Basic information about the Monroe County
The Monroe County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 773 square miles, with 8 square miles being water areas. There are 36.989 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Monroe County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (67.68%), followed by Black or African American (30.87%) and Two or More races (0.79%). There are 14.485 households in the county, while 70,65% of them are family households and 29,35% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Monroe County. The most populated city is Amory city and the smallest town or village is Gattman village.