Monroe City, Missouri Population 2023

2,688

Monroe City is a city located in Monroe County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 2,688, it is the 215th largest city in Missouri and the 9417th largest city in the United States.Monroe City is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,652 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Monroe City has a population density of 890 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monroe City is $51,268 with a poverty rate of 18.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monroe City is 40.5 years, 40.2 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Monroe City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroe City was:

  • White: 86.83%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Black or African American: 3.88%
  • Native American: 2.53%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Monroe City, Missouri is 2,688 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,652.

Monroe City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroe City Population by Race

Monroe City Population Pyramid 2023

Monroe City Median Age

40.5

Total

40.2

Male

41

Female

Monroe City Adults

There are 2,139 adults, (494 of whom are seniors) in Monroe City.

Monroe City Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe City Sex Ratio

Female1,48952.99%
Male1,32147.01%

Monroe City Population by Age

Monroe City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.83

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monroe City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monroe City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 80.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.6%.

Monroe City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$29,545

Average Earnings

$34,632

Average Male

$27,772

Average Female

Monroe City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroe City Language

98.3% of Monroe City residents speak only English, while 1.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Monroe City Language

Monroe City Poverty by Race

rate

18.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.86%

Male Poverty Rate

16.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe City is Native, with 175% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe City is White, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.7%.

Monroe City Poverty

Monroe City Poverty Rate by Education

Monroe City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroe City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monroe City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monroe City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroe City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

131

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Monroe City Veterans by War

Monroe City Veterans by Age

count

Monroe City Veterans by Race

Monroe City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.26%

Born in Monroe City

104.98%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

104.98% of Monroe City residents were born in the United States, with 85.26% having been born in Missouri. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Monroe City Population by Year