Monroe, Wisconsin Population 2021

10,539
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Monroe is a city located in Green County Wisconsin. It is also the county seat of Green County. With a 2020 population of 10,539, it is the 89th largest city in Wisconsin and the 2985th largest city in the United States . Monroe is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,827 in 2010. Monroe reached it's highest population of 10,843 in 2000. Spanning over 6 miles, Monroe has a population density of 1,879 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monroe is $62,518 with a poverty rate of 7.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $752 per month, and the median house value is $126,100. The median age in Monroe is 42 years, 39.3 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Monroe Demographics

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

  • White: 95.05%
  • Other race: 1.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monroe, Wisconsin is 10,539 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,578.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,827.

Monroe, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,09995.05%
Some Other Race1881.77%
Two or More Races1651.55%
Asian730.69%
Black or African American700.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.28%
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Monroe Population by Race

Monroe Population Pyramid $2021

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Monroe Median Age

42


Total

39.3


Male

44.4


Female

Monroe Adults

There are 8,427 adults, (2,278 of whom are seniors) in Monroe.

Monroe Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe Sex Ratio

Female

5,515

51.91%

Male

5,110

48.09%

Monroe Population by Age

Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All62%38%
Female60.9%39.1%
Male49.7%50.3%
Non Family46.6%53.4%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8642.1562
Non Family2,1931.1946.6
Married1,9022.9181.8
Female4733.1460.9
Male2962.7349.7

2.84

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Monroe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1431.92%
9th to 12th Grade4916.58%
High School Graduate2,82437.85%
Some College1,67522.45%
Associates Degree87411.71%
Bachelors Degree1,00113.42%
Graduate Degree4536.07%
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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
White7,0946,4701,360
Hispanic18217221
2+ Races777721
Other Race7161
Asian606060
Black5050
Native American191913

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,207$38,429$31,077
Less Than 9th Grade$24,917$36,328$17,850
High School Graduate$31,327$35,224$26,758
Some College$33,207$38,564$31,018
Bachelors Degree$43,500$51,300$40,714
Graduate Degree$67,067$59,938$68,393

$34,207

Average Earnings

$38,429

Average Male

$31,077

Average Female

Monroe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe Language by Age

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Monroe Language

95.21% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Monroe Language

Monroe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8286656.77%
Multiple1659255.76%
Black583763.79%

7.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

7.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Black, with 63.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is White, with 6.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Monroe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.43%
High School8.98%
Some College4.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.45%
Male Unemployed51.43%
Female Employed4.07%
Male Employed3.77%

Monroe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,537$62,518
Families$67,688$78,238
Married Families$81,129-
Non Families$30,149$40,310
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Income by Household Type

Monroe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 35-44.

Monroe Marital Status by Race

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Monroe Marital Status

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647

Number of Veterans

634

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam250
First Gulf War79
Korea70
Second Gulf War39
World War II24

Monroe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74217
75+209
35 to 54106
55 to 6491
18 to 3424

Monroe Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6377.85%
2+ Races1010.10%

Monroe Veterans by Race

Monroe Veterans by Education

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5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

1.6%

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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71.66%

Born in Monroe

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.58% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 71.66% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monroe Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,539-13-0.12%
202010,552-13-0.12%
201910,565-13-0.12%
201810,578-34-0.32%
201710,612-23-0.22%
201610,635-82-0.77%
201510,717-3-0.03%
201410,720-51-0.47%
201310,771310.29%
201210,740-37-0.34%
201110,777-33-0.31%
201010,810-33-0.03%
200010,8436020.57%
199010,2412140.21%
198010,0271,3731.48%
19708,6546040.73%
19608,0501,0131.35%
19507,0378551.30%
19406,1821,1672.11%
19305,0152270.46%
19204,7883780.83%
19104,4104831.17%
19003,9271590.41%
18903,7684751.36%
18803,293-115-0.34%
18703,4080.00%

Monroe Population by Year