Monroe, Indiana Population 2021

5,116
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Monroe is a city located in Adams County Indiana. Monroe has a 2020 population of 5,116. Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 4.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,873 in 2010. Monroe reached it's highest population of 5,116 in 2021.

The average household income in Monroe is $68,460 with a poverty rate of 21.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $658 per month, and the median house value is $136,600. The median age in Monroe is 28.8 years, 30.8 years for males, and 27.8 years for females.

Monroe Demographics

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

  • White: 98.73%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Monroe, Indiana is 5,116 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,050.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,873.

Monroe, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,95698.73%
Black or African American511.02%
Two or More Races90.18%
Asian40.08%
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Monroe Population by Race

Monroe Population Pyramid $2021

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Monroe Median Age

28.8


Total

30.8


Male

27.8


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 3,225 adults, (546 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

2,590

51.59%

Male

2,430

48.41%

Monroe Population by Age

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All85.6%14.4%
Female80.2%19.8%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Male66.7%33.3%

85.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4543.4485.6
Married1,0704.188.5
Non Family2811.1176.9
Female912.7780.2
Male123.9266.7

3.96

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

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Monroe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53619.53%
9th to 12th Grade1124.08%
High School Graduate94034.26%
Some College46416.91%
Associates Degree2448.89%
Bachelors Degree30411.08%
Graduate Degree1445.25%
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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
White2,6912,049448
Hispanic3636
2+ Races99
Black82

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 white people with a rate of 16.65%.

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,309$39,608$30,764
Less Than 9th Grade$30,600$31,100$
High School Graduate$32,188$34,779$26,386
Some College$37,843$39,861$31,150
Bachelors Degree$48,026$53,750$33,542
Graduate Degree$59,118$58,704$60,556

$37,309

Average Earnings

$39,608

Average Male

$30,764

Average Female

Monroe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe Language by Age

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Monroe Language

74.50% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 25.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 24.73% of the population.

Monroe Language

Monroe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,8941,03721.19%
Black5151100.00%

21.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.03%

Male Poverty Rate

22.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is White, with 21.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.52%.

Monroe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.73%
Some College14.41%
High School8.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.21%
Male Employed11.30%
Female Employed4.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,656$68,460
Families$70,190$75,040
Married Families$72,653-
Non Families$31,942$39,950
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Income by Household Type

Monroe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

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 35-44.

Monroe Marital Status by Race

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Monroe Marital Status

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122

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War66
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War8
Korea4
World War II2

Monroe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5472
65 to 7422
75+21
55 to 647
18 to 34

Monroe Veterans by Age

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Monroe Veterans by Race

Monroe Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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86.31%

Born in Monroe

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.80% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 86.31% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Monroe Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,116220.43%
20205,094220.43%
20195,072220.44%
20185,050330.66%
20175,017290.58%
20164,988320.65%
20154,956320.65%
20144,924170.35%
20134,907430.88%
20124,86440.08%
20114,860-13-0.27%
20104,8730.00%

Monroe Population by Year