Monroe, Oregon

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Monroe, Oregon

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Monroe Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Monroe, Oregon

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 6
Age of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 7 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Working at Home 5 2
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


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

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Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Eugene, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Benton
Metro Area Corvallis
Standard Zip Codes 97456
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.314
Longitude -123.295

Monroe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 50 to 77 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 67.7 inches
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 50 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 52 to 74 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 91.6 inches
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Monroe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 607 100%
Male 317 52.2%
Female 290 47.8%
Under 18 180 29.7%
18+ 427 70.3%
65+ 51 8.4%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.07
White 587 96.7%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 10%

Estimated Monroe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 581
Growth -26
Growth % -4.3%

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
German 27.9%
US/American 18.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
Irish 9.6%
English 8.6%
Norwegian 3.2%
Finnish 2.4%
Swedish 2.2%
Danish 2%
Dutch 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1%
British 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Czech 1%
Polish 0.6%
European 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Northern European 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Monroe, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Alpine (97456)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monroe 607 $40,714
Brownsville 1,449 $39,671
Coburg 969 $54,250
Halsey 724 $46,477
Harrisburg 2,795 $41,953
Junction City 4,721 $43,875
Philomath 3,838 $42,578
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Monroe High Schools (2004)

Serves 138 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

Monroe Colleges

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