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Monroe County pop. 14,642

Ohio’s communities thrive when people feel safe, have good jobs and can make ends meet. Unfortunately, a job doesn’t always mean a living. As incomes decline, more and more families are unable to afford the rising cost of the basics—like food, housing, child care and health care. When all Ohioans have access to the tools needed to meet their basic needs, we all benefit from a stronger economy and a more prosperous society. What to learn more? Click through the county resources below.

Household Median Income

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2003-2013 Median Household Income Estimates

More about Monroe County

Monroe County Human Service Profile (The Center for Community Solutions) PDF

Monroe County Conditions for Children and Families (PCSAO) PDF

Medicaid Expansion’s Impact on Monroe County (Advocates for Ohio’s Future) PDF

Family Budget Calculator in 2014 dollars (Economic Policy Institute)

  • Pearl Monroe

    Programs that allow the elderly an opportunity to receive less-expensive care in the comfort of their own homes are making a difference to families in Appalachia.

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  • Albert Monroe

    Enabling seniors who wish to stay at home and receive care in the community rather than in a nursing facility, caused two programs serving the aging to coordinate services for one Monroe County family.

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