South Monroe, Michigan Population 2024

6,922

South Monroe is a city located in Monroe County Michigan. South Monroe has a 2024 population of 6,922. South Monroe is currently growing at a rate of 1.94% annually and its population has increased by 11.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,194 in 2020.

The average household income in South Monroe is $71,828 with a poverty rate of 14.56%. The median age in South Monroe is 42.5 years: 34.1 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

South Monroe Demographics

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

  • White: 91.06%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Black or African American: 3.63%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,850.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.75% (728)
The current population of South Monroe, Michigan is 6,922 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,194.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,06391.06%
Two or more races2884.33%
Black or African American2423.63%
Other race450.68%
Asian200.3%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Monroe Population by Race

South Monroe Population Pyramid 2024

South Monroe Median Age

42.5

Total

34.1

Male

48.9

Female

South Monroe Adults

There are 5,316 adults, (1,365 of whom are seniors) in South Monroe.

South Monroe Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

South Monroe Sex Ratio

Female3,31649.8%
Male3,34250.2%

South Monroe Population by Age

South Monroe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8342.3166.933.1
Married1,1082.9987.512.5
Non Family1,0571.1962.137.9
Female5203.0138.561.5
Male1492.8346.353.7

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Monroe Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade48310.23%
Associates Degree4679.89%
Bachelors Degree4369.24%
Graduate Degree3286.95%
High School Graduate1,77937.69%
Less Than 9th Grade1713.62%
Some College1,05622.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Monroe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,4153,805715
2+ Races1159716
Black91650
Hispanic64640
Other Race454519
Asian181814

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.78%.

South Monroe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,750$100,125$40,625
Graduate Degree$85,833$77,321$85,938
High School Graduate$45,764$56,136$38,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$41,304$0
Overall$45,625$60,087$36,681
Some College$41,234$61,434$35,000

$45,625

Average Earnings

$60,087

Average Male

$36,681

Average Female

South Monroe Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Monroe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Monroe Language

96.43% of South Monroe residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

South Monroe Language

South Monroe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,86283314.21%
Black2425121.07%
Hispanic1354734.81%
Multiple276186.52%
Other45920%

14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.71%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Monroe

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Monroe is Hispanic, with 34.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Monroe is Multiple, with 6.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.29%.

South Monroe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.02%
High School13.97%
Some College11.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%

South Monroe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.74%
Male Unemployed14.36%
Female Employed3.33%
Male Employed1.5%

South Monroe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Monroe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,181$84,999
Households$51,518$71,828
Married Families$100,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,879$46,502

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Monroe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Monroe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South 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 45-54.

South Monroe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Monroe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

388

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War131
Vietnam96
Second Gulf War67
Korea45
World War II20

South Monroe Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54129
75+99
65 to 7470
55 to 6467
18 to 3423

South Monroe Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3887.83%

South Monroe Veterans by Race

South Monroe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Monroe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

South Monroe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Monroe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Monroe 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

76.78%

Born in South Monroe

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

2.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of South Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 76.78% having been born in Michigan. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Monroe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,9221321.94%
20236,7901321.98%
20226,6581322.02%
20216,5263325.36%
20206,1942173.63%
20195,977-199-3.22%
20186,176-39-0.63%
20176,215-39-0.62%
20166,254771.25%
20156,177-445-6.72%
20146,622-27-0.41%
20136,6491472.26%
20126,502-280-4.13%
20116,7823495.43%
20106,43300%

South Monroe Population by Year