Monroe County, Indiana Population 2020

Monroe County, Indiana's estimated population is 146,720 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Indiana is the 12th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018146,9171970.13%
2017146,7209720.67%
2016145,7481,5281.06%
2015144,2208100.56%
2014143,4101,3440.95%
2013142,0665930.42%
2012141,4731,2640.90%
2011140,2091,6491.19%
2010138,56029,58227.14%
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%

How Many People Live in Monroe County, Indiana?

146,720

Monroe County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White125,31086.18%
Asian9,5296.55%
Two or More Races5,0353.46%
Black or African American4,3623.00%
Some Other Race8040.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native3440.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.01%

Monroe County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Monroe County, Indiana Median Age

29.3


Total

28.3


Male

30.4


Female

Monroe County, Indiana Adults

There are 122,382 adults, (17,779 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Indiana.

Monroe County, Indiana Age Dependency

39

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

72,987

50.20%

Male

72,416

49.80%

Monroe County, Indiana Households and Families

Monroe County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All54.8%45.2%
Male49.8%50.2%
Female39%61%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,5372.3554.8
Non Family26,4021.6535.7
Married21,7842.9782.3
Female5,4572.9939
Male1,8943.1149.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7682.12%
9th to 12th Grade4,7575.71%
High School Graduate18,20521.87%
Some College14,29617.17%
Associates Degree6,2717.53%
Bachelors Degree19,93323.94%
Graduate Degree18,02921.65%

Monroe County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White73,02467,62232,072
Asian4,1263,8063,154
Black2,2261,964960
Hispanic2,1401,7421,070
Multiple Races1,6591,508668
Other Race397342167
Native American22320268
Islander191919

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,456$40,502$30,207
Less Than High School$15,436$18,016$13,346
High School Grad$28,972$32,216$24,380
Some College$31,100$36,185$25,340
Bachelors Degree$38,551$46,826$33,621
Graduate Degree$53,591$65,114$44,480

$34,456

Average Earnings

$40,502

Average Male

$30,207

Average Female

Monroe County, Indiana Language

Monroe County, Indiana Language by Age

Monroe County, Indiana Language

89.71% of Monroe County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 10.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.05% of the population.

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty

Monroe County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White110,32223,47521.28%
Asian7,5273,91351.99%
Black3,8481,74245.27%
Multiple4,5381,52233.54%
Hispanic4,0841,08226.49%
Other69718826.97%
Native3444011.63%
Islander1919100.00%

24.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.49%

Male Poverty Rate

25.20%

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 11.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.67%
Some College14.00%
High School13.95%
Bachelors or Greater8.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.03%
Male Unemployed41.81%
Female Employed19.16%
Male Employed13.48%

Monroe County, Indiana Income

Monroe County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,075$67,076
Families$70,445$89,924
Married Families$87,762$106,830
Non Families$28,773$40,411

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

Monroe County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Monroe County, Indiana Veterans

6,208

Number of Veterans

5,720

Male Veterans

488

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,997
Second Gulf War1,177
First Gulf War1,150
Korea630
World War II235
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,6585.33%
Black2767.84%
2 or More2197.61%
Hispanic1383.76%
Asian280.32%
Other172.64%
Indian104.12%

$Monroe County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Indiana Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Indiana 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

60.10%

Born in Indiana

91.74%

Native Born

8.26%

Foreign Born

6.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.74% of Monroe County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 60.10% having been born in Indiana. 6.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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