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Population in 2010: 19,479. Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 

Males: 9,579  (49.2%)
Females: 9,900  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06468.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $104,009 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Monroe:

$104,009
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $43,024

Monroe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $385,748 (it was $253,500 in 2000)
Monroe:

$385,748
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $492,789; Detached houses: $514,023; Townhouses or other attached units: $350,354; In 2-unit structures: $349,375; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $318,086; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,334
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  • White alone - 17,645 (90.6%)
  • Hispanic - 919 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 402 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 259 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 221 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 20 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monroe: 304.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (29.3%), Irish (22.0%), German (14.6%), Polish (10.6%), English (9.4%), Hungarian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1823

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 26.1 square miles.

Population density: 745 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe town:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

1,360 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This town:  7.1%
Connecticut:  13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Monroe town:  1.6% ($3,957)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bridgeport, CT (10.3 miles , pop. 139,529).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (45.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (56.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Riverside, CT (2.1 miles ), Shelton, CT (2.3 miles ), Trumbull, CT (2.4 miles ), Easton, CT (2.6 miles ), Newtown borough, CT (2.6 miles ), Derby, CT (2.7 miles ), Ansonia, CT (2.8 miles ), Oxford, CT (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 1998: 111 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $285,400
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $239,000
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $299,200
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $298,700
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $306,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $371,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 73.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Monroe household income distribution Monroe home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Monroe by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0340111212031
per 100,000 0.015.520.50.05.15.15.110.25.210.30.015.45.1
Robberies 0100221231011
per 100,000 0.05.20.00.010.110.15.110.215.55.20.05.15.1
Assaults 23223262134421
per 100,000 10.215.510.210.215.210.130.610.267.020.720.310.25.1
Burglaries 27292834303232364247343741
per 100,000 138.2149.8143.2172.8152.1162.0163.1183.7216.3242.7172.6189.6207.8
Thefts 8222014415414513010812513510992138115
per 100,000 419.71136.5736.3782.5735.0658.3550.5637.8695.3562.8467.1707.1582.9
Auto thefts 17814341721142977663
per 100,000 87.041.371.6172.886.2106.371.4148.036.136.130.530.715.2
Arson 2000100001130
per 100,000 10.20.00.00.05.10.00.00.00.05.25.115.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 36.979.466.261.759.457.652.966.170.858.638.862.447.5

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Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 51 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Connecticut average:

2.36

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Monroe, Connecticut accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Monroe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Monroe town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from Monroe center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 26.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Monroe center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Birthplace of: Mike Gminski - Basketball player.


Hospital/medical center in Monroe:

  • C I B: MOOSE HILL ROAD (Hospital, 544 MOOSE HILL ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:

  • MASONICARE AT NEWTOWN, INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEWTOWN, CT)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TRUMBULL, CT)
  • C I B: CLOVERDALE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HUNTINGTON, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Monroe, CT

Amtrak stations near Monroe:

  • 12 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/MONROE/monroe.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • Sacred Heart University (about 8 miles; Fairfield, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,214)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 12 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 12 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Porter and Chester Institute (about 13 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,845)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 13 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,882)
  • Fairfield University (about 13 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 3,671)
  • University of New Haven (about 14 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,540)

Public high school in Monroe:

Private high school in Monroe:

  • ST DOMINIC'S ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 15 PEPPER ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • ST JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 707 MONROE TPKE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER INC (Students: 48; Location: 304 ELM ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TUTOR TIME CHILD CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 36; Location: 477 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MAGIC KINGDOM DAY NURSERY & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 32; Location: 101 CUTLERS FARM RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Monroe, School District: MONROE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Monroe:

