Monroe

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  1. Monroe Legal Resources
  2. Monroe Statistics
  3. Monroe Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Monroe Employment Information
  5. Monroe Family Information
  6. Monroe Education Information
  7. Monroe Business Information
  8. Monroe Public Benefits Information
  9. Monroe Criminal Information
  10. Monroe Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Monroe Zip Codes


Monroe Legal Resources

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Monroe Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 46,740
  • Land Area (2000): 317.020 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 3.261 square kilometers

Monroe Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 24,121 2002 Not Available 2005 28,895
2000 23,501 2003 Not Available 2006 30,585
2001 26,674 2004 Not Available 2007 31,345

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Houses (2000): 17,806
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 812
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 1,616

Monroe Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 33,477 71.35%
 Rural, Farm 305 0.65%
 Rural, Non-farm 13,136 28.00%

Monroe Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monroe Employment Information

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Monroe Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 0 0 0 --% 0
1991 0 0 0 --% 0
1992 0 0 0 --% 0
1993 0 0 0 --% 0
1994 0 0 0 --% 0
1995 0 0 0 --% 0
1996 0 0 0 --% 0
1997 0 0 0 --% 0
1998 0 0 0 --% 0
1999 11,340 10,867 473 4.17% 42
2000 13,617 12,945 673 4.94% 49
2001 14,410 13,374 1,036 7.19% 72
2002 15,288 13,897 1,391 9.10% 91
2003 15,741 14,319 1,422 9.03% 90
2004 16,220 14,868 1,352 8.33% 83
2005 14,281 13,566 715 5.01% 50
2006 14,693 14,064 629 4.28% 43
2007 14,799 14,195 604 4.08% 41
2008 15,021 14,162 859 5.72% 57
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 14,769 14,073 696 4.71% 47
Feb 2008 14,788 14,063 725 4.90% 49
Mar 2008 14,952 14,150 802 5.36% 54
Apr 2008 14,963 14,210 753 5.03% 50
May 2008 15,028 14,194 834 5.55% 55
Jun 2008 15,130 14,196 934 6.17% 62
Jul 2008 15,332 14,335 997 6.50% 65
Aug 2008 15,144 14,124 1,020 6.74% 67
Sep 2008 15,082 14,114 968 6.42% 64
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Monroe Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,704 21.55%
2. Metal Manufactuing 607 4.84%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 526 4.19%
4. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 502 4.00%
5. Repair and Maintenance 425 3.39%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 418 3.33%
7. Public Administration 414 3.30%
8. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 386 3.08%
9. Educational Services 317 2.53%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 312 2.49%
11. Truck Transportation 275 2.19%
12. Health Care 273 2.18%
13. Finance and Insurance 263 2.10%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 245 1.95%
15. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 241 1.92%
16. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 228 1.82%
17. Machinery Manufacturing 223 1.78%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 195 1.55%
19. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 182 1.45%
20. Department and Other General Stores 165 1.32%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,132 10.89%
2. Educational Services 1,131 10.88%
3. Finance and Insurance 813 7.82%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 733 7.05%
5. Department and Other General Stores 540 5.19%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 434 4.18%
7. Social Assistance 429 4.13%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 383 3.68%
9. Public Administration 369 3.55%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 351 3.38%
11. Construction 328 3.16%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 291 2.80%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 291 2.80%
14. Metal Manufactuing 245 2.36%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 162 1.56%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 140 1.35%
17. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 137 1.32%
18. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 135 1.30%
19. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 124 1.19%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 120 1.15%

