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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Monticello is a suburb of Baton Rouge with a population of 4,479. Monticello is in East Baton Rouge Parish. Living in Monticello offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Monticello and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$837
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Monticello

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,875
National
$55,322
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Monticello Reviews

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The drug stores, corner stores and gas stations are always well kept up and clean. The small stores in the area is very convienent and reasonable prices. The grocery store Oak Villa is only about 10 minutes away and I can always find what I need in there. I love my neighborhood and the area.
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The area is nice and quiet;the people are friendly. Overall it is a peaceful area, but there isn't much to do.
Its a great family-oriented neighborhood to live in.