Monroe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,393 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monroe is the 145th 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 $71,588.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Monroe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.71%), management occupations (10.96%), and sales jobs (10.64%).
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.
The overall education level of Monroe citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.35% 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 2010 was $27,510, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,040 for a family of four. However, Monroe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Monroe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.