Monroe County, Illinois's estimated population is 35,429 with a growth rate of 0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Illinois is the 41st largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 32,994 and has seen a growth of 7.38% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.09%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.07%.
97.31% of Monroe County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Illinois is Asian, with 21.90% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.99%.
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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, Illinois
98.63% of Monroe County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 56.00% having been born in Illinois. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.