Monticello, KY

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2020 Population
5,999
1.17% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36.8
2.22% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
31.3%
3.41% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$36,956
16.8% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$97,300
1.02% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Monticello, KY had a population of 6k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $36,956. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Monticello, KY declined from 6,070 to 5,999, a −1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,639 to $36,956, a 16.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monticello, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.5%), Other (Hispanic) (6.08%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.65%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%).

None of the households in Monticello, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Monticello, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Monticello, KY was $97,300, and the homeownership rate was 49.6%.

Most people in Monticello, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Monticello, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Monticello, KY is home to a population of 6k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.18% of Monticello, KY residents were born outside of the country (371 people).

In 2020, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.19k people) in Monticello, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 365 Other (Hispanic) and 162 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2020 Citizenship
95.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.9% of Monticello, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Monticello, KY was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monticello, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.19k ± 219
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    365 ± 245
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    162 ± 136
8.73%
Hispanic Population
524 people

In 2020, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.19k people) in Monticello, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 365 Other (Hispanic) and 162 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.73% of the people in Monticello, KY are hispanic (524 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

6.18%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
371 people
6.44%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
391 people

As of 2020, 6.18% of Monticello, KY residents (371 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monticello, KY was 6.44%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    88 ± 58
  2. Korea
    44 ± 59
  3. World War II
    11 ± 27

Monticello, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Monticello, KY employs 2.19k people. The largest industries in Monticello, KY are Manufacturing (499 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (390 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (182 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($52,886), Finance & Insurance ($43,839), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,902).

Occupations

2.19k
2020 Value
± 407
2.86%
1 Year growth
± 24.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Monticello, KY grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 2.13k employees to 2.19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monticello, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (443 people), Production Occupations (387 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (160 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monticello, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.19k
2020 Value
± 407
2.86%
1 Year growth
± 24.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Monticello, KY grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 2.13k employees to 2.19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monticello, KY, are Manufacturing (499 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (390 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (182 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monticello, KY, though some of these residents may live in Monticello, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$24,783
Median earning men ± $9,243
$30,489
Median earning women ± $11,745

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,845), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,063).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,545), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,694), and Manufacturing ($24,936).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.764% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.15M), Some college (792k), and Secondary Education (572k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Monticello, KY was $97,300 in 2020, which is 0.423 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $98,300 to $97,300, a 1.02% decrease. The homeownership rate in Monticello, KY is 49.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Monticello, KY have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monticello, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$97,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$15,621
$1,112
Median Property Taxes
±$267

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Monticello, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Monticello, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.6%
Homeownership
2020
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 49.6% of the housing units in Monticello, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9203
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$36,956
Median Household Income
± $5,397
2.24k
Number of Households
± 416

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.24k households in Monticello, KY grew to $36,956 from the previous year's value of $31,639.

The following chart displays the households in Monticello, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Monticello, KY is from Kentucky.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2020, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.58%)

In 2020, 80.9% of workers in Monticello, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.58%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monticello, KY have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Monticello, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Monticello, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Monticello, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

31.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monticello, KY (1.8k out of 5.73k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monticello, KY is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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87.4% of the population of Monticello, KY has health coverage, with 32% on employee plans, 32.3% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 7.21% on non-group plans, and 3.23% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, KY see 1861 patients per year on average, which represents a 16.8% increase from the previous year (1594 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3389 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 813 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,861 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wayne County, KY

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, KY see an average of 1,861 patients per year. This represents a 16.8% increase from the previous year (1,594 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wayne County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12.6%
Uninsured
32%
Employer Coverage
32.3%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
7.21%
Non-Group
3.23%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monticello, KY declined by 1.67% from 12.8% to 12.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Monticello, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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