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Monroe, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Monroe had a population of 13,768 as of July 1, 2016. Monroe ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 39.4461 and longitude -84.3703 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 830 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Monroe are located in Butler County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Warren County.

The City of Monroe (GNIS ID: 2395374) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Monroe is located within Township of Lemon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Butler County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monroe: Monroe Station.

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Monroe, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,768
Population in Households 13,414
Population in Familes 11,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 354
Population Density1 867
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 5,097
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,711
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,681 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,416 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $171,852
Average Home Value $193,108


Median Household Income $71,735
Average Household Income $78,971
Per Capita Income $29,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.63% 1.36%
Households 1.48% 1.27%
Families 1.03% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Monroe, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 131 89th
Population Density1 # 813 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 261 79th
Median Household Income # 128 90th
Per Capita Income # 247 80th

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