Located in the Lower Hudson Valley, in Orange County.

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Homes for Sale in Monroe, NY

If you're looking for small-town charm but still need to be within reach of the city, then you should check out Monroe, NY, real estate. Homebuyers here will find everything from budget-friendly, single-family homes, to historic properties and luxury estates.
Monroe is located in the Lower Hudson Valley, in Orange County. Named for the early 19th-century president, James Monroe, the village of Monroe (part of the larger town of the same name) is famous.

Monroe Real Estate

Its cheese festival is held in September of each year. The event celebrates the village’s past as an important cheese-making center.
There is an excellent variety of homes for sale in Monroe, NY. You'll find everything from luxury single-family homes and maintenance-free condos to development lots. At the luxury end of the market, you'll see custom-designed homes on acreage, with exterior features like stocked ponds, pools, and outdoor kitchens, set in treed lots. Inside there are gourmet kitchens, cathedral ceilings, and extras like wine cellars or a woodshop.
At the mid-range price point, you'll find both new construction and spacious older homes, with lake and countryside views, in family-friendly subdivisions. Monroe Real Estate also offers an extensive selection of single-family homes in adult-oriented communities. You'll find luxury townhomes in this bracket, as well. At the budget-friendly end of the market, you'll encounter everything from townhomes to 70's split levels, along with bijou historic properties and development lots.

Amenities Near Homes For Sale In Monroe

Monroe and the surrounding Lower Hudson Valley area is a great location for outdoor enthusiasts. Buyers of Monroe homes for sale may enjoy horseback riding and hiking at nearby Goosepond Mountain State Park or the multitude of recreational options at Harriman State Park, where there are lakes with beaches, campgrounds, and 200 miles of hiking trails.
In the town itself, there are several lakes and parks including Round Lake, where there are summer boat rentals, and Smith’s Clove Park, which has extensive sports facilities, a children’s play area, and a program of events run by the town’s parks and recreation department. There is local shopping in the village and just five minutes away in Woodbury, there are several malls.

Monroe Schools

Students living in Monroe Real Estate attend schools in the Monroe-Woodbury public school district. All schools in the district have been given good standing status by the state. Monroe-Woodbury High School and Middle School are located in nearby Woodbury, while in the village itself, you’ll find North Main Elementary and Pine Tee Elementary.
The village is also served by the Sacred Heart Catholic School, which provides elementary and middle school education.

Overview for Monroe, NY

9,392 people live in Monroe, where the median age is 35.5 and the average individual income is $40,793. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Monroe, NY

There's plenty to do around Monroe, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tacos Pollo Loco, Kulture Café, and Kulture Café.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.18 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.92 miles 24 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 0.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.41 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.23 miles 11 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Nightlife 1.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Monroe, NY

Monroe has 2,841 households, with an average household size of 3.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Monroe do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,392 people call Monroe home. The population density is 2,688.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Monroe, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Monroe. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Sacred Heart School
PreK - 8th
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St Paul Christian Education Center
PreK - 2nd
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North Main Street School
2nd - 5th
Pine Tree Elementary School
2nd - 5th
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