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Monroe County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 8,718 (all rural); it was 9,311 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,502
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,304
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,869
Renter-occupied apartments: 832 (it was 787 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 646 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe County: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (47.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (17.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Monroe County, MO (2017)
    • 8,09386.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2462.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1331.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 780.8%Two or more races
    • 660.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 330.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 230.2%Asian alone
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 4,375  (50.2%)
Females: 4,343  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,511 ($30,871 in 1999)
This county:

$44,511
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $474)
This county:

$395
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,144 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Monroe:

$114,144
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,204 - $147,635

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $155,099
Here:

$155,099
State:

$204,558

Townhouses or other attached units: $722,166
Here:

$722,166
State:

$195,769

Mobile homes: $76,862
Here:

$76,862
State:

$68,427

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $902
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $373

Institutionalized population: 89

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $28,100
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $32,800
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $60,900
  • 2001: 49 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2002: 56 buildings, average cost: $35,300
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $12,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Monroe, MO residents
Average permit cost in Monroe, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $923 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $932 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monroe, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Monroe, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
Monroe County:

13.8%
Missouri:

13.4%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.3 years old
(Males: 44.2 years old, Females: 47.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.6 years old, Black residents: 38.0 years old, American Indian residents: 59.3 years old, Asian residents: 57.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.2 years old, Other race residents: 15.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $356 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $469 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $603 a month.

Cities in this county include: Paris, Madison, Holliday, Stoutsville, Florida, Goss.

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Monroe County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11.9 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Carbon County, Utah , Calhoun County, Illinois , Millard County, Utah , Gilpin County, Colorado , Hancock County, Indiana , Greene County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Monroe, MO
County total employment by year in Monroe, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Monroe, MO

Current college students: 170
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 51 (50.0% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 151980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,870
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 76
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 20 to 49: 46
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 758
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 1,193 (24 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,426

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,91918
Mainline Protestant2,23014
Catholic9423
Black Protestant1221
Other2-
None2,625-
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: 2
Monroe County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Monroe County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

14.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

9.5%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

30.2%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 329 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,415
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $148.90
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,633
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.45%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,442
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.90
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.80%
Corn for grain: 48983 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8299 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 78359 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% 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 232.5 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 225.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.6 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 250.4 miles away from Monroe 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 233.9 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1631: March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: 1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to May 31, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1524: June 11, 2004, FEMA Id: 1524, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monroe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,942 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 198 (7.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 109 (4.3%)
  • Worked at home: 232 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (22%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (20%)
  • Mexico (18%)
  • Thailand (16%)
  • Vietnam (14%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Monroe County


  • American (27%)
  • German (25%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (5%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,480.

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.97% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($27,255 average AGI)
0.76% relocated from other states ($4,660 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.76%
Missouri average:

2.68%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, MO  1.04% ($33,000 average AGI)
from Marion County, MO  0.82% ($20,000)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.04% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($36,628 average AGI)
1.14% relocated to other states ($6,787 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.14%
Missouri average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, MO  1.35% ($50,500 average AGI)
to Boone County, MO  0.64% ($36,238)
to Audrain County, MO  0.61% ($34,000)
to Randolph County, MO  0.61% ($23,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Monroe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,849 (1,551 aged, 298 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 285 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Monroe County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (204)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (72)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (70)
  • Congestive heart failure (66)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (49)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (44)
  • Unspecified dementia (41)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (37)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,077
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 992

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,718
  • In family households: 7,082 (1,318 male householders, 996 female householders)
    1,919 spouses, 2,322 children (2,159 natural, 39 adopted, 122 stepchildren), 239 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 59 other relatives, 170 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,485 (674 male householders (506 living alone)), 549 female householders (507 living alone)), 260 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 149

Size of family households: 1,496 2-persons, 342 3-persons, 276 4-persons, 148 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,012 1-person, 184 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

1,242 married couples with children.
426 single-parent households (39 men, 387 women).

95.5% of residents of Monroe speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,759,000 ($7,474 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,089,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,568,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,553,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,833,000
Federal grants: $13,683,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,944,000 ($1,414,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,177,000 ($887,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,458,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,619,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,106,000

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

Births: 571
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 613
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +116
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.43 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Monroe County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Monroe County, Missouri
  • 1122014 or later
  • 1062010 to 2013
  • 6242000 to 2009
  • 9281990 to 1999
  • 5891980 to 1989
  • 7801970 to 1979
  • 4081960 to 1969
  • 2851950 to 1959
  • 2351940 to 1949
  • 8411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Missouri
  • 251 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 293 rooms
  • 3084 rooms
  • 6265 rooms
  • 5266 rooms
  • 4267 rooms
  • 3078 rooms
  • 3229+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
  • 661 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 1563 rooms
  • 1714 rooms
  • 2355 rooms
  • 1646 rooms
  • 827 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Missouri
  • 25no bedroom
  • 981 bedroom
  • 6822 bedrooms
  • 1,3173 bedrooms
  • 3544 bedrooms
  • 1115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
  • 63no bedroom
  • 1781 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 2983 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 88no vehicle
  • 5831 vehicle
  • 1,0952 vehicles
  • 5603 vehicles
  • 2334 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 124no vehicle
  • 4451 vehicle
  • 3082 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

86.9% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Missouri.

Monroe County:

86.9%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 6,745
  • Other state: 1,892
  • Northeast: 91
  • Midwest: 1,156
  • South: 346
  • West: 296
Year householders moved into unit in Monroe County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 33.4%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.9%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 232
Here:

24.2%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

7.3%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

17.3%
Missouri:

23.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
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Monroe County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Regular Highways: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,932,000
    Police Protection: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $328,000
    Central Staff Services: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $318,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $412,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $616,000
    Property: $526,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,272,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Regular Highways: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,932,000
    Police Protection: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $328,000
    Central Staff Services: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $318,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $412,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $616,000
    Property: $526,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,272,000

Monroe County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Regular Highways: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,932,000
    Police Protection: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $328,000
    Central Staff Services: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $318,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $412,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $616,000
    Property: $526,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,272,000

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Regular Highways: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,932,000
    Police Protection: $435,000
    Local Fire Protection: $328,000
    Central Staff Services: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $318,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000
    Health - Other: $52,000
    Correctional Institutions: $40,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $412,000
    General Local Government Support: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $443,000
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $616,000
    Property: $526,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,272,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 139
  • Number of aged recipients: 18
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 85
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 53
Most common first names in Monroe County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7375.6 years
Mary6981.8 years
William5681.1 years
John5581.0 years
Charles5374.4 years
Robert3974.7 years
Anna3580.8 years
George3478.9 years
Harry2978.8 years
Fred2574.8 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnston3176.0 years
Smith2869.7 years
Jones2779.1 years
Wood2585.8 years
Miller2379.9 years
Davis2085.4 years
Mallory2073.6 years
Wilson1778.4 years
White1677.1 years
Garnett1670.7 years

Businesses in Monroe County, MO

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Monroe County on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"