Monroe City, Indiana

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Monroe City, Indiana

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High Points

Monroe City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Monroe City Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 12% Monroe City Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Monroe City, Indiana

Comparing Monroe City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Senior Citizens 7 8
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Monroe City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 47557
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.615
Longitude -87.354

Monroe City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Monroe City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 548 100%
Male 265 48.4%
Female 283 51.6%
Under 18 135 24.6%
18+ 413 75.4%
65+ 96 17.5%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.94
White 544 99.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Monroe City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 531
Growth -17
Growth % -3.1%

Monroe City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.8%
German 19.6%
English 16%
Irish 9%
French (except Basque) 9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
Dutch 2.2%
Italian 1.9%
French Canadian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Swedish 1%
Danish 0.6%
Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monroe City 548 $43,125
Bicknell 3,378 $32,935
Bruceville 469 $33,036
Petersburg 2,570 $37,460
Vincennes 18,701 $35,424
Washington 11,380 $37,713
Wheatland 504 $36,818
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