West Monroe, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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West Monroe, Michigan - Basic Facts

The West Monroe Census Designated Place had a population of 3,270 as of July 1, 2018. West Monroe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Monroe is located at latitude 41.914 and longitude -83.4316 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the West Monroe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The West Monroe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393844) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The West Monroe Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

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West Monroe, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,270
Population in Households 3,270
Population in Familes 2,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,653
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $44,581
Average Household Income $55,516
Per Capita Income $21,576


Total Housing Units 1,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,070 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $55,556
Average Home Value $139,673


Total Households 1,267
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 838
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.83% -0.55%
Households -0.77% -0.45%
Families -0.95% -0.58%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   4.07%

West Monroe, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Monroe to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 228 67th
Population Density # 91 87th
Diversity Index # 232 67th
Median Household Income # 409 41st
Per Capita Income # 508 27th

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