Monroe

A Heritage of Progress

The City of Monroe is home to an estimated population of 35,000 and is located in the Charlotte-Gastonia and Rock Hill, NC-SC metro area. The city received its name from James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States. Monroe, in its early days, was a trading center for cultivated tobacco.

On this page, you will find every home for sale in Monroe and local RealtorĀ® information. Every Real Estate listing is updated every 15-minutes with 100% accuracy.

Real Estate Statistics

Total Listings: 214
Average Price: $448,244
Highest Price: $2,500,000
Lowest Price: $105,070

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Monroe Homes for Sale

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Monroe NC Real Estate Information

Monroe is the 26th largest community in North Carolina with one of the largest population growth rates in Union County. This city consists of 10 constituent neighborhoods, 35,065 residents, and a median home value of $146,700. Monroe has a 55% ownership rate with single-family detached homes accounting for 71% of the city’s housing units.  

The most expensive areas are Fairview and Fowler Crossroads, with the least expensive being City Center, Waxhaw Highway, and Zeb Helms Road. The highest appreciating areas include Bakers, Pageland Highway, White Store Road, Stitt Street, North Secrest Avenue, Trinity, and Alton. Over the last five years, the majority of property sales have occurred during the months of June through September. The median sales price has been a continuously rising trend. 


Living in Monroe

 Standout School District

The city of Monroe is part of the Union County School District. In 2018, Niche ranked Union County as the 3rd best school district in the state of North Carolina. There are 10 nearby elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 4 high schools. All of the high schools have a higher four-year graduation rate than the NC state average. There are also several charter and private schools in the area. Notable alumni from Monroe include NFL players, recording artists, politicians, MLB players, and NASCAR drivers.

Entertaining Community Events

Throughout the summer, the community members gather for monthly movies in the park, car shows, and concerts. Special events that the city also organizes include a Fourth of July festival, Patriot’s Day celebration, Halloween Happenings party, and Christmas tree lighting. 

Along with holiday celebrations, Monroe holds the Warbirds Over Monroe air show. This event has grown to be one of the largest aviation events on the East coast. It is a memorable Veteran’s Day celebration, honoring those who have served. This is a day for residents to experience history, delicious food, and activities. These town events ensure that families and friends get the opportunity to spend quality time together, which is another reason why Monroe is a very desirable place to live!

Local Attractions

Parks and greenways in Monroe serve as recreational and educational centers for the community. Whether you’re planning a party, family reunion, special event, or enjoying a day outdoors, you can find the perfect location at one of the five parks in Monroe. The parks offer baseball, swimming, golf, playgrounds, picnic shelters, walking trails, day camps, athletic programs and fitness classes. Monroe also has youth and adult athletic leagues who play at the local parks.

At Aw Shucks Farms, families and friends can enjoy Fall festivities. This Monroe attraction holds bonfires, concerts, corn mazes, pumpkin picking, and haunted trails. For a day of relaxation, you can head down to the Southern Range Brewing Co. for a cold craft beer or the Hilton Vineyard for a refreshing glass of their award-winning wine. For the golf lovers in the community, the Stonebridge Golf Club’s beautifully maintained 18-hole championship course is a must see.

Downtown Monroe consists of retail shops, restaurants, entertainment venues, bars, historical buildings, and professional offices. This town is home to many family-owned businesses, offering its community a family-friendly, small-town atmosphere.

CANOPY MLS Logo Based on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of June 3rd, 2020 at 9:30pm EDT. All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.