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Monterey, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Monterey is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Putnam County at latitude 36.1466 and longitude -85.2633. Putnam County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,883 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Monterey, but most people and references simply refer to it as Monterey, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Monterey indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Monterey (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Monterey, TN Boundary Map


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Monterey, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,961
Population in Households 2,898
Population in Familes 2,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 971
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,084
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 761
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 648 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $98,472
Average Home Value $141,242
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,687
Average Household Income $37,143
Per Capita Income $14,225
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 0.87%
Households 0.93% 0.85%
Families 2.23% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Monterey, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monterey to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 149 65th
Population Density1 # 84 81st
Diversity Index2 # 54 88th
Median Household Income # 402 6th
Per Capita Income # 413 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.