- 33,597 Population
- 30 Square Miles
- 3000 Businesses
A Fun Fact About
The City of Monroe is home to Ludwig, a division of Conn-Selmer, and manufacturer of all Ludwig drums. These drums are used by the likes of Van Halen, Maroon 5, Ringo Starr, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts and many more. Several musicians have been known to visit the facility when having custom-made drums ordered.
The City of Monroe is also home to the original Belk department store, which was founded as The New York Racket in 1888, and today has over 300 stores in the Southeast.