Monroe County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Monroe County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 168,046 with a growth rate of 0.92% 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
2017167,306-740-0.44%
2017168,0461,5300.92%
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
White128,746
Black or African American23,629
Some Other Race5,254
Two or More Races5,138
Asian3,788
American Indian and Alaska Native720
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

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

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Median Age

42.6


Total

41.3


Male

43.4


Female

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 132,792 adults, (26,292 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

84,696

50.62%

Male

82,610

49.38%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All78.2%21.8%
Male70%30%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female58%42%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,5262.8778.2
Married32,0203.3889
Non Family16,3451.3466.4
Female6,5543.8258
Male2,6073.8170

3.39

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3,6173.17%
9th to 12th Grade8,6767.59%
High School Graduate41,27436.12%
Some College24,10421.09%
Associates Degree9,1858.04%
Bachelors Degree17,82615.60%
Graduate Degree9,5858.39%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White82,58574,47420,388
Black14,61513,2473,564
Hispanic13,87211,5262,068
Other Race3,0562,466429
Asian2,6912,2731,217
Multiple Races1,9071,573446
Native American572539144
Islander2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 45.22%.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,137$43,706$30,886
Less Than High School$25,735$31,282$19,760
High School Grad$32,022$40,490$24,129
Some College$36,723$43,738$29,735
Bachelors Degree$49,319$56,435$40,803
Graduate Degree$70,509$78,415$62,639

$37,137

Average Earnings

$43,706

Average Male

$30,886

Average Female

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Language

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Language

84.78% of Monroe County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 15.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.71% of the population.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White111,29610,7359.65%
Hispanic24,7484,07916.48%
Black23,2922,91112.50%
Other5,21286216.54%
Multiple5,12170213.71%
Asian3,69242011.38%
Native7029112.96%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.63%

Male Poverty Rate

11.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 16.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Pennsylvania is White, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.32%.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.06%
High School10.44%
Some College7.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.23%
Male Unemployed24.50%
Female Employed6.58%
Male Employed4.58%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Income

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,430$75,336
Families$72,228$85,214
Married Families$81,257$94,641
Non Families$34,788$46,102

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


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

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

10,540

Number of Veterans

9,958

Male Veterans

582

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,586
First Gulf War1,200
Korea1,080
Second Gulf War1,051
World War II509

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,469
75+2,326
55 to 642,164
35 to 542,043
18 to 34538

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,1688.76%
Black1,0245.74%
Hispanic6833.96%
Other1854.87%
2 or More1395.33%
Indian152.34%
Asian90.30%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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