Monroe, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monroe, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Monroe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Platte County at latitude 41.474 and longitude -97.5999. Platte County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,522 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Monroe, but most people and references simply refer to it as Monroe, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Monroe indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Monroe, NE Boundary Map


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Monroe, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 305
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,756
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $121,875
Average Home Value $204,167


Median Household Income $59,092
Average Household Income $70,257
Per Capita Income $28,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.69% 1.22%
Households 1.89% 1.34%
Families 4.18% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Monroe, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 280 52nd
Population Density1 # 66 89th
Diversity Index2 # 141 76th
Median Household Income # 92 84th
Per Capita Income # 143 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.