Monroe County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Monroe County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 45,625 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Wisconsin is the 30th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201745,303-322-0.71%
201745,6252690.59%
201645,356800.18%
201545,2761350.30%
201445,141240.05%
201345,1171160.26%
201245,001-43-0.10%
201145,0442320.52%
201044,8128,17922.33%
199036,6331,5594.44%
198035,0743,46410.96%
197031,6103691.18%
196031,241-137-0.44%
195031,3781,2984.32%
194030,0801,3414.67%
193028,739730.25%
192028,666-215-0.74%
191028,8817782.77%
190028,1034,89221.08%
189023,2111,6047.42%
188021,6075,05730.56%
187016,5508,14096.79%
18608,4100.00%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,287
Two or More Races770
Some Other Race729
Black or African American695
American Indian and Alaska Native450
Asian364
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Monroe County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Monroe County, Wisconsin Median Age

39.5


Total

39.1


Male

39.9


Female

Monroe County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 33,744 adults, (7,156 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

22,410

49.47%

Male

22,893

50.53%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Monroe County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Monroe County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All69.9%30.1%
Male62%38%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female48.2%51.8%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,8322.4969.9
Married8,9883.1385.4
Non Family6,1351.2154.9
Female1,7893.2148.2
Male9203.3862

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Wisconsin Households

Monroe County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1423.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,6765.50%
High School Graduate11,46037.59%
Some College7,14823.45%
Associates Degree3,12210.24%
Bachelors Degree4,18113.72%
Graduate Degree1,7545.75%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,57626,0675,506
Hispanic760565178
Black443412113
Other Race35723652
Native American27424013
Multiple Races26923640
Asian221185113
Islander87

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 51.13%.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,293$42,056$29,782
Less Than High School$25,363$31,138$16,171
High School Grad$31,539$38,506$25,627
Some College$36,553$44,684$28,374
Bachelors Degree$45,667$51,228$40,597
Graduate Degree$57,022$65,000$52,135

$36,293

Average Earnings

$42,056

Average Male

$29,782

Average Female

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language

92.17% of Monroe County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.76% of the population.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,5554,87012.01%
Hispanic1,80241823.20%
Multiple74617022.79%
Other68510815.77%
Native4448819.82%
Asian3605715.83%
Black634548.52%

12.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.02%

Male Poverty Rate

14.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin is Hispanic, with 23.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin is Black, with 8.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.73%
High School10.49%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.94%
Male Unemployed27.88%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed3.53%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Income

Monroe County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,479$66,655
Families$67,889$75,240
Married Families$75,176$84,746
Non Families$35,278$45,881

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

4,956

Number of Veterans

4,472

Male Veterans

484

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,680
First Gulf War1,404
Second Gulf War1,193
Korea301
World War II67

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,456
55 to 641,274
65 to 741,066
75+675
18 to 34485

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,67314.73%
Black15134.95%
Hispanic899.43%
Indian6220.53%
Other389.36%
2 or More247.43%
Hawaiian787.50%
Asian10.43%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sparta952796951681.76%
Tomah916094052452.67%
Cashton11041101-3-0.27%
Norwalk651634-17-2.61%
Rockland 594631376.23%
Ontario 55455400.00%
Wilton514503-11-2.14%
Kendall477473-4-0.84%
Warrens356350-6-1.69%
Oakdale29429620.68%
Wyeville14714700.00%
Melvina10410400.00%
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