Statewide Claims to Fame

Monroe is 3rd in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Monroe is 18th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 10,794 81st 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.8 113th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,243.5 36th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 75th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.5% 94th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.8% 18th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.4% 122nd 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.7% 129th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 94.8% 42nd 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 114th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 118th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 116th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 63rd 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 119th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 40th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 92.8% 57th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 52.1% 35th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.5% 99th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 5,101 73rd 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.3% 83rd 25.4% 25.9%
Households 4,936 71st 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.2% 75th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $115,800 124th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 126th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $26,657 75th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $40,441 120th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.7% 33rd 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Monroe Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,165 61st 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $621,724 25th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $59,066 3rd $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,034 72nd $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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