For population 25 years and over in Monroe:
For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:
320 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,881 (2.5%)
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:
Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 89.64 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,376 (+31.2%)
Area code: 608
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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: 35 (26 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +552 (+5.4%).
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
Monroe-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 136% 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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city 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 Monroe center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe that have no violations reported:
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)
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Religion statistics for Monroe city (based on Green County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.40%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
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6.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,995 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,578 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Monroe fatal accident list:
Sep 13, 2009 04:34 PM, 6th St, 22nd Ave, Lat: 42.60632222, Lon: -89.63263056, 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:
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Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.