For population 25 years and over in Monroe:
For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:
28 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,275 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (20.2 miles , pop. 137,893).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (81.9 miles , pop. 224,220).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (754.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Southeast Benton, OR (2.0 miles ), Harrisburg, OR (2.7 miles ), Junction City, OR (2.9 miles ), Halsey, OR (3.2 miles ), Southwest Benton, OR (3.8 miles ), Philomath, OR (4.0 miles ), Brownsville, OR (4.1 miles ), Coburg, OR (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 123.30 W
Area code: 541
Population change in the 1990s: +148 (+32.2%).
Work and jobs in Monroe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Monroe, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/2004 at 16:45:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.1 MS, 4.9 MW, 4.8 MW, Depth: 18.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Monroe center
On 8/19/2004 at 06:06:03, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 4.7 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 17.3 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/2003 at 19:26:30, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/24/2007 at 06:20:54, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, 3.6 ML, Depth: 14.6 mi) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from Monroe center
On 6/8/1993 at 00:01:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.0 MB, 3.6 ML, 3.7 MD, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Benton County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Willis C. Hawley - Politician.
Amtrak station near Monroe:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:
Public high school in Monroe:
See full list of schools located in Monroe
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.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.429. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00262. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.1%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Monroe compared to Oregon state average:
Banks with branches in Monroe (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
2000 2004 2008 2012
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Monroe (based on Benton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Monroe government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,487 average adjusted gross income)
0.57% of residents moved from foreign countries ($544 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,492 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 689
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 7,900
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Monroe)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, OR
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.