Monroe City, Missouri Population 2020

2,433

Monroe City is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,433, it is the 212th largest city in Missouri and the 6916th largest city in the United States. Monroe City is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -3.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,531 in 2010. Monroe City reached it's highest population of 2,701 in 1990. Spanning over 3 miles, Monroe City has a population density of 806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monroe City is $47,572 with a poverty rate of 21.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $590 per month, and the median house value is $87,400. The median age in Monroe City is 40.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

Monroe City Demographics

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

  • White: 90.15%
  • Black or African American: 4.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monroe City, Missouri is 2,433, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,447.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,531.

Monroe City, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,24290.15%
Black or African American1244.99%
Two or More Races612.45%
Asian321.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native261.05%
Some Other Race20.08%

Monroe City Population Pyramid 2020

Monroe City Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41.9


Female

Monroe City Adults

There are 1,857 adults, (464 of whom are seniors) in Monroe City.

Monroe City Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe City Sex Ratio

Female

1,276

51.31%

Male

1,211

48.69%

Monroe City Households and Families

Monroe City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.9%32.1%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female45.1%54.9%
Male38.6%61.4%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0962.1756.8
Non Family4801.0954.4
Married3772.9767.9
Female1953.1845.1
Male442.6638.6

2.9

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade694.10%
9th to 12th Grade1428.45%
High School Graduate91454.37%
Some College30918.38%
Associates Degree704.16%
Bachelors Degree1016.01%
Graduate Degree764.52%

Monroe City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5121,337158
Black75666
Hispanic292913
Native American268
Asian2016
Multiple Races1914

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 44.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,861$31,568$24,375
Less Than High School$23,068$$23,523
High School Grad$28,453$29,792$21,691
Some College$27,813$36,042$21,905
Bachelors Degree$$$30,714
Graduate Degree$44,750$$50,625

$28,861

Average Earnings

$31,568

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Monroe City Language

Monroe City Language by Age

Monroe City Language

98.94% of Monroe City residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Monroe City Poverty

Monroe City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,08941519.87%
Multiple614370.49%
Black1243024.19%
Asian321959.38%
Hispanic8289.76%
Native26830.77%

21.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.86%

Male Poverty Rate

22.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe City is Multiple, with 70.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe City is Hispanic, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.75%
High School18.30%
Some College14.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.33%
Female Employed15.51%
Male Employed9.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Monroe City Income

Monroe City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,000$47,572
Families$46,136$60,583
Married Families$58,250-
Non Families$22,115$27,579

Monroe City Marital Status

Monroe City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe City Married by Age and Sex

Monroe City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monroe City Marital Status by Race

Monroe City Veterans

200

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
First Gulf War52
Second Gulf War43
Korea14
World War II6

$Monroe City Veterans by Education

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe City Employment Status

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.10%

Born in Missouri

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.36% of Monroe City residents were born in the United States, with 80.10% having been born in Missouri. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,433-7-0.29%
20192,440-7-0.29%
20182,447100.41%
20172,437-7-0.29%
20162,444-4-0.16%
20152,448-24-0.97%
20142,472-18-0.72%
20132,49090.36%
20122,481-5-0.20%
20112,486-30-1.19%
20102,516-72-0.28%
20002,588-113-0.43%
19902,7011440.55%
19802,5570.00%