Monroe, WI
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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.

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 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 (13.24%), sales jobs (10.56%), and food service (6.13%).

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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Monroe spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.20 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small city, Monroe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Monroe is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.97% of adults 25 and older in Monroe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Monroe in 2010 was $24,247, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,988 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 German.

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