Monroe Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Monroe Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
47,294

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
19.6%
18 - 24:
12.6%
25 - 34:
13.2%
35 - 54:
21.9%
55 - 64:
11.7%
Over 65 Years:
13.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
8.0%
8.0%
High School Graduates
84.4%
84.4%
College Graduated
27.4%
27.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Monroe
$21,845
$21,845
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Monroe
$30,009
$30,009
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
34.9%

Employment Industries in Monroe

 
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Healthcare
20.0%
20.0%
Retail
14.7%
14.7%
Accommodation
11.9%
11.9%
Education
9.6%
9.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.7%
5.7%
Manufacturing
5.0%
5.0%
Finance
4.6%
4.6%
Public Service
4.3%
4.3%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Administration
3.7%
3.7%
Transportation
3.4%
3.4%
Information Technology
3.0%
3.0%
Construction
2.9%
2.9%
Wholesale
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
33.6%
33.6%
Black Or African American
62.6%
62.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
1.0%
1.0%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
0.7%
0.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
1.8%
1.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
5.2%
5.2%
English
5.0%
5.0%
German
3.1%
3.1%
French
3.0%
3.0%
Italian
2.4%
2.4%
Scottish
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
European
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
African
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Danish
0.2%
0.2%
Iraqi
0.2%
0.2%
Swedish
0.2%
0.2%
Dutch
0.2%
0.2%
French Canadian
0.2%
0.2%
Syrian
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Swiss
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
96.9%
96.9%
Spanish
1.5%
1.5%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Indo-European
0.0%
0.0%
Russian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Slavic languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Monroe Residents:
2.1%