Monroe County, Georgia Population 2024

30,823

Monroe County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 30,823 with a growth rate of 2.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Georgia is the 63rd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 26,133 and has seen a growth of 17.95% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202934,3136982.08%
202833,6156982.12%
202732,9176982.17%
202632,2196982.21%
202531,5216982.26%
202430,8236982.32%
202330,1256982.37%
202229,4276982.43%
202128,7296742.4%
202028,0553781.37%
201927,6771540.56%
201827,5233701.36%
201727,1532731.02%
201626,8801970.74%
201526,683460.17%
201426,637520.2%
201326,5852490.95%
201226,336350.13%
201126,3011680.64%
201026,133
199017,1132,50317.13%
198014,6103,61932.93%
197010,9914964.73%
196010,495-28-0.27%
195010,523-226-2.1%
194010,749-857-7.38%
193011,606-8,532-42.37%
192020,138-312-1.53%
191020,450-232-1.12%
190020,6821,5458.07%
189019,1373291.75%
188018,8081,5959.27%
187017,2131,2607.9%
186015,953-1,032-6.08%
185016,9857104.36%
184016,275730.45%
183016,202-18,111-52.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.32% (698)
County Website
Monroe County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
26,133
Area
396 mi²
Density
78 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
17.95% (4,690)
Founded
1826

Monroe County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,84773.7%
Black or African American6,11421.61%
Two or more races8332.94%
Asian2951.04%
Other race1560.55%
Native American420.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroe County, Georgia Population by Race

Monroe County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Monroe County, Georgia Median Age

42.6

Total

40.4

Male

44.8

Female

Monroe County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,427 adults, (5,286 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Georgia.

Monroe County, Georgia Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female13,97949.42%
Male14,30850.58%

Monroe County, Georgia Population by Age

Monroe County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,2482.6583.216.8
Married5,6813.2887.512.5
Non Family3,1421.280.819.2
Female1,0343.465.834.2
Male3912.9785.914.1
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3.22

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monroe County, Georgia 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

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.3%.

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,638

Average Earnings

$57,792

Average Male

$37,306

Average Female

Monroe County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroe County, Georgia Language

96.86% of Monroe County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Monroe County, Georgia Language

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,9232,47312.41%
Black5,50782514.98%
Asian29522074.58%
Hispanic63714422.61%
Multiple776465.93%
Other1134237.17%
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13.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

13.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Asian, with 74.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Multiple, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.7%.

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.07%
High School16.16%
Some College8.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%
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Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.98%
Male Unemployed24.58%
Female Employed8.06%
Male Employed6.54%
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Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monroe County, Georgia 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 County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,443

Number of Veterans

1,303

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

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Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Georgia 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

79.09%

Born in Monroe County, Georgia

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Monroe County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.09% having been born in Georgia. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe County, Georgia Place of Birth

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