Monroe County, Iowa Population 2018

Monroe County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,845 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Iowa is the 87th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,912670.85%
20177,845-8-0.10%
20167,853-72-0.91%
20157,925-32-0.40%
20147,957-21-0.26%
20137,978-95-1.18%
20128,073140.17%
20118,059640.80%
20107,995-119-1.47%
19908,114-1,095-11.89%
19809,209-148-1.58%
19709,357-1,106-10.57%
196010,463-1,351-11.44%
195011,814-2,739-18.82%
194014,553-457-3.04%
193015,010-8,457-36.04%
192023,467-1,962-7.72%
191025,4297,44441.39%
190017,9854,31931.60%
189013,666-53-0.39%
188013,7199957.82%
187012,7244,11247.75%
18608,6125,728198.61%
18502,8840.00%

Monroe County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,614
Some Other Race118
Two or More Races104
Asian70
Black or African American6

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

Monroe County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250300350 Male Population50100150200250300350 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Monroe County, Iowa Median Age

42.2


Total

40.6


Male

43.5


Female

Monroe County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,984 adults, (1,493 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Iowa.

Monroe County, Iowa Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,883

49.08%

Male

4,029

50.92%

Monroe County, Iowa Households and Families

Monroe County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Monroe County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
Male80.4%19.6%
All76.2%23.8%
Female64.2%35.8%
Non Family62%38%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3472.3276.2
Married1,7832.9786.8
Non Family1,1321.162
Female2743.2764.2
Male1582.2380.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Iowa Households

Monroe County, Iowa Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2294.26%
9th to 12th Grade2985.54%
High School Graduate2,47045.94%
Some College99818.56%
Associates Degree5309.86%
Bachelors Degree67712.59%
Graduate Degree1743.24%

Monroe County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1954,737790
Hispanic7011
Asian575757
Other Race4241
Multiple Races1010
Black333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Monroe County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,859$40,478$29,943
Less Than High School$27,917$34,167$14,958
High School Grad$31,975$35,880$25,631
Some College$40,954$44,034$32,034
Bachelors Degree$42,051$48,750$35,769
Graduate Degree$74,500$2,500$75,351

$35,859

Average Earnings

$40,478

Average Male

$29,943

Average Female

Monroe County, Iowa Language

Monroe County, Iowa Language by Age

Monroe County, Iowa Language

96.17% of Monroe County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2596749.29%
Hispanic21817278.90%
Other11810.85%

10.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.10%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 78.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Other, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.72%.

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.04%
High School11.05%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.36%
Female Unemployed18.60%
Female Employed8.42%
Male Employed3.26%

Monroe County, Iowa Income

Monroe County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,179$61,211
Families$63,030$74,070
Married Families$69,172$
Non Families$27,632$32,975

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


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

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by War

474

Number of Veterans

460

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam187
First Gulf War87
Korea62
Second Gulf War56
World War II2

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74131
75+120
55 to 64102
35 to 5485
18 to 3436

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4647.91%
2 or More10100.00%

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Education

1.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Employment Status

Monroe County, Iowa Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Employment by Race

Monroe County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Albia37663785190.50%
Eddyville 10241005-19-1.86%
Moravia 665639-26-3.91%
Lovilia538510-28-5.20%
Melrose112109-3-2.68%
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