dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Monroe, Ohio

Monroe, Ohio, in Butler county, is 5 miles S of Middletown, Ohio (center to center) and 19 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio

Monroe History

The Village of Monroe was platted in 1817. The plat mentions two individuals - John H. Piatt and Nathanial Sackett. Piatt, a merchant of Cincinnati, seems to have been interested in the region for purely financial reasons. In the west, he had been the largest army contractor during the War of 1812. Sackett, on the other hand, was the founder of Monroe and settled in Ohio in 1816. The city was named after President James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States.

Monroe and Nearby Attractions

  • Butler County Historical Society Museum
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
  • Miamisburg Mound
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • King of Kings

Things To Do In Monroe

Monroe's Solid Rock Church is a well known destination because of a 62-foot-tall sculpture, King of Kings. This statue of Jesus appears to be rising from the water. Butler County Historical Society Museum, Carillon Historical Park and Promont House Museum are also nearby. Historical sites including Fort Ancient, Miamisburg Mound and Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village are significant attractions. Parks in the area include Caesar Creek State Park, Huffman MetroPark and Little Miami State Park. Trips can be be planned to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cox Arboretum and Gardens Metropark and McMaze Indiana.

Monroe Transportation

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Monroe Higher Education

Some of the colleges near Monroe are the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, the Kettering College of Medical Arts and Miami University of Ohio.

People

Total Population 13,666
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 6,530
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 56.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.3%
Median Earnings25+ $44,240
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,629
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,196

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,397
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.4%
Median Gross Rent $949
Median House Value $159,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 12.8%

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

Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Middletown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Butler
Standard Zip Codes 45050
Company Zip Codes 45073, 45099
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.44
Longitude -84.362

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 FRANKLIN
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station MILFORD
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station CHEVIOT
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Franklin 11,840 $51,003
Lebanon 20,450 $67,434
Mason 31,654 $111,752
Middletown 48,563 $45,594

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

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Programs
  • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
  • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • M.Div: Homiletics
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • CNC Machining & Manufacturing
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
Programs
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Private Investigation
  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
Programs
  • Online MS in Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Governmental Accounting (Online)
  • Ranked among the Best Business Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the NYC region in 2014 by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
  • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.

Monroe High Schools

LEMON-MONROE HIGH SCHOOL
220 YANKEE RD
513-539-8471
Serves 484 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

Study Online in Monroe
Additional Resources
Info for Monroe Government Officials


Are you an official in the Monroe government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top