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Monticello is a city in Piatt County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Monticello. For links to other places called Monticello, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Monticello is 40.027N. The longitude is -88.573W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,184.


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Median household income
Local
$45,754
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Monticello demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Robert Allerton Park
Historic sites and museums: Wabash Depot & Monticello Railway Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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30% of Monticello residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $23,257, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Monticello residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Monticello, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $958.


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Libraries in Monticello include Monticello Twp (Allerton) Public Library ... View libraries

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Piatt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monticello political report.

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The average commute time for Monticello workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Monticello include Best Western Monticello Gateway Inn.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Monticello:
  �Piatt County township

IL communities formerly known as Monticello:
  �Godfrey, Madison County

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