Monroe County, Mississippi Population 2022

Monroe County, Mississippi's estimated population is 34,379 with a growth rate of -0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Mississippi is the 23rd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 36,922 and has seen a growth of -6.89% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,7210.00%
18303,8611,14041.90%
18409,2505,389139.58%
185021,17211,922128.89%
186021,2831110.52%
187022,6311,3486.33%
188028,5535,92226.17%
189030,7302,1777.62%
190031,2164861.58%
191035,1783,96212.69%
192032,613-2,565-7.29%
193036,1413,52810.82%
194037,6481,5074.17%
195036,543-1,105-2.94%
196033,953-2,590-7.09%
197034,043900.27%
198036,4042,3616.94%
199036,5821780.49%
201036,9223400.93%
201136,606-316-0.86%
201236,409-197-0.54%
201336,148-261-0.72%
201436,055-93-0.26%
201535,823-232-0.64%
201635,897740.21%
201735,851-46-0.13%
201835,543-308-0.86%
201935,252-291-0.82%
202034,961-291-0.83%
202134,670-291-0.83%
202234,379-291-0.84%
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Monroe County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,22268.12%
Black or African American10,88130.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.02%
Asian1220.34%
Some Other Race60.02%
Two or More Races3210.90%
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Monroe County, Mississippi Population by Race

Monroe County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, Mississippi Median Age

41.2


Total

39.2


Male

42.9


Female

Monroe County, Mississippi Adults

There are 27,567 adults, (7,002 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Mississippi.

Monroe County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

18,649

52.45%

Male

16,910

47.55%

Monroe County, Mississippi Population by Age

Monroe County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monroe County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Male82.8%17.2%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family65%35%
Female64%36%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4822.675.6
Married6,7783.1585.6
Male3544.1782.8
Female2,0763.5564
Non Family4,2741.1365

3.18

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6076.47%
9th to 12th Grade2,69810.87%
High School Graduate9,40837.90%
Some College4,88519.68%
Associates Degree2,1768.77%
Bachelors Degree2,61110.52%
Graduate Degree1,4405.80%
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Monroe County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,06814,7443,501
Hispanic29227158
2+ Races37373
Black7,3495,479505
Asian104144
Native American77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.51%.

Monroe County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,206$43,843$30,406
Less Than 9th Grade$25,855$31,061$13,077
High School Graduate$32,175$40,550$23,000
Some College$35,407$44,460$31,385
Bachelors Degree$44,923$67,421$41,208
Graduate Degree$66,402$85,176$53,306

$36,206

Average Earnings

$43,843

Average Male

$30,406

Average Female

Monroe County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Monroe County, Mississippi Language

98.48% of Monroe County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Monroe County, Mississippi Language

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple31616752.85%
Black10,4302,94928.27%
White23,3872,93112.53%
OtherNaN%

17.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.22%

Male Poverty Rate

19.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 52.85% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.13%.

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.10%
High School15.86%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.72%

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.65%
Male Unemployed49.30%
Female Employed8.63%
Female Unemployed43.84%

Monroe County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,018$59,586
Families$58,713$70,941
Married Families$69,899-
Non Families$21,273$32,870
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, Mississippi 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 45-54.

Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,952

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War342
First Gulf War343
Vietnam807
Korea135
World War II39

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34147
35 to 54380
55 to 64402
65 to 74655
75+368

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4887.82%
Black4435.41%
Asian32.88%
2+ Races188.14%
Hispanic185.03%

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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10.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Monroe County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Monroe County, Mississippi 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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82.92%

Born in Monroe County, Mississippi

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Monroe County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 82.92% having been born in Mississippi. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monroe County, Mississippi 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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