Monroe County, Illinois Population 2018

Monroe County, Illinois's estimated population is 34,097 with a growth rate of 1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Illinois is the 43rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201734,0973941.17%
201633,703-175-0.52%
201633,8781540.46%
201533,7241900.57%
201433,534740.22%
201333,4601960.59%
201233,264460.14%
201133,2182150.65%
201033,00310,58147.19%
199022,4222,30511.46%
198020,1171,2866.83%
197018,8313,32421.44%
196015,5072,22516.75%
195013,2825284.14%
194012,7543853.11%
193012,369-470-3.66%
192012,839-669-4.95%
191013,508-339-2.45%
190013,8478996.94%
189012,948-734-5.36%
188013,6827005.39%
187012,9821501.17%
186012,8325,15367.11%
18507,6793,19871.37%
18404,4812,481124.05%
18302,00046330.12%
18201,5370.00%

Monroe County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White32,907
Asian377
Two or More Races282
Black or African American99
Some Other Race21
American Indian and Alaska Native17

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

Monroe County, Illinois 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, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

40.9


Male

43.5


Female

Monroe County, Illinois Adults

There are 25,951 adults, (5,392 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Illinois.

Monroe County, Illinois Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

17,168

50.94%

Male

16,535

49.06%

Monroe County, Illinois Households and Families

Monroe County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All83.1%16.9%
Male74.3%25.7%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female66.2%33.8%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0302.5683.1
Married8,3223.0491.2
Non Family3,1261.1668.6
Female1,0112.7266.2
Male5712.9874.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Illinois Households

Monroe County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3241.38%
9th to 12th Grade7613.23%
High School Graduate7,60132.27%
Some College5,86024.88%
Associates Degree1,9928.46%
Bachelors Degree4,63619.68%
Graduate Degree2,37810.10%

Monroe County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,88021,8776,757
Hispanic300239114
Asian219172164
Multiple Races129109
Black99987
Other Race218
Native American171717

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 100.00%.

Monroe County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,124$54,618$35,690
Less Than High School$34,167$50,147$
High School Grad$34,301$41,172$29,132
Some College$42,125$55,593$30,607
Bachelors Degree$57,312$79,063$46,975
Graduate Degree$72,695$107,792$56,078

$46,124

Average Earnings

$54,618

Average Male

$35,690

Average Female

Monroe County, Illinois Language

Monroe County, Illinois Language by Age

Monroe County, Illinois Language

97.22% of Monroe County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,3011,2023.72%
Asian37718749.60%
Hispanic49118136.86%
Multiple2825318.79%
Other211361.90%
Black6911.45%

4.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.27%

Male Poverty Rate

5.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Illinois is Other, with 61.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Illinois is Black, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.27%.

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.63%
High School5.48%
Some College3.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.69%
Female Unemployed12.53%
Female Employed3.06%
Male Employed1.11%

Monroe County, Illinois Income

Monroe County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,956$91,803
Families$87,937$105,791
Married Families$94,595$
Non Families$32,038$44,175

Monroe County, Illinois Marital Status

Monroe County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Illinois 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 35To44.

Monroe County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by War

2,497

Number of Veterans

2,432

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,111
First Gulf War314
Korea249
Second Gulf War237
World War II181

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74751
75+629
55 to 64515
35 to 54462
18 to 34140

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4499.63%
2 or More3325.58%
Hispanic154.63%
Black1515.15%

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Illinois Employment Status

Monroe County, Illinois Employment by Age

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Illinois Employment by Race

Monroe County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waterloo9982103093273.28%
Columbia 9685102735886.07%
Dupo 41303887-243-5.88%
Valmeyer1251125650.40%
Hecker 48648930.62%
Maeystown159158-1-0.63%
Fults262600.00%
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