Monroe County, Michigan Population 2022

Monroe County, Michigan's estimated population is 155,367 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Michigan is the 15th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 152,021 and has seen a growth of 2.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Monroe County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

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Monroe County, Michigan Population by Race

Monroe County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, Michigan Median Age

42.8


Total

41.9


Male

43.8


Female

Monroe County, Michigan Adults

There are 117,953 adults, (27,160 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Michigan.

Monroe County, Michigan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

75,991

50.66%

Male

74,009

49.34%

Monroe County, Michigan Population by Age

Monroe County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Michigan Household Types

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Michigan Households and Families

2.97

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Michigan Households by Type

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

Monroe County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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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, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,455

Average Earnings

$56,916

Average Male

$33,596

Average Female

Monroe County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Michigan Language by Age

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Monroe County, Michigan Language

96.77% of Monroe County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Monroe County, Michigan Language

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Michigan is Multiple, with 20.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Michigan is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

Monroe County, Michigan Poverty

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Monroe County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Monroe County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Michigan 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 55-64.

Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Michigan Marital Status

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9,703

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Michigan 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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60.70%

Born in Monroe County, Michigan

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Monroe County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 60.70% having been born in Michigan. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe County, Michigan 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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