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Monroe has the 896th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Monroe is part of the Charlotte metro area. Unemployment in the Charlotte area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Charlotte has the 22nd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Monroe is below average at $48,370, and the median cost of a home in Monroe is $142,500, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Monroe hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 74% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Monroe. 81% of Monroe workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Monroe spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Union County NCWorks Career Center

1125 Skyway Drive
Monroe, NC 28110