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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Monroe County, Iowa
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.