Monroe is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 15,412 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monroe is the 119th largest community in Ohio. Monroe 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 Monroe, where the median household income is $90,952.00.
Monroe real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Monroe house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Monroe is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Monroe is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroe who work in office and administrative support (18.05%), management occupations (14.32%), and business and financial occupations (8.52%).
Also of interest is that Monroe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.48% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Monroe is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Monroe’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Monroe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Monroe citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.42% of adults in Monroe have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Monroe in 2018 was $36,618, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,472 for a family of four.
The people who call Monroe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monroe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Monroe include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Monroe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.