Monroe, OH

Monroe profile

Living in Monroe

Monroe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 14,015 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monroe is the 145th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Monroe was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Monroe economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Monroe, where the median household income is $86,935.00.

Unlike some cities, Monroe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Monroe are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monroe is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroe who work in office and administrative support (15.15%), management occupations (11.30%), and healthcare (9.16%).

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: 8.45% 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.

Because of many things, Monroe is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Monroe a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Monroe has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Monroe’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The overall education level of Monroe citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.94% 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 $36,291, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,164 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.