Monroe County, Indiana 

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Population

144,436

+7.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$41,857

Median Home Price

$196,400

Best Places to Live in Monroe County, Indiana

College town - South-central Indiana, 45 miles south of Indianapolis. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Monroe County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Monroe, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Attractive setting
Nearby recreation
Cons
Low ethnic diversity
Recent employment declines
Housing cost

What Bert Has To Say About Bloomington Metro Area

Bloomington is a true college town, with a large and attractive campus to the northeast of downtown; an area of shops, restaurants, and nightlife serving the student community; and a typically Midwestern town square with a courthouse at the center. Indiana University, founded in 1820 and currently serving some 35,000 students, provides a variety of culture and entertainment and is the dominant factor in the local economy and character. Sports, particularly basketball, are a local obsession. The university is also home to one of the top music schools in the nation. Educational attainment here is among the highest in the state, crime is low, the economy is steady and attitudes are progressive.


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QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Monroe County
Metro Area: Bloomington
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Bloomington, Perry township (Monroe Cnty), 16 total
Zip Codes: 47401, 47403, 47408, 47404, 47429, 47405, 47406, 47468, 47464, 47458, 11 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 928 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Monroe County is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Monroe County jobs have decreased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monroe County's cost of living is 12.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Monroe County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Monroe county voted Democratic in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Monroe County's population is 144,436 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Monroe County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%.

SCHOOLS
Monroe County public schools spend $10,991 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Monroe County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN MONROE COUNTY, INDIANA
47401, 47403, 47408, 47404, 47429, 47405, 47406, 47468, 47464, 47458, 11 total

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