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Monroe City, Missouri
Downtown Monroe City
Location of Monroe City, Missouri
|Counties||Monroe, Marion, Ralls|
|• Total||3.06 sq mi (7.93 km2)|
|• Land||3.02 sq mi (7.82 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)|
|Elevation||745 ft (227 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||807.55/sq mi (311.76/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729344|
The Marion and Ralls County portions of Monroe City are part of the Hannibal Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Monroe City was platted in 1856, and named for its location within Monroe County. A post office called Monroe City has been in operation since 1860.
Monroe City is located at(39.653570, -91.732152).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.06 square miles (7.93 km2), of which 3.02 square miles (7.82 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,531 people, 1,036 households, and 623 families living in the city. The population density was 838.1 inhabitants per square mile (323.6/km2). There were 1,189 housing units at an average density of 393.7 per square mile (152.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.6% White, 7.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.
There were 1,036 households, of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.9% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the city was 37.9 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
Public education in Monroe City is administered by Monroe City R-I School District.
Monroe City has a lending library, the Monroe City Public Library.
- Helen Cornelius, country music singer-songwriter and actress
- Henderson Forsythe, (1917–2006), actor
- Belle Johnson, photographer
- Kip Kendrick, former member of the Missouri House of Representatives
- Claude Smith, instrumental music composer and educator
In Spanish: Monroe City (Misuri) para niños
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