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Monroe, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Town of Monroe had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 43.4865 and longitude -97.2167 in Turner County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Turner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,496 feet.

The Town of Monroe (GNIS ID: 1267482) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monroe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monroe: Aeilts, Sandham, Warrington.

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Monroe, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 150
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 60
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 64
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.43
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 396
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $60,687
Average Household Income $70,048
Per Capita Income $26,248


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $172,500
Average Home Value $194,545


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.89% -0.68%
Households -0.83% -0.63%
Families 2.1% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.81%

Monroe, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 246 38th
Population Density # 208 47th
Diversity Index # 111 72nd
Median Household Income # 55 86th
Per Capita Income # 243 38th

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