Monroe County, Tennessee Population 2018

Monroe County, Tennessee's estimated population is 46,240 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Tennessee is the 34th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201745,698-542-1.17%
201746,2402730.59%
201645,9672740.60%
201545,6933050.67%
201445,3881880.42%
201345,2001180.26%
201245,0821700.38%
201144,9122950.66%
201044,61714,07646.09%
199030,5411,8416.41%
198028,7005,22522.26%
197023,4751590.68%
196023,316-1,197-4.88%
195024,5132380.98%
194024,2752,89813.56%
193021,377-683-3.10%
192022,0601,3446.49%
191020,7162,13111.47%
190018,5853,25621.24%
189015,3291,0467.32%
188014,2831,69413.46%
187012,589-18-0.14%
186012,6077336.17%
185011,874-182-1.51%
184012,056-1,652-12.05%
183013,70811,179442.03%
18202,5290.00%

Monroe County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,205
Black or African American900
Two or More Races719
American Indian and Alaska Native421
Some Other Race237
Asian165
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

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

Monroe County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Monroe County, Tennessee Median Age

43


Total

41.2


Male

44.4


Female

Monroe County, Tennessee Adults

There are 35,689 adults, (8,952 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Tennessee.

Monroe County, Tennessee Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

23,127

50.61%

Male

22,571

49.39%

Monroe County, Tennessee Households and Families

Monroe County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Monroe County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female61.3%38.7%
Male61%39%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4162.5975.8
Married9,9272.9684.5
Non Family4,6371.1966.1
Female2,0243.4861.3
Male8283.9161

3

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Tennessee Households

Monroe County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0659.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,92612.25%
High School Graduate13,22441.27%
Some College5,71117.82%
Associates Degree2,3567.35%
Bachelors Degree2,4077.51%
Graduate Degree1,3524.22%

Monroe County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,99923,7443,583
Hispanic76337013
Black62653177
Native American346144
Multiple Races24519938
Other Race1241023
Asian818145
Islander5151

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.56%.

Monroe County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,401$34,707$24,824
Less Than High School$23,535$27,500$16,390
High School Grad$28,523$35,473$21,812
Some College$30,625$40,282$23,219
Bachelors Degree$40,072$40,500$40,008
Graduate Degree$50,990$70,219$50,174

$30,401

Average Earnings

$34,707

Average Male

$24,824

Average Female

Monroe County, Tennessee Language

Monroe County, Tennessee Language by Age

Monroe County, Tennessee Language

95.92% of Monroe County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Monroe County, Tennessee Poverty

Monroe County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,9897,75818.93%
Hispanic1,86074740.16%
Black80324029.89%
Multiple62622736.26%
Asian16513481.21%
Other23711849.79%
Native421307.13%

20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.24%

Male Poverty Rate

22.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Tennessee is Asian, with 81.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Tennessee is Native, with 7.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.29%.

Monroe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.56%
High School16.40%
Some College12.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%

Monroe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.54%
Male Unemployed29.06%
Female Employed11.35%
Male Employed7.16%

Monroe County, Tennessee Income

Monroe County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,931$50,763
Families$45,471$56,408
Married Families$52,690$
Non Families$19,996$33,214

Monroe County, Tennessee Marital Status

Monroe County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Monroe County, Tennessee Veterans

Monroe County, Tennessee Veterans by War

3,579

Number of Veterans

3,428

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,667
Second Gulf War441
First Gulf War364
Korea211
World War II149

Monroe County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,277
55 to 64730
35 to 54692
75+650
18 to 34230

Monroe County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3059.75%
Black10915.42%
Indian9122.30%
Hispanic655.61%
Other4422.22%
2 or More175.14%
Asian1316.05%

Monroe County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

8.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Tennessee Employment Status

Monroe County, Tennessee Employment by Age

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Monroe County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sweetwater 577759331562.70%
Madisonville455047702204.84%
Vonore 14731502291.97%
Tellico Plains874941677.67%
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