Monroe County , Iowa

Monroe County: County in Iowa, United States

Monroe County locator map
Location of Monroe County on Iowa map.

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,970 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,770 inhabitants. Its county seat is Albia. The county was created 178 years ago in 1842.

Monroe County  Iowa Courthouse image
Monroe County Iowa Courthouse
Monroe County  Iowa Courthouse image

Geography

Monroe County is located at 41°1'47"N 92°52'8"W (41.0297800, -92.8689900). It has 2 neighbors: Appanoose County and Mahaska County.

Monroe County map

The largest city of Monroe County is Albia with a population of 3,713. Other cities include, Lovilia population 516 and Melrose population 106. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 7,770 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 1124 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : James Monroe
Altitude : 787 feet / 240 meters
Capital : Albia
Establishment : January 01, 1843
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:03:54 (24th October 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.57% (2010-2020)

Monroe County has 2 neighbours.

  • Albia

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Monroe County decreased by 2.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,970 - census
2011 8,060 1.12% estimation process
2012 8,073 0.16% estimation process
2013 7,979 -1.18% estimation process
2014 7,958 -0.26% estimation process
2015 7,924 -0.43% estimation process
2016 7,836 -1.12% estimation process
2017 7,798 -0.49% estimation process
2018 7,768 -0.39% estimation process
2019 7,707 -0.79% estimation process
2020 7,770 0.81% estimation process

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People born in Monroe County (3)

People born in Monroe County, including politician Bert Bandstra, football player Versil Deskin, Charles McFatridge, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe County.

Other places with the same name (17)

Monroe County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Monroe County.

City Name Population Title
Albia 3,713 City in Iowa
Lovilia 516 Human settlement in Monroe County, Iowa, United States of America
Melrose 106 Community in Monroe County, Iowa, United States

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