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Monroe is a city in Benton County, in the Corvallis metro area.
The community was named for President James Monroe
The latitude of Monroe is 44.314N. The longitude is -123.295W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 594.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monroe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Corvallis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97456 ZIP code.
25% of Monroe residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monroe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monroe was $14,970, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Monroe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Monroe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $439. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.
Libraries in Monroe include Monroe Community Library ... View libraries
Benton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monroe political report.
The average commute time for Monroe workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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