The unemployment rate in Monroe County is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monroe County jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monroe County's cost of living is 9.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Monroe county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 60.4% to 37.8%. More Voting Stats
Monroe County's population is 149,619 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Monroe County is Real Estate: $156,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.
Monroe County public schools spend $11,342 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Monroe County. More Education