Monroe, Michigan Population 2020

19,599
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Monroe is a city located in Michigan. Monroe has a 2020 population of 19,599. Monroe is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -5.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,659 in 2010. Monroe reached it's highest population of 20,659 in 2010.

The average household income in Monroe is $59,714 with a poverty rate of 18.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $115,700. The median age in Monroe is 36.9 years, 37.3 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males.

Monroe Demographics

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

  • White: 89.71%
  • Black or African American: 5.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Monroe, Michigan is 19,599, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,659.

Monroe, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,89589.71%
Black or African American1,1025.52%
Two or More Races5672.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native1530.77%
Asian1340.67%
Some Other Race890.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.04%
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Monroe Population Pyramid 2020

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Monroe Median Age

36.9


Total

37.3


Male

36.7


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 15,175 adults, (2,721 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

10,868

54.48%

Male

9,079

45.52%

Monroe Households and Families

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Male67.1%32.9%
All64.2%35.8%
Female52.8%47.2%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0992.4264.2
Married3,3063.2487.4
Non Family3,1461.1144.1
Female1,2673.1152.8
Male3803.8267.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Monroe Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2762.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,2689.45%
High School Graduate4,51233.62%
Some College3,30824.65%
Associates Degree1,45910.87%
Bachelors Degree1,51111.26%
Graduate Degree1,0858.09%
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Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,10210,8602,437
Black51845618
Hispanic48535172
Multiple Races11810940
Asian913629
Native American8651
Other Race787833
Islander7

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 42.31%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,802$47,872$26,176
Less Than High School$19,967$30,345$
High School Grad$26,019$40,234$18,958
Some College$39,125$50,605$28,553
Bachelors Degree$52,769$67,512$40,515
Graduate Degree$51,814$52,218$51,188

$35,802

Average Earnings

$47,872

Average Male

$26,176

Average Female

Monroe Language

Monroe Language by Age

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Monroe Language

97.07% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Monroe Poverty

Monroe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8792,59415.37%
Hispanic94446849.58%
Black1,06528226.48%
Multiple56727147.80%
Native1533522.88%
Other891617.98%
Asian134139.70%
Islander77100.00%

18.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.84%

Male Poverty Rate

20.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Asian, with 9.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.52%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.20%
High School17.41%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater7.44%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.82%
Male Unemployed30.23%
Female Employed10.86%
Male Employed7.42%

Monroe Income

Monroe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,878$59,714
Families$65,402$74,455
Married Families$82,659-
Non Families$26,506$32,770
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Monroe Marital Status

Monroe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Monroe Marital Status by Race

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Monroe Veterans

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1,233

Number of Veterans

1,154

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam317
First Gulf War207
Second Gulf War116
Korea58
World War II39
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64321
35 to 54312
75+278
65 to 74229
18 to 3493
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1508.27%
Black506.26%
Hispanic427.24%
Other3342.31%

Monroe Veterans by Education

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7.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Employment Status

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,599-58-0.30%
201919,657-58-0.29%
201819,715-58-0.29%
201719,773-138-0.69%
201619,911-135-0.67%
201520,046-154-0.76%
201420,200-96-0.47%
201320,296-144-0.70%
201220,440-121-0.59%
201120,561-98-0.47%
201020,6590.00%