Monroe, South Dakota

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Monroe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 167 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Turner
Standard Zip Codes 57047
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.486
Longitude -97.214

Monroe Climate

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  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MARION
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 25.5 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
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Monroe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 163 100%
Male 78 47.9%
Female 85 52.1%
Under 18 39 23.9%
18+ 124 76.1%
65+ 36 22.1%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.77
White 157 96.3%
African-American 4 2.5%
Asian 1 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Monroe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 158
Growth -5
Growth % -3.1%

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 50.4%
Dutch 18.9%
Norwegian 13.4%
Irish 5.5%
English 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
Australian 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monroe 163 $42,143
Canistota 700 $39,464
Chancellor 328 $42,250
Freeman 1,317 $39,118
Humboldt 521 $45,000
Marion 892 $43,375
Parker 1,031 $44,226
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