Monroe Morris County, New Jersey

Monroe: Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey

About

Monroe is a township located in the county of Morris in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 39,132 and a population density of 834 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 44,884 inhabitants.

The township was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Monroe Quick Facts

Population : 44,884 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Morris County
Different from : Monroe Township
Area : 46.93 km2
Named for : James Monroe
Altitude : 397 feet / 121 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1859 (163 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:09:03 (18th January 2022)
Density : 956 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.82% (2010-2020)
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Location of Monroe on New Jersey map.
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Geography

Monroe is located at 40°48'46"N 74°26'33"W (40.8128800, -74.4423800). It has 3 neighbors: Clayton, Glassboro and Winslow.

Monroe map

Monroe has 3 neighbours.

  • Clayton borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey
  • Glassboro borough in New Jersey, United States
  • Winslow township of New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Monroe increased by 12.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,132 - census
2011 40,114 2.45% estimation process
2012 40,863 1.83% estimation process
2013 41,496 1.53% estimation process
2014 42,479 2.31% estimation process
2015 43,323 1.95% estimation process
2016 43,996 1.53% estimation process
2017 44,506 1.15% estimation process
2018 44,648 0.32% estimation process
2019 45,030 0.85% estimation process
2020 44,884 -0.33% estimation process

Schools in Monroe

College & universities near Monroe, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
186618 College of Saint Elizabeth Morristown (NJ) 07960

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Monroe, NJ

Code Name Address Type
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Monroe

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cedar Knoll Post Office Cedar Knolls (NJ) 07927

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  • Monroe , Utah city in Sevier County, Utah, United States with a population of 2,383 people.
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  • Monroe , Maine town in Waldo County, Maine, United States with a population of 948 people.
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  • Monroe , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 657 people.
  • Monroe , Pennsylvania borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 511 people.
  • Monroe , Michigan city in and county seat of Monroe County, Michigan, United States with a population of 326 people.
  • Monroe , Nebraska township in Platte County, Nebraska with a population of 273 people.
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Other cities in Morris County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Morris County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Parsippany 51,144 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Mount Olive 28,815 Township of New Jersey
Montville 20,970 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Morristown 18,594 Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Dover 17,619 Town in New Jersey, USA
Madison 17,612 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Denville 16,362 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Pequannock 14,884 Township of New Jersey
Hanover 14,173 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Florham Park 11,824 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
East Hanover 10,868 Township of New Jersey
Kinnelon 9,852 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Budd Lake 8,968 Census designated place
White Meadow Lake 8,836 Census designated place
Chatham 8,601 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Long Hill 8,382 Township of New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Monroe distances to largest New Jersey cities