Monroe County, Indiana (IN)

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County population in 2012: 141,019 (79% urban, 21% rural); it was 120,563 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 20,593
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,261
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,298
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,010 (it was 21,600 in 2000)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

30%

Land area: 394 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Monroe County: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.3%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Monroe County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.1%)
  • Asian alone (5.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
Median resident age:  27.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 68,840  (42.9%)
Females: 69,134  (57.1%)
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Monroe County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,972 ($33,311 in 1999)

This county:

$41972
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $688 (lower quartile is $530, upper quartile is $940)
This county:

$688
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,600 (it was $107,500 in 2000)
Monroe:

$158,600
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,600 - $231,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $215,401
Here:

$215,401
State:

$158,623

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,785
Here:

$154,785
State:

$143,204

In 2-unit structures: $176,718
Here:

$176,718
State:

$100,714

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,554
Here:

$91,554
State:

$108,190

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,917
Here:

$139,917
State:

$127,569

Mobile homes: $26,630
Here:

$26,630
State:

$33,934
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,178
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 819

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 480 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2001: 495 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2002: 589 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2003: 660 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2004: 656 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2007: 425 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2008: 277 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2009: 195 buildings, average cost: $166,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,154 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,043 (0.7%)

Monroe County household income distribution in 2009 Monroe County home values distribution Monroe County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 37.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for American Indian residents, 37.1% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
Monroe County:

24.7%
Indiana:

15.9%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.1% for American Indian residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 28 years old
(Males: 27 years old, Females: 29 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 30 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 18 years old)

Area name: Bloomington, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $524 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $621 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $873 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bloomington, Ellettsville, Smithville-Sanders, Harrodsburg, Stinesville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Monroe County: Bloomington Speedway (A), Scout Ridge Youth Campground (B), Blackwell Pond Campground (C), Hardin Ridge Recreation Site (D), Ransburg Boy Scout Reservation (E), Buzzard Roost Recreation Area (F), Wheeler Mission Campground (G), Starlite Drive-In (H), Van Buren Township Fire Department Station 9 (I), Benton Township Volunteer Fire (J), Bloomington Township Fire Department Station 5 (K), Bloomington Township Fire Department Station 15 (L), Van Buren Township Fire Department Station 19 (M), Bloomington Township Department of Fire and Rescue Station 15 (N), Indian Creek Volunteer Firefighters (O), Benton Township Volunteer Fire Department (P), Bloomington Township Department of Fire and Rescue Station 5 Headquarters (Q), Ellettsville Fire Department Station 7 (R), Ellettsville Fire Department Station 8 (S), Indiana Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry Fire Control Headquarters (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monroe County include: Friendship Church (A), Garrison Chapel (B), Bethel Church (C), Bethel Lane Church (D), Blackwell Church (E), Hunter Creek Church (F), Harmony Church (G), Linthieum Church (H), Mount Calvary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Carmel Cemetery (1), Whitehall Cemetery (2), Mount Salem Cemetery (3), Harmony Cemetery (4), Dowell Cemetery (5), Mitchell Cemetery (6), Sample Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Geiger Ridge Pond (A), Jay Pond (B), Hunter Creek Pond (C), Monroe Lake (D), Cherry Lake (E), Bryant Creek Lake (F), Egenolf Lake (G), Beanblossom Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saddle Creek (A), Siscoe Branch (B), Sugar Creek (C), Clifty Branch (D), Tanyard Branch (E), Taylor Branch (F), Shuffle Creek (G), Judah Branch (H), Lazy Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe County include: Allens Creek State Recreation Area (1), Hardin Ridge Recreation Area (2), Mason Ridge Camping Area (3), Oak Ridge Camping Area (4), Fairfax State Recreation Area (5), Paynetown State Recreation Area (6), North Fork State Wildlife Refuge (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brown County , Greene County , Jackson County , Lawrence County , Morgan County , Owen County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 34,916
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 39.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,566 (27% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

5.4%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,473
  • 1990 to 1994: 843
  • 1985 to 1989: 668
  • 1980 to 1984: 380
  • 1975 to 1979: 340
  • 1970 to 1974: 193
  • 1970 to 1974: 140
  • 1965 to 1969: 529

