Monroe County, Michigan Population 2018

Monroe County, Michigan's estimated population is 149,649 with a growth rate of 0.29% 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
2017149,619-30-0.02%
2017149,6494260.29%
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
White141,412
Black or African American3,442
Two or More Races2,502
Asian946
Some Other Race716
American Indian and Alaska Native591
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Monroe County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Monroe County, Michigan Median Age

42.2


Total

41.2


Male

43.2


Female

Monroe County, Michigan Adults

There are 116,386 adults, (24,345 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Michigan.

Monroe County, Michigan Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

75,714

50.60%

Male

73,905

49.40%

Monroe County, Michigan Households and Families

Monroe County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Monroe County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All80.2%19.8%
Male77.3%22.7%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female63.5%36.5%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,6522.5380.2
Married31,2093.1291.3
Non Family18,3091.2167.1
Female5,9863.0963.5
Male3,1483.2377.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade2,4752.38%
9th to 12th Grade7,4507.16%
High School Graduate37,50536.06%
Some College25,55624.57%
Associates Degree11,71611.26%
Bachelors Degree12,88112.38%
Graduate Degree6,4226.17%

Monroe County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,35688,53818,224
Hispanic2,6622,088330
Black2,0851,852278
Multiple Races820702152
Asian696600331
Native American42735033
Other Race37624849
Islander1033

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.56%.

Monroe County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,432$51,967$29,574
Less Than High School$21,480$26,225$16,964
High School Grad$32,955$45,632$23,136
Some College$39,032$52,188$28,029
Bachelors Degree$56,481$67,143$42,276
Graduate Degree$66,295$82,538$62,107

$40,432

Average Earnings

$51,967

Average Male

$29,574

Average Female

Monroe County, Michigan Language

Monroe County, Michigan Language by Age

Monroe County, Michigan Language

96.83% of Monroe County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White135,50513,71310.12%
Black3,2921,00330.47%
Hispanic5,10498019.20%
Multiple2,45069828.49%
Other70616222.95%
Native5706411.23%
Asian937485.12%
Islander10770.00%

11.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Michigan is Islander, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Michigan is Asian, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.80%.

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.05%
High School10.63%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.16%
Male Unemployed26.91%
Female Employed6.80%
Male Employed4.02%

Monroe County, Michigan Income

Monroe County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,479$73,202
Families$73,750$86,074
Married Families$83,542$96,589
Non Families$31,259$41,898

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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 55To64.

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by War

10,446

Number of Veterans

9,876

Male Veterans

570

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,160
First Gulf War1,311
Korea980
Second Gulf War913
World War II377

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,158
35 to 542,358
75+2,202
55 to 642,114
18 to 34614

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,0729.08%
Hispanic2076.21%
Black2037.95%
Indian5511.65%
Other4810.46%
2 or More413.71%
Asian273.49%

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Employment Status

Monroe County, Michigan Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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