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Monroe, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Monroe had a population of 621 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 44.3169 and longitude -123.2989 in Benton County. 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. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 289 feet.

The City of Monroe (GNIS ID: 2411135) 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.

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, 2015.

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Monroe, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 621
Population in Households 621
Population in Familes 504
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,230
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $252,000
Average Home Value $289,511


Median Household Income $59,765
Average Household Income $68,961
Per Capita Income $27,243
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.32%
Households 0.38% 0.46%
Families 1.67% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 175 54th
Diversity Index2 # 126 67th
Median Household Income # 65 83rd
Per Capita Income # 108 72nd

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