Monroe, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 13,484 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.2%
 
Males: 6,320  (46.9%)
Females: 7,164  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

33.2 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30655.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,923 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Monroe:

$31,923
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,549 (it was $14,823 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,035 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Monroe:

$137,035
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $753.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.7%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.2% for other race residents, 70.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monroe, GA (2010)
    • 6,85151.8%White alone
    • 5,58342.2%Black alone
    • 4473.4%Hispanic
    • 2101.6%Two or more races
    • 1000.8%Asian alone
    • 250.2%Other race alone
    • 120.09%American Indian alone
    • 60.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 161 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Georgia as of August 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monroe is 84 to 1.


Crime rates in Monroe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
3
(23.4)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
2
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.6)
3
(22.1)
4
(29.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.2)
3
(23.6)
7
(54.6)
7
(51.1)
7
(51.4)
2
(15.0)
2
(14.9)
1
(7.5)
9
(65.4)
5
(36.5)
3
(22.1)
6
(44.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(65.4)
21
(165.0)
23
(179.5)
31
(226.2)
18
(132.3)
8
(60.1)
14
(104.4)
22
(164.6)
19
(138.0)
30
(218.7)
23
(169.4)
15
(110.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(515.1)
57
(447.9)
44
(343.4)
48
(350.2)
50
(367.5)
25
(187.9)
66
(492.2)
73
(546.2)
87
(632.1)
85
(619.7)
80
(589.1)
64
(471.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
129
(1,055)
117
(919.4)
172
(1,342)
171
(1,248)
172
(1,264)
200
(1,503)
215
(1,604)
384
(2,873)
254
(1,845)
190
(1,385)
120
(883.7)
89
(655.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
567
(4,636)
497
(3,906)
414
(3,231)
407
(2,969)
400
(2,940)
430
(3,232)
535
(3,990)
636
(4,759)
704
(5,115)
611
(4,455)
487
(3,586)
506
(3,728)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(278.0)
61
(479.4)
51
(398.0)
31
(226.2)
22
(161.7)
35
(263.1)
22
(164.1)
37
(276.9)
35
(254.3)
34
(247.9)
29
(213.6)
34
(250.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A2
(15.7)
N/A0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.5)
2
(14.9)
N/A2
(14.5)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)410.7432.6468.1417.5388.0353.3426.7593.2574.3542.9452.9436.8

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City-data.com crime index in Monroe, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (8.3%), Irish (6.1%), German (4.2%), English (2.8%), Scottish (1.4%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,302 people per square mile   (low).

Monroe, Georgia map

206 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,498 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $781 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 83.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,992 (+29.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,355 (43.3%)

Area code: 770

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monroe, GA in 2017
Monroe satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $204,300
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $333,900
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $281,300
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $286,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Monroe, GA residents
Average permit cost in Monroe, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Monroe, GA
Historical housing units in Monroe, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,496 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in Monroe, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Monroe, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Monroe, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Monroe 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 the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 215.1 miles away from Monroe 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

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

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 schools in Monroe:

  • GEORGE WALTON ACADEMY (Students: 912, Location: 1 BULLDOG DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • WALTON COUNTY CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 230, Location: 475 DOUBLE SPRINGS CHURCH RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Monroe:

Marital status in Monroe, GA
  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monroe
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monroe, GA (based on Walton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,56174
Mainline Protestant6,14416
Catholic1,0681
Black Protestant1,0106
Other9443
None50,041-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Walton County:

28.5%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Walton County:

14.0%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Monroe:

46.7%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Monroe:

43.2%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Monroe:

29.6
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monroe:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Monroe:

52.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monroe, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$144,210$52,4401$1,876
Financial Administration 32$120,966$45,3620$0
Other and Unallocable 23$88,408$46,1261$1,224
Firefighters 21$74,130$42,3606$3,589
Sewerage 19$70,760$44,6910$0
Solid Waste Management 17$52,377$36,9721$861
Electric Power 15$79,674$63,7390$0
Streets and Highways 15$55,891$44,7131$598
Water Supply 10$38,991$46,7890$0
Gas Supply 5$18,762$45,0290$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,257$65,02815$5,538
Police - Other 3$9,745$38,9800$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,228$38,7361$400
Totals for Government 197$773,399$47,11126$14,086

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,493,000 ($259.05)
    General - Other: $1,005,000 ($74.53)
    Water Utilities: $631,000 ($46.80)
    Sewerage: $603,000 ($44.72)
    Gas Utilities: $105,000 ($7.79)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,416,000 ($1069.12)
    General - Other: $5,062,000 ($375.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,794,000 ($281.37)
    Police Protection: $3,669,000 ($272.10)
    Gas Utilities: $3,487,000 ($258.60)
    Water Utilities: $3,244,000 ($240.58)
    Sewerage: $2,443,000 ($181.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,990,000 ($147.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,616,000 ($119.85)
    Central Staff Services: $665,000 ($49.32)
    Financial Administration: $463,000 ($34.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $407,000 ($30.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $304,000 ($22.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $247,000 ($18.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $240,000 ($17.80)
    Libraries: $137,000 ($10.16)
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000 ($1.11)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $393,000 ($29.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $130,000 ($9.64)
    Other - General - Other: $104,000 ($7.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $243,000 ($18.02)
    Regular Highways: $221,000 ($16.39)
    Police Protection: $167,000 ($12.39)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($10.31)
    Gas Utilities: $78,000 ($5.78)
    Electric Utilities: $53,000 ($3.93)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($3.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($0.89)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,032,000 ($669.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $627,000 ($46.50)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $7,631,000 ($565.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,475,000 ($406.04)
    Sewerage: $4,165,000 ($308.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $626,000 ($46.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,785,000 ($132.38)
    Other: $1,630,000 ($120.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $807,000 ($59.85)
    Interest Earnings: $234,000 ($17.35)
    Royalties: $149,000 ($11.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $111,000 ($8.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($1.26)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,122,000 ($1195.64)
    Water Utilities: $4,336,000 ($321.57)
    Gas Utilities: $4,054,000 ($300.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $226,000 ($16.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($2.37)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.30)
  • Tax - Property: $3,408,000 ($252.74)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $340,000 ($25.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $283,000 ($20.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $181,000 ($13.42)
    Other License: $76,000 ($5.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000 ($3.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000 ($2.30)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,782,000 ($1837.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,506,000 ($1669.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,276,000 ($168.79)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($10.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,758,000 ($1020.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,880,000 ($732.72)

8.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gwinnett County, GA  2.89% ($50,981 average AGI)
from Newton County, GA  0.82% ($47,702)
from Barrow County, GA  0.62% ($38,560)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.67% ($43,354 average AGI)
to Newton County, GA  0.68% ($38,393)
to Barrow County, GA  0.59% ($37,101)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 325ft / 98.5mTotal length
  • $17,741,000Total costs
  • 397,089Total average daily traffic
  • 12,545Total average daily truck traffic
  • 504,840Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monroe, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monroe, GA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 190 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 165 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 39 (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 in Monroe, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monroe, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 150. The highest number of fire incidents - 295 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monroe, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.5%), and Structure Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monroe, GA
    • 1,18546.5%Outside Fires
    • 99138.8%Structure Fires
    • 35513.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 200.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monroe, GA
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monroe, GA
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Monroe compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Monroe on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 57 pilots and 50 other airmen in this city.
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  • Arnold R. Castro (5)
  • Michael O'Grady (4)
  • Sean C. Larson (3)
  • Robert Patton Stribling (3)
  • James Murray (2)
  • Brian J. Benell (2)
  • Brian O'Rourke (2)
  • Larry N. Treadaway (2)

Total of 59 patent applications in 2008-2020.