Monroe Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 827 6.59%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 693 5.52%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 664 5.29%
4. Other Management Occupations 624 4.97%
5. Other Construction Trades 616 4.91%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 544 4.34%
7. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 471 3.75%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 449 3.58%
9. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 431 3.44%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 423 3.37%
11. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 355 2.83%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 351 2.80%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 302 2.41%
14. Carpenters 292 2.33%
15. Construction Laborers 269 2.14%
16. Top Executives 261 2.08%
17. Other Office and Admin Support 255 2.03%
18. Computer Specialists 225 1.79%
19. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 211 1.68%
20. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 190 1.51%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 660 6.35%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 648 6.23%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 409 3.93%
4. Other Production Occupations 396 3.81%
5. Other Management Occupations 375 3.61%
6. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 353 3.40%
7. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 350 3.37%
8. Cashiers 332 3.19%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 328 3.16%
10. Registered Nurses 322 3.10%
11. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 293 2.82%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 284 2.73%
13. Customer Service Representatives 283 2.72%
14. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 254 2.44%
15. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 253 2.43%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 250 2.41%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 243 2.34%
18. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 226 2.17%
19. Health Technologists and Technicians 226 2.17%
20. Business Operations Specialists 207 1.99%

Monroe Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 21,965 61.46%
15-35 hours 3,354 9.38%
1-14 hours 800 2.24%
No regular hours 9,622 26.92%

Monroe Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 475 2.14%
5 AM-5:29 AM 655 2.95%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,211 5.46%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,916 8.64%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,852 12.86%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,830 17.27%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 3,761 16.96%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,984 8.95%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 756 3.41%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 989 4.46%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 516 2.33%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 109 0.49%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,436 6.48%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,681 7.58%

Monroe Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 561 2.53%
5-9 2,375 10.71%
10-14 3,209 14.47%
15-19 4,042 18.23%
20-24 2,834 12.78%
25-29 1,160 5.23%
30-34 2,914 13.14%
35-39 541 2.44%
40-44 749 3.38%
45-59 1,808 8.15%
60-89 1,425 6.43%
At least 90 553 2.49%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 55 0.25% 14,126 63.71%
30-44 2 0.01% 4,202 18.95%
45-59 8 0.04% 1,800 8.12%
At least 60 20 0.09% 1,958 8.83%

Monroe Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 25 0.11%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,943 17.46%
 Car / truck / van, solo 17,652 78.19%
 Motorcycle 49 0.22%
 Other 157 0.70%
 Public transportation 85 0.38%
 Walked 260 1.15%
 Worked at home 406 1.80%

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Monroe Family Information

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Households (2000): 16,652 (45,838 people)
Families (2000): 12,399 (39,106 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,991
People at same address in 1995: 22,150

Monroe Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,385 8.29%
$10,000-$14,999 945 5.66%
$15,000-$19,999 778 4.66%
$20,000-$24,999 1,129 6.76%
$25,000-$29,999 1,164 6.97%
$30,000-$34,999 1,059 6.34%
$35,000-$39,999 1,082 6.48%
$40,000-$44,999 1,208 7.23%
$45,000-$49,999 870 5.21%
$50,000-$59,999 1,723 10.32%
$60,000-$74,999 2,031 12.16%
$75,000-$99,999 1,728 10.35%
$100,000-$124,999 761 4.56%
$125,000-$149,999 348 2.08%
$150,000-$199,999 268 1.60%
$200,000 or more 224 1.34%

Monroe Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,497 20.96%
 Family, 2 people 4,935 29.58%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 612 3.67%
 Family, 3 people 3,033 18.18%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 123 0.74%
 Family, 4 people 2,469 14.80%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 54 0.32%
 Family, 5 people 1,060 6.35%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 31 0.19%
 Family, 6 people 424 2.54%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 14 0.08%
 Family, 7 or more people 418 2.51%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 13 0.08%

Monroe Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 14,231 32.37%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,707 10.71%
Public Assistance 454 1.03%
Retirement 2,561 5.82%
Self Employment 1,620 3.68%
Social Security 3,789 8.62%
Supplemental Security 578 1.31%
Wage / Salary 13,912 31.64%
Other 2,115 4.81%

