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Monroe County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 8,707 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Monroe County: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (24.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.0%), Educational, health and social services (15.2%), Manufacturing (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Monroe County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 4,349  (50.0%)
Females: 4,358  (50.0%)
Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,271 ($30,871 in 1999)

This county:

$40271
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $382 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $447)
This county:

$382
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,018 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Monroe:

$87,018
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,727 - $147,004
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $850
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $350

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 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: $747 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $779 (1.0%)

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: 14.7%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.4% for Black residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
Monroe County:

15.1%
Missouri:

15.9%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.9% for Black residents, 72.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 15 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

2012 air pollution in Monroe County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.1 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:

4.5%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 170
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 50 (50% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

0.5%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 13
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 5
  • 1980 to 1984: 10
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 17

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: 3,318
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 34
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • Mobile homes: 954
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 65

Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 738 (27 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 628

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

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:

  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1961): March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1934): August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 1, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1773): June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 8, 2006 to March 13, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1631): March 16, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1631, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to May 31, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1524): June 11, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1524, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1463): May 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Germany (22%)
  • Thailand (20%)
  • Poland (14%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Taiwan (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)

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

  • German (25%)
  • United States or American (23%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Monroe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,232 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 494 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 87 (2%)
  • Other means: 26 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 361 (9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $41,074.

5.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.44% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($22,557 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($3,591 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.99%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, MO  0.74% ($22,542 average AGI)
from Marion County, MO  0.71% ($31,870)
from Boone County, MO  0.68% ($24,136)
from Audrain County, MO  0.31% ($12,100)
from Shelby County, MO  0.31% ($32,700)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.29% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($21,320 average AGI)
1.46% relocated to other states ($7,518 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.46%
Missouri average:

2.76%

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, MO  0.94% ($30,000 average AGI)
to Boone County, MO  0.88% ($25,897)
to Randolph County, MO  0.79% ($28,154)
to Audrain County, MO  0.43% ($29,000)
to Shelby County, MO  0.36% ($24,833)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 1076.870
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 991.580

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53.31

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.66

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,712
  • In family households: 7,336 (1,946 male householders, 501 female householders)
    1,979 spouses, 2,396 children (2,171 natural, 50 adopted, 175 stepchildren), 197 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 34 parents, 43 other relatives, 178 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,376 (589 male householders (486 living alone)), 602 female householders (548 living alone)), 185 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 128 (89 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,254 2-persons, 507 3-persons, 365 4-persons, 202 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,034 1-person, 139 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

1,856 married couples with children.
394 single-parent households (103 men, 291 women).

97.0% of residents of Monroe County speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 51% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,759,000 ($7474 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:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 46
  • 2000 to 2004: 640
  • 1990 to 1999: 818
  • 1980 to 1989: 575
  • 1970 to 1979: 892
  • 1960 to 1969: 476
  • 1950 to 1959: 249
  • 1940 to 1949: 223
  • 1939 or earlier: 877
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 72
  • 4 rooms: 333
  • 5 rooms: 759
  • 6 rooms: 690
  • 7 rooms: 456
  • 8 rooms: 246
  • 9+ rooms: 290
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 132
  • 4 rooms: 176
  • 5 rooms: 211
  • 6 rooms: 107
  • 7 rooms: 80
  • 8 rooms: 44
  • 9+ rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 62
  • 2 bedrooms: 869
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,415
  • 4 bedrooms: 377
  • 5+ bedrooms: 132
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 176
  • 2 bedrooms: 313
  • 3 bedrooms: 229
  • 4 bedrooms: 54
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 118
  • 1 vehicle: 719
  • 2 vehicles: 1,209
  • 3 vehicles: 544
  • 4 vehicles: 194
  • 5+ vehicles: 85
  • no vehicle: 151
  • 1 vehicle: 296
  • 2 vehicles: 229
  • 3 vehicles: 96
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

59% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Missouri.

Monroe County:

59.5%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 7386
  • Northeast: 83
  • Midwest: 1173
  • South: 349
  • West: 253

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $25,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32.6%)
  • Electricity (19.8%)
  • Wood (7.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.7%)
  • Electricity (25.5%)
  • Wood (6.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 153
Here:

14.1%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

2.8%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

15.0%
Missouri:

24.9%

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 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $993,000
    Police Protection: $325,000
    Financial Administration: $194,000
    Central Staff Services: $177,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Corrections - Other: $72,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
    General - Other: $63,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $467,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $96,000
    Interest Earnings: $68,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $633,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $735,000
    Property: $261,000
    NEC: $1,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,064,000

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
Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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)"