Monterey, TN Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,717. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,791 (+2.7% change)
Males: 1,324 (48.7%), Females: 1,393 (51.3%)

Putnam County

Zip code: 38574

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $23,550 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,300 (year 2000)

Races in Monterey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.1%)
  • Hispanic (16.3%)
  • Other race (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (24.6%), Irish (5.6%), English (4.6%), German (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 1875 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Monterey

  • High school or higher: 55.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monterey town

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

11.6% Foreign born (11.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Monterey:

  • LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • COOKVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN)
  • WHITE COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SPARTA, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monterey:

  • LOVELL FIELD (about 77 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
  • SMYRNA (about 88 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 92 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monterey:

  • LIVINGSTON MUNI (about 18 miles; LIVINGSTON, TN; ID: 8A3)
  • CROSSVILLE MEMORIAL-WHITSON FIELD (about 19 miles; CROSSVILLE, TN; ID: CSV)
  • UPPER CUMBERLAND RGNL (about 19 miles; SPARTA, TN; ID: SRB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monterey:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 4,821)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 76 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; FT enrollment: 6,914)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; FT enrollment: 16,617)

Schools

Public high school in Monterey:

  • MONTEREY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 710 COMMERCIAL S AV; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Monterey:

  • HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 16; Location: 23100 CLARKRANGE HIGHWAY; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monterey:

  • UFFELMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 112 ELM ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BURKS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 300 CROSSVILLE ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Monterey:

  • MONTEREY MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 2704 MUDDY POND RD; Grades: 2 – 8)