Monroe, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 10,832 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 5,126  (47.3%)
Females: 5,706  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,970 (it was $36,922 in 2000)
Monroe:

$39,970
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,377 (it was $21,657 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,347 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Monroe:

$115,347
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $132,358; Detached houses: $143,583; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,079; In 2-unit structures: $81,500; Mobile homes: $19,819

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • White alone - 10,307 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 386 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 44 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monroe: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.7%), Swiss (17.5%), Norwegian (12.7%), Irish (9.1%), English (5.7%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 1099 feet

Land area: 4.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,496 people per square mile   (low).

Monroe,WI real estate house value index trend

Monroe, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

329 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe).

This city:  3.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Wisconsin as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Monroe to the number of sex offenders is 10 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,881 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,094 (2.5%)

Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (32.3 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (35.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (113.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clarno, WI (1.9 miles ), Sylvester, WI (2.4 miles ), Juda, WI (2.6 miles ), Cadiz, WI (2.8 miles ), Jordan, WI (2.8 miles ), Browntown, WI (2.8 miles ), Orangeville, IL (3.0 miles ), Monticello, WI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $135,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 89.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,360 (+30.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,832 (67.5%)

Area code: 608

Monroe household income distribution Monroe home values distribution

Crime rates in Monroe by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 6104201311320
per 100,000 53.59.20.037.218.60.09.428.49.69.628.618.40.0
Robberies 1101000120120
per 100,000 8.99.20.09.30.00.00.09.519.10.09.518.40.0
Assaults 034703491219272412
per 100,000 0.027.536.465.10.028.237.785.2114.6182.0257.6220.7110.4
Burglaries 55213818181932233634354230
per 100,000 490.1192.3345.5167.4167.5178.7301.8217.7343.8325.6333.9386.2276.0
Thefts 264234269191164199196250313255271299272
per 100,000 2352.52142.92445.71776.41525.91871.21848.72366.82989.52442.12585.42749.72502.5
Auto thefts 61012971299149757
per 100,000 53.591.6109.183.765.1112.884.985.2133.786.266.846.064.4
Arson 111N/A016356021
per 100,000 8.99.29.1N/A0.09.456.628.447.857.50.018.49.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 177.7121.8137.7134.792.6101.8116.7158.9209.2171.0208.9204.5146.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Wisconsin average:

2.22
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +552 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Monroe, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Monroe city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Monroe center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 277.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 300.3 miles away from Monroe center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Green County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Birthplace of: Evelene Brodstone - Business executive, Merrill B. Twining - Soilder, Tom Tennant - Professional baseball player, Adam Emory Albright - Artist, Bob Anderegg - Basketball player, Marc A. Anderson - Chemist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Monroe:

  • THE MONROE CLINIC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2005 5TH STREET)
  • MONROE CLINIC DIALYSIS (515 - 22ND AVE)
  • THE MONROE CLINIC HOME CARE (515 22ND AVE)
  • MONROE MNR NUR REHAB (516 26TH AVE)
  • PLEASANT VIEW NUR HOME (N3150 HWY 81 PO BOX 768)

Airports located in Monroe:

See details about airports located in Monroe, WI

College/University in Monroe:

  • Paul Mitchell the School-Monroe (Full-time enrollment: 70; Location: 1015 18th Ave, Suite 212; Private, for-profit; Website: monroe.paulmitchell.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • Edgewood College (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Rock Valley College (about 39 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 40 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 45 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Public high schools in Monroe:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle school in Monroe:

  • ST VICTOR SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 1416 20TH AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Monroe

Library in Monroe:

  • MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $890,468; Location: 925 16TH AVE.; 82,385 books; 8,370 e-books; 9,311 audio materials; 6,587 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 181 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Blackhawk Technical College should be included in your list of colleges and universities closest to Monroe. Blackhawk Technical College serves Green and Rock Counties and has a campus located in Monroe. Student numbers served at the BTC Monroe Campus were nearly 5000 in the 2000-2001 school year, and have continued to grow (thus meeting your standard of 2000 or more). added by Coordinator
  • Monroe United Methodist Church should be added to the list of churches.

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Notable locations in Monroe: Monroe Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Monroe City Hall (B), Green County Jail (C), Green County Courthouse (D), Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library (E), Green County Emergency Medical Services (F), Monroe Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monroe include: Assembly of God Tabernacle (A), First Methodist Church (B), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Immanuel German Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), New Apostolic Church (F), Saint Johns United Church of Christ (G), Saint Victors Roman Catholic Church (H), Union Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe include: Twining Park (1), Lincoln Park (2), Market Square (3), Spring Square (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Green County Welcome Center (2108 7th Avenue), Green County Tourism Coordinator (N3150 State Road 81).

Hotels: Knights Inn (250 18th Avenue North), AmericInn Monroe (424 4th Aveue), Gasthaus Motel (685 30th Street), Alphorn Inn & Executive Suites (250 18th Avenue North).

Courts: Family Court Commissioner (Court House), Clerk of Circuit Court (Court House).

Green 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 2004 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

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

STAVER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2006), St Boil Water Order (NOV-24-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe that have no violations reported:

  • SIR BUKS DANCE CLUB (Population served: 359, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY VU DRIVE IN (Population served: 203, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POTTERS HOUSE, UPCI (Population served: 111, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONROE DEN LLC (Population served: 102, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDY ACRES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN GROVE STAGE STOP INC (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONROE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.1%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 50.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2000:

  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Monroe, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Monroe compared to Wisconsin 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 below state average.

