Monroe County, Indiana Population 2021

Monroe County, Indiana's estimated population is 150,833 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Indiana is the 13th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 138,566 and has seen a growth of 8.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021150,8331,2010.80%
2020149,6321,2010.81%
2019148,4311,2010.82%
2018147,2305920.40%
2017146,6388810.60%
2016145,7571,5101.05%
2015144,2478440.59%
2014143,4031,3350.94%
2013142,0685840.41%
2012141,4841,2510.89%
2011140,2331,6671.20%
2010138,56629,58827.15%
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%
18306,5773,898145.50%
18202,6790.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.80%
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State
Founded
1818
County Seat
2010 Population
138,566
Growth Since 2010
8.85%
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Monroe County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White126,08686.09%
Asian9,7846.68%
Two or More Races5,0253.43%
Black or African American4,4693.05%
Some Other Race7440.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3300.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.02%
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Monroe County, Indiana Population by Race

Monroe County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Monroe County, Indiana Median Age

29.6


Total

28.7


Male

30.6


Female

Monroe County, Indiana Adults

There are 123,349 adults, (18,463 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Indiana.

Monroe County, Indiana Age Dependency

39.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

73,615

50.26%

Male

72,846

49.74%

Monroe County, Indiana Population by Age

Monroe County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All55.9%44.1%
Male49.6%50.4%
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family35%65%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,6242.3655.9
Non Family26,3511.6635
Married22,3662.9583.2
Female5,2073.146.8
Male1,7003.249.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6261.92%
9th to 12th Grade4,5175.35%
High School Graduate18,74822.19%
Some College14,67917.37%
Associates Degree6,2897.44%
Bachelors Degree20,57524.35%
Graduate Degree18,06221.38%
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Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White73,78368,72832,542
Asian4,3283,9993,198
Black2,4152,1691,176
Hispanic2,2301,8411,016
2+ Races1,5861,444649
Other Race409388127
Native American234219102
Islander232323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,580$42,719$31,326
Less Than 9th Grade$16,880$22,822$13,382
High School Graduate$29,766$32,680$25,773
Some College$32,329$39,850$26,004
Bachelors Degree$38,951$45,275$34,623
Graduate Degree$55,868$70,405$49,315

$36,580

Average Earnings

$42,719

Average Male

$31,326

Average Female

Monroe County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Indiana Language by Age

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Monroe County, Indiana Language

89.89% of Monroe County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 10.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

Monroe County, Indiana Language

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White110,47923,09120.90%
Asian7,6213,80949.98%
Multiple4,5621,52133.34%
Black3,9021,36735.03%
Hispanic4,0801,01224.80%
Other63611818.55%
Native330309.09%
Islander2323100.00%

23.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.52%

Male Poverty Rate

23.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Indiana

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Indiana is Native, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.94%.

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.79%
High School14.57%
Some College13.51%
Bachelors or Greater8.27%

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.02%
Male Unemployed49.66%
Female Employed17.49%
Male Employed13.75%

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,839$70,085
Families$77,074$96,044
Married Families$92,389$111,508
Non Families$28,678$39,526
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

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6,163

Number of Veterans

5,612

Male Veterans

551

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,082
First Gulf War1,290
Second Gulf War1,170
Korea539
World War II259

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,546
65 to 741,541
75+1,429
55 to 641,146
18 to 34501

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5755.22%
Black2988.24%
2+ Races1926.62%
Hispanic1824.83%
Asian510.57%
Native American3514.06%
Other Race122.01%

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Indiana 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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60.24%

Born in Monroe County, Indiana

91.82%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

5.85%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.82% of Monroe County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 60.24% having been born in Indiana. 5.85% 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

  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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