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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
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Monticello is a town in Mississippi with a population of 1,422. Monticello is in Lawrence County. Living in Monticello offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Monticello and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$103,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$527
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    24%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Monticello

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,667
National
$55,322

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Monticello Reviews

1 review
Monticello is a great small town with one red light. Plenty for the kids to do and adults alike. Many historical venues. Museum is inside of the civic center and the courthouse is one of the most beautiful in the state of Mississippi.
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