Monroe, Iowa Population 2022

1,954
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Monroe is a city located in Jasper County Iowa. Monroe has a 2020 population of 1,954. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 6.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,828 in 2010.

The average household income in Monroe is $72,898 with a poverty rate of 4.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $122,700. The median age in Monroe is 38.3 years, 38.8 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Monroe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroewas:

  • White: 98.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Monroe, Iowa is 1,954 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,954.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,828.

Monroe, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,70598.38%
Two or More Races181.04%
Asian50.29%
Black or African American50.29%
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Monroe Population by Race

Monroe Population Pyramid $2022

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Monroe Median Age

38.3


Total

38.8


Male

38


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 1,331 adults, (272 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

862

49.74%

Male

871

50.26%

Monroe Population by Age

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.8%47.2%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
All79.3%20.7%
Male89.6%10.4%
Married90.2%9.8%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7492.3179.3
Married368390.2
Non Family2801.2368.2
Female533.0452.8
Male482.5889.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Monroe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.17%
9th to 12th Grade514.23%
High School Graduate46038.14%
Some College25320.98%
Associates Degree18515.34%
Bachelors Degree20517.00%
Graduate Degree504.15%
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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
White1,1871,134249
Hispanic55
Asian551
Black555
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,149$50,980$34,107
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,313$48,542$25,000
Some College$44,417$52,250$33,690
Bachelors Degree$53,707$54,375$53,083
Graduate Degree$44,063$$43,750

$44,149

Average Earnings

$50,980

Average Male

$34,107

Average Female

Monroe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe Language by Age

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Monroe Language

99.43% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Monroe Language

Monroe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,685724.27%
Hispanic55100.00%
Multiple18422.22%
OtherNaN%

4.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.50%

Male Poverty Rate

5.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is White, with 4.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Multiple, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.91%.

Monroe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.32%
High School6.30%
Some College2.74%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed2.95%
Female Employed1.19%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,917$72,898
Families$83,047$91,613
Married Families$93,750-
Non Families$28,750$35,409
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Income by Household Type

Monroe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

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 35-44.

Monroe Marital Status by Race

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Monroe Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
Vietnam40
First Gulf War25
Korea9
World War II5

Monroe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5440
65 to 7431
75+21
55 to 6420
18 to 3415

Monroe Veterans by Age

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Monroe Veterans by Race

Monroe Veterans by Education

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2.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

3%

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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83.27%

Born in Monroe

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 83.27% having been born in Iowa. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,954201.03%
20211,934201.04%
20201,914201.06%
20191,894201.07%
20181,874140.75%
20171,860130.70%
20161,847201.09%
20151,827-4-0.22%
20141,83190.49%
20131,82240.22%
20121,81860.33%
20111,812-16-0.88%
20101,8280.00%

Monroe Population by Year