Monroe County Information

Monroe in Georgia occupies 398 square miles and has a 2006 population of 24,443, a change from a 2000 population of 21,774 and 17,113 in 1990. 15.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.7% percent is 25-35, and 15% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1 acts of violent crime reported in Monroe in 2004, a change from 39 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 585 people: 4.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about Monroe, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMonroe 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area398 sq. milesRanked 2,607 of 3,140
Population 200624,443Ranked 1,610 of 3,140
Population 200523,734 
Population 200021,774Ranked 1,707 of 3,140
Population 199017,113Ranked 1,844 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion73% 
African American25.6% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.1% 
Population 15 to 2415.5% 
Population 25 to 3412.7% 
Population 35 to 4415% 
Population 45 to 5415.8% 
Population 55 to 6411% 
Population 65 to 746.4% 
Population 75 and up4.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes139
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes386541
Burglaries128 
Larceny Thefts212 
Motor Vehicle Thefts46 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population12,86111,398
Unemployed Population585410
Unemployment Rate4.5%3.6%

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