For population 25 years and over in Monroe:
For population 15 years and over in Monroe town:
17 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (88.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (188.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (357.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Jackson, ME (2.2 miles ), Swanville, ME (2.4 miles ), Brooks, ME (2.4 miles ), Frankfort, ME (2.6 miles ), Dixmont, ME (2.7 miles ), Winterport, ME (2.9 miles ), Newburgh, ME (2.9 miles ), Searsport, ME (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 44.60 N, Longitude: 69.05 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Monroe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Monroe, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from Monroe center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Monroe center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Waldo County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:
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Public elementary/middle school in Monroe:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Monroe compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Monroe (based on Waldo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 13.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,612 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,230 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Monroe fatal accident list:
Sep 22, 2008 07:55 PM, Sr-139, Lat: 44.623908, Lon: -68.994597, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1997 10:10 PM, 139, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 1982 06:30 PM, 1625, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Apr 20, 1980 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $2,802,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,489
Total average daily truck traffic: 247
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,234
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: