Monroe County, Iowa Population 2018

Monroe County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,845 with a growth rate of -1.49% 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
20177,845-119-1.49%
20167,9641111.41%
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
White7,749
Some Other Race146
Two or More Races45
Asian18
Black or African American6

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

Monroe County, Iowa 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, Iowa Median Age

43.2


Total

42.5


Male

43.9


Female

Monroe County, Iowa Adults

There are 6,053 adults, (1,513 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Iowa.

Monroe County, Iowa Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,934

49.40%

Male

4,030

50.60%

Monroe County, Iowa Households and Families

Monroe County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male79.5%20.5%
All75.9%24.1%
Female65.1%34.9%
Non Family64.3%35.7%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3492.3475.9
Married1,6522.9786.4
Non Family1,2201.1664.3
Female3503.3465.1
Male1272.7979.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7.6%

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 Grade2354.33%
9th to 12th Grade4087.53%
High School Graduate2,48445.82%
Some College97818.04%
Associates Degree4838.91%
Bachelors Degree63311.68%
Graduate Degree2003.69%

Monroe County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3104,717821
Hispanic50
Other Race4443
Asian111111
Multiple Races55
Black221

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$34,464$39,330$27,319
Less Than High School$30,300$32,125$15,865
High School Grad$31,032$35,638$20,640
Some College$40,377$42,561$32,148
Bachelors Degree$44,844$50,764$34,323
Graduate Degree$32,500$$

$34,464

Average Earnings

$39,330

Average Male

$27,319

Average Female

Monroe County, Iowa Language

Monroe County, Iowa Language by Age

Monroe County, Iowa Language

96.30% of Monroe County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,41687611.81%
Hispanic19915678.39%
Other14610.68%

13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 78.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Other, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.13%
High School14.04%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.57%
Female Unemployed25.33%
Female Employed9.36%
Male Employed3.89%

Monroe County, Iowa Income

Monroe County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,515$59,753
Families$59,185$71,683
Married Families$64,643$
Non Families$29,286$34,166

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by War

558

Number of Veterans

531

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam173
First Gulf War126
Korea77
Second Gulf War65
World War II26

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+169
35 to 54140
65 to 74127
55 to 6473
18 to 3449

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5549.30%
2 or More480.00%

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Employment Status

Monroe County, Iowa Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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