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Monticello, Wisconsin
Village
Historic plaques in Monticello
Historic plaques in Monticello
Location of Monticello in Green County, Wisconsin.
Location of Monticello in Green County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 42°44′55″N 89°35′31″W / 42.74861°N 89.59194°W / 42.74861; -89.59194Coordinates: 42°44′55″N 89°35′31″W / 42.74861°N 89.59194°W / 42.74861; -89.59194
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
Counties Green
Area
 • Total 1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
 • Land 1.19 sq mi (3.09 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
837 ft (255 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,217
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,202
 • Density 1,008.39/sq mi (389.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-54000
GNIS feature ID 1583746
Website http://www.monticello-wi.com

Monticello is a village in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,217 as of the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.18 square miles (3.06 km2), of which, 1.17 square miles (3.03 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 156
1890 407 160.9%
1900 559 37.3%
1910 671 20.0%
1920 677 0.9%
1930 644 −4.9%
1940 716 11.2%
1950 792 10.6%
1960 789 −0.4%
1970 870 10.3%
1980 1,021 17.4%
1990 1,140 11.7%
2000 1,146 0.5%
2010 1,217 6.2%
2019 (est.) 1,202 −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,217 people, 538 households, and 321 families living in the village. The population density was 1,040.2 inhabitants per square mile (401.6/km2). There were 566 housing units at an average density of 483.8 per square mile (186.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 538 households, of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.3% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the village was 39.2 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

Education

Monticello High School is the area's high school.

Notable people

  • Orrin Bacon, legislator and miller
  • Eugene Clark, legislator
  • Ray H. Schoonover, legislator and businessman
  • Christ M. Stauffer, legislator.
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