Monroe, NC
172 Apartments for Rent

Monroe Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 35,540
Population Density: 1,172 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

"Let me take you to a corner of this world that we call free. It's Monroe, North Carolina." (- Malvina Reynolds and Pete Seeger, "The Story Of Old Monroe")

Named after the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, the town of Monroe is blessed with a lush landscape that boasts rolling hills and winding roads that give way to breathtaking views. The climate in Monroe is very favorable and allows its residents to enjoy all types of outdoor recreation throughout the year, be it hiking down greenways or horseback riding along trails. Known for its equestrian industry, Monroe is also home to one of the nation's best horse racing steeplechase courses.

A large majority of the residences in Monroe are single-family homes, but there has been a recent surge in the number of high-rise complexes popping up across town

Monroe Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Monroe is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Monroe is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Monroe is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Monroe


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Union Early College
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
380 Students
1 Reviews
380
Students
1 Reviews
6 /10
Benton Heights Elementary
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
617 Students
2 Reviews
617
Students
2 Reviews
6 /10
Union Academy Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,710 Students
25 Reviews
1,710
Students
25 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Union Academy Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,710 Students
25 Reviews
1,710
Students
25 Reviews
5 /10
Monroe Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
901 Students
5 Reviews
901
Students
5 Reviews
1 /10
Wolfe School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
89 Students
1 Reviews
89
Students
1 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Central Academy of Technology and Arts
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
866 Students
7 Reviews
866
Students
7 Reviews
9 /10
Union Early College
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
380 Students
1 Reviews
380
Students
1 Reviews
6 /10
Union Academy Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,710 Students
25 Reviews
1,710
Students
25 Reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Monroe?

Apartment Rentals in Monroe start at $900/month.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Monroe?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Monroe apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Monroe?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Monroe.

How can I find off-campus housing in Monroe?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Monroe. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Central Piedmont Community College, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, Queens University of Charlotte, Johnson C Smith University, and University of North Carolina at Charlotte.