Monroe, WI Population

Population: 10,843. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,563 (-2.6% change)
Males: 5,138 (47.4%), Females: 5,705 (52.6%)

Green County

Zip code: 53566

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $36,922
Median house value: $90,100

Races in Monroe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (40.6%), Swiss (23.8%), Norwegian (15.1%), Irish (11.1%), English (9.0%), United States (4.8%).

Elevation: 1099 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Monroe

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +552 (+5.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Monroe:

  • MONROE CLINIC INC THE (515 22ND AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Monroe:

  • FREEPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; FREEPORT, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAFAYETTE CTY (about 33 miles; DARLINGTON, WI)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monroe:

  • ROCK CO (about 43 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 43 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 48 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monroe:

  • MONROE MUNI (about 4 miles; MONROE, WI; Abbreviation: EFT)
  • FREEPORT/DORNINK (about 18 miles; FREEPORT, IL; Abbreviation: C86)
  • BRODHEAD (about 20 miles; BRODHEAD, WI; Abbreviation: C37)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monroe:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 36 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 37 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 60 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 65 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)

Schools

Public high schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE HI (Students: 851; Location: 1600 26TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONROE ALTERNATIVE CHARTER SCH (Students: 40; Location: 1220 16TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONROE INDEP VIRTUAL CHRTR SCH (Students: 29; Location: 1220 16TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • MONROE MID (Students: 632; Location: 1510 13TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PARKSIDE EL (Students: 358; Location: 920 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 339; Location: 3005 8 1/2 ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN EL (Students: 338; Location: 2625 14TH AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Monroe:

  • ST VICTOR SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 1416 20TH AVE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Monroe:

  • MONROE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $495,472; Location: 925 16TH AVE.; 73,202 books; 5,145 audio materials; 3,888 video materials; 204 serial subscriptions)