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 production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monroe City who work in office and administrative support (14.18%), maintenance occupations (10.43%), and teaching (6.59%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Monroe City is worth considering.
The citizens of Monroe City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.93% of adults in Monroe City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Monroe City in 2010 was $20,710, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,840 for a family of four.
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 West Germanic languages and Spanish.