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Population (year 2000): 26,228. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,987 (+14.3% change)
Males: 13,279 (50.6%), Females: 12,949 (49.4%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.9 years
Median household income: $40,457 (year 2000)
Median house value: $104,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Monroe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.6%)
  • Black (27.8%)
  • Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.3%), English (7.6%), German (7.0%), Irish (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Italian (1.9%).North Carolina

Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles

Monroe,

For population 25 years and over in Monroe

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

17.4% Foreign born (16.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,013 (+36.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Charlotte, (24.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (507.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (6.2 miles Unionville, NC (7.0 miles Wingate, Park, NC (8.8 miles Lake Chapel, NC (9.0 miles Wesley Trail, NC Indian (9.1 miles Springs, NC (9.3 miles Mineral Bridge, NC (9.6 miles Hemby NC (11.7 miles Stallings,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 327 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2003: 141 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2004: 187 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2005: 260 buildings, average cost: $189,300

Latitude: 34.99 N, Longitude: 80.55 W

Area codes: 704, 980


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.8%), Construction (14.8%), Educational,health and social services (13.9%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,198 (+42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,033 (49.8%)

Crime in Monroe (1999):
  • 2 murders (8.3 per 100,000)
  • 7 rapes (29.0 per 100,000)
  • 76 robberies (315.1 per 100,000)
  • 176 assaults (729.7 per 100,000)
  • 480 burglaries (1990.0 per 100,000)
  • 1,623 thefts (6728.6 per 100,000)
  • 131 auto thefts (543.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 655.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Crime in Monroe (2001):
  • 1 murder (3.7 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (30.0 per 100,000)
  • 60 robberies (224.9 per 100,000)
  • 127 assaults (476.1 per 100,000)
  • 186 burglaries (697.3 per 100,000)
  • 1,504 thefts (5638.4 per 100,000)
  • 91 auto thefts (341.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 488.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Average climate in Monroe, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Monroe,

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Monroe city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category 4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Main business address for: AMERICAN COMMUNITY BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in Monroe:
  • UNION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (600 HOSPITAL DR BOX 5003)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:
  • SPRINGS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; LANCASTER, SC)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL INC (about 24 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • PRESBYTERIAN-ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monroe:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 31 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 71 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 76 miles; EASTOVER, SC; ID: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monroe:
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 6 miles; MONROE, NC; ID: EQY)
  • GOOSE CREEK (about 10 miles; INDIAN TRAIL, NC; ID: 28A)
  • U S (about 10 miles; WINGATE, NC; ID: N46)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 59 $185,620 $37,753 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $38,096 $41,559 1 $1,988
Parks and Recreation 49 $135,561 $33,198 142 $56,816
Water Supply 42 $129,178 $36,908 0 $0
Electric Power 25 $103,708 $49,779 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,029 $36,348 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $27,985 $33,582 3 $4,579
Police Protection - Officers 69 $230,367 $40,063 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $8,989 $107,868 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,770 $45,240 0 $0
Other Government Administration 36 $134,791 $44,930 7 $8,519
Financial Administration 27 $98,791 $43,907 1 $706
Gas Supply 13 $39,017 $36,015 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $22,217 $38,086 3 $2,657
Streets and Highways 32 $100,254 $37,595 0 $0
Totals for Government 383 $1,261,373 $39,520 157 $75,265
College/University in Monroe:
  • CAROLINA BEAUTY COLLEGE 17 (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 1201 STAFFORD ST STE B2; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 26 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; SALISBURY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 50 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 73 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 2,880)
Public high schools in Monroe:
  • SUN VALLEY HIGH (Students: 1,424; Location: 5211 OLD CHARLOTTE HWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PIEDMONT HIGH (Students: 1,357; Location: 3006 SIKES MILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKWOOD HIGH (Students: 1,226; Location: 3220 PARKWOOD SCHOOL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MONROE HIGH (Students: 938; Location: 1 HIGH SCHOOL DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • UNION COUNTY CAREER CENTER (Students: 1; Location: 600 BREWER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Monroe:
  • TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 2900 WALKUP AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MONROE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 98; Location: 1721 N CHARLOTTE AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SUNSET PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 309 CLARA AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 60; Location: 2500 ARNOLD DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Monroe:
  • PIEDMONT MIDDLE (Students: 1,150; Location: 2816 SIKES MILL RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHILOH ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,075; Location: 5210 ROGERS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SARDIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 985; Location: 4416 SARDIS CHURCH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PARKWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 933; Location: 3219 PARKWOOD SCHOOL RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WESLEY CHAPEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 902; Location: 110 POTTER RD S; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MONROE MIDDLE (Students: 844; Location: 601 E SUNSET DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BENTON HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 775; Location: 1200 CONCORD AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY (Students: 751; Location: 515 ELIZABETH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • UNIONVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 729; Location: 4511 UNIONVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WALTER BICKETT ELEMENTARY (Students: 635; Location: 501 LANCASTER AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Monroe:
  • UNION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,781,615; Location: 316 EAST WINDSOR STREET; 179,008 books; 6,307 audio materials; 6,384 video materials; 318 serial subscriptions)
 

Monroe compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:
  • WIXE (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRE (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: GEDDINGS & PHILLIPS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEX (1430 AM; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNITY TEMPLE OF FAITH, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:
  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
TV broadcast stations around Monroe:
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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