Monroe City is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,446 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monroe City is the 215th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Monroe City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monroe City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroe City who work in office and administrative support (11.57%), management occupations (8.11%), and teaching (7.38%).
The percentage of adults in Monroe City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.77% of the adults in Monroe City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Monroe City in 2010 was $20,139, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,556 for a family of four.
Monroe City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Monroe City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monroe City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Monroe City include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Monroe City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and West Germanic languages.