Monroe County, Alabama Population 2018

Monroe County, Alabama's estimated population is 21,327 with a growth rate of -2.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Alabama is the 46th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,327-648-2.95%
201621,9754031.87%
201621,572-148-0.68%
201521,720-211-0.96%
201421,931-245-1.10%
201322,176-411-1.82%
201222,587-213-0.93%
201122,800-210-0.91%
201023,010-958-4.00%
199023,9681,3175.81%
198022,6511,7688.47%
197020,883-1,489-6.66%
196022,372-3,360-13.06%
195025,732-3,733-12.67%
194029,465-605-2.01%
193030,0701,1864.11%
192028,8841,7296.37%
191027,1553,48914.74%
190023,6664,67624.62%
189018,9901,89911.11%
188017,0912,87720.24%
187014,214-1,453-9.27%
186015,6673,65430.42%
185012,0131,33312.48%
184010,6801,89821.61%
18308,782-56-0.63%
18208,8380.00%

Monroe County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,065
Black or African American9,405
American Indian and Alaska Native251
Two or More Races204
Asian50

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Monroe County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Monroe County, Alabama Median Age

41.5


Total

39.7


Male

42.9


Female

Monroe County, Alabama Adults

There are 16,833 adults, (3,912 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Alabama.

Monroe County, Alabama Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

11,453

52.12%

Male

10,522

47.88%

Monroe County, Alabama Households and Families

Monroe County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All61.3%38.7%
Female56%44%
Male49.8%50.2%
Non Family42.6%57.4%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3162.6161.3
Married3,6553.180.4
Non Family3,1591.1242.6
Female1,0804.656
Male4224.4749.8

3.45

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Alabama Households

Monroe County, Alabama Education

Monroe County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9726.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,70411.44%
High School Graduate6,71345.07%
Some College2,51116.86%
Associates Degree1,1477.70%
Bachelors Degree1,1587.78%
Graduate Degree6884.62%

Monroe County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,6257,3921,392
Black5,9624,565340
Native American1321238
Multiple Races12712297
Asian4199
Hispanic306

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 76.38%.

Monroe County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,470$41,006$25,493
Less Than High School$20,164$21,537$15,917
High School Grad$27,031$36,891$20,662
Some College$31,816$45,863$25,590
Bachelors Degree$49,009$56,635$45,250
Graduate Degree$49,375$61,154$46,250

$30,470

Average Earnings

$41,006

Average Male

$25,493

Average Female

Monroe County, Alabama Language

Monroe County, Alabama Language by Age

Monroe County, Alabama Language

99.31% of Monroe County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3064,76651.21%
White11,8592,11617.84%
Hispanic13612491.18%
Multiple2042914.22%
Native25172.79%
Asian5024.00%

32.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.06%

Male Poverty Rate

33.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 91.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Alabama is Native, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.24%.

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.65%
High School37.91%
Some College19.81%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.36%
Male Unemployed61.56%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed5.28%

Monroe County, Alabama Income

Monroe County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,182$40,617
Families$42,335$52,355
Married Families$53,492$
Non Families$10,630$20,459

Monroe County, Alabama Marital Status

Monroe County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Monroe County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by War

1,177

Number of Veterans

1,075

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam287
First Gulf War205
Second Gulf War203
Korea168
World War II71

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74302
75+301
35 to 54281
55 to 64219
18 to 3474

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7157.51%
Black4095.88%
Indian5328.04%

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Education

13.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Alabama Employment Status

Monroe County, Alabama Employment by Age

47.6%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

21.8%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Alabama Employment by Race

Monroe County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monroeville65016072-429-6.60%
Frisco City13091212-97-7.41%
Excel723665-58-8.02%
Vredenburgh312293-19-6.09%
Beatrice302283-19-6.29%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990