3.65
White 1,627 83.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 17 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 126 6.4%
Other 137 7%
Mixed Race 46 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 268 13.7%

Estimated Monticello Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,913
Growth -45
Growth % -2.3%

Monticello Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 29.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
US/American 10.6%
German 7.5%
Danish 7.2%
Swedish 4.7%
Scottish 3.2%
Italian 2.6%
Irish 2.6%
European 2.2%
Dutch 2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Welsh 1.1%
French Canadian 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monticello 1,958 $42,115
Blanding 3,162 $37,991

Monticello Public Libraries

San Juan County Library
Monticello, Utah
(435) 587-2281

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Monticello Hospitals

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364 WEST 100 NORTH
(435) 587-2116
Emergency Service: Yes

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Monticello High Schools (2004)

197 S 200 W
Serves 298 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

Monticello Colleges

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1. Elkhart, Kansas 85.9   27.2% 14.8% 18.3% 13 $43,548 8.1% 10.7% 2,233 9.3% 8.1 0.8% 1.8
2. Hooker, Oklahoma 83.4   24.9% 14.3% 17.5% 19 $39,113 7.5% 13.9% 1,788 10.4% 12.3 1% 1.1
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