Monroe, Georgia Population 2021

14,013
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Monroe is a city located in Walton County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Walton County. With a 2020 population of 14,013, it is the 79th largest city in Georgia and the 2425th largest city in the United States . Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 5.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,234 in 2010. Monroe reached it's highest population of 14,013 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Monroe has a population density of 894 people per square mile.

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.

Monroe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroe was:

  • White: 48.54%
  • Black or African American: 47.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monroe, Georgia is 14,013 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,503.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,234.

Monroe, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,51348.54%
Black or African American6,40647.74%
Two or More Races2361.76%
Asian1631.21%
Some Other Race1000.75%
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Monroe Population by Race

Monroe Population Pyramid $2021

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Monroe Median Age

29.6


Total

28.4


Male

32.9


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 9,161 adults, (1,636 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

7,680

57.24%

Male

5,738

42.76%

Monroe Population by Age

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.5%38.5%
All34.5%65.5%
Non Family33.6%66.4%
Female19.6%80.4%
Male18.5%81.5%

34.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7092.8334.5
Female1,5733.9919.6
Non Family1,4861.1933.6
Married1,1913.1661.5
Male4593.2818.5

3.36

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Monroe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2883.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,67921.75%
High School Graduate3,07139.78%
Some College1,27316.49%
Associates Degree3264.22%
Bachelors Degree82910.74%
Graduate Degree2533.28%
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Monroe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0793,310834
Black3,2842,178181
Hispanic20212413
Asian11510154
2+ Races3939
Other Race20

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%.

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,875$31,399$23,000
Less Than 9th Grade$19,063$26,121$17,883
High School Graduate$25,137$30,545$23,359
Some College$27,436$43,821$25,410
Bachelors Degree$39,260$40,184$38,426
Graduate Degree$58,214$62,647$42,422

$25,875

Average Earnings

$31,399

Average Male

$23,000

Average Female

Monroe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe Language by Age

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Monroe Language

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.

Monroe Language

Monroe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,3742,68542.12%
White5,9661,11218.64%
Multiple23516469.79%
Other1008181.00%
Hispanic3484813.79%

30.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.85%

Male Poverty Rate

36.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Other, with 81.00% 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%.

Monroe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.65%
High School19.06%
Some College13.59%
Bachelors or Greater7.24%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.27%
Male Unemployed53.31%
Female Employed24.32%
Male Employed4.83%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,740$43,983
Families$38,972$48,727
Married Families$57,314-
Non Families$20,389$28,554
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Income by Household Type

Monroe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Monroe Marital Status by Race

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Monroe Marital Status

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445

Number of Veterans

432

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam232
Second Gulf War81
Korea45
World War II21
First Gulf War13

Monroe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74186
75+112
18 to 3481
55 to 6437
35 to 5429

Monroe Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4188.58%
Black270.66%
Hispanic135.94%

Monroe Veterans by Race

Monroe Veterans by Education

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4.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe Employment by Age

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Monroe Employment by Race

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Monroe Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.84%

Born in Monroe

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Monroe Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,0131701.23%
202013,8431701.24%
201913,6731701.26%
201813,5031160.87%
201713,387960.72%
201613,291800.61%
201513,211100.08%
201413,2011361.04%
201313,065880.68%
201212,97790.07%
201112,968610.47%
201012,9071,5001.24%
200011,4071,6481.57%
19909,7599050.98%
19808,8547830.93%
19708,0711,2451.69%
19606,8262,2844.16%
19504,5423740.86%
19404,1684621.18%
19303,7064951.44%
19203,2111820.59%
19103,0290.00%

Monroe Population by Year