Monroe County, Michigan Population 2018

Monroe County, Michigan's estimated population is 149,649 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Michigan is the 16th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017149,649-296-0.20%
2016149,9457220.48%
2016149,223-146-0.10%
2015149,369-427-0.29%
2014149,796-261-0.17%
2013150,057-680-0.45%
2012150,737-716-0.47%
2011151,453-471-0.31%
2010151,92418,32413.72%
1990133,600-1,059-0.79%
1980134,65916,18013.66%
1970118,47917,35917.17%
1960101,12025,45433.64%
195075,66617,04629.08%
194058,6206,13511.69%
193052,48515,37041.41%
192037,1154,19812.75%
191032,9171630.50%
190032,7544171.29%
189032,337-1,287-3.83%
188033,6246,14122.34%
187027,4835,89027.28%
186021,5936,89546.91%
185014,6984,77648.14%
18409,9226,735211.33%
18303,1871,35674.06%
18201,83149136.64%
18101,3400.00%

Monroe County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White142,076
Black or African American3,489
Two or More Races2,264
Asian928
American Indian and Alaska Native621
Some Other Race561
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Monroe County, Michigan 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, Michigan Median Age

41.9


Total

41.1


Male

43


Female

Monroe County, Michigan Adults

There are 116,057 adults, (23,541 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Michigan.

Monroe County, Michigan Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

76,004

50.69%

Male

73,941

49.31%

Monroe County, Michigan Households and Families

Monroe County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All79.6%20.4%
Male76.2%23.8%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female60.8%39.2%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,5162.5479.6
Married31,1783.1491
Non Family18,3721.2267.1
Female6,0823.0960.8
Male2,8843.2876.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Michigan Households

Monroe County, Michigan Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4922.40%
9th to 12th Grade7,4227.16%
High School Graduate37,44236.12%
Some College25,60124.70%
Associates Degree11,21510.82%
Bachelors Degree13,26612.80%
Graduate Degree6,2226.00%

Monroe County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,26288,48018,471
Hispanic2,5751,913277
Black2,0421,851247
Asian689587356
Multiple Races685600131
Native American43436327
Other Race35322755
Islander6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 51.67%.

Monroe County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,020$50,648$27,560
Less Than High School$19,735$23,098$12,030
High School Grad$31,984$44,591$21,732
Some College$36,954$50,999$26,228
Bachelors Degree$54,463$66,196$42,094
Graduate Degree$64,402$81,699$56,201

$39,020

Average Earnings

$50,648

Average Male

$27,560

Average Female

Monroe County, Michigan Language

Monroe County, Michigan Language by Age

Monroe County, Michigan Language

97.06% of Monroe County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White136,33913,4479.86%
Black3,3411,00530.08%
Hispanic5,00597819.54%
Multiple2,20653024.03%
Other5518515.43%
Native6106710.98%
Asian918424.58%
Islander66100.00%

10.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.64%

Male Poverty Rate

12.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Michigan

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Michigan is Asian, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.35%.

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.41%
High School11.08%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.79%
Male Unemployed27.82%
Female Employed6.55%
Male Employed3.58%

Monroe County, Michigan Income

Monroe County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,968$69,824
Families$70,434$82,176
Married Families$79,771$91,827
Non Families$30,533$39,910

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by War

10,655

Number of Veterans

10,146

Male Veterans

509

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,243
First Gulf War1,404
Korea1,073
Second Gulf War740
World War II463

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,974
35 to 542,618
75+2,315
55 to 642,246
18 to 34502

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,2649.25%
Hispanic2447.54%
Black1857.65%
Indian7514.04%
Other5413.11%
2 or More525.36%
Asian253.40%

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Employment Status

Monroe County, Michigan Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Employment by Race

Monroe County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monroe2072119986-735-3.55%
Flat Rock 98789828-50-0.51%
Milan 583660141783.05%
Dundee39514002511.29%
Carleton23452344-1-0.04%
South Rockwood16811644-37-2.20%
Luna Pier14361377-59-4.11%
Petersburg11461128-18-1.57%
Maybee563541-22-3.91%
Estral Beach418407-11-2.63%
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