Monroe County, Illinois Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18201,5370.00%
18302,00046330.12%
18404,4812,481124.05%
18507,6793,19871.37%
186012,8325,15367.11%
187012,9821501.17%
188013,6827005.39%
189012,948-734-5.36%
190013,8478996.94%
191013,508-339-2.45%
192012,839-669-4.95%
193012,369-470-3.66%
194012,7543853.11%
195013,2825284.14%
196015,5072,22516.75%
197018,8313,32421.44%
198020,1171,2866.83%
199022,4222,30511.46%
201032,99410,57247.15%
201133,2142200.67%
201233,260460.14%
201333,4571970.59%
201433,540830.25%
201533,7391990.59%
201633,9131740.52%
201734,1792660.78%
201834,3731940.57%
201934,6372640.77%
202034,9012640.76%
202135,1652640.76%
202235,4292640.75%
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Monroe County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,57097.46%
Black or African American910.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.08%
Asian3791.10%
Some Other Race1290.37%
Two or More Races2490.72%
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Monroe County, Illinois Population by Race

Monroe County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

41.9


Male

42.7


Female

Monroe County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,781 adults, (6,126 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Illinois.

Monroe County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

17,477

50.74%

Male

16,967

49.26%

Monroe County, Illinois Population by Age

Monroe County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.1%4.9%
All84.9%15.1%
Male76.6%23.4%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female64.6%35.4%

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5762.5284.9
Married8,560395.1
Male7022.9576.6
Female9872.7464.6
Non Family3,3271.1366.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2140.88%
9th to 12th Grade8103.31%
High School Graduate6,42726.29%
Some College5,80023.72%
Associates Degree2,2589.24%
Bachelors Degree5,60222.91%
Graduate Degree3,33613.65%
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Monroe County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian280240199
Black917040
White23,62522,7018,613
2+ Races11310130
Other Race744713
Hispanic35833156

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%.

Monroe County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,980$61,549$44,734
Less Than 9th Grade$12,078$$
High School Graduate$36,603$45,956$33,788
Some College$46,886$58,351$38,154
Bachelors Degree$60,051$66,757$51,900
Graduate Degree$90,247$100,640$70,365

$52,980

Average Earnings

$61,549

Average Male

$44,734

Average Female

Monroe County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Illinois Language by Age

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Monroe County, Illinois Language

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.

Monroe County, Illinois Language

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian3798321.90%
White32,8599772.97%
Black6911.45%
OtherNaN%

3.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.55%

Male Poverty Rate

3.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Illinois

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%.

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.47%
High School7.95%
Some College2.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.33%

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.68%
Male Unemployed2.25%
Female Employed1.06%
Female Unemployed16.55%

Monroe County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,648$109,540
Families$107,509$125,898
Married Families$113,161-
Non Families$40,763$56,173
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Illinois 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 45-54.

Monroe County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,182

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War290
First Gulf War459
Vietnam849
Korea254
World War II115

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34143
35 to 54367
55 to 64363
65 to 74629
75+680

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1638.27%
Black33.30%
2+ Races1611.59%
Hispanic112.87%

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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2.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Illinois 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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56.00%

Born in Monroe County, Illinois

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Monroe County, Illinois 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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