Monroe County, Iowa Population 2020

Monroe County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,815 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Iowa is the 87th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,790-25-0.32%
20177,815-16-0.20%
20167,831-91-1.15%
20157,922-36-0.45%
20147,958-21-0.26%
20137,979-95-1.18%
20128,074140.17%
20118,060630.79%
20107,997-117-1.44%
19908,114-1,095-11.89%
19809,209-148-1.58%
19709,357-1,106-10.57%
196010,463-1,351-11.44%
195011,814-2,739-18.82%
194014,553-457-3.04%
193015,010-8,457-36.04%
192023,467-1,962-7.72%
191025,4297,44441.39%
190017,9854,31931.60%
189013,666-53-0.39%
188013,7199957.82%
187012,7244,11247.75%
18608,6125,728198.61%
18502,8840.00%

How Many People Live in Monroe County, Iowa?

7,815

Monroe County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,55296.04%
Two or More Races1862.37%
Some Other Race1101.40%
Asian100.13%
Black or African American50.06%

Monroe County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Monroe County, Iowa Median Age

41.8


Total

39.6


Male

44.3


Female

Monroe County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,893 adults, (1,503 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Iowa.

Monroe County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,799

48.31%

Male

4,064

51.69%

Monroe County, Iowa Households and Families

Monroe County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
Male78.9%21.1%
All78%22%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female53.8%46.2%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3292.3278
Married1,7503.0190.3
Non Family1,1941.1264.7
Female2383.4853.8
Male1471.9778.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2865.35%
9th to 12th Grade3536.61%
High School Graduate2,17340.69%
Some College1,09920.58%
Associates Degree54510.20%
Bachelors Degree76914.40%
Graduate Degree1162.17%

Monroe County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1664,599835
Hispanic7311
Multiple Races585847
Other Race4342
Black222

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,907$42,492$30,052
Less Than High School$31,645$36,513$14,688
High School Grad$33,977$39,085$27,092
Some College$40,453$45,720$29,125
Bachelors Degree$46,114$52,917$41,585
Graduate Degree$$2,500$

$37,907

Average Earnings

$42,492

Average Male

$30,052

Average Female

Monroe County, Iowa Language

Monroe County, Iowa Language by Age

Monroe County, Iowa Language

97.37% of Monroe County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty

Monroe County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2216539.04%
Hispanic201201100.00%
Multiple1864725.27%
Other11010.91%

11.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

11.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Iowa is Other, with 0.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.17%
Bachelors or Greater12.43%
High School9.25%
Some College8.45%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.68%
Female Unemployed25.42%
Female Employed8.40%
Male Employed3.07%

Monroe County, Iowa Income

Monroe County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,549$62,835
Families$66,534$77,720
Married Families$75,921-
Non Families$30,181$32,871

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Monroe County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Monroe County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Iowa Veterans

491

Number of Veterans

472

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam168
First Gulf War96
Second Gulf War73
Korea61
World War II7

$Monroe County, Iowa Veterans by Education

3.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Iowa Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.24%

Born in Iowa

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.82% of Monroe County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 81.24% having been born in Iowa. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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