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.1%

Monroe County marital status for males Monroe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 14,447 (1,526 second mortgage, 1,627 home equity loan, 78 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,303

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,94590
Catholic10,3503
Mainline Protestant10,02130
Other3,98717
Black Protestant2703
Orthodox2251
None96,176-
Monroe County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Monroe County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Monroe County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 104
This county:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

6.5%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

26.1%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 111 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,591
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $170.26
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.56%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,199
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,452
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.47%
Corn for grain: 2689 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 256 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5845 harvested acres
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 36 acres

Tornado activity:

Monroe County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 1629425.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 138 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/20/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 127 people and caused $103 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% 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 87.6 miles away from Monroe County 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 76.0 miles away from the county 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 105.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from the county 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from Monroe County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Korea (14%)
  • India (7%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Taiwan (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Monroe County (%):

  • German (22%)
  • United States or American (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Polish (3%)

Monroe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 44,462 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 6,243 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,016 (2%)
  • Railroad: 27 (0%)
  • Taxi: 70 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 92 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 956 (2%)
  • Walked: 5,173 (9%)
  • Other means: 274 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,110 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Monroe County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 12,884 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 539 people in nursing homes
  • 215 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 199 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 185 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 149 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 89 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 52 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Monroe County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 13,757 people in college/university student housing
  • 553 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 241 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 205 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 109 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,680.

8.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Indiana average:

5.59%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.02%

4.63% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($15,856 average AGI)
3.92% relocated from other states ($18,577 average AGI)
Monroe County:

3.92%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  0.66% ($30,804 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, IN  0.46% ($32,227)
from Greene County, IN  0.40% ($30,162)
from Owen County, IN  0.36% ($25,488)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.19% ($35,860)
from Cook County, IL  0.19% ($37,810)
from Morgan County, IN  0.16% ($26,838)


9.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
Indiana average:

5.83%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($372 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.14%
Indiana average:

0.03%

4.23% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($13,572 average AGI)
4.81% relocated to other states ($19,286 average AGI)
Monroe County:

4.81%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  1.05% ($26,215 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, IN  0.42% ($38,742)
to Owen County, IN  0.32% ($27,392)
to Greene County, IN  0.31% ($30,750)
to Cook County, IL  0.31% ($33,314)
to Johnson County, IN  0.21% ($35,710)
to Morgan County, IN  0.18% ($32,519)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Monroe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,324 (11,431 aged, 1,893 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.83
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16154.46
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 694.140
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50163.21

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1012.300
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 620.230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.71

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49.51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 103.780

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.77

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 80.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.7
  • Other - 39.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 122,998

Size of family households: 13,510 2-persons, 6,225 3-persons, 4,811 4-persons, 1,883 5-persons, 626 6-persons, 260 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,822 1-person, 6,294 2-persons, 1,977 3-persons, 950 4-persons, 407 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

15,021 married couples with children.
4,971 single-parent households (1,106 men, 3,865 women).

91.9% of residents of Monroe County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $633,254,000 ($5233 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $26,862,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $211,957,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $97,539,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,107,000
Federal grants: $272,181,000
Federal procurement contracts: $18,797,000 ($7,750,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $29,674,000 ($6,865,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $411,352,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $171,715,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,000,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,434
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,896
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,048
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,626
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.72 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,807
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,356
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,627
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,933
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,701
  • 1960 to 1969: 7,465
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,219
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,147
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,287
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 164
  • 3 rooms: 476
  • 4 rooms: 2,399
  • 5 rooms: 5,705
  • 6 rooms: 5,811
  • 7 rooms: 4,035
  • 8 rooms: 3,166
  • 9+ rooms: 3,525
  • 1 room: 1,150
  • 2 rooms: 3,072
  • 3 rooms: 4,169
  • 4 rooms: 5,835
  • 5 rooms: 4,138
  • 6 rooms: 1,917
  • 7 rooms: 778
  • 8 rooms: 239
  • 9+ rooms: 302
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 707
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,282
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,295
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,820
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,167
  • no bedroom: 1,422
  • 1 bedroom: 6,613
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,343
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,006
  • 4 bedrooms: 903
  • 5+ bedrooms: 313
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 762
  • 1 vehicle: 6,992
  • 2 vehicles: 11,310
  • 3 vehicles: 4,449
  • 4 vehicles: 1,266
  • 5+ vehicles: 519
  • no vehicle: 3,001
  • 1 vehicle: 10,393
  • 2 vehicles: 5,793
  • 3 vehicles: 1,505
  • 4 vehicles: 656
  • 5+ vehicles: 252

40% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Indiana.

Monroe County:

40.5%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $96,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (62.2%)
  • Electricity (21.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Electricity (50.4%)
  • Utility gas (43.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 990
Here:

10.1%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 194
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 797
Here:

2.9%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Monroe County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,108,000
    Regular Highways: $864,000
    General - Other: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $10,895,000
    General - Other: $9,165,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,904,000
    Regular Highways: $4,580,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,290,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,798,000
    Police Protection: $2,084,000
    Health - Other: $1,871,000
    Financial Administration: $1,796,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,361,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,322,000
    Correctional Institutions: $698,000
    Parks and Recreation: $636,000
    Air Transportation: $614,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $176,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,280,000
    Regular Highways: $132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    General Public Building: $19,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,333,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,462,000
    Air Transportation: $240,000
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,546,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $882,000
    General Local Government Support: $252,000
    All Other: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,903,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,602,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,212,000
    All Other: $1,321,000
    Public Welfare: $554,000
    Health and Hospitals: $106,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,681,000
    Individual Income: $5,900,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,555,000
    Other License: $668,000

Monroe County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,909,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,851,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,728,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,858,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $159,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED445$134,802927$149,4072,931$159,408187$50,73319$2,772,421290$123,25564$64,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$112,22247$154,532169$158,28412$58,2500$023$110,6968$78,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED59$122,339118$145,644701$164,71075$30,2931$280,00061$113,85238$59,158
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN61$131,55792$166,033508$161,24016$121,4380$032$119,43810$70,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$130,08310$197,600116$158,2245$156,4000$04$149,7500$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED193$166,699161$167,4532$176,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$178,93560$210,2002$146,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$176,69220$181,3500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$181,50010$208,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$173,33310$175,6001$75,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Monroe County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary55478.9 years
John43274.5 years
William42975.1 years
Robert42170.2 years
James39272.4 years
Charles35574.6 years
Dorothy21779.3 years
Helen21280.0 years
Ruth19879.3 years
George19675.5 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20075.9 years
Johnson14275.5 years
Deckard14075.8 years
Brown11277.8 years
Jones11279.5 years
Taylor9376.1 years
Miller9278.3 years
May8274.9 years
Richardson8075.6 years
Moore7876.2 years
Businesses in Monroe County, IN
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott3
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets20
AT&T5Maurices1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Mazda1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's5
Aeropostale1Menards1
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's4New Balance2
Audi1Nike9
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Nissan1
Barnes & Noble1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King4Pac Sun1
CVS5Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A2Papa John's Pizza3
Chico's1Payless1
Chipotle1Penske2
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
ColorTyme1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut3
Cracker Barrel1Plato's Closet1
Curves2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DHL1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1SAS Shoes2
Express1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx17Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop2Starbucks6
H&R Block5Steak 'n Shake3
Hardee's1Subway12
Hilton1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile4
Holiday Inn2T.G.I. Driday's1
Hollister Co.1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell3
Hot Topic1Target1
Hyundai1The Limited1
Jones New York2Toyota1
Journeys1Toys"R"Us1
Justice1Travelodge1
KFC2True Value1
Kincaid2U-Haul7
Kmart2UPS27
Kohl's1Urban Outfitters1
Kroger4Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture3Victoria's Secret1
LensCrafters1Volkswagen1
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart1
Long John Silver's2Wendy's4
Lowe's1White Castle1
Macy's1

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