Monroeville, Alabama Population 2024

5,640

Monroeville is a city located in Monroe County Alabama. Monroeville has a 2024 population of 5,640. It is also the county seat of Monroe County.Monroeville is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,925 in 2020.

The average household income in Monroeville is $53,308 with a poverty rate of 24.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monroeville is 43.3 years, 41.9 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Monroeville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.19%
  • White: 31.13%
  • Two or more races: 3.5%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
13.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
422.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.81% (-285)
The current population of Monroeville, Alabama is 5,640 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,925.

Monroeville, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,85765.19%
White1,84231.13%
Two or more races2073.5%
Native American60.1%
Other race50.08%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroeville Population by Race

Monroeville Population Pyramid 2024

Monroeville Median Age

43.3

Total

41.9

Male

43.9

Female

Monroeville Adults

There are 4,443 adults, (1,209 of whom are seniors) in Monroeville.

Monroeville Age Dependency

83

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroeville Sex Ratio

Female2,97250.23%
Male2,94549.77%

Monroeville Population by Age

Monroeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3802.3855.444.6
Non Family1,1501.1145.754.3
Married7922.8673.226.8
Female4184.0548.351.7
Male2021.255050
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3.53

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monroeville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monroeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroeville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Monroeville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,471

Average Earnings

$47,763

Average Male

$29,153

Average Female

Monroeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroeville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroeville Language

98.7% of Monroeville residents speak only English, while 1.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Monroeville Language

Monroeville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,7471,11329.7%
Multiple20718388.41%
White1,7101126.55%
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24.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroeville is Multiple, with 88.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroeville is White, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.73%.

Monroeville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School29.73%
Some College24.24%
Less Than 9th Grade22.6%
Bachelors or Greater13.54%
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Monroeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed45.25%
Female Employed12.99%
Male Employed0.68%
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Monroeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroeville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroeville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroeville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monroeville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Monroeville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroeville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

267

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Monroeville Veterans by War

count

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Monroeville Veterans by Age

count

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Monroeville Veterans by Race

Monroeville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroeville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Monroeville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroeville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroeville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.02%

Born in Monroeville

99.92%

Native Born

0.08%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.92% of Monroeville residents were born in the United States, with 83.02% having been born in Alabama. 0.08% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,265-75-1.4%
20285,340-75-1.39%
20275,415-75-1.37%
20265,490-75-1.35%
20255,565-75-1.33%
20245,640-75-1.31%
20235,715-75-1.3%
20225,790-75-1.28%
20215,865-60-1.01%
20205,9252223.89%
20195,703-109-1.88%
20185,812-91-1.54%
20175,903-96-1.6%
20165,999-59-0.97%
20156,058-73-1.19%
20146,131-79-1.27%
20136,210-121-1.91%
20126,331-77-1.2%
20116,408-70-1.08%
20106,478-384-5.6%
20006,862-131-1.87%
19906,9931,31923.25%
19805,67482817.09%
19704,8461,21433.43%
19603,63286031.02%
19502,772
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Monroeville Population by Year