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Monroe is a town in Fairfield County, in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.
The community was named after President James Monroe.
The latitude of Monroe is 41.336N. The longitude is -73.226W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,247.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monroe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fairfield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bridgeport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06468 ZIP code.
11% of Monroe residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monroe was $34,161, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Monroe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Monroe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $828. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,841.
Libraries in Monroe include Monroe Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Monroe workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Monroe between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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