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Population (year 2000): 10,843. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,563 (-2.6% change)
Males: 5,138 (47.4%), Females: 5,705 (52.6%)

Green County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $36,922 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,100 (year 2000)

Monroe, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Monroe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (40.6%), Swiss (23.8%), Norwegian (15.1%), Irish (11.1%), English (9.0%), United States (4.8%).

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Elevation: 1099 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Monroe,

For population 25 years and over in Monroe

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +552 (+5.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Madison, (37.0 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (144.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Monroe, (0.0 miles WI (5.6 miles Clarno, IL (9.1 miles Orangeville, WI (10.6 miles Browntown, Monticello, WI (10.9 miles) , IL (12.8 miles Winslow,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 23 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,100

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 89.64 W

Area code: 608


Monroe, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.3%), Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Retail trade (17.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,827 (+26.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,903 (70.9%)


 

Crime in Monroe by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 6 1 0 4 2
    per 100,000 27.7 55.3 9.2 0.0 36.9 18.4
Robberies 1 1 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 9.2 9.2 9.2 0.0 9.2 0.0
Assaults 1 0 3 4 7 0
    per 100,000 9.2 0.0 27.7 36.9 64.6 0.0
Burglaries 42 55 21 38 18 18
    per 100,000 387.3 507.2 193.7 350.5 166.0 166.0
Thefts 274 264 234 269 191 164
    per 100,000 2527.0 2434.8 2158.1 2480.9 1761.5 1512.5
Auto thefts 8 6 10 12 9 7
    per 100,000 73.8 55.3 92.2 110.7 83.0 64.6
149.8 162.2 119.2 140.0 119.2 84.7


Average climate in Monroe, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Monroe,

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Monroe city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Monroe:
  • MONROE CLINIC INC THE (515 22ND AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:
  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAFAYETTE CTY (about 33 miles; DARLINGTON, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monroe:
  • ROCK CO (about 43 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 48 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monroe:
  • MONROE MUNI (about 4 miles; MONROE, WI; ID: EFT)
  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 18 miles; FREEPORT, IL; ID: C86)
  • BRODHEAD (about 20 miles; BRODHEAD, WI; ID: C37)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 37 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MADISON, WI; FT enrollment: 7,914)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 60 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 65 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; FT enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
Public high schools in Monroe:
  • MONROE HI (Students: 851; Location: 1600 26TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MONROE ALTERNATIVE CHARTER SCH (Students: 40; Location: 1220 16TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MONROE INDEP VIRTUAL CHRTR SCH (Students: 29; Location: 1220 16TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monroe:
  • MONROE MID (Students: 632; Location: 1510 13TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARKSIDE EL (Students: 358; Location: 920 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 339; Location: 3005 8 1/2 ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN EL (Students: 338; Location: 2625 14TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Monroe:
  • ST VICTOR SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 1416 20TH AVE; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Monroe:
  • MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $495,472; Location: 925 16TH AVE.; 73,202 books; 5,145 audio materials; 3,888 video materials; 204 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Blackhawk Technical College should be included in your list of colleges and universities closest to Monroe. Blackhawk Technical College serves Green and Rock Counties and has a campus located in Monroe. Student numbers served at the BTC Monroe Campus were nearly 5000 in the 2000-2001 school year, and have continued to grow (thus meeting your standard of 2000 or more). added by Coordinator

Notable locations in Monroe: Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library (A), Green County Courthouse (B), Green County Jail (C), Monroe City Hall (D).

Churches in Monroe include: Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Saint Johns United Church of Christ (B), Assembly of God Tabernacle (C), Universalist Church (D), Union Presbyterian Church (E), Immanuel German Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), New Apostolic Church (G), Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2).

Parks in Monroe include: Twining Park (1), Market Square (2), Spring Square (3), Lincoln Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Monroe compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:
  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:
  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W211AU (90.1 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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