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People

Total Population 1,805
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 906
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 63.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.9%
Median Earnings25+ $39,036
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $46,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,607
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $571
Median House Value $108,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 18%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles E of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 50170
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.522
Longitude -93.101

Monroe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KNOXVILLE
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station GRINNELL 3 SW
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station ANKENY
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colfax 1,848 $61,917
Lambs Grove 196 $73,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Monroe Public Libraries

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Monroe Public Library
"103 W. WASHINGTON, P.O. BOX 780"
Monroe, Iowa
(641) 259-3065

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Monroe High Schools

PCM HIGH SCHOOL
HIGHWAY 163
641-259-2315
Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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