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Montello, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Montello had a population of 1,506 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Montello is located at latitude 43.7943 and longitude -89.3346 in Marquette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montello (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Marquette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Montello (GNIS ID: 1583743) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montello: Hill River, Serairo.

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Montello, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,506
Population in Households 1,440
Population in Familes 1,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 791
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 627
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 380
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $144,175
Average Home Value $162,447


Median Household Income $45,808
Average Household Income $54,168
Per Capita Income $23,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% -0.12%
Households -0.03% -0.19%
Families 1.05% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Montello, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montello to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin 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 # 311 60th
Population Density1 # 326 58th
Diversity Index2 # 345 55th
Median Household Income # 510 34th
Per Capita Income # 532 31st

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