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Monroe, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Monroe had a population of 9,063 as of July 1, 2017. Monroe ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 41.3204 and longitude -74.183 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Village of Monroe (GNIS ID: 2390990) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Monroe is located within Town of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monroe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Monroe, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,063
Daytime Population: Workers 4,169
Daytime Population: Residents 4,166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,335
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 9,025
Population in Familes 7,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 2,624
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $99,192
Average Household Income $121,565
Per Capita Income $40,081


Total Housing Units 3,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,313 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 625 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $347,824
Average Home Value $379,637


Total Households 2,938
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 2,293
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 0.98%
Households 0.95% 0.86%
Families 0.67% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Monroe, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 207 83rd
Population Density # 329 73rd
Diversity Index # 137 89th
Median Household Income # 247 79th
Per Capita Income # 359 70th

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