Monroe is a city located in Walton County Georgia. Monroe has a 2020 population of 14,183. It is also the county seat of Walton County. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,907 in 2010.
The average household income in Monroe is $43,983 with a poverty rate of 30.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $915 per month, and the median house value is $127,400. The median age in Monroe is 29.6 years, 28.4 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.96%.
96.19% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Multiple, with 69.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Hispanic, with 13.79% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.88%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Monroe
98.14% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 71.84% having been born in Georgia. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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