Monterey, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monterey, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Monterey had a population of 144 as of July 1, 2017. Monterey ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monterey is located at latitude 38.4116 and longitude -79.5809 in Highland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monterey (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,894 feet.

The Town of Monterey (GNIS ID: 2391311) 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.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monterey: Bells Place, Highland.

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Monterey, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 144
Daytime Population: Workers 281
Daytime Population: Residents 85
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 366
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.54
Population in Households 144
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 457
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $53,254
Average Household Income $64,947
Per Capita Income $29,592


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (37.9%)
Median Home Value $192,857
Average Home Value $207,083


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.56%
Households -0.35% -0.52%
Families 1.43% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Monterey, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monterey to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 565 5th
Population Density # 388 35th
Diversity Index # 560 6th
Median Household Income # 256 57th
Per Capita Income # 219 63rd

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