Monroe County MI Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 151,772
Daytime Population: Workers 47,118
Daytime Population: Residents 81,409
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 128,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 150,310
Population in Familes 126,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,462
Population Density2 276
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $58,251
Average Household Income $72,644
Per Capita Income $28,359


Total Housing Units 64,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,084 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,605 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,539 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $170,985
Average Home Value $194,265


Total Households 58,689
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 41,635
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.12%
Households 0.11% -0.03%
Families -0.06% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


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, 2017 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 Density # 13 86th
Diversity Index # 42 51st
Median Household Income # 6 94th
Per Capita Income # 13 86th

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