Monroe County, Kentucky Population 2018

Monroe County, Kentucky's estimated population is 10,659 with a growth rate of -0.31% 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
201710,659-33-0.31%
201610,6921131.07%
201610,579-38-0.36%
201510,617-49-0.46%
201410,666-36-0.34%
201310,702-138-1.27%
201210,840-73-0.67%
201110,913-56-0.51%
201010,969-432-3.79%
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
White10,270
Black or African American275
Some Other Race66
Two or More Races64
Asian14
American Indian and Alaska Native3

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

Monroe County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

42.7


Total

39.8


Male

44.4


Female

Monroe County, Kentucky Adults

There are 8,276 adults, (1,946 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Kentucky.

Monroe County, Kentucky Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,367

50.20%

Male

5,325

49.80%

Monroe County, Kentucky Households and Families

Monroe County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83.1%16.9%
Married81.6%18.4%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female40.9%59.1%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4212.3973.1
Married2,3752.9581.6
Non Family1,4491.1668.1
Female4433.240.9
Male1542.9583.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Kentucky Households

Monroe County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,13315.21%
9th to 12th Grade7129.56%
High School Graduate3,07041.21%
Some College92712.44%
Associates Degree4626.20%
Bachelors Degree6388.56%
Graduate Degree5076.81%

Monroe County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0675,3361,048
Black18716054
Hispanic1588029
Other Race522820
Multiple Races2014
Asian141414
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%.

Monroe County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,789$30,835$20,954
Less Than High School$16,736$16,868$15,917
High School Grad$25,773$29,152$18,671
Some College$30,142$37,045$22,982
Bachelors Degree$35,758$37,045$19,565
Graduate Degree$43,846$55,583$38,438

$25,789

Average Earnings

$30,835

Average Male

$20,954

Average Female

Monroe County, Kentucky Language

Monroe County, Kentucky Language by Age

Monroe County, Kentucky Language

96.01% of Monroe County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Monroe County, Kentucky Poverty

Monroe County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9232,63126.51%
Hispanic3057725.25%
Other663350.00%
Black2462710.98%
Multiple591118.64%
Native33100.00%

26.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.52%

Male Poverty Rate

27.58%

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 Black, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.53%.

Monroe County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.24%
High School19.97%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%

Monroe County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.71%
Male Unemployed49.00%
Female Employed7.28%
Male Employed5.68%

Monroe County, Kentucky Income

Monroe County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,120$47,877
Families$45,237$54,987
Married Families$49,572$
Non Families$15,750$32,177

Monroe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Monroe County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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

Monroe County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans by War

615

Number of Veterans

570

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam204
Korea106
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War62
World War II8

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+203
55 to 64129
35 to 54128
65 to 74124
18 to 3431

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5957.51%
Black167.21%
Hispanic95.29%
Other47.14%

Monroe County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

21.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Kentucky Employment Status

Monroe County, Kentucky Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Monroe County, Kentucky Employment by Education

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%
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