Monroe County, New York Population 2018

Monroe County, New York's estimated population is 747,642 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, New York is the 9th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017748,6801,0380.14%
2017747,6423160.04%
2016747,326-1,178-0.16%
2015748,504-1,299-0.17%
2014749,803-323-0.04%
2013750,1261,6020.21%
2012748,5241,0630.14%
2011747,4612,5550.34%
2010744,90630,9384.33%
1990713,96811,7301.67%
1980702,238-9,679-1.36%
1970711,917125,53021.41%
1960586,38798,75520.25%
1950487,63249,40211.27%
1940438,23014,3493.39%
1930423,88171,84720.41%
1920352,03468,82224.30%
1910283,21265,35830.00%
1900217,85428,26814.91%
1890189,58644,68330.84%
1880144,90327,03522.94%
1870117,86817,22017.11%
1860100,64812,99814.83%
185087,65022,74835.05%
184064,90215,04730.18%
183049,8550.00%

Monroe County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White568,281
Black or African American114,344
Asian27,603
Two or More Races21,744
Some Other Race13,426
American Indian and Alaska Native3,106
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander176

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

Monroe County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,00020,00025,00030,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Monroe County, New York Median Age

38.6


Total

36.7


Male

40.5


Female

Monroe County, New York Adults

There are 589,166 adults, (118,667 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, New York.

Monroe County, New York Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

387,031

51.70%

Male

361,649

48.30%

Monroe County, New York Households and Families

Monroe County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Monroe County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All63.8%36.2%
Male58.1%41.9%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female41.3%58.7%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All300,4962.463.8
Married127,7953.0887.1
Non Family118,3671.2747.2
Female41,6373.3141.3
Male12,6973.1658.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, New York Households

Monroe County, New York Education

Monroe County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,0563.15%
9th to 12th Grade33,4386.55%
High School Graduate123,74124.26%
Some College88,11117.27%
Associates Degree59,80111.72%
Bachelors Degree105,28820.64%
Graduate Degree83,73016.41%

Monroe County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White389,206366,700163,052
Black66,40452,1149,468
Hispanic32,46623,4865,185
Asian16,93813,5729,146
Multiple Races7,7926,7502,438
Other Race7,6285,3571,336
Native American1,8301,287251
Islander1057938

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 54.00%.

Monroe County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,014$44,828$33,514
Less Than High School$19,752$21,906$16,738
High School Grad$28,522$32,321$23,702
Some College$34,057$40,744$29,567
Bachelors Degree$50,490$60,335$40,919
Graduate Degree$62,588$76,317$55,967

$39,014

Average Earnings

$44,828

Average Male

$33,514

Average Female

Monroe County, New York Language

Monroe County, New York Language by Age

Monroe County, New York Language

86.64% of Monroe County, New York residents speak only English, while 13.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Monroe County, New York Poverty

Monroe County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White514,29141,8418.14%
Black111,00538,63734.81%
Hispanic60,62120,32533.53%
Multiple21,1885,36425.32%
Other13,0564,59635.20%
Asian25,7434,52617.58%
Native3,0601,14437.39%
Islander1762614.77%

14.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

15.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, New York is Native, with 37.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, New York is White, with 8.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.

Monroe County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.92%
High School14.39%
Some College10.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Monroe County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.92%
Male Unemployed28.97%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Employed5.12%

Monroe County, New York Income

Monroe County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,272$75,077
Families$72,653$91,788
Married Families$90,819$110,594
Non Families$33,986$46,897

Monroe County, New York Marital Status

Monroe County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, New York 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, New York Marital Status by Race


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

Monroe County, New York Veterans

Monroe County, New York Veterans by War

36,942

Number of Veterans

34,406

Male Veterans

2,536

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam12,610
First Gulf War4,645
Second Gulf War4,345
Korea4,089
World War II3,318

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+10,920
65 to 749,762
35 to 547,979
55 to 645,753
18 to 342,528

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White32,5937.02%
Black3,3804.21%
Hispanic9932.44%
2 or More4133.77%
Other3053.23%
Asian1340.63%
Indian1054.69%
Hawaiian128.33%

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Education

6.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, New York Employment Status

Monroe County, New York Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, New York Employment by Race

Monroe County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rochester210756208880-1876-0.89%
Brockport83668319-47-0.56%
East Rochester66016611100.15%
Hilton58795876-3-0.05%
Webster534855512033.80%
Fairport53585406480.90%
Spencerport36033669661.83%
Honeoye Falls268328201375.11%
Churchville19722042703.55%
Scottsville20151958-57-2.83%
Pittsford13631339-24-1.76%
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