Monroe Community Profile

Monroe Township, the largest township in Middlesex County, is situated on 42 square miles in the southeast corner of Middlesex County.  

The township has become a top choice of home buyers seeking a location that combines an excellent quality of life environment with reasonable home values and lower taxes.  Through smart growth planning Monroe has been able to expand its tax base, keep its rural look and feel, without stressing the services the township needs to provide to its residents, thus keeping taxes lower than most of the surrounding towns.

Monroe has had explosive growth over the past 25 years.  As of the 2010 Census, the population was 39,132, reflecting an increase of 11,133 (+39.8%) from the 27,999 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,744 (+25.8%) from the 22,255 counted in the 1990 Census.

Monroe NJ Housing Rehabilitation Program

The Township of Monroe is starting a Housing Rehabilitation Program for homeowners in Monroe to help low income residents make improvements to their homes to meet building code standards. This program will be offered to homeowners in Monroe who meet the specific income qualifications.