Monroe County GA Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,944
Population in Households 25,727
Population in Familes 22,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,217
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 9,987
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 7,337
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,456 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,531 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,211 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $154,787
Average Home Value $194,887


Median Household Income $49,105
Average Household Income $65,820
Per Capita Income $25,361
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.19%
Households 0.53% 0.33%
Families 0.4% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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 GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia 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 # 69 57th
Population Density1 # 80 50th
Diversity Index2 # 122 24th
Median Household Income # 32 81st
Per Capita Income # 22 87th

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