Monroe County, Missouri Population 2021

Monroe County, Missouri's estimated population is 8,660 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Missouri is the 97th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 8,786 and has seen a growth of -1.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,66080.09%
20208,65280.09%
20198,64480.09%
20188,636400.47%
20178,596-37-0.43%
20168,633-4-0.05%
20158,637-100-1.14%
20148,737-33-0.38%
20138,770780.90%
20128,69290.10%
20118,683-103-1.17%
20108,786-318-3.49%
19909,104-612-6.30%
19809,7161741.82%
19709,542-1,146-10.72%
196010,688-626-5.53%
195011,314-1,881-14.26%
194013,195-271-2.01%
193013,466-2,948-17.96%
192016,414-1,890-10.33%
191018,304-1,412-7.16%
190019,716-1,074-5.17%
189020,7901,7199.01%
188019,0711,92211.21%
187017,1492,36415.99%
186014,7854,24440.26%
185010,5411,03610.90%
18409,5050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.09% (8)
Founded
January 6, 1831
County Seat
2010 Population
8,786
Growth Since 2010
-1.43% (-126)
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Monroe County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,15694.52%
Black or African American2933.40%
Two or More Races810.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.63%
Asian410.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%
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Monroe County, Missouri Population by Race

Monroe County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Monroe County, Missouri Median Age

46.5


Total

45


Male

47.7


Female

Monroe County, Missouri Adults

There are 6,780 adults, (1,967 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Missouri.

Monroe County, Missouri Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

4,253

49.29%

Male

4,376

50.71%

Monroe County, Missouri Population by Age

Monroe County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.2%49.8%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Male71.8%28.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Married83.7%16.3%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7022.2974.5
Married1,9062.8983.7
Non Family1,2911.1767.5
Female3313.1150.2
Male1742.4971.8

2.84

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2574.15%
9th to 12th Grade4076.57%
High School Graduate2,99948.39%
Some College1,32321.35%
Associates Degree4417.12%
Bachelors Degree5478.83%
Graduate Degree2243.61%
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Monroe County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8255,244755
Black1881659
Hispanic92616
2+ Races44337
Asian2824
Native American2713

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 15.91%.

Monroe County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,631$37,716$25,544
Less Than 9th Grade$31,364$37,188$23,438
High School Graduate$32,059$36,055$26,053
Some College$25,931$40,139$21,274
Bachelors Degree$39,148$39,519$38,611
Graduate Degree$41,875$36,875$42,054

$31,631

Average Earnings

$37,716

Average Male

$25,544

Average Female

Monroe County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Missouri Language by Age

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Monroe County, Missouri Language

94.98% of Monroe County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.08% of the population.

Monroe County, Missouri Language

Monroe County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,90396012.15%
Black2867726.92%
Native543361.11%
Hispanic1452617.93%
Asian412253.66%
Multiple712129.58%
Islander44100.00%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Missouri

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Missouri is White, with 12.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.56%.

Monroe County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.78%
Some College11.17%
High School10.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

Monroe County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.83%
Female Employed11.95%
Male Unemployed10.61%
Male Employed6.01%

Monroe County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,966$56,487
Families$57,326$68,540
Married Families$62,676-
Non Families$29,320$32,358
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Monroe County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Missouri Marital Status

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733

Number of Veterans

656

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam312
Second Gulf War103
First Gulf War101
Korea55
World War II21

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+215
65 to 74200
35 to 54155
55 to 64117
18 to 3446

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White71811.12%
Hispanic2922.31%
Black83.77%
2+ Races714.58%

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Missouri 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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74.09%

Born in Monroe County, Missouri

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Monroe County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 74.09% having been born in Missouri. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe County, Missouri 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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