Monroe County is located in northeastern Missouri. The County Seat is Paris and the largest city is Monroe City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mocounties.com/monroe-county.php. The 2014 population estimate is 8,707 and the 2010 census population was 8,840. The land area is 647.65 square miles and there are 13.6 persons per square mile.
94.9% of the population is White, 2.8% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 87.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $89,500, there are 3,497 households, an average of 2.46 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,331, the median household income is $40,657, and 14.7% of the persons in Monroe County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $47,986, and sales per capita were $5,219.
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