Monticello is a city in Drew County, Arkansas, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 9,327. The city is the county seat of Drew County. It is the home of the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,821, and the median income for a family was $36,615. Males had a median income of $32,029 versus $21,546 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,113. About 14.8% of families and 20.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 20.2% of those age 65 or over.
High School football is a popular community event; the Monticello High School Billies won the AAA (now AAAAA) state championship in 1994 and in 2009. The Monticello Middle School football team was undefeated in the years from 2005-2008. The Drew Central High School football team was recently reincorporated after a fire destroyed the team's equipment.
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Piggy Sue's - Category: Barbecue, Burgers, Steakhouse - 521 Highway 425 S
Monticello, AR 71655 (870) 367-8466
Young's Bar B Que - Category: Southern/Soul, Barbecue - 810 Hwy 278 E
Monticello, AR 71655 (870) 367-5556
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