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Monroe, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Monroe had a population of 919 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 40.7452 and longitude -84.9412 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Town of Monroe (GNIS ID: 2396771) 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 is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monroe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Monroe, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 919
Daytime Population: Workers 863
Daytime Population: Residents 510
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,373
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 919
Population in Familes 832
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,458
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $44,850
Average Household Income $54,103
Per Capita Income $18,117


Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $113,060
Average Home Value $126,590


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.21% 0.92%
Households 1.16% 0.93%
Families 1.33% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Monroe, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 353 48th
Population Density # 296 57th
Diversity Index # 507 26th
Median Household Income # 448 34th
Per Capita Income # 641 6th

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