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Monroe County, PA
The county was named for President James Monroe

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Monroe County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the East Stroudsburg metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 158,925. This was an increase of  14.59% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$46,257
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Monroe County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Monroe County was $25,223. This was an increase of 20.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 82% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Stroudsburg

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21% of Monroe County residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Monroe County include Appenzell Cemetery, Buena Vista Cemetery, Dotters Corners Cemetery, Effort Cemetery, Franklin Hill Cemetery, Friends Burial Ground, Green Ridge Cemetery, Lake View Cemetery, Laurelwood Cemetery, Locust Ridge Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Monroe County include Analomink, Barrett, Brodheadsville, Canadensis, Chestnuthill, Coolbaugh, Cresco, Delaware Water Gap, East Stroudsburg, Eldred ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Monroe County include East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania ... View colleges

School districts in Monroe County include East Stroudsburg Area SD, Pleasant Valley SD, Pocono Mountain SD, Stroudsburg Area SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Monroe County include Barrett Friendly Library, Clymer Library, Eastern Monroe Public Library, Mem Library of Radnor Twnshp, Middletown Free Library, Pocono Mountain Public Library, Pocono Township Branch, W Pocono Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Monroe County include Pocono Record ... View newspapers

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Politics

Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monroe County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Monroe County include Best Western, Chateau Resort & Conference Ct, Clarion Hotel Stroudsburg, Comfort Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Super 8, Super 8

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