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Population (year 2000): 11,407. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,329 (+8.1% change)
Males: 5,201 (45.6%), Females: 6,206 (54.4%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $27,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Monroe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.9%)
  • Black (42.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (19.1%), English (6.5%), Irish (4.5%), German (3.0%), Scottish (1.1%).Georgia

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles

Monroe,

For population 25 years and over in Monroe

  • High school or higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,496 (+15.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: County, GA Athens-Clarke (25.1 miles pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (47.6 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (619.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Between, GA (6.9 miles) , Hope, GA Good (7.0 miles Jersey, GA (8.3 miles) , Circle, GA (9.5 miles Social GA Bethlehem, (9.9 miles Grove, GA (10.6 miles Walnut GA Loganville, (13.3 miles GA Rutledge, (13.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 39 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1998: 115 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 1999: 153 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2001: 123 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 115 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2003: 100 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 161 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 144 buildings, average cost: $130,800

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 83.71 W

Area code: 770


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.0%), Educational,health and social services (15.1%), Construction (14.2%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,157 (+10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,679 (37.3%)

Crime in Monroe (2002):
  • 3 murders (25.2 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (8.4 per 100,000)
  • 17 robberies (142.5 per 100,000)
  • 67 assaults (561.8 per 100,000)
  • 114 burglaries (955.8 per 100,000)
  • 480 thefts (4024.5 per 100,000)
  • 55 auto thefts (461.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 468.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Monroe (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 rapes (33.5 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (108.9 per 100,000)
  • 39 assaults (326.8 per 100,000)
  • 93 burglaries (779.2 per 100,000)
  • 324 thefts (2714.7 per 100,000)
  • 31 auto thefts (259.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 309.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Monroe, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Monroe,

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Monroe city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1964, a category 3 tornado 23.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Main business address for: AVONDALE INC (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON).


Hospital/medical center in Monroe:
  • WALTON MEDICAL CENTER (330 ALCOVA ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:
  • BARROW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WINDER, GA)
  • MORGAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; MADISON, GA)
  • EMORY EASTSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; SNELLVILLE, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monroe:
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 29 miles; ATHENS, GA; ID: AHN)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 51 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 56 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monroe:
  • MONROE-WALTON COUNTY (about 3 miles; MONROE, GA; ID: D73)
  • WINDER-BARROW (about 13 miles; WINDER, GA; ID: WDR)
  • COVINGTON MUNI (about 15 miles; COVINGTON, GA; ID: 9A1)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Gas Supply 12 $27,245 $27,245 1 $722
Other Government Administration 1 $3,365 $40,380 9 $6,199
Electric Power 8 $26,364 $39,546 0 $0
Water Supply 12 $38,705 $38,705 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $42,850 $25,710 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $8,894 $26,682 2 $1,213
Firefighters 22 $57,951 $31,609 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $36,896 $29,516 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $12,925 $31,020 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $18,073 $24,097 1 $120
Financial Administration 38 $116,436 $36,769 1 $996
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,252 $27,024 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 24 $77,351 $38,675 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 11 $33,679 $36,740 0 $0
Totals for Government 182 $502,988 $33,164 14 $9,250
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:
  • GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,215)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 26 miles; ATHENS, GA; FT enrollment: 28,464)
  • GAINESVILLE COLLEGE (about 33 miles; OAKWOOD, GA; FT enrollment: 2,181)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 38 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 41 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 10,839)
  • CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; MORROW, GA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
Public high school in Monroe:
  • MONROE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,192; Location: 212 BRYANT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Monroe:
  • GEORGE WALTON ACADEMY (Students: 888; Location: 1 BULLDOG DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monroe:
  • CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,157; Location: 1095 GOOD HOPE ROAD, NE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ATHA ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 980; Location: 821 H.D.ATHA ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MONROE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 697; Location: 109 BLAINE STREET; Grades: PK - 02)
  • MONROE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 203 BOLD SPRINGS AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • WALKER PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 1820 GA HIGHWAY 11, NW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CROSSROADS ALTERNATIVE FACILITY (Location: 506 BOOTH DRIVE; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • PREK PROGRAM (Location: 506 BOOTH DRIVE; Grades: 00 - 00)

Notable locations in Monroe: Monroe Golf and Country Club (A), Nowell Recreation Center (B), Monroe City Hall (C), Walton County Courthouse (D), Memorial Library (E).

Churches in Monroe include: Walker Baptist Church (A), Tabernacle Baptist Church (B), Saint Anna Chapel (C), Saint Albans Episcopal Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Methodist Church (F).

Cemeteries: Eastview Cemetery (1), Memorial Cemetery (2), Rest Haven Cemetery (3), Phillips Cemetery (4), Walker Cemetery (5).

Reservoirs: Bucaneer Lake (A), Sewage Treatment Pond Number Two (B).

Parks in Monroe include: Club Park (1), Dennis Coker City Park (2), East Church Street Historic District (3), East Marable Street Historic District (4), Hammond Street Park (5), Mathews Park (6), McDaniel Street Historic District (7), Monland Place Historic District (8), Monroe Commercial Historic District (9).

Post office: (A).  


Monroe compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:
  • WKUN (1580 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, GA; Owner: B.R. ANDERSON)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFS (1430 AM; 5 kW; COVINGTON, GA; Owner: IPS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WYFW (89.5 FM; WINDER, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Monroe:
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)

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