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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Monroe County is located in Georgia with a population of 26,795. In Monroe County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Monroe County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Monroe County are highly rated.
Population
26,795

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$692
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Monroe County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    407.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    24
    40.7
  • Robbery
    167.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    383.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,854.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Monroe County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,666
National
$55,322

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