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Monroe County lies on the south western edge of Illinois State, adjacent to Missouri State on the other side of the Mississippi river. As such, Monroe County also forms part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, with the regional home to numerous Fortune 500 corporations. This has evidently benefited residents of Monroe County, who enjoy high household incomes at a lower cost of living.

The county seat of Monroe County is Waterloo, where many residents are of German ancestry that can be tracked to a region in Northern Germany, Porta Westfalica. As such, Waterloo hosts the “PortaFest” every summer in honour of its sister city. This partnership has since assisted the formation of other sister cities between the United States and Germany, including that of Columbia, the largest city in Monroe County. In 2001, it declared the city of Gedern, Germany, as its sister city, and has gone on to win Reader’s Digest ‘Sister City Award’ for its share in securing world peace.

Schools in Monroe County are managed individually by their cities. In Waterloo, there are 7 public schools that cover students from elementary school to high school, whereas in Columbia, there are 4 public schools and 1 private Roman Catholic grade school.

Most important of all, is the safety and peace of mind that Monroe County offers to all citizens. In Waterloo, property and violent crime rate is an astounding 50% lower than the national average. Columbia does not fare any worse, with a violent crime rate of 25.2 points compared to the average of 41.4, and a property crime rate of 27.6 points compared to the national average of 43.5. Bearing this incredible statistic in mind, come on down to Monroe County today to visit your new home.

The top builders in Monroe include BeazerUSA, Rowles Homes and NVR, Inc. with their latest developments in the Northview Estates, Stonechase and Auburn Estates communities.



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    Fox Run Estates by Rolwes Homes

    Fox Run Estates by Rolwes Homes in St. Louis Illinois
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    Rolwes Homes in Columbia, IL

    From $234,000 - $277,500

    2391 Lake Shore Drive
    Columbia, IL 62236

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    Susan Bluff Estates by McBride Homes

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    McBride Homes in Saint Louis, MO

    From $343,900

    408 Susan Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63129

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    1 home match your search

    13.7 Miles Away

    Castle Heights by Rolwes Company

    Castle Heights by Rolwes Company in St. Louis Missouri

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    Rolwes Company  in Imperial, MO

    From $179,990 - $250,990

    2114 Warwick Castle Drive
    Imperial, MO 63052

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    6 homes matches your search

    13.8 Miles Away

    Cambridge View Estates by McBride Homes

    Cambridge View Estates by McBride Homes in St. Louis Missouri
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    McBride Homes in Saint Louis, MO

    From $276,900 - $333,882

    5964 Heintz Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63129

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    3 homes matches your search

    14.8 Miles Away

    Grey Oaks Estates by McBride Homes

    Grey Oaks Estates by McBride Homes in St. Louis Missouri
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    McBride Homes in Saint Louis, MO

    From $269,900 - $377,380

    2957 Yaeger Rd
    Saint Louis, MO 63129

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    13 homes matches your search

    16 Miles Away

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    Manors at Huntington Glen by McBride Homes

    Manors at Huntington Glen by McBride Homes in St. Louis Missouri
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    McBride Homes in Imperial, MO

    From $199,999 - $287,494

    4923 Old Lemay Ferry Rd
    Imperial, MO 63052

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    18 homes matches your search

    16.5 Miles Away

    Hawkins Ridge by Payne Family Homes

    Hawkins Ridge by Payne Family Homes in St. Louis Missouri
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    Payne Family Homes  in Oakville, MO

    From $304,900 - $411,292

    Sold From Konert Lake Estates in Fenton
    Oakville, MO 63129

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    6 homes matches your search

    16.5 Miles Away

    Estates at Huntington Glen by McBride Homes

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    McBride Homes in Imperial, MO

    From $239,999 - $307,900

    4923 Old Lemay Ferry Rd
    Imperial, MO 63052

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    13 homes matches your search

    16.6 Miles Away

    Henley Woods by Payne Family Homes

    Henley Woods by Payne Family Homes in St. Louis Missouri

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    Payne Family Homes  in Arnold, MO

    1700 Pomme Road
    Arnold, MO 63010

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    16.7 Miles Away

    Arlington Heights by Rolwes Company

    Arlington Heights by Rolwes Company in St. Louis Missouri

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    Rolwes Company  in Imperial, MO

    From $217,990 - $276,990

    Edmar Drive
    Imperial, MO 63052

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    11 homes matches your search

    16.8 Miles Away

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    Top New Home Cities in Monroe County

    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Fairview Heights 1 $157,900
    Belleville 1 $170,820
    Columbia 1 $254,875
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