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Monroe City is a town in Knox County, in the Vincennes metro area.
The community was named for Monroe Alton, landowner.
The latitude of Monroe City is 38.615N. The longitude is -87.354W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 539.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monroe City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox 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 47557 ZIP code.
22% of Monroe City residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monroe City was $15,579, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Monroe City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Monroe City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monroe City political report.
The average commute time for Monroe City workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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