Monticello, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monticello, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Monticello had a population of 6,394 as of July 1, 2015. Monticello ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monticello is located at latitude 41.6517 and longitude -74.6882 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Monticello (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,512 feet.

The Village of Monticello (GNIS ID: 2390993) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Monticello is located within Town of Thompson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

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, 2015.

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Monticello, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,394
Population in Households 6,066
Population in Familes 4,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 328
Population Density1 1,605
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 2,561
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,423
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,284 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 756 (23.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,805 (55.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 723 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $137,805
Average Home Value $199,206


Median Household Income $27,726
Average Household Income $41,611
Per Capita Income $16,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.96% -0.36%
Households -0.84% -0.32%
Families -0.82% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monticello to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 296 75th
Population Density1 # 513 57th
Diversity Index2 # 28 98th
Median Household Income # 1183 1st
Per Capita Income # 1170 2nd

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