Income/capita 24%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 100%
IndexMonroe CityIndianaNational
Income per capita$22,585$26,117$29,829
Median household income$61,500$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,000$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$65,750$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$45,809$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$30,882$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monroe City is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monroe City is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monroe City is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monroe City is 24% lower than the national average

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      Monroe City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector28.6%11.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services6.9%8.1%
      Public administration9.1%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%1.8%
      Education, health & social services8.0%54.1%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bruceville, IN540$59,5838%
      Decker, IN246$50,00010%
      Hazleton, IN277$47,91713%
      Edwardsport, IN334$43,75021%
      Bicknell, IN3,085$41,85224%
      Monroe City, IN612$61,50011%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Burke, SD612$35,31336%
      Eau Claire, MI612$44,58319%
      Parma, MO612$26,08753%
      Collegeville, IN612$0100%
      Republic, OH612$46,56316%
      Monroe City, IN612$61,50011%
      Source: The Monroe City, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).