Monroe County, Wisconsin Population 2024

45,835

Monroe County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 45,835 with a growth rate of -0.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Wisconsin is the 33rd largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 44,813 and has seen a growth of 2.28% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202945,150-137-0.3%
202845,287-137-0.3%
202745,424-137-0.3%
202645,561-137-0.3%
202545,698-137-0.3%
202445,835-137-0.3%
202345,972-137-0.3%
202246,109-137-0.3%
202146,246-50-0.11%
202046,296-378-0.81%
201946,6744771.03%
201846,1973790.83%
201745,8183130.69%
201645,5051910.42%
201545,3141520.34%
201445,162390.09%
201345,1231150.26%
201245,008-51-0.11%
201145,0592460.55%
201044,813
199036,6331,5594.44%
198035,0743,46410.96%
197031,6103691.18%
196031,241-137-0.44%
195031,3781,2984.32%
194030,0801,3414.67%
193028,739730.25%
192028,666-215-0.74%
191028,8817782.77%
190028,1034,89221.08%
189023,2111,6047.42%
188021,6075,05730.56%
187016,5508,14096.79%
18608,410-36,740-81.37%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.3% (-137)
County Website
Monroe County
County Seat
2010 Population
44,813
Area
901 mi²
Density
51 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.28% (1,022)
Founded
1854

Monroe County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41,99790.89%
Two or more races1,7503.79%
Other race1,0082.18%
Black or African American6951.5%
Native American4230.92%
Asian3350.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monroe County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Monroe County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Monroe County, Wisconsin Median Age

39.7

Total

39.1

Male

40.3

Female

Monroe County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 34,563 adults, (8,002 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female22,51648.73%
Male23,69251.27%

Monroe County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Monroe County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,9922.5271.528.5
Married8,7873.2387.412.6
Non Family6,6071.2455.844.2
Female1,5903.355149
Male1,0083.468.831.2
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3.16

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Monroe County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 26.06%.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,459

Average Earnings

$53,179

Average Male

$35,360

Average Female

Monroe County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language

91.72% of Monroe County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 8.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Language

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White40,5694,71311.62%
Hispanic2,30332714.2%
Other98215615.89%
Multiple1,711834.85%
Black6237612.2%
Native3956416.2%
Asian32992.74%
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11.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.25%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin is Native, with 16.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.59%.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.91%
High School13.8%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%
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Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.4%
Female Unemployed22.98%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed4.31%
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Monroe County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monroe County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monroe County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monroe County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,957

Number of Veterans

3,540

Male Veterans

417

Female Veterans

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Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monroe County, Wisconsin 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

76.28%

Born in Monroe County, Wisconsin

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Monroe County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 76.28% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monroe County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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