Monroe County, Georgia Population 2022

Monroe County, Georgia's estimated population is 27,803 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Georgia is the 66th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 26,179 and has seen a growth of 6.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
183016,2020.00%
184016,275730.45%
185016,9857104.36%
186015,953-1,032-6.08%
187017,2131,2607.90%
188018,8081,5959.27%
189019,1373291.75%
190020,6821,5458.07%
191020,450-232-1.12%
192020,138-312-1.53%
193011,606-8,532-42.37%
194010,749-857-7.38%
195010,523-226-2.10%
196010,495-28-0.27%
197010,9914964.73%
198014,6103,61932.93%
199017,1132,50317.13%
201026,1799,06652.98%
201126,3441650.63%
201226,373290.11%
201326,6192460.93%
201426,667480.18%
201526,708410.15%
201626,9051970.74%
201727,1632580.96%
201827,5033401.25%
201927,578750.27%
202027,653750.27%
202127,728750.27%
202227,803750.27%
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Monroe County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,22473.66%
Black or African American6,25422.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.18%
Asian1720.63%
Some Other Race2100.76%
Two or More Races5461.99%
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Monroe County, Georgia Population by Race

Monroe County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, Georgia Median Age

42.9


Total

41


Male

45.1


Female

Monroe County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,646 adults, (5,073 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Georgia.

Monroe County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,592

49.51%

Male

13,863

50.49%

Monroe County, Georgia Population by Age

Monroe County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
Male85.2%14.8%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family74.6%25.4%
Female67.5%32.5%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1772.5981.9
Married5,6273.1888.6
Male2302.9885.2
Female1,0083.6867.5
Non Family3,3121.2274.6

3.17

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6663.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,8609.68%
High School Graduate6,51533.92%
Some College3,83119.94%
Associates Degree1,2276.39%
Bachelors Degree2,53713.21%
Graduate Degree2,57213.39%
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Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian828274
2+ Races15514750
White14,48213,1434,513
Black4,1243,099460
Hispanic35920512
Native American2323
Other Race13550

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 90.24%.

Monroe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,006$51,813$32,186
Less Than 9th Grade$26,559$26,849$26,431
High School Graduate$27,638$42,721$23,954
Some College$39,845$52,750$32,776
Bachelors Degree$51,573$80,000$45,402
Graduate Degree$65,986$76,938$54,487

$40,006

Average Earnings

$51,813

Average Male

$32,186

Average Female

Monroe County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Georgia Language by Age

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Monroe County, Georgia Language

97.81% of Monroe County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Monroe County, Georgia Language

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6871,31223.07%
White19,3592,62613.56%
Other56NaN%
Hispanic5717412.96%
Multiple4966212.50%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

14.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Black, with 23.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Georgia is Multiple, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.62%.

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.63%
High School20.85%
Some College10.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.21%
Male Unemployed55.81%
Female Employed9.75%
Female Unemployed49.23%

Monroe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,491$89,681
Families$81,966$109,355
Married Families$98,528-
Non Families$27,352$47,109
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,724

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War330
First Gulf War356
Vietnam728
Korea45
World War II18

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34115
35 to 54362
55 to 64339
65 to 74551
75+357

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3098.10%
Black3867.70%
Native American939.13%
2+ Races2010.75%
Hispanic5813.12%

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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6.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Georgia 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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78.04%

Born in Monroe County, Georgia

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Monroe County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 78.04% having been born in Georgia. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monroe County, Georgia 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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