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Monroe is a city in Green County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Monroe. For links to other places called Monroe, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Monroe is 42.601N. The longitude is -89.638W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,056 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,676.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,922
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Monroe demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Green County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Berghoff & Blues Festival - Sept. 14-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Monroe web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cadiz Springs State Park, Beckman Lake Beach, Zander Lake, Yellowstone Lake State Park
Historic sites and museums: Historic Cheesemaking Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Monroe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Green County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53566 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Monroe residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monroe was $21,657, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Monroe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Monroe festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Monroe include Monroe Commercial District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Monroe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $909.


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Libraries in Monroe include Monroe Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Monroe include Monroe Times

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Politics

Green County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monroe political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Monroe workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Monroe include Alphorn Inn & Executive Suites, Americinn Motel.

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