Monrovia, IN

Monrovia profile

Living in Monrovia

Monrovia is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,643 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monrovia is the 266th largest community in Indiana. Monrovia has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Monrovia, where the median household income is $80,662.00.

Monrovia real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Monrovia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Monrovia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Monrovia is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monrovia who work in sales jobs (13.84%), management occupations (10.72%), and office and administrative support (6.38%).

Also of interest is that Monrovia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Monrovia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.86% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Monrovia is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Monrovia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Monrovia perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Monrovia is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Monrovia citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.24% of adults 25 and older in Monrovia have a college degree.

The per capita income in Monrovia in 2018 was $28,586, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,344 for a family of four. However, Monrovia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Monrovia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monrovia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Monrovia include Irish, German, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Monrovia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.