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Monticello is a city in Jones County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.

The community was named for the home of President Thomas Jefferson

The latitude of Monticello is 42.238N. The longitude is -91.186W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,660.


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Median household income
Local
$34,932
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Monticello demographic reports
Monticello is on the Maquoketa River
The Hoag Duster Company made dusters here from turkey feathers
Local festivals include:
  • Great Jones County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Monticello web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wapsipinicon State Park, Riverside Gardens
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Monticello demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jones County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52310 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

51% 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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monticello was $16,699, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Monticello residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Monticello, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.


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Libraries in Monticello include Monticello Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Monticello include Monticello Express

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Jones County supported John Kerry 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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