Monroe County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Monroe County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 45,625 with a growth rate of 0.57% 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
201745,6252600.57%
201645,36590.02%
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
White42,365
Two or More Races912
Some Other Race770
Black or African American549
American Indian and Alaska Native389
Asian372
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Monroe County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Median Age

39.2


Total

38.8


Male

39.6


Female

Monroe County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 33,797 adults, (7,077 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

22,491

49.58%

Male

22,874

50.42%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Monroe County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All68.4%31.6%
Male64%36%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Female45.1%54.9%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,8132.568.4
Married8,8963.1484.3
Non Family6,0821.2352.8
Female1,8243.1545.1
Male1,0113.3264

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

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 Grade1,1983.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,7955.87%
High School Graduate11,85838.80%
Some College7,12423.31%
Associates Degree3,0329.92%
Bachelors Degree4,00613.11%
Graduate Degree1,5505.07%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,68826,0735,227
Hispanic736485107
Black40836345
Other Race38321146
Multiple Races28924835
Native American23821919
Asian227187123
Islander87

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 54.19%.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,310$39,472$28,358
Less Than High School$23,443$26,961$16,232
High School Grad$30,785$36,085$25,621
Some College$34,055$41,522$26,465
Bachelors Degree$44,295$50,820$39,531
Graduate Degree$53,355$61,250$51,471

$34,310

Average Earnings

$39,472

Average Male

$28,358

Average Female

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language

92.09% of Monroe County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 7.91% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,7055,26112.92%
Hispanic1,76045725.97%
Multiple88124127.36%
Other76415019.63%
Asian36911130.08%
Native37310427.88%
Black4866413.17%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.40%

Male Poverty Rate

15.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 30.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin is White, with 12.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.40%.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.10%
Some College10.41%
High School9.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.70%
Male Unemployed33.93%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed3.73%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Income

Monroe County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,394$62,376
Families$65,119$71,429
Married Families$73,150$81,022
Non Families$33,078$40,619

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

5,238

Number of Veterans

4,687

Male Veterans

551

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,740
First Gulf War1,433
Second Gulf War1,234
Korea353
World War II118

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,496
55 to 641,333
65 to 741,062
75+766
18 to 34581

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,96115.61%
Black11730.15%
Indian7830.47%
Hispanic697.33%
Other389.00%
2 or More349.52%
Hawaiian787.50%
Asian31.20%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

8.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

65%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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