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Population in 2012: 33,641 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.3%
Males: 16,428  (48.8%)
Females: 17,213  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  32.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28110.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,697 (it was $40,457 in 2000)
Monroe:

$40,697
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,747

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,208 (it was $103,600 in 2000)
Monroe:

$149,208
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $172,512; Detached houses: $176,460; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,010; Mobile homes: $67,263

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

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  • White alone - 15,007 (45.3%)
  • Hispanic - 9,550 (28.9%)
  • Black alone - 7,818 (23.6%)
  • Asian alone - 355 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 246 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 96 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 29 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monroe: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.6%), United States (8.7%), Irish (6.4%), English (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,369 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

6,608 residents are foreign born

This city:  20.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 122 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, North Carolina as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Monroe to the number of sex offenders is 276 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,446 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,480 (1.0%)

Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (21.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (455.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wingate, NC (2.4 miles ), Unionville, NC (2.5 miles ), Wesley Chapel, NC (2.7 miles ), Mineral Springs, NC (2.8 miles ), Indian Trail, NC (2.9 miles ), Lake Park, NC (2.9 miles ), Hemby Bridge, NC (3.0 miles ), Marshville, NC (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 327 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2003: 141 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2004: 187 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2005: 260 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2006: 334 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2007: 234 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2008: 95 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $278,200
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $292,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.99 N, Longitude: 80.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,433 (+37.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,695 (47.8%)

Area codes: 704, 980

Monroe household income distribution Monroe home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Monroe by Year
Type 2000 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 2012
Murders 2152122
per 100,000 8.53.717.36.53.26.25.9
Rapes 681371075
per 100,000 25.530.045.022.931.921.714.8
Robberies 76605465736673
per 100,000 323.4224.9186.9212.5232.9204.9215.9
Assaults 154127146156169124142
per 100,000 655.3476.1505.3510.1539.2384.9420.0
Burglaries 278186401505595505493
per 100,000 1182.9697.31387.81651.11898.21567.51458.3
Thefts 1,6841,5041,4821,2771,5791,4811,566
per 100,000 7165.75638.45128.94175.25037.54597.14632.2
Auto thefts 1509112218117615389
per 100,000 638.3341.2422.2591.8561.5474.9263.3
Arson 10969121013
per 100,000 42.633.720.829.438.331.038.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.2) 676.0488.6555.6519.4580.3492.6473.9

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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: 96 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Monroe, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,013 (+36.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (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 above North Carolina state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Monroe city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from Monroe center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Monroe center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Birthplace of: Jesse Helms - Politician, Calvin Richardson - Singer-songwriter, Walter P. Carter - Activist, Samuel I. Parker - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Andy Tomberlin - Baseball player, Baxter Price - Former NASCAR driver, Dave Coble - Baseball player, Gil Coan - Baseball player, Grover Covington - Football player, Jeff McNeely - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Monroe: Samuel I. Parker.

Main business address for: AMERICAN COMMUNITY BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Monroe:

  • METROLINA KIDNEY CENTER MONROE (Dialysis Facility, 1338 EAST SUNSET DRIVE)
  • UNION COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 701 EAST ROOSEVELT BLVD)
  • UNION REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 101 EAST FRANKLIN STREET)
  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-UNION (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 600 HOSPITAL DR)
  • HOSPICE OF UNION COUNTY (Hospital, 700 W ROOSEVELT BLVD)
  • KAREN LANE HOME (Hospital, 3224 KAREN LANE)
  • RIDGEFIELD HOME (Hospital, 730 FISHER RIDGE RD)
  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND RETIREMENT/MONROE (Nursing Home, 204 OLD HIGHWAY 74 EAST)
  • JESSE HELMS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1411 DOVE STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-MONROE (Nursing Home, 1212 EAST SUNSET DR)
  • UNION MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL ICF (Nursing Home, HUEY ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Monroe, NC

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Local government website: www.monroenc.org

College/University in Monroe:

  • Regina's College of Beauty (Full-time enrollment: 18; Location: 1201 Stafford st Ste B2; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 23 miles; Charlotte, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,630)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 25 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,428)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 25 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)
  • York Technical College (about 26 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Winthrop University (about 27 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 4,937)
  • Gaston College (about 42 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 46 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 2,691)

Public high schools in Monroe:

Private high schools in Monroe:

  • TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 2900 WALKUP AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 2500 ARNOLD DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHINING LIGHT BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 88; Location: 2541 OLD CHARLOTTE HWY; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • NEXT GENERATION EDUC BEHAVIOR CENTER (Students: 10; Location: 410 JOHN ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • POSITIVE IMPACT OF UNION COUNTY (Students: 7; Location: 600 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Monroe

Library in Monroe:

  • UNION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,896,333; Location: 316 EAST WINDSOR STREET; 191,669 books; 13,077 audio materials; 8,926 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 336 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • WIXE in Monroe is now 5000 watts during the day and 70 watts at Night.

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Notable locations in Monroe: Boulevard Business Center (A), Monroe Country Club and Golf Course (B), Sunset Plaza (C), Rolling Hills Country Club (D), Guardian Care Convalescent Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Monroe include: Bible Tabernacle (A), Watts Grove Church (B), Calvary Church (C), New Salem Church (D), Rolling Hills Church (E), Shiloh Church (F), Stephenson Church (G), Sutton Park Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillcrest Cemetery (1), Lakeland Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Lakeland Memorial Park (3), Suncrest Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Catfish Pond (A), Lake Minehaha (B), Lake Lee (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Fork (A), Bearskin Creek (B), Little Richardson Creek (C), Lick Branch (D), Joes Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe include: Dickerson Park (1), Creft Park (2), Sunset Park (3), Sutton Park (4), Jaycee Park (5), Winchester Avenue Community Facility Center (6), Walter Bickett Stadium (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Majestic Tours (Tours & Charters; 3015 Plyler Mill Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Monroe (2351 West Roosevelt Boulevard) (1), Best Value Inn (1608 East Roosevelt Boulevard) (2), Days Inn Monroe NC (611 West Roosevelt Boulevard) (3), Hampton Inn Monroe (2368 Roland Drive) (4), Chase Apartments (2163 Commerce Drive) (5), Hampton Inn Hotel (2368 Roland Drive) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Union County Government Offices - Clerk Of Superior Court New Courth (New Courthouse) (1), Union County Government Offices - Clerk of Superior Court (New Courthouse) (2), District Court Judge (500 North Main Street) (3), Clerk Of Court Jury Weather Message (New Courthouse) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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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
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
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 (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
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1

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

MILL CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 310, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2003), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2004)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-12-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MT PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-12-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2004), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN SPRINGS BAPTIST CH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-07-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-1998), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-1998)
MANAV-MART (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2002), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
FLAG BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-04-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-1999)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DOT-I-85 WEIGH STATION SBL (Address: 2206 FLOWER SECREST ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.8% for American Indian residents, 41.9% for other race residents, 53.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monroe, NC

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2000:

  • 380 people in nursing homes
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 91 people in state prisons
  • 19 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 14 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Monroe compared to North Carolina state average:

Monroe, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Monroe Mall Branch, Monroe Courthouse Main Branch, Monroe Boulevard Branch. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Charlotte Avenue Branch 674, Jefferson Street Branch 673, Hilltop Branch 675. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Monroe Mall Branch at 1989 Dickerson Blvd, branch established on 1961/01/01; Monroe Branch at 312 North Charlotte Avenue, branch established on 1983/09/06. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Monroe Main Branch at 201 North Charlotte Avenue, branch established on 1985/10/14; Roosevelt Boulevard Branch at 2402 West Roosevelt Bvld., branch established on 2005/07/18. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Monroe Mall Branch at 1795 Dickerson Boulevard, branch established on 1980/12/15; Hilltop Plaza Branch at 901 East Roosevelt Boulevard, branch established on 1909/01/01. 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
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Monroe Branch at 111 East Jefferson Street, branch established on 1908/01/01; Monroe Rolling Hills Branch at 2743 West Roosevelt Boulevard, branch established on 1974/01/01. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company: American Community Bank Branch at 2593 West Roosevelt Boulevard, branch established on 1998/11/16. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $1,991.0 mil, Deposits: $1,738.1 mil, headquarters in Elkin, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation
  • Peoples Bank: Banco De La Gente - Monroe Branch at 501 West Roosevelt Boulevard, branch established on 2006/06/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,064.6 mil, Deposits: $842.9 mil, headquarters in Newton, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Of North Carolina, Inc.
  • Citizens South Bank: Monroe Branch at 310 West Franklin Street, branch established on 1999/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, North Carolina:

  • Best Western Inn & Suites, 2316 Hanover Dr, Monroe, NC 28110 , Phone: (800) 528-1234
  • Hampton Inn, 2368 Roland Dr, Monroe, NC 28110 , Phone: (704) 220-2200
  • Quality Inn & Suites Monroe, 2351 W Roosevelt Blvd Hwy 74, Monroe, NC 28110 , Phone: (704) 283-9600, Fax: (704) 289-1118
  • Super 8 Hotel, 608-E W Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110 , Phone: (704) 289-1555, Fax: (704) 261-2999
  • Knights Inn, 350 Venus St, Monroe, NC 28110 , Phone: (704) 289-9111, Fax: (704) 226-0200
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, North Carolina

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 (51%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Monroe:

(Monroe, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)


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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.67%
Here47.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents57.9%19.6%9.8%6.0%1.3%
Congregations45.1%21.3%0.6%11.6%1.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.3%0.7%0.6%0.4%2.5%
Congregations3.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%14.6%
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: 24
Union County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Union County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Union County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 41$144,213$42,2090$0
Other Government Administration 37$99,714$32,3400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,623$127,4760$0
Police Protection - Officers 83$286,357$41,4010$0
Police - Other 8$28,067$42,1010$0
Firefighters 87$227,218$31,3400$0
Fire - Other 6$20,351$40,7020$0
Streets and Highways 30$95,412$38,1650$0
Airports 8$16,404$24,6067$4,136
Solid Waste Management 0$0 6$6,345
Sewerage 15$37,049$29,6390$0
Parks and Recreation 52$159,760$36,868189$192,514
Water Supply 42$154,705$44,2010$0
Electric Power 23$110,432$57,6170$0
Gas Supply 14$47,320$40,5600$0
Other and Unallocable 7$23,785$40,7744$2,945
Totals for Government 454$1,461,410$38,628206$205,940

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $4,435,000 ($131.83)
    Air Transportation: $751,000 ($22.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $706,000 ($20.99)
    Gas Utilities: $366,000 ($10.88)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($9.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $284,000 ($8.44)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($4.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $35,206,000 ($1046.52)
    Gas Utilities: $20,321,000 ($604.05)
    Police Protection: $6,249,000 ($185.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,431,000 ($161.44)
    Sewerage: $5,197,000 ($154.48)
    Central Staff Services: $4,349,000 ($129.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,960,000 ($117.71)
    Liquor Stores: $2,920,000 ($86.80)
    Water Utilities: $2,227,000 ($66.20)
    Regular Highways: $2,158,000 ($64.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,896,000 ($56.36)
    Air Transportation: $829,000 ($24.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $689,000 ($20.48)
    Financial Administration: $519,000 ($15.43)
    General - Other: $494,000 ($14.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $320,000 ($9.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000 ($3.95)
    Health - Other: $25,000 ($0.74)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $171,000 ($5.08)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($2.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $420,000 ($12.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $16,000 ($0.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $2,026,000 ($60.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $794,000 ($23.60)
    Gas Utilities: $625,000 ($18.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $499,000 ($14.83)
    Police Protection: $451,000 ($13.41)
    Regular Highways: $441,000 ($13.11)
    Sewerage: $440,000 ($13.08)
    Air Transportation: $205,000 ($6.09)
    Water Utilities: $188,000 ($5.59)
    Financial Administration: $177,000 ($5.26)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($1.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,230,000 ($571.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $740,000 ($22.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,455,000 ($281.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,441,000 ($132.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,021,000 ($60.08)
    All Other: $872,000 ($25.92)
    Air Transportation: $676,000 ($20.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $42,000 ($1.25)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($0.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $311,000 ($9.24)
    All Other: $166,000 ($4.93)
    Highways: $29,000 ($0.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,130,000 ($152.49)
    All Other: $177,000 ($5.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,808,000 ($53.74)
    Interest Earnings: $1,256,000 ($37.34)
    Sale of Property: $128,000 ($3.80)
    Rents: $72,000 ($2.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($0.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $39,106,000 ($1162.45)
    Gas Utilities: $22,681,000 ($674.21)
    Water Utilities: $4,052,000 ($120.45)
    Liquor Stores: $3,385,000 ($100.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,851,000 ($55.02)
    Highways: $992,000 ($29.49)
    All Other: $263,000 ($7.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($2.76)
  • Tax - Property: $12,059,000 ($358.46)
    Other License: $580,000 ($17.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $524,000 ($15.58)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $348,000 ($10.34)
    NEC: $280,000 ($8.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $213,000 ($6.33)
    Motor Vehicle License: $136,000 ($4.04)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $39,000 ($1.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,890,000 ($918.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,872,000 ($828.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,018,000 ($89.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $83,505,000 ($2482.24)

