Monroe, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 545 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 306  (56.2%)
Females: 239  (43.8%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18832.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,609 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Monroe:

$61,609
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,403 (it was $18,242 in 2000)

Monroe borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,104 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Monroe:

$97,104
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $592.

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  • Races in Monroe, PA (2010)

    Monroe races chart
    • 53796.9%White alone
    • 122.2%Hispanic
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Monroe: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.5%), Irish (17.7%), English (12.5%), Dutch (4.0%), Italian (4.0%), Greek (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/19/1855

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 837 people per square mile   (low).

Monroe,PA real estate house value index trend

Monroe, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe borough:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,235 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,614 (1.4%)

Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (36.3 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (116.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (137.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Towanda borough, PA (2.1 miles ), New Albany borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Burlington, PA (2.9 miles) , Wyalusing borough, PA (3.4 miles ), Rome borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Bethel, PA (3.6 miles ), Dushore borough, PA (3.7 miles ), Greens Landing, PA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 76.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

Monroe household income distribution Monroe home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-3.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Monroe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Monroe, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Monroe borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.9 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.3 miles away from Monroe center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 237.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from Monroe center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city 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 Clarion County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Monroe:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC TOWANDA Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; TOWANDA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Mansfield, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Misericordia University (about 37 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 37 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 42 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Corning Community College (about 42 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 44 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 44 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)

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Notable location: Monroe Hose Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clarion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.7%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  70.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Monroe compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Monroe travel time to work - commute Monroe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monroe borough (based on Clarion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0798
Mainline Protestant8,04857
Evangelical Protestant5,12142
Other1664
None17,574-
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: 14
Clarion County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Clarion County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clarion County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

10.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarion County:

28.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$931
Totals for Government 0$0 4$931

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($34.86)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($27.52)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($25.69)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($22.02)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($22.02)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($14.68)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($12.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($9.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($7.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($7.34)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($5.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $7,000 ($12.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $53,000 ($97.25)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($5.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($25.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($18.35)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.83)
  • Tax - Property: $42,000 ($77.06)
    Individual Income: $27,000 ($49.54)
    NEC: $7,000 ($12.84)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $35,000 ($64.22)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Venango County, PA  0.48% ($28,690 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, PA  0.46% ($27,045)
from Butler County, PA  0.36% ($32,434)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.48% ($27,775 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.45% ($28,455)
to Venango County, PA  0.44% ($29,908)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WTTC (1550 AM; 1 kW; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WTTC-FM (95.3 FM; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • W25AQ (Channel 25; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA EDUC'L. TV ASSN.)
  • W69CE (Channel 69; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W10CP (Channel 10; TOWANDA, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • Monroe, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents139
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities102
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents243
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents19
See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 11,165Total average daily traffic
  • 3,689Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,145Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monroe, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Monroe)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kellogg Mtn 6 Mi S (Lat: 41.680639 Lon: -76.479667), Call Sign: KGD31, Licensee ID: L00288741
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.7800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2012, Expiration Date: 08/25/2022, Certifier: Steven F Lux
    Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 South Main St., Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CLAR32, Monroe Church Rd (Tr 381) & Pa 338,North (Lat: 41.198528 Lon: -79.588694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQHG270
    Assigned Frequencies: 6841.25 MHz, 10623.7 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2007, Expiration Date: 07/20/2017, Certifier: Charles K Leto
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 140, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • PA TURKEY CITY, Monroe Church Rd (Tr 381) & Pa 338,North (Lat: 41.198528 Lon: -79.588694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQQE307, Licensee ID: L01674133
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2012, Expiration Date: 11/15/2022, Certifier: Chris Boniakowski
    Registrant: Zen Networks, Inc, Greenwich, CT 06831, Phone: (908) 205-2699, Email:
  • CCI800284, Monroe Church Rd (Tr 381) & Pa 338,North (Lat: 41.198528 Lon: -79.588694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQRH212, Licensee ID: L01734575
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2013, Expiration Date: 05/13/2023, Certifier: Roberta Yuan
    Registrant: Standard Backhaul Communications LLC, 333 South Highland Avenue, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, Phone: (212) 293-1920, Email:

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