Monroe County, Alabama Population 2022

Monroe County, Alabama's estimated population is 19,746 with a growth rate of -1.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Alabama is the 46th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 23,005 and has seen a growth of -14.17% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18208,8380.00%
18308,782-56-0.63%
184010,6801,89821.61%
185012,0131,33312.48%
186015,6673,65430.42%
187014,214-1,453-9.27%
188017,0912,87720.24%
189018,9901,89911.11%
190023,6664,67624.62%
191027,1553,48914.74%
192028,8841,7296.37%
193030,0701,1864.11%
194029,465-605-2.01%
195025,732-3,733-12.67%
196022,372-3,360-13.06%
197020,883-1,489-6.66%
198022,6511,7688.47%
199023,9681,3175.81%
201023,005-963-4.02%
201122,796-209-0.91%
201222,581-215-0.94%
201322,170-411-1.82%
201421,926-244-1.10%
201521,717-209-0.95%
201621,548-169-0.78%
201721,290-258-1.20%
201821,062-228-1.07%
201920,733-329-1.56%
202020,404-329-1.59%
202120,075-329-1.61%
202219,746-329-1.64%
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Monroe County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,42554.39%
Black or African American8,91842.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native2861.36%
Asian1250.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.06%
Some Other Race220.10%
Two or More Races2181.04%
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Monroe County, Alabama Population by Race

Monroe County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, Alabama Median Age

43.5


Total

41.2


Male

45.6


Female

Monroe County, Alabama Adults

There are 16,445 adults, (4,211 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Alabama.

Monroe County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

10,912

51.95%

Male

10,094

48.05%

Monroe County, Alabama Population by Age

Monroe County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Female56.5%43.5%
Male51.3%48.7%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0502.5867.9
Married3,4283.0981
Male1935.7251.3
Female1,2974.2256.5
Non Family3,1321.1559.3

3.42

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5954.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,83412.48%
High School Graduate6,76446.04%
Some College2,33615.90%
Associates Degree1,1727.98%
Bachelors Degree1,2568.55%
Graduate Degree7345.00%
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Monroe County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian715353
Hispanic747452
Native American24318251
White8,3227,1191,335
2+ Races1179817
Black5,8524,728482
Other Race2222
Islander128

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 asian people with a rate of 74.65%.

Monroe County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,649$44,384$26,535
Less Than 9th Grade$26,000$30,516$23,609
High School Graduate$27,466$44,846$24,596
Some College$31,807$50,235$29,773
Bachelors Degree$47,802$56,607$42,734
Graduate Degree$61,453$$61,824

$31,649

Average Earnings

$44,384

Average Male

$26,535

Average Female

Monroe County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Alabama Language by Age

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Monroe County, Alabama Language

99.41% of Monroe County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Monroe County, Alabama Language

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2189141.74%
Black8,8233,23736.69%
Islander12433.33%
Native2865318.53%
White11,1801,59214.24%
OtherNaN%

24.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Alabama is Multiple, with 41.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.91%.

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.18%
High School28.29%
Some College15.28%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.04%
Male Unemployed62.02%
Female Employed10.31%
Female Unemployed59.71%

Monroe County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,969$52,097
Families$53,799$69,015
Married Families$69,773-
Non Families$14,966$24,631
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Alabama 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.

Monroe County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War197
First Gulf War159
Vietnam371
Korea81
World War II28

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3445
35 to 54191
55 to 64268
65 to 74308
75+297

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6757.33%
Black3855.74%
Native American10.37%
2+ Races4832.21%
Hispanic3445.95%

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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45.8%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

13.5%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Alabama 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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84.82%

Born in Monroe County, Alabama

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Monroe County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 84.82% having been born in Alabama. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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