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Monroe County
  • County in Michigan

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

Monroe County is located in Michigan with a population of 150,000. In Monroe County, most residents own their homes. In Monroe County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Monroe County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Monroe County are above average.

About

Population
150,000

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$870
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    269.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    103.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    241.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,190.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    112.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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