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Monroe County Statistics

Facts

Land area765.1 square miles
Population Density48.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)36,116
Population change-2.4%
Under 5 years of age5.6%
Under 1823%
65 and over17.2%
Females52%
White68.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.1
Asian0.2%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American30.6%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school77%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13.1%
Veterans2,385

Households and Housing

Households13,960
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more87.9%
Median household income$36,308
The Per capita income$18,167
Live below the poverty line21.6%
Housing units16,361
Multi-unit structures6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$78,500
Residents owning their homes77.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,169
Women-owned firms30%
Asian-owned firms1.2%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms7.1%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$281,974
Retail sales per capita$7,610
Manufacturers shipments$1,472,743
Merchant wholesaler sales$111,082
Source US Census Data