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Monterey, Kentucky
Location of Monterey in Owen County, Kentucky.
Location of Monterey in Owen County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 38°25′21″N 84°52′21″W / 38.42250°N 84.87250°W / 38.42250; -84.87250Coordinates: 38°25′21″N 84°52′21″W / 38.42250°N 84.87250°W / 38.42250; -84.87250
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Owen
Established 1847
Incorporated 1874
Reïncorporated 1954
Named for the Battle of Monterrey
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
492 ft (150 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 138
 • Estimate 
(2019)
133
 • Density 517.51/sq mi (199.76/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
40359
Area code(s) 502
FIPS code 21-53076
GNIS feature ID 0498496

Monterey is a home rule-class city in Owen County, Kentucky, United States. At the 2000 U.S. census, the population was 167.

Geography

Monterey is located at 38°25′21″N 84°52′21″W / 38.422469°N 84.872553°W / 38.422469; -84.872553. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 312
1900 370 18.6%
1910 260 −29.7%
1960 211
1970 205 −2.8%
1980 186 −9.3%
1990 164 −11.8%
2000 167 1.8%
2010 138 −17.4%
2019 (est.) 133 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 167 people, 55 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 546.1 people per square mile (208.0/km2). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 209.3 per square mile (79.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.60% White, 0.60% Native American, 0.60% Asian, and 1.20% from two or more races.

There were 55 households, out of which 54.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.52.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 35.3% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,094, and the median income for a family was $26,406. Males had a median income of $24,821 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,452. About 34.9% of families and 33.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 40.0% of those 65 or over.

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