Monroe, New Hampshire

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Monroe, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Monroe Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Monroe Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Monroe Affordability of Rents
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Monroe College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Monroe, New Hampshire

Comparing Monroe to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Hampshire (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 4
People in Middle Class or Better 8 4
Median Family Income 7 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 4
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Rents 4 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 5

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Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Grafton
Standard Zip Codes 03771
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.26
Longitude -72.055

Monroe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MONROE 5 NNE
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 56 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 51 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Monroe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 759 100%
Male 380 50.1%
Female 379 49.9%
Under 18 171 22.5%
18+ 588 77.5%
65+ 146 19.2%
Median Age 43.9
Average Family Size 2.82
White 741 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 17 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Monroe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 846
Growth 87
Growth % 11.5%

Monroe 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
English 24.7%
German 12.2%
US/American 11%
French (except Basque) 10.9%
Irish 9.4%
Scottish 8.8%
French Canadian 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Italian 2.4%
Swedish 1.8%
Portuguese 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Norwegian 1.5%
Polish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Hungarian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monroe 759 $46,346
Bath 893 $47,000
Benton 314 $40,417
Landaff 378 $48,500
Lisbon 1,587 $41,250
Lyman 487 $48,365
Sugar Hill 563 $60,288

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Monroe Public Library
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