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Convenient Monroe, MI

Michigan’s third-oldest community, Monroe is located about 17 miles north of Toledo, Ohio and about 35-miles south of Metro Detroit. The current population is nearly 23,000. Originally named Frenchtown by its original settlers, Monroe adopted the name of fifth President James Monroe. With a rich historic legacy, Monroe County was the adopted home of General George Armstrong Custer and the infamous site of the Battle of the River Raisin during the War of 1812, giving rise to the war’s rallying cry “Remember the River Raisin.” Conveniently located between Detroit, Ann Arbor and Toledo, Monroe offers a small town appeal with all the comforts of large city living close by. Monroe County is home to both urban and industrial development along its eastern shoreline, with large farm agriculture in its western district. Monroe has a nuclear power plant and two coal-fired power plants.

Numerous parks and lakes characterize Monroe’s natural environment, featuring North America’s only International Wildlife Refuge. The 260-acre Eagle Island Marsh unit of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge supports significant beds of the threatened American lotus flower and habitat for eagles and a wide variety of mammals. Sterling State Park offers 1,000 acres of shoreline on Lake Erie, attracting visitors from all around Michigan and beyond, featuring popular swimming beaches, nature trails, fishing ponds and playground equipment. Other Monroe County Parks include Nike Park, Vienna Park and Waterloo Park.

Diverse economy, beautifully restored Victorian homes and a vibrant history make Monroe a wonderful city to call home. As of the fourth quarter 2009, the average residential sale price is $90,375 and the average condominium sale price is $91,101.

Monroe Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 100 homes for sale in Monroe, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
70% Land/lot, 21% Single Family, 2% Multi Family and 7% Other.

70% Land/lot
21% Single Family
7% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 100
Average Home Size 944 ft² / 88 m²
Price Range ($19,000 - $880,000)

Weather in Monroe

The average high temperatures in Monroe range from 32 in January to 85 in July

Average home income in Monroe

The average household income of a Monroe resident is $67,548 with an average home value of $138,785

Population of Monroe

Monroe has 55,603 residents.

Home ownership in Monroe

The average level of home ownership in Monroe is 70%.

Education breakdown of Monroe

Education levels of residents of Monroe include: highschool 36%, associate 9%, bachelor 10%, graduate 7%.

Households in Monroe

Monroe has 21,725 homes, built on average 53 years ago.

Information from in and around Monroe...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 100 homes for sale in Monroe. These homes are comprised of Land/lot, Single Family, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 105,452. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Monroe please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 100 homes for sale in Monroe, MI are represented by 1 member brokerages serving the Monroe area. Member brokerages representing the 100 homes include Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (PA-NY-WV-MD).