Monroe County, Mississippi Population 2018

Monroe County, Mississippi's estimated population is 35,872 with a growth rate of -0.44% 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
201735,872-157-0.44%
201636,0291210.34%
201635,908780.22%
201535,830-235-0.65%
201436,065-93-0.26%
201336,158-258-0.71%
201236,416-194-0.53%
201136,610-318-0.86%
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%

Monroe County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,510
Black or African American10,979
Two or More Races462
Asian33
Some Other Race21
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13
American Indian and Alaska Native11

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

Monroe County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

40.9


Total

39.5


Male

42.6


Female

Monroe County, Mississippi Adults

There are 27,598 adults, (6,341 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Mississippi.

Monroe County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,845

52.31%

Male

17,184

47.69%

Monroe County, Mississippi Households and Families

Monroe County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
Male84.5%15.5%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female51.9%48.1%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9492.5575.7
Married6,8603.1888
Non Family4,2841.1167.6
Female2,2713.1551.9
Male5343.5484.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Mississippi Households

Monroe County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2949.34%
9th to 12th Grade2,97212.10%
High School Graduate8,56334.87%
Some College4,85219.76%
Associates Degree2,0548.36%
Bachelors Degree2,72611.10%
Graduate Degree1,0994.47%

Monroe County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,14813,9673,176
Black7,0875,080622
Hispanic20516311
Multiple Races8238
Asian333316
Other Race167
Islander1313
Native American1111

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 native american people with a rate of 48.48%.

Monroe County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,055$36,726$23,486
Less Than High School$22,350$28,098$12,405
High School Grad$28,196$34,993$20,965
Some College$29,730$42,857$24,250
Bachelors Degree$37,115$42,150$35,392
Graduate Degree$45,167$44,968$45,268

$30,055

Average Earnings

$36,726

Average Male

$23,486

Average Female

Monroe County, Mississippi Language

Monroe County, Mississippi Language by Age

Monroe County, Mississippi Language

98.67% of Monroe County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8193,80635.18%
White23,9043,19813.38%
Multiple43126962.41%
Hispanic3784612.17%
Islander1313100.00%
Native11218.18%

20.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.50%

Male Poverty Rate

22.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 12.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.09%.

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.88%
High School16.56%
Some College12.65%
Bachelors or Greater6.86%

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.00%
Male Unemployed36.03%
Female Employed11.02%
Male Employed5.87%

Monroe County, Mississippi Income

Monroe County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,345$49,416
Families$48,556$58,817
Married Families$58,309$
Non Families$18,530$26,045

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by War

2,229

Number of Veterans

2,076

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam689
First Gulf War475
Second Gulf War441
Korea342
World War II144

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+634
35 to 54490
65 to 74466
55 to 64386
18 to 34253

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,93110.06%
Black2933.59%
Hispanic166.04%
2 or More31.82%
Indian218.18%

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

10.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Employment Status

Monroe County, Mississippi Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Monroe County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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