Monroe, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 10,565 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 5,075  (48.0%)
Females: 5,490  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 53566.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,518 (it was $36,922 in 2000)
Monroe:

$52,518
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,310 (it was $21,657 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $137,691 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Monroe:

$137,691
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $152,012; detached houses: $160,084; townhouses or other attached units: $134,672; in 2-unit structures: $118,104; mobile homes: $40,409

Median gross rent in 2019: $761.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.6%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.8% for Black residents, 55.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monroe, WI (2019)
    • 9,94193.1%White alone
    • 3803.6%Hispanic
    • 1461.4%Two or more races
    • 700.7%Black alone
    • 750.7%Asian alone
    • 310.3%American Indian alone

Races in Monroe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Wisconsin as of May 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monroe is 240 to 1.


Crime rates in Monroe by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.4)
3
(28.4)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.6)
3
(28.6)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.2)
3
(27.8)
4
(37.1)
3
(28.0)
3
(28.4)
5
(47.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
2
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.5)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
3
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(37.7)
9
(85.2)
12
(114.6)
19
(182.0)
27
(257.6)
24
(220.7)
12
(110.4)
14
(129.8)
14
(129.2)
14
(129.9)
15
(139.0)
11
(102.7)
8
(75.7)
2
(19.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(301.8)
23
(217.7)
36
(343.8)
34
(325.6)
35
(333.9)
42
(386.2)
30
(276.0)
24
(222.5)
17
(156.9)
22
(204.2)
25
(231.6)
19
(177.4)
9
(85.1)
11
(104.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(1,849)
250
(2,367)
313
(2,989)
255
(2,442)
271
(2,585)
299
(2,750)
272
(2,503)
212
(1,966)
238
(2,197)
174
(1,615)
166
(1,538)
120
(1,121)
110
(1,040)
110
(1,044)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(84.9)
9
(85.2)
14
(133.7)
9
(86.2)
7
(66.8)
5
(46.0)
7
(64.4)
9
(83.4)
10
(92.3)
5
(46.4)
10
(92.6)
4
(37.4)
8
(75.7)
2
(19.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(56.6)
3
(28.4)
5
(47.8)
6
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.4)
1
(9.2)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index117.0159.3209.7171.4209.4205.1146.7144.5147.8149.4142.6108.891.492.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Monroe, WI

Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Wisconsin average:

2.18
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Ancestries: German (28.6%), Swiss (13.7%), Norwegian (9.0%), American (8.5%), English (4.9%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 1099 feet

Land area: 4.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,434 people per square mile   (low).

Monroe, Wisconsin map

261 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,004 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,892 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (32.3 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (35.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (113.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clarno, WI (1.9 miles ),
Sylvester, WI (2.4 miles ),
Juda, WI (2.6 miles ),
Cadiz, WI (2.8 miles ),
Jordan, WI (2.8 miles ),
Browntown, WI (2.8 miles ),
Orangeville, IL (3.0 miles ),
Monticello, WI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 89.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,568 (+33.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,236 (72.2%)

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Monroe, WI in 2019
Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $286,900
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $260,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Monroe, WI residents
Average permit cost in Monroe, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Historical population in Monroe, WI
Historical housing units in Monroe, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +552 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in Monroe, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Food (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (8.1%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Monroe, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)

Average climate in Monroe, Wisconsin

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Monroe, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Monroe city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 58% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city 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 277.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Monroe center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 333.7 miles away from Monroe center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Green County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Monroe:

  • THE MONROE CLINIC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2005 5TH STREET)
  • MONROE MNR NUR REHAB (516 26TH AVE)
  • PLEASANT VIEW NUR HOME (N3150 HWY 81 PO BOX 768)
  • MONROE CLINIC DIALYSIS (515 - 22ND AVE)
  • THE MONROE CLINIC HOME CARE (515 22ND AVE)

Airports located in Monroe:

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College/University in Monroe:

