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People

Total Population 933
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 440
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,389
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 17.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $990
Median House Value $153,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
US/American 0%
English 21.7%
Irish 17.7%

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

Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 90 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Standard Zip Codes 04951
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.615
Longitude -69.018

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 BELFAST
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brooks 827 $43,167
Dixmont 1,188 $59,583
Frankfort 1,097 $45,417
Jackson 717 $53,214
Swanville 1,219 $48,021
Waldo 813 $46,618

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

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Monroe Community Library
SWAN LAKE AVENUE
Monroe, Maine
(207) 525-3515

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