Monroe, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 13,466 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.1%
 
Males: 6,189  (46.0%)
Females: 7,277  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30655.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,269 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Monroe:

$26,269
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,822 (it was $14,823 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,399 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Monroe:

$107,399
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $132,306; Detached houses: $140,691; Townhouses or other attached units: $121,511; In 2-unit structures: $106,263; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,068; Mobile homes: $19,617

Median gross rent in 2012: $669.

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Monroe races chart
  • White alone - 6,598 (49.6%)
  • Black alone - 6,108 (45.9%)
  • Hispanic - 318 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 155 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 114 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.1%)

Races in Monroe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monroe: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.6%), Irish (9.1%), English (5.8%), Scottish (3.9%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,300 people per square mile   (low).

Monroe,GA real estate house value index trend

Monroe, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

320 residents are foreign born (0.4% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This city:  2.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 131 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Georgia as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Monroe to the number of sex offenders is 102 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,279 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $684 (0.7%)

Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (21.9 miles , pop. 76,500).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (39.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (597.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Good Hope, GA (2.4 miles ), Between, GA (2.4 miles) , Campton, GA (2.5 miles ), Jersey, GA (2.7 miles) , Walnut Grove, GA (3.0 miles ), Social Circle, GA (3.1 miles ), Bethlehem, GA (3.1 miles ), Loganville, GA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 83 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1998: 115 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 1999: 153 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2001: 123 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 115 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2003: 100 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 161 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 144 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2006: 236 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $475,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $332,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 83.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,064 (+22.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,968 (42.1%)

Area code: 770

Monroe household income distribution Monroe home values distribution

Crime rates in Monroe by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 300131120
per 100,000 25.20.00.07.923.47.37.315.00.0
Rapes 141377722
per 100,000 8.433.58.223.654.651.151.415.014.9
Robberies 1713821233118814
per 100,000 142.5108.965.4165.0179.5226.2132.360.1104.4
Assaults 673963574448502566
per 100,000 561.8326.8515.1447.9343.4350.2367.5187.9492.2
Burglaries 11493129117172171172200215
per 100,000 955.8779.21054.7919.41342.41247.51264.11503.21603.5
Thefts 480324567497414407400430535
per 100,000 4024.52714.74635.83905.73231.12969.32939.73231.93990.2
Auto thefts 553134615131223522
per 100,000 461.1259.7278.0479.4398.0226.2161.7263.1164.1
Arson 02N/A2N/A0212
per 100,000 0.016.8N/A15.7N/A0.014.77.514.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.2) 489.6317.0421.6444.1480.6428.6398.3362.6438.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 44 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Georgia average:

2.78
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,496 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Monroe, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Monroe city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1964, a category F3 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from Monroe center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 205.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from Monroe center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 215.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Birthplace of: Alfred H. Colquitt - Confederate Army general, Henry Dickerson McDaniel - Politician, Marquis Floyd - Football player, Clifford Walker - Politician.

Main business address for: AVONDALE INC (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON).

Hospitals and medical centers in Monroe:

  • CLEARVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 2151 WEST SPRING STREET)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF WALTON (299 PLAZA DRIVE)
  • WALTON DIALYSIS CENTER (710 BREEDLOVE DR)
  • MONROE ICF (ROUTE 3 BOX 46)
  • PARK PLACE NURSING FACILITY (1865 BOLD SPRINGS ROAD)
  • WALTON REGIONAL NURSING HOME (330 ALCOVY STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Monroe:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 22 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,993)
  • University of Georgia (about 23 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 24 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Athens Technical College (about 26 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 31 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 32 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 33 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)

Public high school in Monroe:

Private high school in Monroe:

  • GEORGE WALTON ACADEMY (Students: 1,002; Location: 1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

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Notable locations in Monroe: Monroe Golf and Country Club (A), Nowell Recreation Center (B), Monroe Fire Department (C), Memorial Library (D), Walton County Courthouse (E), Monroe City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Monroe: AVONDALE INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Monroe include: First Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Anna Chapel (C), Walker Baptist Church (D), Tabernacle Baptist Church (E), Saint Albans Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Cemetery (1), Eastview Cemetery (2), Walker Cemetery (3), Phillips Cemetery (4), Rest Haven Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bucaneer Lake (A), Sewage Treatment Pond Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe include: East Church Street Historic District (1), Club Park (2), Hammond Street Park (3), Dennis Coker City Park (4), Monroe Commercial Historic District (5), Monroe and Walton Mills Historic District (6), Monland Place Historic District (7), McDaniel Street Historic District (8), Mathews Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Country Hearth Inn (1222 West Spring Street), Deer Acres Inn (802 North Broad Street), Days Inn (802 North Broad Street).

Court: Walton County Government - Magistrate Court- Criminal Div (111 East Spring Street).

Walton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.21
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.9%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.4% for Black residents, 62.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.7% for other race residents, 66.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 447 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2000:

  • 134 people in nursing homes
  • 132 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in halfway houses
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Monroe compared to Georgia state average:

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

Banks with branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Monroe Branch at 2120 West Spring Street, branch established on 2007/08/01. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Shoppes Of Monroe Branch at 1990 W Spring St, branch established on 2008/08/18. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Bank: Monroe Branch at 238 South Broad Street, branch established on 1976/01/02. Info updated 2008/11/07: Bank assets: $576.6 mil, Deposits: $509.5 mil, headquarters in Elberton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 221 South Broad Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. 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
  • Liberty First Bank: at 1901 West Spring Street, branch established on 2006/06/13. Info updated 2010/04/30: Bank assets: $99.5 mil, Deposits: $81.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Monroe Branch at 2020 Spring Street, branch established on 2004/11/08. 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
  • Synovus Bank: Monroe Branch at 140 East Washington St, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Monroe Branch at 1302 West Spring Street, branch established on 1988/08/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Monroe travel time to work - commute Monroe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (35%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monroe city (based on Walton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.73%
Here: 31.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents64.4%15.6%4.3%4.2%3.9%
Congregations39.7%19.0%6.9%3.4%1.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.8%1.2%1.1%1.4%
Congregations1.7%1.7%1.7%3.4%20.7%
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: 8
Walton County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Walton County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Walton County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Walton County:

28.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 31$117,924$45,6481$959
Other Government Administration 2$11,900$71,40014$4,982
Judicial and Legal 1$3,069$36,8281$2,000
Police Protection - Officers 37$140,808$45,6670$0
Police - Other 3$8,322$33,2881$830
Firefighters 22$73,071$39,8573$2,272
Fire - Other 1$1,687$20,2440$0
Streets and Highways 19$57,013$36,0081$1,116
Solid Waste Management 17$46,281$32,6691$824
Sewerage 15$61,275$49,0200$0
Water Supply 12$40,831$40,8310$0
Electric Power 17$82,195$58,0200$0
Gas Supply 8$28,222$42,3330$0
Other and Unallocable 21$72,688$41,5363$3,789
Totals for Government 206$745,286$43,41525$16,772

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $563,000 ($41.81)
    Electric Utilities: $561,000 ($41.66)
    General - Other: $515,000 ($38.24)
    Gas Utilities: $203,000 ($15.08)
    Water Utilities: $165,000 ($12.25)
    Sewerage: $110,000 ($8.17)
    Police Protection: $56,000 ($4.16)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,598,000 ($861.28)
    Gas Utilities: $7,203,000 ($534.90)
    General - Other: $3,946,000 ($293.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,498,000 ($259.77)
    Regular Highways: $3,489,000 ($259.10)
    Water Utilities: $3,109,000 ($230.88)
    Police Protection: $2,746,000 ($203.92)
    Sewerage: $2,739,000 ($203.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,349,000 ($100.18)
    Central Staff Services: $575,000 ($42.70)
    Financial Administration: $456,000 ($33.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $279,000 ($20.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $211,000 ($15.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($13.37)
    Libraries: $113,000 ($8.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $86,000 ($6.39)
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000 ($1.11)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($3.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000 ($50.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $99,000 ($7.35)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($2.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($14.85)
    Police Protection: $178,000 ($13.22)
    Sewerage: $133,000 ($9.88)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($3.34)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($2.60)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($1.19)
    Electric Utilities: $10,000 ($0.74)
    Gas Utilities: $8,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,668,000 ($643.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,005,000 ($74.63)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,531,000 ($262.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,248,000 ($241.20)
    Sewerage: $3,154,000 ($234.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $148,000 ($10.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,103,000 ($156.17)
    All Other: $1,066,000 ($79.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $473,000 ($35.13)
    Interest Earnings: $337,000 ($25.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $163,000 ($12.10)
    Rents: $95,000 ($7.05)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($1.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $13,461,000 ($999.63)
    Gas Utilities: $7,893,000 ($586.14)
    Water Utilities: $4,731,000 ($351.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $690,000 ($51.24)
    Highways: $58,000 ($4.31)
    All Other: $19,000 ($1.41)
  • Tax - Property: $2,716,000 ($201.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $634,000 ($47.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $274,000 ($20.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $264,000 ($19.60)
    Other License: $248,000 ($18.42)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $177,000 ($13.14)
    Public Utility License: $55,000 ($4.08)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,844,000 ($2958.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,059,000 ($2752.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,255,000 ($1652.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,470,000 ($1445.86)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $900,000 ($66.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,504,000 ($334.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,025,000 ($224.64)

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.95% ($38,789 average AGI)
from Newton County, GA  0.66% ($26,724)
from Barrow County, GA  0.50% ($26,221)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.42% ($30,894 average AGI)
to Newton County, GA  0.77% ($27,411)
to Barrow County, GA  0.56% ($31,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WKUN (1580 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, GA; Owner: B.R. ANDERSON)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGFS (1430 AM; 5 kW; COVINGTON, GA; Owner: IPS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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: 18
Total length: 79 meters (259ft)
Total average daily traffic: 215,399
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,454

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monroe, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 154 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monroe)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$118,32120$103,08062$149,1283$30,28726$90,1792$80,165
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$126,8601$97,6504$151,8651$12,0500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$107,6354$141,36332$177,9205$11,1204$115,1451$66,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$104,7603$50,88026$160,5661$68,6902$94,1050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$165,2430$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1103.00 , 1104.00, 1107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$118,3501$175,6800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$134,5100$01$95,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$119,4100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1103.00 , 1104.00, 1107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Monroe

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, GA
Most common first names in Monroe, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18470.4 years
William17474.7 years
Mary17177.9 years
John16173.7 years
Robert11669.6 years
Willie9772.9 years
Annie9079.9 years
George7973.8 years
Thomas6071.0 years
Charles5670.8 years
Most common last names in Monroe, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12571.7 years
Brown10373.6 years
Jones8273.9 years
Malcom8276.9 years
Peters7675.6 years
Davis6773.2 years
Jackson5669.5 years
Hester4776.9 years
Johnson4571.2 years
Williams4372.1 years
Businesses in Monroe, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx4Sears1
GNC1Subway2
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul5
Home Depot1UPS3
IHOP1Waffle House3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mark A. Bergeron (7)
  • Arnold R. Castro (5)
  • Ronald L. Bracken (5)
  • Michael O'Grady (3)
  • Sean C. Larson (3)
  • Robert Patton Stribling (3)
  • Charla Barr (2)
  • James Murray (2)
  • Brian J. Benell (2)
  • Russell Pruitt Herrington, Jr. (1)

Total of 52 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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