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The Town of Monterey had a population of 2,799 as of July 1, 2016. Monterey ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monterey is located at latitude 36.1466 and longitude -85.2633 in Putnam County. 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. Putnam County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,883 feet.

The Town of Monterey (GNIS ID: 2406179) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Monterey is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monterey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Monterey, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,799
Population in Households 2,741
Population in Familes 2,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 917
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,032
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 724
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 615 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 417 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $92,954
Average Home Value $124,187


Median Household Income $26,271
Average Household Income $40,573
Per Capita Income $15,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.19%
Households -0.15% -0.1%
Families 0.7% -0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 156 64th
Population Density1 # 91 79th
Diversity Index2 # 52 88th
Median Household Income # 405 5th
Per Capita Income # 401 6th

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