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Demographics

People

Total Population1,875
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+915
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,516
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$46,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,542

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,250
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.4%
Median Gross Rent$576
Median House Value$110,400

Ancestry

German40.4%
Dutch23.2%
Irish19.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.5%
English9.3%
Norwegian4.9%
Scottish3.8%
French Except Basque3%
Italian1.3%
Czech1%
Swedish0.8%
Polish0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.4%
Luxemburger0.2%
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Monroe Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jasper County
Standard Zip Codes50170
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.52
Approximate Longitude-93.1

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)

StationKNOXVILLE
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationGRINNELL 3 SW
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationANKENY
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp9 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colfax1,925$62,153
Lambs Grove200$73,750
Pella10,280$71,137
Prairie City1,973$77,837
Reasnor175$48,125
Swan69$36,250

Monroe Public Libraries

Monroe Public Library
416 S BUCHANAN ST
Monroe, Iowa
(641) 259-3065

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Monroe Public Schools

Monroe Elementary School
400 N Jasper
ZIP: 50170
(641) 259-2314
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Pcm High School
400 East Highway 163, Highway 163
ZIP: 50170
(641) 259-2315
High
Total Enrollment 301
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