Monroe employment information

Income per capita$23,916$27,621$28,555
Median household income$49,167$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,036$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,878$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$39,450$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,000$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level10.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Monroe is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Monroe is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Monroe is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Monroe is 32% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Monroe median earnings by income bracket

Monroe employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.3%2.3%
Manufacturing sector37.9%3.0%
Financial & insurance services6.1%6.7%
Wholesale & retail services9.2%12.4%
Public administration1.8%0.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%3.4%
Education, health & social services5.2%30.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oakland Acres, IA135$82,25054%
Valeria, IA65$68,33328%
Runnells, IA585$67,50026%
Lambs Grove, IA175$66,87525%
Prairie City, IA1,656$60,41713%
Monroe, IA1,800$49,1678%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boulevard Gardens, FL1,800$29,95344%
Punta Rassa, FL1,800$43,52819%
Rockwell, NC1,801$37,54530%
Burnt Store Marina, FL1,799$88,37865%
West Alexandria, OH1,799$42,25021%
Monroe, IA1,800$49,1678%
Source: The Monroe, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.