Monroe County, Indiana Population 2019

Monroe County, Indiana's estimated population is 146,720 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Indiana is the 12th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018146,9171970.13%
2017146,7209720.67%
2016145,7481,5281.06%
2015144,2208100.56%
2014143,4101,3440.95%
2013142,0665930.42%
2012141,4731,2640.90%
2011140,2091,6491.19%
2010138,56029,58227.14%
1990108,97810,19310.32%
198098,78513,93616.42%
197084,84925,62443.27%
196059,2259,14518.26%
195050,08013,54637.08%
194036,5345601.56%
193035,97411,45546.72%
192024,5191,0934.67%
191023,4262,55312.23%
190020,8733,20018.11%
189017,6731,79811.33%
188015,8751,70712.05%
187014,1681,32110.28%
186012,8471,56113.83%
185011,2861,14311.27%
184010,1433,56654.22%
18306,5773,898145.50%
18202,6790.00%

How Many People Live in Monroe County, Indiana?

146,720

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White124,98086.53%
Asian9,1266.32%
Two or More Races4,6753.24%
Black or African American4,5023.12%
Some Other Race8220.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native2870.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.03%

Monroe County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Monroe County, Indiana Median Age

28.8


Total

27.9


Male

29.9


Female

Monroe County, Indiana Adults

There are 121,369 adults, (17,055 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Indiana.

Monroe County, Indiana Age Dependency

38.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

72,431

50.15%

Male

72,005

49.85%

Monroe County, Indiana Households and Families

Monroe County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All54.2%45.8%
Male51.6%48.4%
Female36.6%63.4%
Non Family34.6%65.4%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,0142.3554.2
Non Family26,4731.6634.6
Married21,325383.1
Female5,380336.6
Male1,8363.0651.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8082.21%
9th to 12th Grade4,8245.89%
High School Graduate17,85421.81%
Some College14,30217.47%
Associates Degree5,5926.83%
Bachelors Degree19,42223.72%
Graduate Degree18,07622.08%

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,00766,38431,888
Asian3,9753,6723,037
Black2,2021,988886
Hispanic2,0481,7091,019
Multiple Races1,5651,408614
Other Race445396183
Native American18415419
Islander443131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,124$40,326$29,258
Less Than High School$15,658$16,468$12,346
High School Grad$29,882$34,717$26,227
Some College$30,768$35,739$25,298
Bachelors Degree$36,841$44,516$31,994
Graduate Degree$52,717$64,200$42,202

$34,124

Average Earnings

$40,326

Average Male

$29,258

Average Female

Monroe County, Indiana Language

Monroe County, Indiana Language by Age

Monroe County, Indiana Language

89.25% of Monroe County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 10.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White110,07324,12921.92%
Asian7,1573,78652.90%
Black3,9801,57339.52%
Multiple4,2571,40733.05%
Hispanic3,9911,12528.19%
Other70614119.97%
Native2876623.00%
Islander441534.09%

24.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.74%

Male Poverty Rate

25.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Indiana is Asian, with 52.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Indiana is Other, with 19.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.56%
High School14.26%
Some College13.29%
Bachelors or Greater9.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.61%
Male Unemployed43.55%
Female Employed19.34%
Male Employed13.77%

Monroe County, Indiana Income

Monroe County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,689$66,467
Families$69,459$89,961
Married Families$85,460$105,910
Non Families$26,833$39,787

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans

6,401

Number of Veterans

5,982

Male Veterans

419

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,027
First Gulf War1,146
Second Gulf War1,126
Korea684
World War II263
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,494
75+1,478
35 to 541,359
55 to 641,323
18 to 34747

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8265.51%
Black2035.71%
2 or More1886.90%
Hispanic1373.83%
Asian1231.48%
Other405.94%
Indian219.42%

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.15%

Born in Indiana

91.77%

Native Born

8.23%

Foreign Born

5.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.77% of Monroe County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 59.15% having been born in Indiana. 5.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bloomington803128446541535.17%
Ellettsville624066223826.12%
Stinesville203213104.93%
  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