Monroe County, Georgia Population 2018

Monroe County, Georgia's estimated population is 27,113 with a growth rate of 0.87% 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
201726,795-318-1.17%
201727,1132340.87%
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
White19,732
Black or African American6,311
Two or More Races255
Some Other Race255
Asian208
American Indian and Alaska Native34

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Monroe County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Monroe County, Georgia Median Age

43.3


Total

41.7


Male

44.9


Female

Monroe County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,216 adults, (4,585 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Georgia.

Monroe County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,320

49.71%

Male

13,475

50.29%

Monroe County, Georgia Households and Families

Monroe County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Monroe County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female56.4%43.6%
Male51.4%48.6%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5902.6777.1
Married5,3273.1989.4
Non Family2,9641.1364.6
Female1,0054.1256.4
Male2943.8751.4

3.28

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade6853.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,31312.22%
High School Graduate6,77635.81%
Some College3,62319.15%
Associates Degree1,2336.52%
Bachelors Degree2,32212.27%
Graduate Degree1,97210.42%

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,94812,4823,747
Black4,2332,947341
Hispanic44119936
Other Race22214469
Asian16315985
Multiple Races735116
Native American3434

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 52.15%.

Monroe County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,195$43,402$27,609
Less Than High School$24,402$25,577$20,486
High School Grad$24,348$34,115$18,018
Some College$36,628$46,424$29,123
Bachelors Degree$40,422$61,250$35,146
Graduate Degree$61,690$92,500$54,102

$35,195

Average Earnings

$43,402

Average Male

$27,609

Average Female

Monroe County, Georgia Language

Monroe County, Georgia Language by Age

Monroe County, Georgia Language

95.61% of Monroe County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,7911,7619.37%
Black5,7451,49325.99%
Multiple2237131.84%
Asian2085425.96%
Native342470.59%
Hispanic567122.12%
Other255124.71%

13.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Native, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.60%.

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.22%
High School20.78%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.07%
Male Unemployed44.36%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed1.73%

Monroe County, Georgia Income

Monroe County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,666$79,400
Families$66,485$95,895
Married Families$80,068$
Non Families$25,223$34,004

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,942

Number of Veterans

1,814

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam864
First Gulf War358
Second Gulf War315
Korea112
World War II41

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74568
35 to 54486
75+348
55 to 64338
18 to 34202

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,57210.04%
Black3637.22%
Hispanic122.39%
Indian720.59%

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Employment Status

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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