Monroe County AL Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,089
Daytime Population: Workers 6,925
Daytime Population: Residents 15,148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,073
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 21,859
Population in Familes 18,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 230
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,771
Average Household Income $45,323
Per Capita Income $18,395


Total Housing Units 11,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,583 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,297 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,453 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $85,267
Average Home Value $114,268


Total Households 8,880
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,085
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 -0.6% -1.05%
Households -0.51% -1.0%
Families -0.72% -1.13%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.24%


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, 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 # 46 33rd
Population Density # 55 19th
Diversity Index # 13 84th
Median Household Income # 57 16th
Per Capita Income # 58 15th

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