Monroe is a city located in Jasper County Iowa. Monroe has a 2020 population of 1,954. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 6.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,828 in 2010.
The average household income in Monroe is $72,898 with a poverty rate of 4.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $122,700. The median age in Monroe is 38.3 years, 38.8 years for males, and 38 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
99.43% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is White, with 4.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Multiple, with 22.22% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Monroe
99.71% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 83.27% having been born in Iowa. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.