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People

Total Population 658
Male Share of the Population 54.7%
Female Share of the Population 45.3%
Senior Citizens 8.4%
Employed Population 16+ 310
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,036

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,000
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.5%
Median Gross Rent $733
Median House Value $139,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 17%

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

Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Juniata
Standard Zip Codes 17014
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.65
Longitude -77.1

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 NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station LOCK HAVEN SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beavertown 957 $54,922
Liverpool 763 $52,464

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

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