Monroe County Information

Monroe in Arkansas occupies 621 square miles and has a 2006 population of 9,095, a change from a 2000 population of 10,254 and 11,333 in 1990. 14% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 9.2% percent is 25-35, and 11.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1 acts of violent crime reported in Monroe in 2004, a change from 27 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 289 people: 7.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.1%.

Read more about Monroe, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMonroe 
StateArkansas 
Land Area621 sq. milesRanked 1,664 of 3,140
Population 20069,095Ranked 2,521 of 3,140
Population 20059,277 
Population 200010,254Ranked 2,421 of 3,140
Population 199011,333Ranked 2,272 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion59.3% 
African American39.3% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.5% 
Population 5 to 1414.3% 
Population 15 to 2414% 
Population 25 to 349.2% 
Population 35 to 4411.7% 
Population 45 to 5414.6% 
Population 55 to 6412% 
Population 65 to 749.1% 
Population 75 and up8.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes127
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults1 
Total Property Crimes6984
Burglaries12 
Larceny Thefts47 
Motor Vehicle Thefts10 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,7824,075
Unemployed Population289206
Unemployment Rate7.6%5.1%

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