  • Paul Mitchell the School-Monroe (Full-time enrollment: 70; Location: 1015 18th Ave, Suite 212; Private, for-profit; Website: monroe.paulmitchell.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • Edgewood College (about 34 miles; Madison, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 35 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Rock Valley College (about 39 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 40 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 45 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Public high school in Monroe:

  • MONROE HIGH (Students: 697, Location: 1600 26TH ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle school in Monroe:

  • ST VICTOR SCHOOL (Students: 139, Location: 1416 20TH AVE, Grades: PK-5)
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Library in Monroe:

  • MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $890,468; Location: 925 16TH AVE.; 82,385 books; 8,370 e-books; 9,311 audio materials; 6,587 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 181 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Blackhawk Technical College should be included in your list of colleges and universities closest to Monroe. Blackhawk Technical College serves Green and Rock Counties and has a campus located in Monroe. Student numbers served at the BTC Monroe Campus were nearly 5000 in the 2000-2001 school year, and have continued to grow (thus meeting your standard of 2000 or more). added by Coordinator
  • Monroe United Methodist Church should be added to the list of churches.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monroe: Monroe Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Monroe City Hall (B), Green County Jail (C), Green County Courthouse (D), Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library (E), Green County Emergency Medical Services (F), Monroe Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monroe include: Assembly of God Tabernacle (A), First Methodist Church (B), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Immanuel German Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), New Apostolic Church (F), Saint Johns United Church of Christ (G), Saint Victors Roman Catholic Church (H), Union Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe include: Twining Park (1), Lincoln Park (2), Market Square (3), Spring Square (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Green County Welcome Center (2108 7th Avenue), Green County Tourism Coordinator (N3150 State Road 81).

Hotels: Knights Inn (250 18th Avenue North), AmericInn Monroe (424 4th Aveue), Gasthaus Motel (685 30th Street), Alphorn Inn & Executive Suites (250 18th Avenue North).

Courts: Family Court Commissioner (Court House), Clerk of Circuit Court (Court House).

Birthplace of: Evelene Brodstone - Business executive, Merrill B. Twining - Soilder, Tom Tennant - Professional baseball player, Adam Emory Albright - Artist, Bob Anderegg - Basketball player, Marc A. Anderson - Chemist.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe and their reported violations in the past:

STAVER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2006), St Boil Water Order (NOV-24-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe that have no violations reported:

  • SIR BUKS DANCE CLUB (Population served: 359, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY VU DRIVE IN (Population served: 203, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POTTERS HOUSE, UPCI (Population served: 111, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONROE DEN LLC (Population served: 102, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDY ACRES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 77, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN GROVE STAGE STOP INC (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MONROE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2000:

  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank and Trust Company: Motor Bank Branch at 1919 Tenth Street, branch established on 1979/09/18; Monroe Branch at 1625 Tenth Street, branch established on 1856/01/01. Info updated 2009/12/03: Bank assets: $834.5 mil, Deposits: $661.8 mil, headquarters in Beloit, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Community Bank: Monroe Branch at 1717 10th Street, branch established on 1903/01/01; Green County Messenger Service at 1717 10th Street, branch established on 2005/06/13. Info updated 2007/09/26: Bank assets: $519.5 mil, Deposits: $429.1 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • Woodford State Bank: Monroe Branch at 403 W. 8th Street, branch established on 2000/06/30. Info updated 2008/09/02: Bank assets: $180.3 mil, Deposits: $156.7 mil, headquarters in Woodford, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Woodford Bancshares,inc.
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Monroe Branch at 1712 12th St, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Monroe Branch at 101 7-1/2 Street, branch established on 1992/12/09. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Monroe Branch at 1420 11th Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • The Bank of New Glarus: Monroe Wi Branch at 250 North 18th Avenue, branch established on 2010/03/23. Info updated 2008/10/08: Bank assets: $210.3 mil, Deposits: $174.5 mil, headquarters in New Glarus, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of New Glarus, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Monroe:

Marital status in Monroe, WI
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Monroe
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monroe, WI (based on Green County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,82220
Catholic6,5604
Evangelical Protestant1,92217
Other1126
None21,426-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Green County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Green County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Green County:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green County:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Green County:

