Monroe County, Kentucky Population 2019

Monroe County, Kentucky's estimated population is 10,611 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Kentucky is the 97th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201810,7181071.01%
201710,611720.68%
201610,539-82-0.77%
201510,621-59-0.55%
201410,680-42-0.39%
201310,722-131-1.21%
201210,853-67-0.61%
201110,920-50-0.46%
201010,970-431-3.78%
199011,401-952-7.71%
198012,3537116.11%
197011,642-157-1.33%
196011,799-1,971-14.31%
195013,770-300-2.13%
194014,0709937.59%
193013,077-1,137-8.00%
192014,2145514.03%
191013,6636104.67%
190013,0532,06418.78%
189010,9892482.31%
188010,7411,51016.36%
18709,2316807.95%
18608,55179510.25%
18507,7561,23018.85%
18406,5261,18622.21%
18305,3403847.75%
18204,9560.00%

Monroe County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,201
Black or African American274
Two or More Races73
Some Other Race66
Asian20
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
American Indian and Alaska Native3

Monroe County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Monroe County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

39.7


Male

43.9


Female

Monroe County, Kentucky Adults

There are 8,239 adults, (1,940 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Kentucky.

Monroe County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,323

50.00%

Male

5,322

50.00%

Monroe County, Kentucky Households and Families

Monroe County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.1%11.9%
Married81.7%18.3%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female50%50%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3762.472.6
Married2,352381.7
Non Family1,4771.1561.5
Female3543.1450
Male1933.3188.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,03013.89%
9th to 12th Grade7049.50%
High School Graduate3,02240.76%
Some College1,03413.95%
Associates Degree5307.15%
Bachelors Degree5927.98%
Graduate Degree5026.77%

Monroe County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0245,3721,008
Black17716543
Hispanic1639923
Other Race624114
Asian202020
Multiple Races1916
Islander88
Native American3

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,840$31,377$21,239
Less Than High School$16,263$17,366$12,905
High School Grad$26,376$30,505$19,432
Some College$31,622$36,063$26,061
Bachelors Degree$35,164$40,486$18,750
Graduate Degree$47,031$58,382$44,808

$26,840

Average Earnings

$31,377

Average Male

$21,239

Average Female

Monroe County, Kentucky Language

Monroe County, Kentucky Language by Age

Monroe County, Kentucky Language

95.98% of Monroe County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Monroe County, Kentucky Poverty

Monroe County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8442,34723.84%
Hispanic3187423.27%
Black2573915.18%
Other662842.42%
Multiple68811.76%
Islander88100.00%
Native33100.00%

23.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.31%

Male Poverty Rate

25.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Kentucky is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.77%
High School18.15%
Some College12.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.63%
Female Unemployed40.85%
Female Employed7.07%
Male Employed7.04%

Monroe County, Kentucky Income

Monroe County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,665$53,829
Families$49,074$65,017
Married Families$52,382-
Non Families$15,985$30,816

Monroe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Monroe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Monroe County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans

702

Number of Veterans

653

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam198
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War100
Korea84
World War II8

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6818.63%
Black146.33%
Hispanic42.26%
Other46.06%
2 or More310.71%

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

18.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Kentucky Employment Status

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tompkinsville23482273-75-3.19%
Gamaliel376363-13-3.46%
Fountain Run217209-8-3.69%
  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