Demographics

People

Total Population1,743
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+872
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married56.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$42,900
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,898

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,273
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$120,500

Ancestry

German32.1%
Dutch19.1%
Irish17.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.4%
English9%
Norwegian5.5%
Scottish3%
French Except Basque2.9%
Italian1.8%
Swedish1.3%
Danishn1.2%
Polish1.1%
Czech1%
Welsh0.6%
Swiss0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
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Monroe Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyJasper 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
Colfax1,915$66,250
Lambs Grove250$91,667
Pella10,273$77,368
Prairie City2,204$84,259
Reasnor138$51,500
Swan68$0

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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