Monticello, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

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Monticello, Wisconsin
Location of Monticello, Wisconsin
Location of Monticello, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°31′58″N 90°7′40″W / 42.53278°N 90.12778°W / 42.53278; -90.12778Coordinates: 42°31′58″N 90°7′40″W / 42.53278°N 90.12778°W / 42.53278; -90.12778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total19.6 sq mi (50.9 km2)
 • Land19.6 sq mi (50.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,024 ft (312 m)
 • Total148
 • Density7.5/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-54025[2]
GNIS feature ID1583747[1]

Monticello is a town in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 148 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.6 square miles (50.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 148 people, 51 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.5 people per square mile (2.9/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 2.6 per square mile (1.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.27% White and 4.73% African American.

There were 51 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, and 23.5% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $37,188. Males had a median income of $20,125 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,120. There were 14.0% of families and 22.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 28.9% of under eighteens and 12.5% of those over 64.

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  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.