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Monroe Township is a suburb of Cedar Rapids with a population of 13,723. Monroe Township is in Linn County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Monroe Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Monroe Township there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Monroe Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Monroe Township are above average.

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About Monroe Township...
Population
13,723

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$224,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$774
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Monroe Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,682
National
$62,843

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