Banks with branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank and Trust Company: Motor Bank Branch at 1919 Tenth Street, branch established on 1979/09/18; Monroe Branch at 1625 Tenth Street, branch established on 1856/01/01. Info updated 2009/12/03: Bank assets: $834.5 mil, Deposits: $661.8 mil, headquarters in Beloit, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Community Bank: Monroe Branch at 1717 10th Street, branch established on 1903/01/01; Green County Messenger Service at 1717 10th Street, branch established on 2005/06/13. Info updated 2007/09/26: Bank assets: $519.5 mil, Deposits: $429.1 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • Woodford State Bank: Monroe Branch at 403 W. 8th Street, branch established on 2000/06/30. Info updated 2008/09/02: Bank assets: $180.3 mil, Deposits: $156.7 mil, headquarters in Woodford, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Woodford Bancshares,inc.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Monroe Branch at 1712 12th St, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Monroe Branch at 101 7-1/2 Street, branch established on 1992/12/09. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 1420 11th Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • The Bank of New Glarus: Monroe Wi Branch at 250 North 18th Avenue, branch established on 2010/03/23. Info updated 2008/10/08: Bank assets: $210.3 mil, Deposits: $174.5 mil, headquarters in New Glarus, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of New Glarus, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8, 500 6th St, Monroe, WI 53566 , Phone: (608) 325-1500, Fax: (608) 325-1500
  • Americinn Motel, 424 4TH Ave, Monroe, WI 53566 , Phone: (608) 328-3444
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Wisconsin

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:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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 city (based on Green County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.40%
Here: 49.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental Baptists
Adherents25.9%25.5%21.6%14.4%2.6%
Congregations9.3%14.0%18.6%16.3%7.0%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodPresbyterian Church (USA)Association of Free Lutheran CongregationsChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%1.6%1.1%0.9%4.1%
Congregations4.7%2.3%2.3%4.7%20.9%
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: 8
Green County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Green County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Green County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green County:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 5$18,974$45,5380$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,112$56,44812$3,325
Police Protection - Officers 25$121,781$58,4550$0
Police - Other 8$25,468$38,2020$0
Firefighters 2$968$5,80842$17,017
Streets and Highways 18$63,945$42,6300$0
Airports 0$0 2$1,054
Welfare 3$9,691$38,7641$1,727
Solid Waste Management 4$12,547$37,6410$0
Sewerage 8$33,830$50,7451$2,349
Parks and Recreation 7$24,108$41,32821$3,674
Water Supply 6$21,733$43,4660$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,087$40,3480$0
Totals for Government 92$357,244$46,59779$29,146

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

  • Construction - General: $1,749,000 ($161.47)
    Regular Highways: $969,000 ($89.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $102,000 ($9.42)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,042,000 ($188.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,518,000 ($140.14)
    Sewerage: $1,148,000 ($105.98)
    Water Utilities: $815,000 ($75.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $686,000 ($63.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000 ($51.88)
    General - Other: $344,000 ($31.76)
    Fire Protection: $343,000 ($31.67)
    Financial Administration: $333,000 ($30.74)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($29.08)
    Air Transportation: $236,000 ($21.79)
    Transit Utilities: $174,000 ($16.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $113,000 ($10.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $109,000 ($10.06)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($6.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $58,000 ($5.35)
    Parking Facilities: $55,000 ($5.08)
    Health Services - Other: $15,000 ($1.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $463,000 ($42.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $108,000 ($9.97)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($3.32)
    Central Staff: $36,000 ($3.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,750,000 ($346.20)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $77,000 ($7.11)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,211,000 ($204.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $286,000 ($26.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $138,000 ($12.74)
    All Other: $50,000 ($4.62)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($2.95)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($2.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $206,000 ($19.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $400,000 ($36.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $210,000 ($19.39)
    Special Assessments: $135,000 ($12.46)
    Rents: $9,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $976,000 ($90.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,260,000 ($208.64)
    Highways: $561,000 ($51.79)
    All Other: $349,000 ($32.22)
  • Tax - Property: $4,338,000 ($400.48)
    NEC: $320,000 ($29.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $58,000 ($5.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,720,000 ($712.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,727,000 ($344.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,388,000 ($959.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,059,000 ($97.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,093,000 ($1116.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,027,000 ($94.81)

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Dane County, WI  1.60% ($40,153 average AGI)
from Rock County, WI  0.54% ($30,735)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.44% ($41,426)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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 Dane County, WI  1.60% ($43,792 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.86% ($32,851)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.36% ($21,268)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W211AU (90.1 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Monroe fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 2009 04:34 PM, 6th St, 22nd Ave, Lat: 42.60632, Lon: -89.63263, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1988 11:45 AM, St 11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1984 06:53 PM, 16th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 1, 1981 05:41 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 18, 1980 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total average daily traffic: 32,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,278
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 26 (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: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Monroe

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, WI
Businesses in Monroe, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Penske1
AmericInn1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SAS Shoes1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx2Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular3
Jimmy John's1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walmart1
Maurices1YMCA1
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