Monroe, Pennsylvania

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Monroe is a borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 514 at the 2000 census.



Monroe is located at 41°42′46″N 76°28′31″W / 41.71278°N 76.47528°W / 41.71278; -76.47528 (41.712709, -76.475308)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Inhabitants refer to the borough as "Monroeton". The road signs at the borough limits also refer to the borough as "Monroeton".


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 514 people, 207 households, and 150 families residing in the borough. The population density was 789.6 people per square mile (305.3/km²). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 344.1/sq mi (133.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.08% White, 0.39% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.58% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 207 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the borough the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $35,179 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,242. About 7.1% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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