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Monticello is a city in Wright County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community name derives from Italian for "little mountain"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Monticello. For links to other places called Monticello, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Monticello is 45.305N. The longitude is -93.793W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,648.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monticello demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wright County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55362 ZIP code.
35% of Monticello residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monticello ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monticello was $19,229, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Monticello residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Monticello, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $527. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,079.
Libraries in Monticello include Monticello Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Monticello include Monticello Times
Wright County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monticello political report.
The average commute time for Monticello workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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