Monroe County AL Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,699
Population in Households 23,469
Population in Familes 19,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 230
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $32,897
Average Household Income $48,093
Per Capita Income $19,533


Total Housing Units 11,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,872 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,673 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,312 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $86,425
Average Home Value $117,389


Total Households 9,545
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,524
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 0.33% -0.02%
Households 0.43% 0.04%
Families 0.21% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.98%


Monroe County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama 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 # 44 36th
Population Density # 54 19th
Diversity Index # 13 82nd
Median Household Income # 57 16th
Per Capita Income # 55 19th

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