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Montrose is a city in Lee County, in the Keokuk-Fort Madison metro area.

The latitude of Montrose is 40.532N. The longitude is -91.414W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 531 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 926.


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Median household income
Local
$35,341
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Montrose demographic reports
Montrose is near the Mississippi River
Former and merged names include:
· Cut Nose Village
Local festivals include:
  • Festival of Bluegrass - July 20-21, 2007
  • Pride of Montrose Festival - June 16-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Montrose web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Montrose demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee 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 52632 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Montrose residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montrose ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montrose was $17,010, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Montrose residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Montrose, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.


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

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

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The average commute time for Montrose workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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