Monroe County, Missouri Population 2024

8,516

Monroe County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 8,516 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Missouri is the 95th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 8,787 and has seen a growth of -3.08% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,176-68-0.82%
20288,244-68-0.82%
20278,312-68-0.81%
20268,380-68-0.8%
20258,448-68-0.8%
20248,516-68-0.79%
20238,584-68-0.79%
20228,652-68-0.78%
20218,720340.39%
20208,686590.68%
20198,627-3-0.03%
20188,630360.42%
20178,594-35-0.41%
20168,629-6-0.07%
20158,635-100-1.14%
20148,735-33-0.38%
20138,768770.89%
20128,69160.07%
20118,685-102-1.16%
20108,787
19909,104-612-6.3%
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%
185010,5411,03610.9%
18409,5051,32916.25%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.79% (-68)
County Seat
2010 Population
8,787
Area
648 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.08% (-271)
Founded
January 6, 1831

Monroe County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,05792.95%
Black or African American3013.47%
Two or more races1681.94%
Native American630.73%
Asian410.47%
Other race270.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.13%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroe County, Missouri Population by Race

Monroe County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Monroe County, Missouri Median Age

45.8

Total

44.6

Male

47.6

Female

Monroe County, Missouri Adults

There are 6,756 adults, (2,109 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Missouri.

Monroe County, Missouri Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female4,22348.72%
Male4,44551.28%

Monroe County, Missouri Population by Age

Monroe County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4252.4875.924.1
Married1,7673.0582.117.9
Non Family1,2371.1470.429.6
Female3003.8355.344.7
Male1214.5191.78.3
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monroe County, Missouri Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Monroe County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 31.82%.

Monroe County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,216

Average Earnings

$45,423

Average Male

$29,809

Average Female

Monroe County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroe County, Missouri Language

96.3% of Monroe County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Monroe County, Missouri Language

Monroe County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,8571,22815.63%
Black2745319.34%
Native614268.85%
Asian413995.12%
Multiple1672514.97%
Islander1111100%
Hispanic15585.16%
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16.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.6%

Male Poverty Rate

18.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Missouri

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 5.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.97%.

Monroe County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.93%
Some College15.89%
High School13.41%
Bachelors or Greater10.65%
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Monroe County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17.95%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Employed5.95%
Female Unemployed
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Monroe County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroe County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

711

Number of Veterans

607

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

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Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Missouri 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

73.78%

Born in Monroe County, Missouri

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Monroe County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 73.78% having been born in Missouri. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Monroe County, Missouri Place of Birth

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