Monroe County MI Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 151,796
Population in Households 150,334
Population in Familes 126,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,462
Population Density1 276
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 58,822
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 41,841
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,427 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,395 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,400 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $163,099
Average Home Value $187,867


Median Household Income $56,931
Average Household Income $69,740
Per Capita Income $27,293
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.06%
Households 0.16% 0.06%
Families 0.01% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Monroe County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 82nd
Population Density1 # 13 86th
Diversity Index2 # 41 52nd
Median Household Income # 7 93rd
Per Capita Income # 11 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.