Monroe County, Indiana Population 2024

139,063

Monroe County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 139,063 with a growth rate of -0.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Indiana is the 12th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 138,574 and has seen a growth of 0.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029137,668-279-0.2%
2028137,947-279-0.2%
2027138,226-279-0.2%
2026138,505-279-0.2%
2025138,784-279-0.2%
2024139,063-279-0.2%
2023139,342-279-0.2%
2022139,621-555-0.4%
2021140,1765910.42%
2020139,585-8,593-5.8%
2019148,1787670.52%
2018147,4115710.39%
2017146,8409040.62%
2016145,9361,5041.04%
2015144,4328780.61%
2014143,5541,3690.96%
2013142,1856150.43%
2012141,5701,2900.92%
2011140,2801,7061.23%
2010138,57400%
1990108,97810,19310.32%
198098,78513,93616.42%
197084,84925,62443.27%
196059,2259,14518.26%
195050,08013,54637.08%
194036,5345601.56%
193035,97411,45546.72%
192024,5191,0934.67%
191023,4262,55312.23%
190020,8733,20018.11%
189017,6731,79811.33%
188015,8751,70712.05%
187014,1681,32110.28%
186012,8471,56113.83%
185011,2861,14311.27%
184010,1433,56654.22%
18306,5773,898145.5%
18202,679-134,989-98.05%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.2% (-279)
County Website
Monroe County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2020 Population
139,585
Area
395 mi²
Density
352 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.37% (-522)
Founded
1818

Monroe County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White118,23184.41%
Asian9,2376.59%
Two or more races6,3614.54%
Black or African American5,1023.64%
Other race9400.67%
Native American1930.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroe County, Indiana Population by Race

Monroe County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Monroe County, Indiana Median Age

30.8

Total

30

Male

32.2

Female

Monroe County, Indiana Adults

There are 117,988 adults, (19,324 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Indiana.

Monroe County, Indiana Age Dependency

42

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female70,11250.06%
Male69,95349.94%

Monroe County, Indiana Population by Age

Monroe County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All57,4662.1855.344.7
Non Family28,3551.4533.866.2
Married22,1492.8783.316.7
Female5,0802.9758.141.9
Male1,8823.014258

2.79

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monroe County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9101.1%
9th to 12th Grade3,4964.24%
High School Graduate17,64621.39%
Some College14,42717.49%
Associates Degree6,2507.58%
Bachelors Degree19,90024.12%
Graduate Degree19,86424.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White71,16067,62833,521
Asian4,3164,1593,504
Black2,8092,6211,226
Hispanic2,6052,143876
2+ Races2,5422,214952
Other Race551498140
Native American11510463
Islander110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.19%.

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,294$49,610$39,786
Less Than 9th Grade$20,802$32,414$0
High School Graduate$34,405$39,422$27,649
Some College$39,608$47,321$34,904
Bachelors Degree$47,744$53,732$45,373
Graduate Degree$60,438$73,239$55,289

$44,294

Average Earnings

$49,610

Average Male

$39,786

Average Female

Monroe County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroe County, Indiana Language

89.82% of Monroe County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 10.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Monroe County, Indiana Language

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White104,32919,50918.7%
Asian7,5822,75736.36%
Black4,6381,53933.18%
Multiple5,8111,47725.42%
Hispanic4,37280418.39%
Other84716919.95%
Native17984.47%
Islander11100%

20.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.2%

Male Poverty Rate

21.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Indiana is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Indiana is Native, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.43%.

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.29%
High School16.12%
Some College11.91%
Bachelors or Greater7.42%

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.86%
Male Unemployed55.31%
Female Employed15.27%
Male Employed11.6%

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,308$82,332
Families$92,192$113,644
Married Families$108,261$131,157
Non Families$35,304$47,939

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monroe County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,719

Number of Veterans

5,210

Male Veterans

509

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam2,037
First Gulf War1,475
Second Gulf War1,411
Korea305
World War II150

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,655
65 to 741,499
75+1,204
55 to 64932
18 to 34429

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5,3625.34%
Hispanic2375.96%
Black1734.08%
2+ Races1393.49%
Asian280.34%
Other Race101.39%
Native American74.83%

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.85%

Born in Monroe County, Indiana

92.03%

Native Born

7.97%

Foreign Born

5.17%

Non Citizen

2.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.03% of Monroe County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 58.85% having been born in Indiana. 5.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe County, Indiana Place of Birth

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