Monroe City, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Monroe City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Monroe City had a population of 574 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.6153 and longitude -87.3545 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monroe City 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.

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

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Monroe City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 574
Population in Households 574
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,132
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $53,826
Average Household Income $58,708
Per Capita Income $23,198


Total Housing Units 238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $97,697
Average Home Value $111,313


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.63% 0.14%
Households 0.65% 0.17%
Families 0.92% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 2018 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 # 450 34th
Population Density # 102 85th
Diversity Index # 643 6th
Median Household Income # 281 59th
Per Capita Income # 446 35th

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