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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 170,271 inhabitants. Its county seat is Stroudsburg. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

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 Courthouse Nov 09 image
Monroe County Courthouse Nov 09

The largest city of Monroe County is East Stroudsburg with a population of 10,433. Other cities include, Arlington Heights population 6,333, Stroudsburg population 5,558, Indian Mountain Lake population 4,372 and Cresco population 4,240. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Weather

Monroe County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Monroe County Courthouse Nov 09 image

Monroe County map

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 170,271 (2019)
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 : 06:03:19 (4th August 2021)
Density : 106 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.25% (2010-2019)
Weather : 77℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Monroe County has 6 neighbours.

  • Stroudsburg

Demographics

The population of Monroe County increased by 0.25% in 9 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

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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 (16)

Monroe County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Coolbaugh 20,599 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg 10,433 Borough of Pennsylvania
Tobyhanna 8,599 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Arlington Heights 6,333
Stroudsburg 5,558 Borough in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States
Indian Mountain Lake 4,372
Cresco 4,240
Mount Pocono 3,119 Borough of Pennsylvania
Emerald Lakes 2,886
Tannersville 2,784
Sun Valley 2,399
Sun Valley 2,399
Effort 2,269
Parkside 2,206
Canadensis 2,164
Brodheadsville 1,800 Census designated place

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