Monson

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  4. Monson Employment Information
  5. Monson Family Information
  6. Monson Education Information
  7. Monson Business Information
  8. Monson Public Benefits Information
  9. Monson Criminal Information
  10. Monson Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Monson Zip Codes


Monson Legal Resources

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Monson Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 8,359
  • Land Area (2000): 114.693 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.391 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 413
  • Alias(es) (2003): MONSON

Monson Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 8,399 2003 8,541 2005 8,660
2002 8,463 2004 Not Available 2006 8,816

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Houses (2000): 3,213

Monson Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 1,952 23.35%
 Rural, Farm 57 0.68%
 Rural, Non-farm 6,350 75.97%

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Monson Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 901
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $26,245,000 / $6,017,000

Monson Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 3,869 3,623 245 6.34% 63
1991 3,877 3,557 320 8.25% 82
1992 3,943 3,615 328 8.31% 83
1993 4,035 3,673 363 8.99% 90
1994 3,992 3,692 300 7.52% 75
1995 3,827 3,569 258 6.74% 67
1996 3,797 3,629 168 4.44% 44
1997 3,893 3,727 166 4.26% 42
1998 3,914 3,777 137 3.49% 35
1999 3,963 3,819 144 3.64% 36
2000 4,460 4,338 123 2.75% 27
2001 4,545 4,375 170 3.74% 37
2002 4,630 4,388 242 5.23% 52
2003 4,645 4,377 268 5.78% 58
2004 4,654 4,407 247 5.30% 53
2005 4,678 4,454 223 4.78% 48
2006 4,734 4,491 242 5.12% 51
2007 4,696 4,472 224 4.77% 47
2008 4,688 4,430 257 5.49% 55
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 4,706 4,420 286 6.08% 61
Feb 2008 4,719 4,434 285 6.04% 60
Mar 2008 4,737 4,452 285 6.02% 60
Apr 2008 4,697 4,473 224 4.77% 48
May 2008 4,662 4,429 233 5.00% 50
Jun 2008 4,730 4,450 280 5.92% 59
Jul 2008 4,698 4,431 267 5.68% 57
Aug 2008 4,633 4,395 238 5.14% 51
Sep 2008 4,607 4,388 219 4.75% 48
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Monson Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 269 11.81%
2. Health Care 178 7.82%
3. Public Administration 156 6.85%
4. Educational Services 109 4.79%
5. Metal Manufactuing 106 4.66%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 95 4.17%
7. Other Transportation 92 4.04%
8. Machinery Manufacturing 87 3.82%
9. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 85 3.73%
10. Finance and Insurance 64 2.81%
11. Repair and Maintenance 56 2.46%
12. Paper Manufacturing 54 2.37%
13. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 50 2.20%
14. Truck Transportation 47 2.06%
15. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 44 1.93%
16. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 43 1.89%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 43 1.89%
18. U.S. Postal Service 43 1.89%
19. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 40 1.76%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 39 1.71%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 376 19.42%
2. Educational Services 348 17.98%
3. Finance and Insurance 173 8.94%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 140 7.23%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 108 5.58%
6. Public Administration 69 3.56%
7. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 66 3.41%
8. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 50 2.58%
9. Personal and Laundry Services 49 2.53%
10. Machinery Manufacturing 48 2.48%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 41 2.12%
12. Social Assistance 33 1.70%
13. Metal Manufactuing 30 1.55%
14. Construction 27 1.39%
15. Other Transportation 27 1.39%
16. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 27 1.39%
17. Paper Manufacturing 25 1.29%
18. U.S. Postal Service 25 1.29%
19. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 24 1.24%
20. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 21 1.08%

Monson Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 165 7.25%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 152 6.68%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 102 4.48%
4. Other Management Occupations 93 4.08%
5. Vehicle Mechanics 84 3.69%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 77 3.38%
7. Top Executives 77 3.38%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 76 3.34%
9. Law Enforcement Workers 73 3.21%
10. Other Production Occupations 66 2.90%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 62 2.72%
12. Business Operations Specialists 61 2.68%
13. Engineers 61 2.68%
14. Bus Drivers 56 2.46%
15. Other Sales and Related Occupations 54 2.37%
16. Operations Managers Non Finance 52 2.28%
17. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 52 2.28%
18. Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 50 2.20%
19. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 47 2.06%
20. Other Construction Trades 42 1.84%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 111 5.73%
2. Other Production Occupations 110 5.68%
3. Health Technologists and Technicians 89 4.60%
4. Other Management Occupations 77 3.98%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 77 3.98%
6. Registered Nurses 76 3.93%
7. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 69 3.56%
8. Customer Service Representatives 68 3.51%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 66 3.41%
10. Cashiers 61 3.15%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 56 2.89%
12. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 51 2.63%
13. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 50 2.58%
14. Secretaries and Admins 48 2.48%
15. Teachers, Secondary School 47 2.43%
16. Waiters and Waitresses 47 2.43%
17. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 46 2.38%
18. Other Sales and Related Occupations 42 2.17%
19. Personal Appearance Workers 41 2.12%
20. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 40 2.07%

Monson Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 3,599 55.53%
15-35 hours 1,044 16.11%
1-14 hours 191 2.95%
No regular hours 1,647 25.41%

Monson Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 178 4.44%
5 AM-5:29 AM 119 2.97%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 178 4.44%
6 AM-6:29 AM 532 13.28%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 419 10.46%
7 AM-7:29 AM 611 15.25%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 533 13.31%
8 AM-8:29 AM 431 10.76%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 152 3.79%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 122 3.05%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 41 1.02%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 32 0.80%
Noon-3:59 PM 311 7.76%
4 PM-11:59 PM 347 8.66%