24.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.4%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Monroe:

32.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

58.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monroe, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$145,656$69,9150$0
Streets and Highways 21$90,042$51,4530$0
Sewerage 8$34,778$52,1670$0
Police - Other 8$31,233$46,8500$0
Water Supply 6$28,879$57,7580$0
Parks and Recreation 6$26,144$52,28821$4,447
Other Government Administration 3$17,424$69,69610$2,783
Welfare 2$10,002$60,0121$2,008
Financial Administration 2$8,355$50,1300$0
Natural Resources 1$4,947$59,3640$0
Firefighters 1$590$7,08031$22,085
Solid Waste Management 1$3,747$44,9640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,766$69,1920$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$131
Totals for Government 85$407,560$57,53864$31,454

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,114,000 ($389.40)
    General - Other: $1,846,000 ($174.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $672,000 ($63.61)
    Parking Facilities: $492,000 ($46.57)
    General Public Buildings: $266,000 ($25.18)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($1.23)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,990,000 ($377.66)
    Police Protection: $3,292,000 ($311.59)
    Regular Highways: $2,187,000 ($207.00)
    General - Other: $1,308,000 ($123.81)
    Water Utilities: $1,212,000 ($114.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,056,000 ($99.95)
    Central Staff Services: $653,000 ($61.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $502,000 ($47.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $420,000 ($39.75)
    Financial Administration: $404,000 ($38.24)
    Air Transportation: $255,000 ($24.14)
    Transit Utilities: $220,000 ($20.82)
    General Public Buildings: $156,000 ($14.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $124,000 ($11.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000 ($10.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($4.73)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $49,000 ($4.64)
    Health - Other: $39,000 ($3.69)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($1.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $897,000 ($84.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $887,000 ($83.96)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($5.40)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,611,000 ($436.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,583,000 ($149.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $428,000 ($40.51)
    Air Transportation: $205,000 ($19.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $189,000 ($17.89)
    Other: $144,000 ($13.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $127,000 ($12.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($8.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $230,000 ($21.77)
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000 ($8.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($7.19)
    Sale of Property: $38,000 ($3.60)
    Rents: $33,000 ($3.12)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,865,000 ($176.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,713,000 ($162.14)
    Highways: $556,000 ($52.63)
    Education: $282,000 ($26.69)
    Other: $135,000 ($12.78)
    Transit Utilities: $108,000 ($10.22)
  • Tax - Property: $7,843,000 ($742.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $197,000 ($18.65)
    Other License: $174,000 ($16.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $103,000 ($9.75)
    Other: $68,000 ($6.44)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($0.47)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,998,000 ($3880.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,220,000 ($3428.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,970,000 ($659.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,193,000 ($207.57)

5.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dane County, WI  1.84% ($56,461 average AGI)
from Rock County, WI  0.85% ($36,949)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.44% ($34,845)


5.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dane County, WI  1.55% ($53,138 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.88% ($41,236)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.41% ($38,530)
Businesses in Monroe, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Penske1
AmericInn1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SAS Shoes1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx2Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular3
Jimmy John's1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walmart1
Maurices1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WEKZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M. SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • WEKZ-FM (93.7 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: RONALD M.SPIELMAN & SCOTT THOMPSON)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIE (89.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXQ (98.5 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFPS (92.1 FM; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W211AU (90.1 FM; MONROE, WI; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WQLF (102.1 FM; LENA, IL; Owner: LENA RADIO BROADCASTING)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.9mTotal length
  • $1,151,000Total costs
  • 77,454Total average daily traffic
  • 6,363Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,169Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monroe, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monroe, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Monroe)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of fires - 59 took place in 2007, and the least - 16 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monroe, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.5%), and Outside Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monroe, WI
    • 33548.5%Structure Fires
    • 22132.0%Outside Fires
    • 9513.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 405.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monroe, WI
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monroe, WI
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Monroe compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Monroe on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 (53566) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries"
There are 27 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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