Monroe County, Iowa Population 2022

Monroe County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,524 with a growth rate of -0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Iowa is the 88th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 7,997 and has seen a growth of -5.91% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18502,8840.00%
18608,6125,728198.61%
187012,7244,11247.75%
188013,7199957.82%
189013,666-53-0.39%
190017,9854,31931.60%
191025,4297,44441.39%
192023,467-1,962-7.72%
193015,010-8,457-36.04%
194014,553-457-3.04%
195011,814-2,739-18.82%
196010,463-1,351-11.44%
19709,357-1,106-10.57%
19809,209-148-1.58%
19908,114-1,095-11.89%
20107,997-117-1.44%
20118,060630.79%
20128,073130.16%
20137,979-94-1.16%
20147,958-21-0.26%
20157,924-34-0.43%
20167,836-88-1.11%
20177,798-38-0.48%
20187,768-30-0.38%
20197,707-61-0.79%
20207,646-61-0.79%
20217,585-61-0.80%
20227,524-61-0.80%
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Monroe County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,47696.33%
Black or African American20.03%
Asian220.28%
Some Other Race10.01%
Two or More Races2603.35%
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Monroe County, Iowa Population by Race

Monroe County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, Iowa Median Age

42


Total

41.2


Male

42.8


Female

Monroe County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,950 adults, (1,540 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Iowa.

Monroe County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,930

50.64%

Male

3,831

49.36%

Monroe County, Iowa Population by Age

Monroe County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All78.4%21.6%
Female76.3%23.7%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Male56.5%43.5%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2432.3678.4
Married1,6873.0992.6
Male1542.6656.5
Female1563.8976.3
Non Family1,2461.1362.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2384.42%
9th to 12th Grade3105.75%
High School Graduate2,08938.76%
Some College1,18121.92%
Associates Degree4989.24%
Bachelors Degree87216.18%
Graduate Degree2013.73%
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Monroe County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races165165107
Hispanic1065656
White5,1674,674965
Black11
Asian5
Other Race1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 64.85%.

Monroe County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,152$47,679$35,417
Less Than 9th Grade$35,850$43,147$30,109
High School Graduate$41,024$48,300$30,134
Some College$42,847$46,308$27,039
Bachelors Degree$49,000$53,229$46,979
Graduate Degree$52,012$67,273$51,402

$43,152

Average Earnings

$47,679

Average Male

$35,417

Average Female

Monroe County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Iowa Language by Age

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Monroe County, Iowa Language

96.55% of Monroe County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.60% of the population.

Monroe County, Iowa Language

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,23875810.47%
Other1NaN%
Hispanic17812369.10%
Multiple26012648.46%

13.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.27%

Male Poverty Rate

15.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is White, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Multiple, with 48.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.55%
High School8.76%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater11.18%

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.89%
Male Unemployed57.32%
Female Employed9.04%
Female Unemployed52.21%

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,489$71,669
Families$74,896$82,714
Married Families$86,607-
Non Families$30,882$52,227
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

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481

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War145
Vietnam114
Korea77
World War II5

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 54166
55 to 6440
65 to 74106
75+156

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4648.07%
2+ Races178.95%

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Iowa 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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81.28%

Born in Monroe County, Iowa

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.05%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Monroe County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 81.28% having been born in Iowa. 0.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Monroe County, Iowa 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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