South Monroe, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Monroe, Michigan - Basic Facts

The South Monroe Census Designated Place had a population of 6,202 as of July 1, 2017. South Monroe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Monroe is located at latitude 41.893 and longitude -83.4179 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the South Monroe Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The South Monroe Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393242) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The South Monroe Census Designated Place is located within Charter Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Monroe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 6,202
Daytime Population: Workers 1,463
Daytime Population: Residents 3,818
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 6,093
Population in Familes 4,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 2,615
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $42,272
Average Household Income $60,239
Per Capita Income $25,517


Total Housing Units 2,939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,743 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 878 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $113,305
Average Home Value $143,197


Total Households 2,621
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,656
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 -0.5% -0.36%
Households -0.47% -0.31%
Families -0.58% -0.44%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

South Monroe, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Monroe to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 153 78th
Population Density # 96 86th
Diversity Index # 167 76th
Median Household Income # 444 36th
Per Capita Income # 252 64th

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