Monroe is located close to the center of Iowa. Monroe is between the Jasper, Marion county. Monroe has 1.69 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Monroe population is 1,800, which has shrunk 0.44% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Monroe median household income is $49,167 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.42% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Monroe median house value is $113,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 50.20% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is higher than 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 is much better than the state average in quality. The Monroe area code is 641.