Monroe Fairfield County, Connecticut

Monroe: Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States

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Monroe is a town located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,479 and a population density of 741 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 19,434 inhabitants.

The town was created 198 years ago in 1822.


Monroe is located at 41°19'57"N 73°12'26"W (41.3326000, -73.2073400).

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Monroe Quick Facts

Population : 19,434 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Postal code : 06468
Phone Area Codes : 203
Area : 26.3 km2
Altitude : 522 feet / 159 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1823 (198 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:51:49 (13th May 2021)
Density : 739 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.23% (2010-2019)
Weather : 66℉ Sunny 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Monroe decreased by 0.23% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,479 - census
2011 19,650 0.87% estimation process
2012 19,778 0.65% estimation process
2013 19,776 -0.01% estimation process
2014 19,784 0.04% estimation process
2015 19,717 -0.34% estimation process
2016 19,589 -0.65% estimation process
2017 19,498 -0.47% estimation process
2018 19,480 -0.09% estimation process
2019 19,434 -0.24% estimation process

Monroe zip code is 06468. County name: Fairfield, County fips: 09001

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People born in Monroe (5)

People born in Monroe, including basketball player Mike Gminski, writer John Searles, speed skater Leslie Bader, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe.

  • Edwin Burr Babbitt (American military personnel)
  • Arthur Wells French (19th century journalist and popular-song writer)


College & universities near Monroe

Code Name City ZIP
445911 Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton Shelton (CT) 06484

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Monroe

Code Name Address Type
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
NHV Union Station 50 Union Avenue RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL
MDN Meriden Transit Center 60 State Street RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (18)

Other cities in Fairfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fairfield County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bridgeport 144,399 County seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Stamford 129,638 City in Connecticut, United States
North Stamford 128,278 City in Connecticut, United States
Norwalk 88,816 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Danbury 84,694 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Greenwich 62,840 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Fairfield 62,045 Town in Connecticut, United States of America
Stratford 51,849 Town in Connecticut
Shelton 41,129 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Trumbull 35,673 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Westport 28,491 Town in Connecticut
Ridgefield 24,959 Town in Connecticut
Darien 21,728 Town in Connecticut
New Canaan 20,233 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Bethel 19,800 City in Alaska, USA
Wilton 18,343 Town in Connecticut, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Monroe distances to largest Connecticut cities

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