Income/capita 47%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 103%
Income per capita$15,936$26,678$29,829
Median household income$33,927$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,281$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,834$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,904$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,838$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate9.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.3%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Monroe is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Monroe is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Monroe is 103% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Monroe is 87% higher than the national average

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      Monroe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services21.9%31.5%
      Public administration1.1%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%2.6%
      Education, health & social services6.4%27.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Grayson, GA3,008$84,51453%
      North High Shoals, GA848$78,54242%
      Between, GA275$63,90616%
      Dacula, GA5,053$58,7506%
      Loganville, GA11,072$55,2860%
      Monroe, GA13,253$33,92739%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Southern Pines, NC13,258$47,23515%
      Spring Lake, NC13,258$38,34031%
      Port Orchard, WA13,265$63,63415%
      Hamilton Square, NJ13,265$104,75389%
      Rantoul, IL13,238$41,03126%
      Monroe, GA13,253$33,92739%
      Source: The Monroe, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).