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Monroe County, Georgia

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Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)

Monroe County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 27,578
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 27,578
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 26,167
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 27,957
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 26,424
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.2%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
72.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,750
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 3.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11,350
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 79.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $166,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,390
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $405
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $704
Building permits, 2020 203
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 9,760
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 77.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 26.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 54.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 25,225
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 116,234
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 186,875
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,016
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 28.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $54,754
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $33,290
Persons in poverty, percent
10.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 529
Total employment, 2019 6,265
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 248,271
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 0.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,243
All firms, 2012 2,612
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,488
Women-owned firms, 2012 840
Minority-owned firms, 2012 518
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,977
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 434
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,947
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 66.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 395.66
FIPS Code 13207
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Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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