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Monroe County
  • County in Pennsylvania

Report Card

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

editorial

Monroe County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 168,128. In Monroe County, most residents own their homes. In Monroe County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Monroe County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Monroe County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$182,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,229
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    175.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    43.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    236.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,884.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    61.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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