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Monroe City, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Monroe City had a population of 566 as of July 1, 2016. Monroe City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe City is located at latitude 38.6145 and longitude -87.353 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monroe City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Town of Monroe City (GNIS ID: 2396772) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Monroe City is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monroe City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monroe City: Lively Dale, Lovely Dale, Nashville.

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Monroe City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 566
Population in Households 566
Population in Familes 485
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,102
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $92,763
Average Home Value $103,090


Median Household Income $51,749
Average Household Income $55,649
Per Capita Income $21,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.07%
Households 0.58% 0.09%
Families 1.12% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Monroe City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe City to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 458 33rd
Population Density1 # 111 84th
Diversity Index2 # 637 6th
Median Household Income # 269 61st
Per Capita Income # 417 39th

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