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Monmouth is a township in Shawnee County, in the Topeka metro area.
The latitude of Monmouth is 38.920N. The longitude is -95.566W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,030 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,786.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monmouth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shawnee 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 66542 ZIP code.
30% of Monmouth residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monmouth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monmouth was $24,051, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Monmouth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Monmouth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $992.
Shawnee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monmouth political report.
The average commute time for Monmouth workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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