Monroe County, Wisconsin (WI)

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County population in 2012: 45,100 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 40,899 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,242
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,162
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,344
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,972 (it was 4,055 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 901 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Monroe County: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (35.2%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 8%
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Races in Monroe County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years
Males: 22,648  (46.1%)
Females: 22,025  (53.9%)
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Monroe County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,397 ($37,170 in 1999)

This county:

$47397
Wisconsin:

$51467

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $596 (lower quartile is $431, upper quartile is $732)
This county:

$596
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,980 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Monroe:

$131,980
Wisconsin:

$163,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,600 - $198,958

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $170,005
Here:

$170,005
State:

$201,380

Townhouses or other attached units: $191,017
Here:

$191,017
State:

$167,784

In 2-unit structures: $129,502
Here:

$129,502
State:

$167,332

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,089
Here:

$98,089
State:

$161,462

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,908
Here:

$187,908
State:

$151,419

Mobile homes: $35,873
Here:

$35,873
State:

$46,729
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,141
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $444

Institutionalized population: 572

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):

Monroe County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 151 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2008: 119 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2009: 83 buildings, average cost: $144,800

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,499 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,406 (1.9%)

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: 16.0%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 40.6% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
Monroe County:

16.2%
Wisconsin:

13.5%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sparta, Tomah, Little Falls, Angelo, Cashton, Adrian, Norwalk, Wellington, Wells, Wilton.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Monroe County: Hiawatha Golf Club (A), Camp McCoy (B), Salzwedel Cranberry Marsh (C), Maple Ridge Orchard (D), Moseley's Fruit and Vegetable Farm (E), Hoffman Corners (F), Sutcliffe Corners (G), Old Camp McCoy (H), Fort McCoy Fire Department Main Station (I), Fort McCoy Fire Department South Station (J), Oakdale Area Fire Association La Grange Station (K), Wells Town Hall (L), Rolling Hills County Home (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monroe County include: Glass Church (A), Fish Creek Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Big Creek Church (D), Immanuel Church (E), Welch Church (F), Skogdalen Church (G), Assembly of God Church (H), Kingdom Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Angelo Cemetery (1), Rest Haven Cemetery (2), Dannavang Cemetery (3), Dorset Cemetery (4), Oakdale Cemetery (5), Wood Cemetery (6), Aney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), West Sandy Lake (B), Sandy Lake (C), Pinnacle Rock Pond (D), North Flowage (E), Big Sandy Lake (F), Shallow Lake (G), Deep Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Allen Creek (A), Apple Creek (B), Bailey Creek (C), Beltz Creek (D), Big Creek (E), South Fork Lemonweir River (F), Sparta Creek (G), Jay Creek (H), Ranch Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe County include: Mill Bluff State Natural Area (1), Eureka Maple Woods State Natural Area (2), Fort McCoy Barrens State Natural Area (3), Portland Maples State Natural Area (4), Sand Creek Pines State Natural Area (5), Mill Bluff State Park (6), Big Creek State Fishery Area (7), Evans Pond State Fishery Area (8), La Crosse River State Fishery Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Jackson County , Juneau County , La Crosse County , Vernon County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,027
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 751 (38% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 242
  • 1990 to 1994: 128
  • 1985 to 1989: 86
  • 1980 to 1984: 71
  • 1975 to 1979: 46
  • 1970 to 1974: 33
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 126

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.6%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 4,718 (710 second mortgage, 368 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,401

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

68.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,25010
Evangelical Protestant8,91641
Mainline Protestant4,46220
Other3044
None21,741-
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: 8
Monroe County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Monroe County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 182 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,927
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $189.93
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,913
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,494
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.42%
Corn for grain: 43417 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 477 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15050 harvested acres
Vegetables: 114 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 109 acres

Tornado activity:

Monroe County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 3748101.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 28 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/12/1985, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 22 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% 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 191.8 miles away from Monroe County center
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 404.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from the 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 380.8 miles away from the county 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 164.3 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) earthquake occurred 403.9 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:


The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

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 (%):

  • Mexico (39%)
  • Germany (17%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)

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

  • German (45%)
  • Norwegian (13%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Monroe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,062 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,346 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (0%)
  • Taxi: 19 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (0%)
  • Walked: 827 (4%)
  • Other means: 156 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,431 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 371 people in nursing homes
  • 209 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 146 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 61 people in other group homes
  • 52 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 30 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 392 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 123 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 122 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 72 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,055.

