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Cost of Living
Cost of living is a major influence when determining what location works best. The median home value in Monticello costs around $94,852 and the median rent is about $537 a month. The rent burden for Monticello is about 11.1% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Monticello is 30 years old. In Monticello, 32.2% live in poverty, 20.9% have some form of disability, 7.6% are widows, and 55.3% participate in the labor force. In Monticello, 6.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Monticello has a population density of 341 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Monticello is 38.6% black, 3.6% Hispanic, 59.2% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.0% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, and 1.2% other or not specified. Of the population of Monticello 22.5% have a college degree, 30.8% have a high-school diploma, and 9.2% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Arkansas
The natural beauty of Arkansas is ranked 19th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Arkansas has a cost of living index rating of 88, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 74. Overall, Arkansas ranks 45th in quality of life and 49th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 Arkansas residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arkansas are Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas.
Social demographics of the state
In Arkansas, 30% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 38. In terms of religion, 41% of Arkansas residents attend religious services among the 6,697 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Arkansas there are 361 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Arkansas residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation.
State-wide weather information
The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 73%. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 60F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. On average, Arkansas has an air quality index rating of around 38.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 47.9 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. While residents of Arkansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arkansas can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Arkansas
The state of Arkansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Mexican juniper, cypresses, water oak, and orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mourning dove, the bobwhite quail, the catfish, or the white-tailed deer. The state animal of Arkansas is the white-tailed deer.