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Pros

-Small-town feel
-Historic interest
-Low crime rates

Cons

-Entertainment
-Economic cycles
-Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Monroe Metro Area


Monroe is an old manufacturing and port city along the western shore of Lake Erie between Detroit and Toledo, Ohio. This typically Midwestern town contains numerous early-20th-century homes on shaded streets and some historic attractions related to the residence of General George A. Custer. It is quiet, with plenty of water recreation.


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Quick Facts About Monroe


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Monroe is 3.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monroe jobs have Increased by 2.27 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Monroe's cost of living is 14.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Monroe's population is 20,092 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.27 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Monroe is $109,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -20.24 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Monroe public schools spend $9,679 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.4 students per teacher in Monroe.

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  2/6/2015
Newport area

I purchased my home three and a half years ago. Since then my home and property have been vandalized five times. My home was broken into twice and property has been...

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  9/22/2011
PLEASE READ THIS (REAL) review of Monroe

If your looking for big city life....um... go to the big city. Monroe isn't that. However, Monroe does have fine schooling k-12 and their community college is everything...

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  12/27/2006
Boring place with lots of trashy people

Certain people may find this to be a nice place to live; couples with very young children or empty nester retires who care about nothing but enjoying thier morning...

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