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Apartments for rent in Monroe, NC

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See what Monroe, NC has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Monroe

I like going to harris Teeter, moe's sweet frog, sun Valley 14 those are only the little bit of things.

I like that it's close to stores restraunsts and not to far from downtown or high way and mine has a pool and pond to fish

There are a lot of families of all ages and races, There are plenty of schools and day cares. Retailers are within a 5 minute drive.

Who Lives Here

Monroe Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

19%

4 people

25%

5 people

9%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

47%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

3%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

16%

20-45

33%

45-65

25%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Monroe?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jun '24$1401$1625$1445$1695
May '24$1323$1665$1395$1695
Apr '24$1283$1583$1445$1695
Mar '24$1292$1583$1495$2294
Feb '24$1320$1640$1482$2163
Jan '24$1478$1659$1100$2031
Dec '23$1372$1502$1100$2091
Nov '23$1342$1583$1100$1929
Oct '23$1457$1640$1295$2094
Sep '23$1486$1696$1445$2122
Aug '23$1197$1407$1444$1871
Jul '23$1197$1407$1685$1871
Jun '23$1197$1407$1701$1871

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Monroe

Monroe Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

31%

15-30 Mins

32%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

14%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1313

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 8 of 10 renters

Percentage: 3030

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 7 of 10 renters

Top Scores: Coffee, Retail, Grocery

Things To Do In Monroe

Top Score

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Monroe.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 25% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Monroe.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 95% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 70% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Monroe is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Monroe.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 29% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Monroe Features

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 10 of 10 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 10 of 10 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 9 of 10 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 9 of 10 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 10 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 9 of 10 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 8 of 10 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 8 of 10 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 7 of 10 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 7 of 10 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 7 of 10 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 7 of 10 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 6 of 10 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 6 of 10 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 6 of 10 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 6 of 10 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 7 of 10 renters

Monroe Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Monroe

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Monroe, NC

Monroe, a small city in North Carolina, has a population of approximately 34,000. Families with young children should feel welcome, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 35, is decidedly younger than most cities in North Carolina. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 58% of residents own their homes. At $956/month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.

Monroe residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Many residents (42%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used much. A small percentage of workers commute on foot.

Many Monroe residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 22% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in transportation, making it the top field in the city. Monroe workers bring in an average annual income of almost $59,000, around $9,000 less than the average North Carolina resident. Monroe's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Monroe has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or GED (20%) compared to the North Carolina average. Further, 7% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

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