Monroeville is a city in Monroe County, Alabama, United States, the county seat of Monroe County. At the 2000 census its population was 6,862.
Monroeville is known as the home town of two prominent writers of the post World War II period, Truman Capote and Harper Lee, who were childhood friends in the 1930s. Lee's sole published work, To Kill A Mockingbird, earned her the Pulitzer prize. The lasting fame of To Kill a Mockingbird became a tourist draw for the town. In 1997 the Alabama Legislature designated Monroeville and Monroe County the "Literary Capital of Alabama."
The median income for a household in the city was $28,229, and the median income for a family was $36,476. Males had a median income of $35,600 versus $20,184 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,070. About 20.4% of families and 23.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.0% of those under age 18 and 19.2% of those age 65 or over.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Essence Beauty Salon & Boutique - Category: Hair Salons - 276 West Claiborne Street Monroeville, AL 36460 (251)575-4013
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Cherry Street Bar-B-Q - Category: BBQ - 3 Rutherford St
Monroeville, AL 36460 (251) 575-2668 - (reviews)
David's Catfish House - Category: Seafood - 145 Highway 84 E
Monroeville, AL 36460 (251) 575-3460 - (reviews)
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