Monroe County MI Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 152,156
Population in Households 150,694
Population in Familes 125,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,462
Population Density1 277
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $60,321
Average Household Income $75,701
Per Capita Income $29,612


Total Housing Units 64,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,920 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,062 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,669 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $179,570
Average Home Value $206,306


Total Households 58,982
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 41,743
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.01% -0.03%
Households 0.16% 0.1%
Families -0.02% -0.02%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   3.86%


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, 2018 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 # 12 87th
Diversity Index # 42 51st
Median Household Income # 7 93rd
Per Capita Income # 14 84th

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