Monterey, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Monterey, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Monterey had a population of 2,762 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Monterey, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,762
Population in Households 2,703
Population in Familes 2,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 905
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $26,845
Average Household Income $45,442
Per Capita Income $17,684


Total Housing Units 1,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $99,597
Average Home Value $133,885


Total Households 1,011
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 706
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.38% -0.02%
Households -0.37% -0.06%
Families 0.23% -0.14%
Median Household Income   4.88%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

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, 2018 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 # 158 63rd
Population Density # 93 78th
Diversity Index # 44 90th
Median Household Income # 413 4th
Per Capita Income # 389 9th

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