Monticello, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 5,138. Estimated population in 2021: 5,275 (+2.7% change)
Males: 2,418 (47.1%), Females: 2,720 (52.9%)

Piatt County

Zip code: 61856

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $45,754
Median house value: $100,700

Races in Monticello:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (13.4%), English (12.3%), United States (6.1%), Dutch (3.6%), Scottish (3.0%).

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Monticello

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monticello city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+7.6%).

Hospital/medical center in Monticello:

  • JOHN & MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (1111 N STATE ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monticello:

  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 24 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CTR CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (about 26 miles; URBANA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monticello:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 22 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • DECATUR (about 24 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 38 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monticello:

  • PIATT COUNTY (about 3 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • TUSCOLA (about 27 miles; TUSCOLA, IL; Abbreviation: K96)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 28 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
Amtrak station near Monticello:

  • 16 miles: FARMER CITY (FRAMER CITY, BON AIR REST., 912 E. CLINTON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monticello:

  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 22 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 24 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
Public high school in Monticello:

  • MONTICELLO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 1 SAGE DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monticello:

  • MONTICELLO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 384; Location: 2015 E WASHINGTON; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 3 SAGE DRIVE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 700 N BUCHANAN ST; Grades: KG – 02)
Private primary/middle school in Monticello:

  • METAMORPHOSIS MONTESSORI SCHOO (Students: 22; Location: 1202 1/2 N STATE ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Monticello:

  • MONTICELLO TWP. (ALLERTON) P.L. (Operating income: $259,487; Location: 201 N. STATE ST.; 34,064 books; 2,224 audio materials; 432 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)

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