Monroe County GA Information

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Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,802
Population in Households 25,664
Population in Familes 21,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,138
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,987
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 7,329
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,506 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,481 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,139 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $160,392
Average Home Value $197,725
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,742
Average Household Income $69,968
Per Capita Income $26,442
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.68%
Households 0.63% 0.83%
Families 0.45% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 79 51st
Diversity Index2 # 122 23rd
Median Household Income # 28 83rd
Per Capita Income # 15 91st

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

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