Monrovia is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,427 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monrovia is the 298th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Monrovia was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Monrovia economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Monrovia, where the median household income is $48,403.00.
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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Monrovia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.67% of the Monrovia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Monrovia is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monrovia who work in sales jobs (13.59%), office and administrative support (10.96%), and personal care services (6.38%).
Monrovia 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 town’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, Monrovia’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Monrovia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Monrovia rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.59% of adults 25 and older in Monrovia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Monrovia in 2010 was $19,626, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,504 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Monrovia include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Monrovia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.