Monson Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 105 2.62%
5-9 397 9.91%
10-14 419 10.46%
15-19 332 8.29%
20-24 463 11.56%
25-29 271 6.76%
30-34 738 18.42%
35-39 279 6.96%
40-44 195 4.87%
45-59 487 12.16%
60-89 233 5.82%
At least 90 87 2.17%

Monson Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 1,987 49.60%
30-44 0 0.00% 1,212 30.25%
45-59 6 0.15% 481 12.01%
At least 60 0 0.00% 320 7.99%

Monson Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 5 0.12%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 228 5.54%
 Car / truck / van, solo 3,657 88.81%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 23 0.56%
 Public transportation 6 0.15%
 Walked 87 2.11%
 Worked at home 112 2.72%

Monson Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monson Family Information

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Households (2000): 3,099 (8,127 people)
Families (2000): 2,211 (6,858 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,118
People at same address in 1995: 5,358

Monson Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 164 5.29%
$10,000-$14,999 194 6.26%
$15,000-$19,999 130 4.19%
$20,000-$24,999 100 3.23%
$25,000-$29,999 200 6.45%
$30,000-$34,999 129 4.16%
$35,000-$39,999 144 4.65%
$40,000-$44,999 162 5.23%
$45,000-$49,999 212 6.84%
$50,000-$59,999 406 13.10%
$60,000-$74,999 341 11.00%
$75,000-$99,999 510 16.46%
$100,000-$124,999 233 7.52%
$125,000-$149,999 71 2.29%
$150,000-$199,999 66 2.13%
$200,000 or more 37 1.19%

Monson Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 705 22.78%
 Family, 2 people 857 27.69%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 164 5.30%
 Family, 3 people 549 17.74%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 14 0.45%
 Family, 4 people 486 15.70%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 6 0.19%
 Family, 5 people 215 6.95%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 3 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 66 2.13%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 30 0.97%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Monson Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 2,606 31.40%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,154 13.90%
Public Assistance 45 0.54%
Retirement 471 5.67%
Self Employment 366 4.41%
Social Security 687 8.28%
Supplemental Security 83 1.00%
Wage / Salary 2,488 29.98%
Other 400 4.82%

Monson Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 993 52.57%
 With children under 18 896 47.43%

Monson Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 274 8.47%
 Married 2,008 62.05%
 Never Married 926 28.62%
 Widowed 28 0.87%

Monson Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 308 9.09%
 Married 1,986 58.58%
 Never Married 730 21.53%
 Widowed 366 10.80%

Monson Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monson Education Information

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Monson Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 337 5.40%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 776 12.44%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,029 32.53%
 Some college, no degree 1,146 18.37%
 Associate degree 654 10.48%
 Bachelors degree 865 13.87%
 Graduate or professional degree 431 6.91%

Monson Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 74 0.89% 43 0.51% 117 1.40%
Kindergarten 194 2.32% 0 0.00% 194 2.32%
Grades 1-4 471 5.63% 18 0.22% 489 5.85%
Grades 5-8 443 5.30% 18 0.22% 461 5.52%
Grades 9-12 539 6.45% 11 0.13% 550 6.58%
Undergrad college 218 2.61% 82 0.98% 300 3.59%
Graduate or professional school 63 0.75% 72 0.86% 135 1.62%
Total 2,002 23.95% 244 2.92% 2,246 26.87%

Monson Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monson Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 169
Monson Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monson Public Benefits Information

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Monson Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 7,618 94.42%
 Below Poverty Level 450 5.58%

Monson Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monson Criminal Information

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Monson Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 4.048 0.000 0.000 0.238 4.286 0.119 3.215 9.525 0.833 13.692
2002 2.836 0.236 0.000 0.000 3.072 0.473 4.372 8.980 1.536 15.361
2003 2.107 0.234 0.000 0.117 2.459 0.468 5.971 8.664 1.873 16.509
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 2.425 0.346 0.000 0.000 2.771 0.346 4.388 4.965 2.079 11.432
2006 1.815 0.113 0.000 0.000 1.928 0.113 6.125 5.445 1.248 12.818
2007 1.355 0.452 0.113 0.000 1.920 0.000 4.630 7.227 1.581 13.437

Monson Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 5 11
2005 4 11
2006 5 12
2007 4 12

Monson Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 151
2002 156

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Monson Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Monson Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,097 13.12%
10-19 Years 1,217 14.56%
20-29 Years 752 9.00%
30-39 Years 1,374 16.44%
40-49 Years 1,571 18.79%
50-59 Years 1,098 13.14%
60-69 Years 585 7.00%
70-79 Years 435 5.20%
80-89 Years 206 2.46%
90+ Years 24 0.29%

Monson Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 4,125 49.35%
 Female 4,234 50.65%

Monson Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 8,098 96.88%
 Hispanic/Latino 98 1.17%
 Multiracial 59 0.71%
 African-American 46 0.55%
 Asian 26 0.31%
 Amerindian 19 0.23%
 Other Race 12 0.14%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.01%

Monson Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 1,677 16.63%
2. French Non-Basque 1,546 15.33%
3. Polish 1,383 13.71%
4. English 1,066 10.57%
5. Italian 962 9.54%
6. French Canadian 791 7.84%
7. German 555 5.50%
8. United States Or American 513 5.09%
9. Scottish 242 2.40%
10. Russian 240 2.38%

Monson Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 7,122 90.99%
2. French 196 2.50%
3. Russian 184 2.35%
4. Polish 80 1.02%
5. Italian 67 0.86%
6. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 60 0.77%
7. German 48 0.61%
8. Vietnamese 17 0.22%
9. Arabic 17 0.22%
10. Tagalog 10 0.13%

Monson Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 7,905 94.57%
 Naturalized immigrant 265 3.17%
 Not a citizen 189 2.26%

Monson Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Monson Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monson Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01057