Monroe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 10,796 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monroe is the 80th largest community in Wisconsin.
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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroe who work in office and administrative support (15.40%), sales jobs (10.25%), and food service (6.58%).
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.
One of the benefits of Monroe is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.36 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Monroe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Monroe who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.54% of the adults in Monroe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Monroe in 2010 was $24,063, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,252 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Monroe include Swiss, Norwegian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Monroe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.