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($803 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.09%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

3.60% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($19,296 average AGI)
2.28% relocated from other states ($16,792 average AGI)
Monroe County:

2.28%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Crosse County, WI  0.98% ($32,121 average AGI)
from Juneau County, WI  0.46% ($32,976)
from Jackson County, WI  0.31% ($31,709)
from Vernon County, WI  0.30% ($23,074)
from Dane County, WI  0.19% ($34,212)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.11% ($31,250)
from Wood County, WI  0.11% ($48,474)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($665 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.08%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

3.78% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($19,234 average AGI)
2.24% relocated to other states ($14,685 average AGI)
Monroe County:

2.24%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Crosse County, WI  1.31% ($30,172 average AGI)
to Juneau County, WI  0.44% ($32,231)
to Dane County, WI  0.28% ($32,440)
to Vernon County, WI  0.28% ($26,714)
to Jackson County, WI  0.22% ($28,897)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.08% ($25,133)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.08% ($30,143)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Monroe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,328 (5,447 aged, 881 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: 4.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3867.760
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 188.790
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28487.82

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1449.210
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1074.010
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.69

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27.83
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56.28

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.03

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.2
  • Other - 58.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,814

Size of family households: 5,464 2-persons, 2,428 3-persons, 2,076 4-persons, 1,049 5-persons, 400 6-persons, 323 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,649 1-person, 841 2-persons, 105 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

8,453 married couples with children.
2,273 single-parent households (653 men, 1,620 women).

92.4% of residents of Monroe County speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 32% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
4.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $373,208,000 ($8807 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $114,239,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,642,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,698,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,393,000
Federal grants: $49,764,000
Federal procurement contracts: $87,263,000 ($76,022,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $71,447,000 ($28,950,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,979,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,726,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,576,000

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

Births: 3,141
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,153
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +182
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +648
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.40 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 291
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,313
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,767
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,427
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,044
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,228
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,510
  • 1940 to 1949: 800
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,008
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 261
  • 4 rooms: 1,149
  • 5 rooms: 2,657
  • 6 rooms: 2,593
  • 7 rooms: 1,858
  • 8 rooms: 1,466
  • 9+ rooms: 1,296
  • 1 room: 42
  • 2 rooms: 211
  • 3 rooms: 621
  • 4 rooms: 1,167
  • 5 rooms: 877
  • 6 rooms: 502
  • 7 rooms: 327
  • 8 rooms: 189
  • 9+ rooms: 119
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 297
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,292
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,904
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,231
  • 5+ bedrooms: 603
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 817
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,782
  • 3 bedrooms: 983
  • 4 bedrooms: 307
  • 5+ bedrooms: 106
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 515
  • 1 vehicle: 2,653
  • 2 vehicles: 5,261
  • 3 vehicles: 2,121
  • 4 vehicles: 554
  • 5+ vehicles: 240
  • no vehicle: 768
  • 1 vehicle: 1,644
  • 2 vehicles: 1,264
  • 3 vehicles: 278
  • 4 vehicles: 76
  • 5+ vehicles: 25

59% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Wisconsin.

Monroe County:

58.9%
State average:

57.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $73,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.6%)
  • Wood (9.6%)
  • Electricity (4.9%)
  • Utility gas (41.7%)
  • Electricity (31.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.1%)
  • Wood (4.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,036
Here:

19.3%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 143
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 129
Here:

14.8%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

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 - Regular Highways: $3,876,000
    General - Other: $178,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $13,379,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,595,000
    Police Protection: $3,271,000
    Regular Highways: $2,957,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,848,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,833,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,587,000
    General - Other: $1,443,000
    Health - Other: $1,100,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,021,000
    Financial Administration: $645,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $495,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    General Public Buildings: $306,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $215,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $282,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $126,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,375,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $9,200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $83,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,076,000
    Highways: $434,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $404,000
    Interest Earnings: $310,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $56,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $47,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,224,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,871,000
    Highways: $2,823,000
    All Other: $1,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $346,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,633,000
    Other License: $160,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $47,000
    NEC: $6,000

Monroe County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,860,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,306,000

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)

Most common first names in Monroe County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John94975.2 years
William77175.9 years
Mary73479.1 years
Robert65469.7 years
Joseph56976.9 years
George50676.9 years
Frank50178.2 years
Edward48976.8 years
Helen46480.9 years
Anna45884.9 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson29673.8 years
Smith22575.6 years
Miller20077.7 years
Anderson16276.7 years
Williams16270.2 years
Brown14672.8 years
Olson13876.6 years
Schmidt12877.9 years
Schultz11975.9 years
Jones11574.4 years
Businesses in Monroe County, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy3
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Burger King2Microtel1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Curves2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Sears2
Econo Lodge1Slumberland1
FedEx4Subway2
Ford2Super 82
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular2
Hilton1UPS6
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart2