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Monroe, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Monroe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Benton County at latitude 44.3169 and longitude -123.2989. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 289 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Monroe, but most people and references simply refer to it as Monroe, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Monroe indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Monroe, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 617
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,222
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $270,192
Average Home Value $302,457


Median Household Income $55,034
Average Household Income $66,670
Per Capita Income $26,300
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.13%
Households 0.19% 0.24%
Families 1.93% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.67%
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, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 245 35th
Population Density1 # 174 54th
Diversity Index2 # 128 66th
Median Household Income # 77 80th
Per Capita Income # 106 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.