Monroe County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Monroe County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 168,046 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Pennsylvania is the 20th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017168,0469200.55%
2016167,1266100.37%
2016166,516-319-0.19%
2015166,835-712-0.42%
2014167,547-41-0.02%
2013167,588-1,187-0.70%
2012168,775-1,186-0.70%
2011169,961850.05%
2010169,87674,16777.49%
199095,70926,30037.89%
198069,40923,98752.81%
197045,4225,85514.80%
196039,5675,79417.16%
195033,7733,97113.32%
194029,8021,5165.36%
193028,2863,99116.43%
192024,2951,3545.90%
191022,9411,7808.41%
190021,1611,0505.22%
189020,111-64-0.32%
188020,1751,8139.87%
187018,3621,6049.57%
186016,7583,48826.28%
185013,2703,39134.33%
18409,8790.00%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White129,349
Black or African American23,320
Two or More Races5,194
Some Other Race5,077
Asian3,563
American Indian and Alaska Native539
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander84

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

Monroe County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

42.9


Female

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 131,695 adults, (24,902 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

84,594

50.62%

Male

82,532

49.38%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All77.4%22.6%
Male68.9%31.1%
Non Family66%34%
Female59.4%40.6%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,1272.8877.4
Married31,1013.488.1
Non Family16,4781.3866
Female6,6913.7959.4
Male2,8573.8268.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Households

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4723.07%
9th to 12th Grade8,3617.38%
High School Graduate41,30236.47%
Some College24,45821.60%
Associates Degree8,9737.92%
Bachelors Degree17,02715.04%
Graduate Degree9,6458.52%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White82,50074,48319,930
Black14,15913,0123,228
Hispanic13,39211,2762,182
Other Race2,8022,171304
Asian2,5642,1141,037
Multiple Races2,0621,796482
Native American371356145
Islander3524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40.44%.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,909$42,651$29,225
Less Than High School$22,569$30,000$15,139
High School Grad$31,093$39,861$23,363
Some College$35,246$41,979$27,539
Bachelors Degree$46,544$54,969$37,163
Graduate Degree$70,597$74,601$66,759

$35,909

Average Earnings

$42,651

Average Male

$29,225

Average Female

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Language

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Language

84.64% of Monroe County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 15.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.75% of the population.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White112,01612,01610.73%
Hispanic24,2144,47318.47%
Black22,9993,10413.50%
Other5,0531,08721.51%
Multiple5,17059411.49%
Asian3,44944712.96%
Native5318115.25%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.71%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 21.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Pennsylvania is White, with 10.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.07%.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.09%
High School11.20%
Some College8.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.70%
Male Unemployed25.73%
Female Employed6.94%
Male Employed4.75%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Income

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,980$72,178
Families$69,092$80,965
Married Families$78,882$90,832
Non Families$33,886$45,731

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Pennsylvania 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 45To54.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

10,758

Number of Veterans

10,239

Male Veterans

519

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,385
First Gulf War1,310
Korea1,209
Second Gulf War931
World War II615

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,366
75+2,368
35 to 542,270
55 to 642,245
18 to 34509

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,3278.90%
Black9895.69%
Hispanic7474.48%
Other2085.95%
2 or More1827.06%
Asian341.19%
Indian183.79%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
East Stroudsburg9840101893493.55%
Stroudsburg55675416-151-2.71%
Mount Pocono31703052-118-3.72%
Delaware Water Gap743709-34-4.58%
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