Monroe County, Mississippi Population 2019

Monroe County, Mississippi's estimated population is 35,852 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Mississippi is the 21st largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201835,564-288-0.80%
201735,852-45-0.13%
201635,897700.20%
201535,827-235-0.65%
201436,062-95-0.26%
201336,157-259-0.71%
201236,416-195-0.53%
201136,611-317-0.86%
201036,9283460.95%
199036,5821780.49%
198036,4042,3616.94%
197034,043900.27%
196033,953-2,590-7.09%
195036,543-1,105-2.94%
194037,6481,5074.17%
193036,1413,52810.82%
192032,613-2,565-7.29%
191035,1783,96212.69%
190031,2164861.58%
189030,7302,1777.62%
188028,5535,92226.17%
187022,6311,3486.33%
186021,2831110.52%
185021,17211,922128.89%
18409,2505,389139.58%
18303,8611,14041.90%
18202,7210.00%

How Many People Live in Monroe County, Mississippi?

35,852

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,441
Black or African American10,846
Two or More Races563
Asian87
Some Other Race21
American Indian and Alaska Native9

Monroe County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Monroe County, Mississippi Median Age

41


Total

39.5


Male

43


Female

Monroe County, Mississippi Adults

There are 27,693 adults, (6,607 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Mississippi.

Monroe County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,819

52.32%

Male

17,148

47.68%

Monroe County, Mississippi Households and Families

Monroe County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male85.8%14.2%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female57.2%42.8%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0422.5374.9
Married6,7033.1787
Non Family4,5631.164.9
Female2,2833.3357.2
Male4933.3585.8

3.16

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1668.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,80711.36%
High School Graduate8,78335.55%
Some College4,77319.32%
Associates Degree2,1148.56%
Bachelors Degree3,02512.24%
Graduate Degree1,0404.21%

Monroe County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,13314,2393,351
Black7,2205,289673
Hispanic22512218
Multiple Races106437
Asian514016
Native American99
Other Race71

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,028$37,657$25,229
Less Than High School$21,588$27,670$10,902
High School Grad$30,223$37,212$23,086
Some College$30,663$41,135$25,395
Bachelors Degree$41,356$44,167$40,295
Graduate Degree$55,038$60,804$50,000

$31,028

Average Earnings

$37,657

Average Male

$25,229

Average Female

Monroe County, Mississippi Language

Monroe County, Mississippi Language by Age

Monroe County, Mississippi Language

98.39% of Monroe County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,7743,37814.21%
Black10,6953,06728.68%
Multiple56335462.88%
Hispanic416296.97%
Native9111.11%

19.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.55%

Male Poverty Rate

20.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 62.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 6.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.24%
High School15.64%
Some College12.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.97%
Male Unemployed31.64%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed6.09%

Monroe County, Mississippi Income

Monroe County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,444$52,809
Families$51,428$63,176
Married Families$60,589-
Non Families$18,897$29,224

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans

2,343

Number of Veterans

2,181

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam794
First Gulf War535
Second Gulf War462
Korea321
World War II134

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,94810.17%
Black3664.43%
Hispanic3011.19%
2 or More2211.34%
Asian611.76%
Indian111.11%

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

11.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Amory73167067-249-3.40%
Aberdeen56125391-221-3.94%
Nettleton 19921952-40-2.01%
Smithville942913-29-3.08%
Hatley482467-15-3.11%
Gattman9087-3-3.33%
  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