Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Monroe County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population120,561137,957146,840139,717139,745
Change Since 2000 17,39626,27919,15619,184
Pct. Change Since 2000 14.4%21.8%15.9%15.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2021 to 2022
Net Domestic Migration-1,220
International Migration934
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-90
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)5,7264.1%
School Age (5 to 17)16,08311.5%
College Age (18 to 24)36,41626.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)34,81424.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)27,25919.5%
Older (65 plus)19,57714.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone4770.3%
Asian Alone9,6036.9%
Black Alone5,4173.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1180.1%
White Alone120,30885.9%
Two or More Race Groups3,9522.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino134,49296.0%
Hispanic or Latino5,3833.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households57,160100.0%
  Family Households29,43351.5%
    Married with Children7,62213.3%
    Married without Children14,43525.3%
    Single Parents3,8416.7%
  Non-family Households27,72748.5%
    Living Alone18,94133.1%
Average Household Size2.45
Average Family Household Size4.76
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000120,56111,58310.6%
April 2010137,95717,39614.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections137,974144,257150,620156,689162,024
Change Since 2010 6,28312,64618,71524,050
Pct. Change Since 2010 4.6%9.2%13.6%17.4%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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