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. 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 $86,935.00.

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 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 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, Monroe really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Monroe 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.

The 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.

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.