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Monroe Center, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Monroe Center is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ogle County at latitude 42.1001 and longitude -88.9947. Ogle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Monroe Center, but most people and references simply refer to it as Monroe Center, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Monroe Center indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Monroe Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monroe Center: Monroe, Monroe Centre.

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Monroe Center, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 492
Population in Households 492
Population in Familes 432
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 408
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $152,857
Average Home Value $172,333


Median Household Income $59,271
Average Household Income $69,830
Per Capita Income $25,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.03% 0.24%
Households 1.19% 0.32%
Families 0.85% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Monroe Center, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe Center to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 944 31st
Population Density1 # 1134 17th
Diversity Index2 # 706 48th
Median Household Income # 400 71st
Per Capita Income # 566 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.