Monroeville, Alabama Population 2021

5,508
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Monroeville is a city located in Monroe County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Monroe County. With a 2020 population of 5,508, it is the 99th largest city in Alabama and the 4507th largest city in the United States . Monroeville is currently declining at a rate of -1.87% annually and its population has decreased by -15.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,519 in 2010. Monroeville reached it's highest population of 6,993 in 1990. Spanning over 13 miles, Monroeville has a population density of 412 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monroeville is $58,286 with a poverty rate of 24.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $523 per month, and the median house value is $126,500. The median age in Monroeville is 43.2 years, 36.9 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Monroeville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.58%
  • White: 36.69%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Monroeville, Alabama is 5,508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,823.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,519.

Monroeville, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,63261.58%
White2,16436.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.97%
Asian290.49%
Some Other Race160.27%
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Monroeville Population by Race

Monroeville Population Pyramid $2021

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Monroeville Median Age

43.2


Total

36.9


Male

46.5


Female

Monroeville Adults

There are 4,715 adults, (947 of whom are seniors) in Monroeville.

Monroeville Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroeville Sex Ratio

Female

3,172

53.78%

Male

2,726

46.22%

Monroeville Population by Age

Monroeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
Female61.5%38.5%
All56.6%43.4%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Male11.5%88.5%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroeville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1062.6856.6
Non Family8471.1541.6
Married7062.9979.6
Female4314.7261.5
Male1224.3411.5

3.69

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Monroeville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1824.47%
9th to 12th Grade2887.07%
High School Graduate1,91847.08%
Some College62615.37%
Associates Degree3498.57%
Bachelors Degree52212.81%
Graduate Degree1894.64%
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Monroeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,3052,071270
White1,6771,441422
Native American5757
Asian191919
Hispanic1616
Other Race1616

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

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

Monroeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,991$38,420$28,519
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,571$32,041$22,585
Some College$31,379$50,972$29,784
Bachelors Degree$54,806$59,464$44,148
Graduate Degree$89,688$250,000$80,568

$30,991

Average Earnings

$38,420

Average Male

$28,519

Average Female

Monroeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroeville Language by Age

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Monroeville Language

99.44% of Monroeville residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Monroeville Language

Monroeville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,5201,29436.76%
White2,010743.68%

24.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.06%

Male Poverty Rate

23.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroeville is Black, with 36.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroeville is White, with 3.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.94%.

Monroeville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School32.79%
Less Than 9th Grade24.26%
Bachelors or Greater13.04%
Some College6.03%

Monroeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed98.21%
Male Unemployed43.27%
Male Employed6.09%
Female Employed5.90%

Monroeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroeville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,491$58,286
Families$51,681$77,292
Married Families$94,122-
Non Families$19,162$29,290
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Income by Household Type

Monroeville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroeville Married by Age and Sex

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Monroeville 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 55-64.

Monroeville Marital Status by Race

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Monroeville Marital Status

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502

Number of Veterans

392

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War200
Vietnam84
Second Gulf War80
World War II27
Korea22

Monroeville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54164
55 to 64149
75+86
65 to 7484
18 to 3419

Monroeville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28815.02%
Black1575.80%
Native American57100.00%

Monroeville Veterans by Race

Monroeville Veterans by Education

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9.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroeville Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

Monroeville Employment by Age

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Monroeville Employment by Race

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Monroeville 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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83.18%

Born in Monroeville

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Monroeville residents were born in the United States, with 83.18% having been born in Alabama. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monroeville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,508-105-1.87%
20205,613-105-1.84%
20195,718-105-1.80%
20185,823-86-1.46%
20175,909-97-1.62%
20166,006-61-1.01%
20156,067-75-1.22%
20146,142-79-1.27%
20136,221-126-1.99%
20126,347-76-1.18%
20116,423-70-1.08%
20106,493-369-0.55%
20006,862-131-0.19%
19906,9931,3192.11%
19805,6748281.59%
19704,8461,2142.93%
19603,6328602.74%
19502,7720.00%

Monroeville Population by Year