Monroe County MS Information

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Monroe County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 36,744
Population in Households 36,336
Population in Familes 30,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 408
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,454
Average Household Income $51,478
Per Capita Income $20,178

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,252 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,012 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,191 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $93,922
Average Home Value $124,717
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,264
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 9,915
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.01%
Households -0.19% -0.08%
Families -0.38% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

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Monroe County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi 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 # 22 74th
Population Density # 36 57th
Diversity Index # 49 41st
Median Household Income # 38 55th
Per Capita Income # 38 55th

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