Monroe County Information

Monroe in Alabama occupies 1,035 square miles and has a 2006 population of 23,342, a change from a 2000 population of 24,324 and 23,968 in 1990. 13.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.7% percent is 25-35, and 13.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 192 acts of violent crime reported in Monroe in 2004, a change from 211 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 514 people: 5.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.7%.

Read more about Monroe, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMonroe 
StateAlabama 
Land Area1,035 sq. milesRanked 732 of 3,140
Population 200623,342Ranked 1,660 of 3,140
Population 200523,545 
Population 200024,324Ranked 1,583 of 3,140
Population 199023,968Ranked 1,493 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion57% 
African American41% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American1% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.5% 
Population 5 to 1414.9% 
Population 15 to 2413.5% 
Population 25 to 3411.7% 
Population 35 to 4413.4% 
Population 45 to 5414.7% 
Population 55 to 6411% 
Population 65 to 747.5% 
Population 75 and up6.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes192211
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes4 
Robberies11 
Aggravated Assaults173 
Total Property Crimes467565
Burglaries103 
Larceny Thefts326 
Motor Vehicle Thefts38 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population9,42410,352
Unemployed Population514591
Unemployment Rate5.5%5.7%

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