Monroe county is located in east Pennsylvania. Monroe county has 608.29 square miles of land area and 8.97 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Monroe county population is 168,342, which has grown 21.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Monroe county median household income is $57,748 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 24.84% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Monroe county median house value is $183,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.25% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 70.00% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Monroe county is close to the state average in quality. The Monroe county area codes are 570, 610, 717.
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