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Monroe County, AL


Designated Market Area: Mobile-Pensacola, AL-FL-MS
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 19,404   ( 3,664 from 2010)
Land area: 1025.7 square miles
Population density: 18.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:10,355 53.37% 18.0%
Black:7,98541.15% 16.7%
Indian:2541.31% 0.8%
Asian:990.51% 39.4%
2+ races:3531.82% 13.5%
Hispanic:3581.84% 62.7%
Total non-White:9,04946.63% 13.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:482 12.2
Deaths:78619.9
Net Migration: -67-1.7
Net Immigration: 00.0
Change in White population:-2,266 -9.8
Change in Non-White pop.:-1,398 -6.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
23,068
12,62154.71%
9,58141.53%
2561.11%
710.31%
3111.35%
2200.95%
10,44745.29%

2000
24,324
13,96257.40%
9,68339.81%
2320.95%
700.29%
1740.72%
1900.78%
10,36242.60%

1990
23,968
14,23359.38%
9,35639.04%
2631.10%
670.28%
n/a
490.20%
9,73540.62%

1980
22,651
12,73556.22%
9,60842.42%
1300.57%
00.00%
n/a
1780.79%
9,91643.78%

1970
20,883
11,25653.90%
9,52645.62%
600.29%
80.04%
n/a
300.14%
9,627 46.10%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,782 11.4
2,3269.6
-2,263-9.3
-6-0.0
-1,341 -5.5
85 0.3
1990's
NumberRate
3,993 16.7
2,3649.9
-2,132-8.9
560.2
-271 -1.1
627 2.6
1980's
NumberRate
3,882 17.1
2,224 9.8
-172 -0.8
n/a
1,498 6.6
-181 -0.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-760 -3.6
n/a
1,479 7.1
289 1.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Monroe County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
43.7
4,188 21.6%
15,216 78.4%
4,161 21.4%
7,298
2.68
4,386 60.1%
3,192 72.8%
397 9.1%
2,912 39.9%

