For population 25 years and over in Monroe:
For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:
23 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,343 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (20.2 miles , pop. 137,893).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (89.5 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (754.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Alpine, OR (1.8 miles) , Southeast Benton, OR (2.0 miles) , Bellfountain, OR (2.1 miles) , Harrisburg, OR (2.7 miles ), Junction City, OR (2.9 miles ), Peoria, OR (3.2 miles) , Halsey, OR (3.2 miles ), Shedd, OR (3.7 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.
Hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:
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 2012: 11.5%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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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 city (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 - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Monroe government finances - Debt 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 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.