Monticello, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monticello, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Monticello Census Designated Place had a population of 5,667 as of July 1, 2016. Monticello ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monticello is located at latitude 30.4881 and longitude -91.0447 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Monticello Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Monticello Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403303) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Monticello Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monticello population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Monticello, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,667
Population in Households 5,661
Population in Familes 5,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,367
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,001
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,644 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $147,676
Average Home Value $174,255


Median Household Income $59,562
Average Household Income $68,802
Per Capita Income $24,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.06%
Households 1.44% 1.02%
Families 1.29% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monticello to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 102 79th
Population Density1 # 38 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 361 24th
Median Household Income # 39 92nd
Per Capita Income # 141 70th

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