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Monroe, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Monroe,MI index of house prices

Total population: 20,198 (All urban)

Houses: 9,163 (8,643 occupied: 5,204 owner occupied, 2,964 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,013 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $99,566.

Median contract rent in 2015: $449 (lower quartile is $366, upper quartile is $547)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $757


Median gross rent in Monroe, MI in 2015: $518

Housing units in Monroe with a mortgage: 3,244 (257 second mortgage, 535 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,727

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,132

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,452

Median monthly housing costs: $769


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Monroe, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $112,432 (it was $115,400 in 2000)
Monroe:

$112,432
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,787 - $158,241
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1959

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,527
  • In family households: 18,089 (4,145 male householders, 1,535 female householders)
    4,183 spouses, 6,927 children (6,288 natural, 125 adopted, 514 stepchildren), 386 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 224 other relatives, 470 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,438 (1,286 male householders (1,051 living alone)), 1,700 female householders (1,566 living alone)), 452 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 822 (474 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,267 2-persons, 1,265 3-persons, 1,249 4-persons, 612 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,617 1-person, 319 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

3,691 married couples with children.
1,714 single-parent households (313 men, 1,401 women).

94.7% of residents of Monroe speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 643 (2.9%)
(49.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Monroe, Michigan:

  • 18no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 7472 bedrooms
  • 3,0583 bedrooms
  • 1,2004 bedrooms
  • 1955+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe, Michigan:

  • 117no bedroom
  • 1,0481 bedroom
  • 1,4842 bedrooms
  • 5613 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 295no vehicle
  • 1,4981 vehicle
  • 2,4582 vehicles
  • 8083 vehicles
  • 2034 vehicles
  • 585+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population

Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe in renter-occupied apartments

  • 722no vehicle
  • 1,6761 vehicle
  • 8072 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe, Michigan:

  • 61 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 2544 rooms
  • 1,1475 rooms
  • 1,5106 rooms
  • 1,0257 rooms
  • 7658 rooms
  • 5239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe, Michigan:

  • 1101 room
  • 2202 rooms
  • 7253 rooms
  • 9424 rooms
  • 7705 rooms
  • 3506 rooms
  • 1187 rooms
  • 458 rooms
  • 439+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Monroe, MI household income distribution

  • Monroe, MI household income distribution
  • 931Less than $10,000
  • 605$10,000 to $14,999
  • 623$15,000 to $19,999
  • 581$20,000 to $24,999
  • 498$25,000 to $29,999
  • 492$30,000 to $34,999
  • 430$35,000 to $39,999
  • 493$40,000 to $44,999
  • 439$45,000 to $49,999
  • 918$50,000 to $59,999
  • 936$60,000 to $74,999
  • 891$75,000 to $99,999
  • 393$100,000 to $124,999
  • 210$125,000 to $149,999
  • 156$150,000 to $199,999
  • 70$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Monroe, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Monroe, MI
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 118$30,000 to $34,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 123$40,000 to $49,999
  • 224$50,000 to $59,999
  • 183$60,000 to $69,999
  • 443$70,000 to $79,999
  • 334$80,000 to $89,999
  • 319$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,194$100,000 to $124,999
  • 643$125,000 to $149,999
  • 524$150,000 to $174,999
  • 179$175,000 to $199,999
  • 246$200,000 to $249,999
  • 183$250,000 to $299,999
  • 57$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Monroe, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Monroe, MI
  • 49Less than $100
  • 60$100 to $149
  • 325$150 to $199
  • 100$200 to $249
  • 85$250 to $299
  • 58$300 to $349
  • 87$350 to $399
  • 128$400 to $449
  • 104$450 to $499
  • 343$500 to $549
  • 186$550 to $599
  • 180$600 to $649
  • 131$650 to $699
  • 206$700 to $749
  • 80$750 to $799
  • 198$800 to $899
  • 247$900 to $999
  • 154$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 152No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1811995 to March 2000
  • 511990 to 1994
  • 371985 to 1989
  • 551980 to 1984
  • 461975 to 1979
  • 661970 to 1974
  • 331965 to 1969
  • 174Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Monroe population
Monroe commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 545
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,210
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,184
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,100
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 620
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 292
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 776
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 295
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 286
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 737
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 464
  • 90 or more minutes: 137
Monroe, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.5%
Number of people working at home: 115 (1.2% of all workers)

Monroe mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,265 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 954 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 102 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 254 (3%)
  • Other means: 57 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 115 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4,090
 Other groups: 2,460
 United States or American: 1,733
 Irish: 1,449
 Italian: 1,418
 French (except Basque): 1,412
 English: 1,198
 Polish: 867
 French Canadian: 405
 Scotch-Irish: 217
 Hungarian: 207
 Dutch: 198
 Scottish: 195
 Norwegian: 150
 Belgian: 142
 European: 104
 British: 98
 Swedish: 96
 Serbian: 88
 Welsh: 79
 African: 70
 Subsaharan African:: 70
 Arab:: 67
 Canadian: 67
 Slovak: 66
 Greek: 61
 Slavic: 41
 Lithuanian: 39
 Yugoslavian: 36
 Lebanese: 34
 Romanian: 33
 Czechoslovakian: 32
 Croatian: 32
 Russian: 29
 Czech: 26
 Danish: 26
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 24
 Finnish: 23
 Ukrainian: 21
 Pennsylvania German: 19
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 18
 Jamaican: 18
 Austrian: 15
 Armenian: 15
 Arab/Arabic: 15
 Iraqi: 12
 Alsatian: 10
 Scandinavian: 7
 Bulgarian: 7
 Syrian: 6
 Swiss: 6
 Portuguese: 4

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

  • 15%Canada
  • 14%Mexico
  • 10%Italy
  • 8%United Kingdom
  • 6%India
  • 6%Germany
  • 4%Ghana

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

  • This state: 15,869
  • Northeast: 484
  • Midwest: 2,937
  • South: 2,009
  • West: 307

59% of Monroe residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 91
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 35
  • 5th and 6th grade: 95
  • 7th and 8th grade: 204
  • 9th grade: 240
  • 10th grade: 299
  • 11th grade: 222
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 163
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,213
  • Less than 1 year of college: 681
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 868
  • Associate degree: 422
  • Bachelor's degree: 643
  • Master's degree: 216
  • Professional school degree: 103
  • Doctorate degree: 25

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 51
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 42
  • 5th and 6th grade: 93
  • 7th and 8th grade: 383
  • 9th grade: 254
  • 10th grade: 317
  • 11th grade: 259
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 212
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,640
  • Less than 1 year of college: 826
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 827
  • Associate degree: 491
  • Bachelor's degree: 824
  • Master's degree: 502
  • Professional school degree: 66
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 26.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 51.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 16.7%Females
Monroe marital status for males
Monroe marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,858
  • One, attached: 291
  • Two: 800
  • 3 or 4: 476
  • 5 to 9: 528
  • 10 to 19: 495
  • 20 to 49: 215
  • 50 or more: 478
  • Mobile homes: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,274

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Monroe:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 96.0%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 74.7%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 526
Here:

18.9%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 150
Here:

11.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 117
Here:

14.9%
Michigan:

16.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)