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Monticello, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Monticello is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jasper County at latitude 33.3077 and longitude -83.6849. Jasper County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Monticello, but most people and references simply refer to it as Monticello, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Monticello indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Monticello (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Monticello, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,705
Population in Households 2,632
Population in Familes 2,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 842
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,008
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 705
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 619 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $88,508
Average Home Value $126,456


Median Household Income $39,033
Average Household Income $54,604
Per Capita Income $20,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.15%
Households 0.33% 0.1%
Families 0.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.8%
Per Capita Income   3.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Monticello, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monticello to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 243 61st
Population Density1 # 198 68th
Diversity Index2 # 170 73rd
Median Household Income # 265 58th
Per Capita Income # 198 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.