Monroe County , Pennsylvania

Monroe County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

Monroe County locator map
Location of Monroe County on Pennsylvania map.

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 169,842 and a population density of 106 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 170,154 inhabitants. Its county seat is Stroudsburg. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Monroe County Courthouse Nov 09 image
Monroe County Courthouse Nov 09
Monroe County Courthouse Nov 09 image

Geography

Monroe County is located at 41°3'29"N 75°20'22"W (41.0580700, -75.3394800). It has 6 neighbors: Warren County, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Northampton County, Pike County and Wayne County.

Monroe County map

The largest city of Monroe County is East Stroudsburg with a population of 10,085. Other cities include, Stroudsburg population 5,547, Mount Pocono population 3,122 and Delaware Water Gap population 754. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Weather

Monroe County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 170,154 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 1599 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : James Monroe
Capital : Stroudsburg
Establishment : April 04, 1836
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:01:22 (18th October 2021)
Density : 106 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.18% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Monroe County has 6 neighbours.

  • Stroudsburg

Demographics

The population of Monroe County increased by 0.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 169,842 - census
2011 169,891 0.03% estimation process
2012 168,628 -0.75% estimation process
2013 167,355 -0.76% estimation process
2014 167,285 -0.04% estimation process
2015 166,481 -0.48% estimation process
2016 166,220 -0.16% estimation process
2017 167,895 1% estimation process
2018 169,294 0.83% estimation process
2019 170,271 0.57% estimation process
2020 170,154 -0.07% estimation process

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People born in Monroe County (2)

People born in Monroe County, including politician Joseph Desha, actress, dancer and producer Alexondra Lee, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe County.

Other places with the same name (17)

Monroe County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Monroe County.

City Name Population Title
Coolbaugh 20,618 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg 10,085 Borough of Pennsylvania
Tobyhanna 8,627 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Stroudsburg 5,547 Borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mount Pocono 3,122 Borough of Pennsylvania
Brodheadsville 1,800 Census designated place
Pocono Pines 1,409 Census designated place
Mountainhome 1,182 Census designated place
Delaware Water Gap 754 Borough of Pennsylvania

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