  • EDITH WHEELER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $715,936; Location: 733 MONROE TURNPIKE; 77,018 books; 18 e-books; 6,395 audio materials; 6,046 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Monroe: Whitney Farms Golf Club (A), Stevenson Station (B), Lakewood Camp (C), Monroe Corporate Park (D), Monroe Town Hall (E), Monroe Public Library (F), Monroe Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (G), Stevenson Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 Headquarters (H), Stevenson Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (I), Stepney Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 (J), Monroe Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (K), Monroe Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (L), Stepney Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (M), Monroe Fire Marshal's Office (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Center Shopping Center (1), Monroe Plaza Shopping Center (2), Chucks Corner Shopping Center (3), Bart Center Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monroe include: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (A), Monroe Congregational Church (B), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (C), Stepney Baptist Church (D), Saint Jude Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cutlers Farm Cemetery (1), Walker Farm Cemetery (2), Stephey Cemetery (3), Monroe Cemetery (4), Saint John the Baptist Greek Catholic Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Guskie Pond (A), Smith Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Round Hill Brook (A), Sammis Brook (B), Smith Pond Brook (C), Boys Halfway River (D), Beardsley Brook (E), Copper Mill Brook (F), West Branch Pequonnock River (G), Hurds Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe include: William Wolfe Park (1), East Village Park (2), Lanes Mine Nature Park (3), Monroe Center Historic District (4), Monroe Green (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Playtime Village LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 380 Monroe Turnpike) (1), Sky Dancer Balloon Rides (Tours & Charters; 101 Cutlers Farm Road) (2), Rooftop Balloon Advertising (Tours & Charters; 101 Cutlers Farm Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.302. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.302
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.894
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.6. This is worse than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.5. This is significantly better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.57
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.4%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.5%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monroe, CT

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
61 people in religious group quarters in 2000
6 people in institutions for the blind in 2000

Monroe compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Monroe Branch, Monroe Branch, Stepney Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Newtown Savings Bank: Century Plaza Shpg. Center Branch at 535 Monroe Turnpike, branch established on 1996/07/01; Main Street Monroe Branch at 477 Main Street, branch established on 2010/01/25. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $955.5 mil, Deposits: $704.6 mil, headquarters in Newtown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 495 Monroe Tpk, branch established on 1973/09/15. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elm Street Branch at 456 Monroe Turnpike, branch established on 1979/08/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Monroe Branch at 461 Monroe Turnpike, branch established on 1965/07/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Monroe Branch at 155 Main Street, branch established on 2007/11/05. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Monroe Big Y Branch at 535 Monroe Turnpike, branch established on 1997/04/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Monroe Branch at 525 Main Street, branch established on 2007/04/14. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Union Savings Bank: Monroe Branch at 411 Monroe Turnpike, branch established on 2011/06/13. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monroe town (based on Fairfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.14%
Here70.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents70.1%6.3%4.4%4.1%2.5%
Congregations19.8%5.9%9.9%9.5%7.2%
NameMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.1%1.0%6.1%
Congregations1.9%4.8%3.4%1.9%35.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 223
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
Fairfield County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Fairfield County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
Here:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.2%
State:

15.8%

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($99,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,364 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.20%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  0.68% ($52,105 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.53% ($116,933)
from New York County, NY  0.33% ($276,003)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($93,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,488 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.12%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Haven County, CT  1.29% ($53,789 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.34% ($140,435)
to Litchfield County, CT  0.25% ($63,262)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W220CF (91.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W65DZ (Channel 65; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W22BN (Channel 22; DANBURY, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total costs: $8,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,176
Total average daily truck traffic: 762

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, CT)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CT-BDR0026A, 472 Moose Hill Road (Lat: 41.321000 Lon: -73.201389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WQNM652
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/24/2021, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • WMNR STUDIOS, 731 Main Street Bldg 2 Unit C1 (Lat: 41.341944 Lon: -73.263056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WCT811
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/1977, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Garvey Schubert Barer, 1000 Potomac Street, N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 965-7880, Fax: (202) 965-1729, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 228 Guinea Road (Lat: 41.342222 Lon: -73.276389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: KNKL458, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:
  • Guinea Road (Lat: 41.342306 Lon: -73.275944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: KNKM752
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monroe)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 126
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Monroe


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, CT
Businesses in Monroe, CT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Penske1
CVS1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts4Subway3
FedEx6U-Haul1
GNC2UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Monroe, CT


Monroe on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
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  • Stephen C. Tulley (51)
  • Donald Malinouskas (25)
  • Paul Adams (24)
  • Santanu Das (17)
  • Kenneth M. Cappola (15)
  • Ann-Marie Campbell (10)
  • Robert W. Hamlin (8)
  • Mark A. Reed (8)
  • Thomas L. Scanzillo (7)
  • Patrick N. Gutelius (7)

Total of 366 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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