2010
NumberPercent
40.1
5,841 25.3%
17,227 74.7%
3,618 15.7%
9,214
2.48
6,410 69.6%
4,329 67.5%
911 14.2%
2,804 30.4%

2000
NumberPercent
35.6
6,860 28.2%
17,464 71.8%
3,383 13.9%
9,402
2.56
6,815 72.5%
5,039 73.9%
826 12.1%
2,587 27.5%

1990
NumberPercent
31.4
7,382 30.8%
16,586 69.2%
3,141 13.1%
8,312
2.87
6,276 75.5%
4,883 77.8%
716 11.4%
2,036 24.5%

1980
NumberPercent
28.2
7,901 34.9%
14,750 65.1%
2,948 13.0%
7,209
3.12
5,695 79.0%
4,676 82.1%
491 8.6%
1,514 21.0%

2022 Housing Data for Monroe County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units10,214 
Median Value$109,300 
Occupied7,29871.5%
Vacant2,91628.5%
Owned5,28572.4%
Rented2,01327.6%
Median Rent$692 
Single-Family Units7,27971.3%
    Detached7,03868.9%
    Attached2412.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units3903.8%
Mobile Homes2,08920.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Monroe County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006699.2%
$10,000 to $14,9996068.3%
$15,000 to $19,9995217.1%
$20,000 to $24,9996799.3%
$25,000 to $29,9994045.5%
$30,000 to $34,9995177.1%
$35,000 to $39,9992543.5%
$40,000 to $44,9993064.2%
$45,000 to $49,9991842.5%
$50,000 to $59,9995918.1%
$60,000 to $74,9995597.7%
$75,000 to $99,99984411.6%
$100,000 to $124,9994255.8%
$125,000 to $149,9992833.9%
$150,000 to $199,9992843.9%
$200,000 or more1722.4%
Median Household Income39,965 
Per Capita Income23,090 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state92 
Compared to U.S.76 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5417.4%
Public Assistance951.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps93812.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,67247.0%
Unemployed8487.0%
In Armed Forces780.6%
Total Labor Force6,59854.7%
Not in Labor Force5,47045.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 52.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,2202,16950.6%
Non-Profit5922021.1%
Self-Employed30319560.8%
Local Government33829853.1%
State Government7922326.2%
Federal Government921685.2%
Total Private + Self2,5232,36451.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.56875742.9%
Total3,0913,12149.8%
Pct. Govt.16.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5278.5%
Sales and Office Occupations1,28820.7%
Professional, Technical96215.5%
Service Occupations1,11718.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1502.4%
All others2,32637.4%
White Collar 44.6%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,25420.2%
Retail trade94515.2%
Health care and social assistance74812.0%
Public administration5108.2%
Educational services4216.8%
Construction4116.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3024.9%
Accommodation and food services2904.7%
Transportation and warehousing2594.2%
Other services2494.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2303.7%
Professional, scientific, technical1382.2%
Finance and insurance961.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing961.5%
Wholesale trade881.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation861.4%
Utilities460.7%
Information400.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction110.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Monroe County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican260.13%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American50.03%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian50.03%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic130.07%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino180.09%
Chinese120.06%
Korean120.06%
Cambodian50.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English19,02099.1%
Arabic700.4%
Spanish520.3%
German, other Germanic160.1%
Korean120.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic120.1%
Other Indo-European80.0%
French, Haitian, Cajun80.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,3867.0%
English1,0295.2%
Irish8084.1%
German3952.0%
Scotch-Irish2091.1%
Moroccan1830.9%
Scottish1750.9%
French1150.6%
Italian1040.5%
British490.2%
Hungarian410.2%
European400.2%
African390.2%
Scandinavian280.1%
Polish270.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen19,77699.8%
Not a citizen400.2%
Native19,72899.6%
Foreign-born880.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Monroe County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
476 3.5%1,759 12.8%6,035 44.0%3,585 26.2%1,072 7.8%780 5.7%
  Average years of education: 12.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 476 3.5%
9-12 Years 1,759 12.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 6,035 44.0%
Some College 3,585 26.2%
Bach. Degree 1,072 7.8%
Grad Degree 780 5.7%
Average years of education: 12.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Monroe County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 10,340 9,247 1,093 10.6% 6.8%
1991 10,829 9,707 1,122 10.4% 7.3%
1992 10,656 8,650 2,006 18.8% 7.5%
1993 10,162 8,701 1,461 14.4% 7.2%
1994 10,244 9,018 1,226 12.0% 6.2%
1995 10,538 9,283 1,255 11.9% 5.9%
1996 10,642 9,041 1,601 15.0% 5.2%
1997 10,212 8,685 1,527 15.0% 4.9%
1998 9,567 8,456 1,111 11.6% 4.5%
1999 9,685 8,530 1,155 11.9% 4.7%
2000 10,343 9,669 674 6.5% 4.6%
2001 9,957 9,229 728 7.3% 5.2%
2002 9,739 8,914 825 8.5% 5.9%
2003 9,452 8,665 787 8.3% 6.0%
2004 9,712 8,994 718 7.4% 5.6%
2005 9,560 8,976 584 6.1% 4.4%
2006 9,329 8,770 559 6.0% 4.0%
2007 8,971 8,381 590 6.6% 4.1%
2008 8,806 7,881 925 10.5% 5.8%
2009 8,573 7,029 1,544 18.0% 10.1%
2010 8,694 7,147 1,547 17.8% 10.4%
2011 8,312 7,020 1,292 15.5% 9.6%
2012 7,988 6,963 1,025 12.8% 8.2%
2013 7,764 6,829 935 12.0% 7.3%
2014 7,625 6,787 838 11.0% 6.7%
2015 7,324 6,583 741 10.1% 6.1%
2016 7,255 6,596 659 9.1% 5.9%
2017 7,200 6,701 499 6.9% 4.6%
2018 7,157 6,720 437 6.1% 3.9%
2019 7,320 6,966 354 4.8% 3.0%
2020 7,474 6,864 610 8.2% 5.9%
2021 7,368 6,963 405 5.5% 3.4%
2022 7,300 7,001 299 4.1% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com