Monroe County, New York Population 2018

Monroe County, New York's estimated population is 747,642 with a growth rate of -0.21% 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
2017747,642-1,594-0.21%
2016749,2361,9100.26%
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
White569,464
Black or African American114,834
Asian26,808
Two or More Races20,323
Some Other Race14,606
American Indian and Alaska Native3,012
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander189

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

Monroe County, New York 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, New York Median Age

38.6


Total

36.6


Male

40.5


Female

Monroe County, New York Adults

There are 588,150 adults, (116,132 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, New York.

Monroe County, New York Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

387,311

51.69%

Male

361,925

48.31%

Monroe County, New York Households and Families

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

Monroe County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All63.8%36.2%
Male59.2%40.8%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Female39.8%60.2%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All300,2892.4163.8
Married126,8173.0987.3
Non Family118,8971.2747.8
Female42,2883.3239.8
Male12,2873.1959.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade15,7733.11%
9th to 12th Grade33,0056.51%
High School Graduate124,16024.48%
Some College88,24617.40%
Associates Degree60,07611.84%
Bachelors Degree103,72020.45%
Graduate Degree82,25716.22%

Monroe County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White388,997366,440160,996
Black65,63151,8289,218
Hispanic31,17822,1834,960
Asian16,43313,2248,800
Other Race8,0915,5591,352
Multiple Races7,1966,2452,209
Native American1,7731,346289
Islander1088343

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.55%.

Monroe County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,213$43,851$32,652
Less Than High School$19,702$21,664$16,343
High School Grad$27,613$31,920$23,056
Some College$33,715$40,612$29,301
Bachelors Degree$50,050$57,780$40,614
Graduate Degree$61,745$75,497$54,976

$38,213

Average Earnings

$43,851

Average Male

$32,652

Average Female

Monroe County, New York Language

Monroe County, New York Language by Age

Monroe County, New York Language

86.80% of Monroe County, New York residents speak only English, while 13.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

Monroe County, New York Poverty

Monroe County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White517,36242,6378.24%
Black111,80838,59834.52%
Hispanic59,04319,96033.81%
Multiple19,7905,14225.98%
Other14,1644,65932.89%
Asian24,9264,49618.04%
Native2,9671,17739.67%
Islander189168.47%

14.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

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 39.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, New York is White, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.48%.

Monroe County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.93%
High School13.66%
Some College10.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.59%
Male Unemployed28.43%
Female Employed7.31%
Male Employed4.98%

Monroe County, New York Income

Monroe County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,568$72,464
Families$70,387$88,977
Married Families$88,130$107,509
Non Families$33,249$44,998

Monroe County, New York Marital Status

Monroe County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

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

Monroe County, New York Veterans

Monroe County, New York Veterans by War

38,680

Number of Veterans

36,040

Male Veterans

2,640

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam13,001
First Gulf War4,649
Korea4,342
Second Gulf War4,045
World War II3,956

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+11,529
65 to 749,920
35 to 548,464
55 to 646,271
18 to 342,496

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White34,3207.38%
Black3,3784.22%
Hispanic1,0402.64%
2 or More3703.61%
Other3523.48%
Asian1390.68%
Indian1034.65%
Hawaiian1812.59%

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Education

6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, New York Employment Status

Monroe County, New York Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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