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Connecticut > All counties > Fairfield County > Monroe Town
Monroe, CT

Town
Population 2000: 19,247
Square miles: 26.13



2000 CENSUS DATA
MONROE CT US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 6,601
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 428 6.5 31.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.39 2.22 2.36
Average number of rooms 5.01 4.10 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.64 1.16 1.19
Median year structure was built 1971 1960 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1997 1998
Median rent ($) 828 588 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 1,125 565 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 83 19.4 16.8 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 24 25 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 6,053 91.7 62.8 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 3.00 2.69 2.71
Average number of rooms 7.25 6.64 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.09 1.58 1.64
Median year structure was built 1972 1962 1971
Median year householder moved in 1991 1988 1991
Median value ($) 253,500 160,600 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 4,450 73.5 59.8 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 1,119 18.5 14.7 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 229,500 136,500 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,841 1,426 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 566 473 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk