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Monroe, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Monroe had a population of 10,786 as of July 1, 2017. Monroe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 42.601 and longitude -89.6436 in Green County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Green County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The City of Monroe (GNIS ID: 1583740) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monroe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Monroe, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,786
Daytime Population: Workers 11,536
Daytime Population: Residents 4,992
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,528
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.53
Population in Households 10,642
Population in Familes 7,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density2 2,244
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $46,606
Average Household Income $59,506
Per Capita Income $26,446


Total Housing Units 5,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,887 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,902 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 314 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $124,229
Average Home Value $153,093


Total Households 4,789
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 2,788
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.13%
Families 0.05% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Monroe, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 81 90th
Population Density # 51 94th
Diversity Index # 198 74th
Median Household Income # 556 28th
Per Capita Income # 430 45th

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