Monroe, Georgia Population 2020

13,769

Monroe is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 13,769, it is the 78th largest city in Georgia and the 2449th largest city in the United States. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,234 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Monroe has a population density of 878 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monroe is $43,571 with a poverty rate of 30.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $123,700. The median age in Monroe is 32.4 years, 29.2 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.3 males.

Monroe Demographics

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

  • White: 52.00%
  • Black or African American: 45.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.85%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monroe, Georgia is 13,769, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,573.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,234.

Monroe, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,95352.00%
Black or African American6,05845.31%
Two or More Races2471.85%
Some Other Race780.58%
Asian340.25%

Monroe Population Pyramid 2020

Monroe Median Age

32.4


Total

29.2


Male

34.8


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 9,497 adults, (1,661 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

7,455

55.76%

Male

5,915

44.24%

Monroe Households and Families

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.4%40.6%
All35.4%64.6%
Non Family34.4%65.6%
Male20.3%79.7%
Female17.7%82.3%

35.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9812.6735.4
Non Family1,6151.1334.4
Female1,5503.6717.7
Married1,4473.1359.4
Male3693.3320.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3984.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,49818.76%
High School Graduate3,45343.24%
Some College1,26915.89%
Associates Degree3193.99%
Bachelors Degree80010.02%
Graduate Degree2493.12%

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5503,658868
Black3,1892,283147
Hispanic16769
Multiple Races4646
Asian343434
Other Race21

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,582$30,722$24,961
Less Than High School$19,799$$19,283
High School Grad$25,752$26,479$24,731
Some College$28,243$44,479$24,736
Bachelors Degree$37,744$40,227$37,561
Graduate Degree$59,632$62,000$58,456

$26,582

Average Earnings

$30,722

Average Male

$24,961

Average Female

Monroe Language

Monroe Language by Age

Monroe Language

97.06% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Monroe Poverty

Monroe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0402,40239.77%
White6,4861,39521.51%
Multiple24613052.85%
Other786785.90%
Hispanic2535019.76%

30.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.72%

Male Poverty Rate

36.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Other, with 85.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Hispanic, with 19.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.16%
High School21.81%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater9.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.11%
Male Unemployed67.80%
Female Employed21.04%
Male Employed5.42%

Monroe Income

Monroe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,916$43,571
Families$37,730$49,580
Married Families$56,045-
Non Families$20,813$26,850

Monroe Marital Status

Monroe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe Married by Age and Sex

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

Monroe Veterans

595

Number of Veterans

568

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam358
Second Gulf War106
Korea40
World War II22
First Gulf War18
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74254
75+115
18 to 34106
55 to 6473
35 to 5447
Name Veterans % of Total
White55710.48%
Black380.93%

$Monroe Veterans by Education

7.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Employment Status

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.72%

Born in Georgia

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.00% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 73.72% having been born in Georgia. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,769980.72%
201913,671980.72%
201813,5731431.06%
201713,430980.74%
201613,332890.67%
201513,243140.11%
201413,2291371.05%
201313,092910.70%
201213,001410.32%
201112,960760.59%
201012,8841,4771.23%
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%