Monroe County, Georgia Population 2018

Monroe County, Georgia's estimated population is 27,113 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Georgia is the 65th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,113690.26%
201627,0441650.61%
201626,8791740.65%
201526,705450.17%
201426,660400.15%
201326,6202450.93%
201226,375330.13%
201126,3421700.65%
201026,1729,05952.94%
199017,1132,50317.13%
198014,6103,61932.93%
197010,9914964.73%
196010,495-28-0.27%
195010,523-226-2.10%
194010,749-857-7.38%
193011,606-8,532-42.37%
192020,138-312-1.53%
191020,450-232-1.12%
190020,6821,5458.07%
189019,1373291.75%
188018,8081,5959.27%
187017,2131,2607.90%
186015,953-1,032-6.08%
185016,9857104.36%
184016,275730.45%
183016,2020.00%

Monroe County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,801
Black or African American6,463
Two or More Races269
Asian247
Some Other Race212
American Indian and Alaska Native52

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

Monroe County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Monroe County, Georgia Median Age

42.8


Total

41.1


Male

44.4


Female

Monroe County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,338 adults, (4,516 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Georgia.

Monroe County, Georgia Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,493

49.89%

Male

13,551

50.11%

Monroe County, Georgia Households and Families

Monroe County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female58.4%41.6%
Male38%62%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5892.775.3
Married5,2753.1587.9
Non Family2,7611.1763.6
Female1,1643.958.4
Male3893.8138

3.22

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Georgia Households

Monroe County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6763.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,31812.22%
High School Graduate6,71935.42%
Some College3,89720.55%
Associates Degree1,1506.06%
Bachelors Degree2,27111.97%
Graduate Degree1,93710.21%

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,05612,5693,572
Black4,2412,908360
Hispanic33217160
Asian210197100
Other Race17711498
Multiple Races856714
Native American303011

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 55.37%.

Monroe County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,027$41,615$27,391
Less Than High School$21,316$23,854$12,974
High School Grad$24,866$31,528$19,079
Some College$36,215$45,400$27,014
Bachelors Degree$42,462$51,932$35,699
Graduate Degree$60,932$75,156$57,054

$35,027

Average Earnings

$41,615

Average Male

$27,391

Average Female

Monroe County, Georgia Language

Monroe County, Georgia Language by Age

Monroe County, Georgia Language

95.39% of Monroe County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,9711,6778.84%
Black5,8121,54726.62%
Multiple2369841.53%
Hispanic5609216.43%
Asian2477429.96%
Native521936.54%
Other20841.92%

13.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

14.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Multiple, with 41.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Other, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.25%.

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.96%
High School17.00%
Some College9.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.47%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed3.05%

Monroe County, Georgia Income

Monroe County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,625$75,368
Families$60,034$86,052
Married Families$74,415$
Non Families$25,290$36,399

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Georgia 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 55To64.

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,009

Number of Veterans

1,888

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam912
Second Gulf War336
First Gulf War301
Korea127
World War II76

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74509
35 to 54476
55 to 64424
75+371
18 to 34229

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,64310.48%
Black3667.21%
Hispanic122.83%

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Employment Status

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Race

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Forsyth384441252817.31%
Culloden17517942.29%
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