10.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($75,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.96%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Union County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  4.32% ($78,002 average AGI)
from Anson County, NC  0.22% ($30,431)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.20% ($62,655)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Union County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  2.50% ($54,031 average AGI)
to York County, SC  0.20% ($65,644)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.19% ($41,790)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WIXE (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRE (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: GEDDINGS & PHILLIPS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDEX (1430 AM; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNITY TEMPLE OF FAITH, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRHM (107.1 FM; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV 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: 31
Total length: 130 meters (427ft)
Total average daily traffic: 401,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 63,752

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monroe, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 207 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Monroe)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$149,49556$133,572309$155,98110$65,2831$417,80024$100,4661$113,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$133,6934$163,31823$151,3411$32,2300$02$51,1651$70,780
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$141,26712$122,624139$155,6319$48,7910$010$96,7043$47,733
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$147,15614$143,13491$155,2904$133,1680$05$113,5520$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$123,9934$136,95822$166,8960$00$02$111,5400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.02 , 0204.01, 0204.02, 0205.00, 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$188,7419$203,147
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$180,1474$225,823
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$183,9102$222,475
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$170,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$107,5600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.02 , 0204.01, 0204.02, 0205.00, 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 217
  • Hazardous Condition: 287
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Monroe


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, NC

Most common first names in Monroe, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37071.1 years
William28772.6 years
Mary27878.6 years
John27372.5 years
Robert16171.8 years
George11773.9 years
Charles11467.7 years
Henry11374.5 years
Annie10781.6 years
Thomas9872.6 years
Most common last names in Monroe, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Helms53274.8 years
Griffin20574.2 years
Williams17775.1 years
Price14576.1 years
Baucom13877.6 years
Simpson12175.3 years
Starnes10975.1 years
Smith10075.1 years
Mullis9074.4 years
Hinson8973.7 years
Businesses in Monroe, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike7
Applebee's1OfficeMax1
Arby's1Olive Garden1
AutoZone2Pac Sun1
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1PetSmart1
CVS3Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless2Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry3SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx9Starbucks1
GNC2Subway4
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile4
H&R Block1T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jack In The Box1Target1
KFC1Tire Kingdom1
Kincaid1Toys"R"Us1
Kmart1U-Haul4
Knights Inn1UPS11
Lane Furniture1Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Verizon Wireless1
Lowe's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walgreens2
Maurices1Walmart1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
New Balance3
Browse common businesses in Monroe, NC

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  • Clifford Birch (8)
  • Daniel D. Yeakley (7)
  • Charles L. Richardson (7)
  • Michael Thomas Duke (6)
  • Michael Drewery (4)
  • Timothy D. Price (4)
  • Michael T. Duke (4)
  • Brian Roman Dobeck (4)
  • John Presley (3)

Total of 137 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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