Monroe is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 36,183, it is the 27th largest city in North Carolina and the 1085th largest city in the United States. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 10.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,797 in 2010. Spanning over 31 miles, Monroe has a population density of 1,193 people per square mile.
The average household income in Monroe is $61,580 with a poverty rate of 20.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $904 per month, and the median house value is $152,200. The median age in Monroe is 34.1 years, 32.2 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.