Monroe Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 5,080 55.10%
 With children under 18 4,140 44.90%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,485 8.15%
 Married 10,991 60.33%
 Never Married 5,307 29.13%
 Widowed 434 2.38%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,838 10.19%
 Married 10,280 57.01%
 Never Married 3,860 21.41%
 Widowed 2,055 11.40%

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Monroe Education Information

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Monroe Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 3,936 11.39%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 5,677 16.43%
 High school diploma or equivalent 10,793 31.24%
 Some college, no degree 6,927 20.05%
 Associate degree 1,975 5.72%
 Bachelors degree 3,741 10.83%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,496 4.33%

Monroe Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 473 1.01% 546 1.17% 1,019 2.18%
Kindergarten 803 1.72% 81 0.17% 884 1.89%
Grades 1-4 2,483 5.31% 181 0.39% 2,664 5.70%
Grades 5-8 2,372 5.07% 241 0.52% 2,613 5.59%
Grades 9-12 1,997 4.27% 306 0.65% 2,303 4.93%
Undergrad college 1,027 2.20% 249 0.53% 1,276 2.73%
Graduate or professional school 125 0.27% 85 0.18% 210 0.45%
Total 9,280 19.85% 1,689 3.61% 10,969 23.47%

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Monroe Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $672,426,000
Retail sales (2002): $774,798,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $60,884,000
Monroe Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Monroe Public Benefits Information

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Monroe Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 40,347 87.52%
 Below Poverty Level 5,754 12.48%

Monroe 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.


Monroe Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 282

Monroe 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
1999 7.297 0.290 0.083 3.151 10.820 0.249 19.900 67.286 5.431 92.865
2000 6.553 0.255 0.085 3.234 10.127 0.426 11.829 71.657 6.383 90.294
2001 4.761 0.300 0.037 2.249 7.348 0.337 6.973 56.384 3.412 67.107
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 5.053 0.450 0.173 1.869 7.545 0.208 13.878 51.289 4.222 69.389
2006 5.101 0.229 0.065 2.125 7.520 0.294 16.511 41.752 5.918 64.182
2007 5.392 0.319 0.032 2.329 8.071 0.383 18.982 50.375 5.615 74.972

Monroe Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 14 70
2005 10 76
2006 6 76
2007 11 82

Monroe Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 2,501
2000 2,360
2001 1,986

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Monroe Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Monroe Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 7,396 15.82%
10-19 Years 6,148 13.15%
20-29 Years 7,466 15.97%
30-39 Years 7,850 16.80%
40-49 Years 6,370 13.63%
50-59 Years 4,911 10.51%
60-69 Years 3,192 6.83%
70-79 Years 2,271 4.86%
80-89 Years 945 2.02%
90+ Years 191 0.41%

Monroe Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 23,463 50.20%
 Female 23,277 49.80%

Monroe Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 29,258 62.60%
 African-American 10,472 22.40%
 Hispanic/Latino 6,201 13.27%
 Multiracial 348 0.74%
 Asian 234 0.50%
 Amerindian 176 0.38%
 Other Race 42 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 9 0.02%

Monroe Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 6,572 27.73%
2. English 4,003 16.89%
3. German 3,949 16.66%
4. Irish 2,565 10.82%
5. Scotch Irish 1,488 6.28%
6. Italian 774 3.27%
7. Scottish 633 2.67%
8. French Non-Basque 569 2.40%
9. Polish 478 2.02%
10. Dutch 373 1.57%

Monroe Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 37,241 86.97%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 5,059 11.81%
3. French 212 0.50%
4. German 121 0.28%
5. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 58 0.14%
6. Russian 29 0.07%
7. Arabic 22 0.05%
8. Hebrew 15 0.04%
9. Chinese 14 0.03%
10. Other Pacific Island 14 0.03%

Monroe Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 41,867 89.23%
 Naturalized immigrant 838 1.79%
 Not a citizen 4,213 8.98%

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Monroe 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.


Monroe Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

28110 28111 28112