Monroe County, New York Population 2024

746,077

Monroe County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 746,077 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, New York is the 9th largest county in New York. The 2010 population was 744,589 and has seen a growth of 0.2% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029734,052-2,405-0.33%
2028736,457-2,405-0.33%
2027738,862-2,405-0.32%
2026741,267-2,405-0.32%
2025743,672-2,405-0.32%
2024746,077-2,405-0.32%
2023748,482-2,405-0.32%
2022750,887-4,926-0.65%
2021755,813-1,738-0.23%
2020757,55114,9462.01%
2019742,605-1,634-0.22%
2018744,2397110.1%
2017743,528-622-0.08%
2016744,150-1,697-0.23%
2015745,847-1,736-0.23%
2014747,583-873-0.12%
2013748,4569880.13%
2012747,4686470.09%
2011746,8212,2320.3%
2010744,58900%
1990713,96811,7301.67%
1980702,238-9,679-1.36%
1970711,917125,53021.41%
1960586,38798,75520.25%
1950487,63249,40211.27%
1940438,23014,3493.39%
1930423,88171,84720.41%
1920352,03468,82224.3%
1910283,21265,35830%
1900217,85428,26814.91%
1890189,58644,68330.84%
1880144,90327,03522.94%
1870117,86817,22017.11%
1860100,64812,99814.83%
185087,65022,74835.05%
184064,90215,04730.18%
183049,855-684,197-93.21%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.32% (-2,405)
County Website
Monroe County
2020 Population
757,551
Area
657 mi²
Density
1136 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.51% (-11,474)
Founded
February 23, 1821

Monroe County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White546,52972.25%
Black or African American112,89714.93%
Two or more races44,1255.83%
Asian28,8833.82%
Other race21,9732.9%
Native American1,5110.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4880.06%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroe County, New York Population by Race

Monroe County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Monroe County, New York Median Age

39.3

Total

38

Male

40.7

Female

Monroe County, New York Adults

There are 601,437 adults, (135,497 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, New York.

Monroe County, New York Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, New York Sex Ratio

Female388,75351.39%
Male367,65348.61%

Monroe County, New York Population by Age

Monroe County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All314,7272.3263.736.3
Married130,5652.9987.512.5
Non Family128,8561.2645.554.5
Female42,0063.245.954.1
Male13,3003.056238

2.96

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monroe County, New York Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,8403.2%
9th to 12th Grade28,5555.43%
High School Graduate120,25422.88%
Some College84,16516.01%
Associates Degree63,01211.99%
Bachelors Degree116,87822.24%
Graduate Degree95,93618.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monroe County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White388,970369,426178,874
Black68,32356,50212,122
Hispanic39,28329,7467,686
2+ Races21,15718,2086,975
Asian17,87314,0719,363
Other Race13,5319,9282,234
Native American962802144
Islander27121510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.39%.

Monroe County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,435$57,672$44,184
Less Than 9th Grade$27,946$31,640$23,685
High School Graduate$36,163$43,323$30,316
Some College$43,090$49,213$37,598
Bachelors Degree$61,707$73,609$53,088
Graduate Degree$75,549$90,852$67,220

$50,435

Average Earnings

$57,672

Average Male

$44,184

Average Female

Monroe County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroe County, New York Language

86.82% of Monroe County, New York residents speak only English, while 13.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.05% of the population.

Monroe County, New York Language

Monroe County, New York Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White504,09440,0807.95%
Black109,32532,03529.3%
Hispanic70,22118,87926.89%
Multiple42,6558,32919.53%
Other21,7075,38824.82%
Asian26,8394,46016.62%
Native1,47750934.46%
Islander43713230.21%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.13%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, New York is Native, with 34.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, New York is White, with 7.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.57%.

Monroe County, New York Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.84%
High School15.41%
Some College9.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Monroe County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.96%
Male Unemployed27.83%
Female Employed7.2%
Male Employed4.21%

Monroe County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$71,450$96,131
Families$95,169$119,554
Married Families$117,346$143,159
Non Families$43,667$58,793

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroe County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monroe County, New York 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, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroe County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31,359

Number of Veterans

28,744

Male Veterans

2,615

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam10,708
Second Gulf War5,527
First Gulf War5,373
Korea2,453
World War II1,235

Monroe County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+9,521
65 to 747,481
35 to 546,163
55 to 645,769
18 to 342,425

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26,0045.73%
Black3,3014.08%
Hispanic1,3902.87%
2+ Races1,2134.58%
Other Race4983.11%
Asian2551.13%
Native American886.85%

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Race

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, New York 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

73.46%

Born in Monroe County, New York

91.75%

Native Born

8.25%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

5.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.75% of Monroe County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 73.46% having been born in New York. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monroe County, New York Place of Birth

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