Monroe County, IN

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2022 Population
140,065
0.0885% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
30.8
2.33% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.7%
5.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,308
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$240,600
18.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
70,601
1.63% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Monroe County, IN had a population of 140k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $60,308. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Monroe County, IN declined from 140,189 to 140,065, a −0.0885% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,096 to $60,308, a 11.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.58%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%), and White (Hispanic) (1.67%).

None of the households in Monroe County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.8% of the residents in Monroe County, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monroe County, IN are Indiana University-Bloomington (11,087 degrees awarded in 2022) and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture LLC-Bloomington (83 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Monroe County, IN was $240,600, and the homeownership rate was 55.3%.

Most people in Monroe County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe County, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Monroe County, IN is home to a population of 140k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.95% of Monroe County, IN residents were born outside of the country (11.1k people).

In 2022, there were 12.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Monroe County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.22k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
94.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Monroe County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Monroe County, IN was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    116k ± 150
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.22k ± 371
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.01k ± 308
3.77%
Hispanic Population
5.29k people

In 2022, there were 12.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Monroe County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.22k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.77% of the people in Monroe County, IN are hispanic (5.29k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Monroe County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.95%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people
8.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.3k people

As of 2022, 7.95% of Monroe County, IN residents (11.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monroe County, IN was 8.09%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,927 ± 336
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,411 ± 313
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    980 ± 292

Monroe County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Monroe County, IN employs 70.6k people. The largest industries in Monroe County, IN are Educational Services (16,792 people), Manufacturing (8,002 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,973 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,219), Public Administration ($67,757), and Utilities ($65,000).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

70.6k
2022 Value
± 2,132
1.63%
1 Year growth
± 4.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monroe County, IN grew at a rate of 1.63%, from 69.5k employees to 70.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monroe County, IN, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (8,385 people), Management Occupations (6,678 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,484 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monroe County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.6k
2022 Value
± 2,132
1.63%
1 Year growth
± 4.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monroe County, IN grew at a rate of 1.63%, from 69.5k employees to 70.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monroe County, IN, are Educational Services (16,792 people), Manufacturing (8,002 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,973 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monroe County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Monroe County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,963
Median earning men ± $1,484
$32,512
Median earning women ± $1,844

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($74,691), Manufacturing ($57,830), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,475).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,192), Public Administration ($63,112), and Manufacturing ($44,525).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,560
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 725
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 647
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Monroe County, IN went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.75%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Monroe County, IN awarded 11,170 degrees. The student population of Monroe County, IN in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 24,011 male students and 23,101 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monroe County, IN are White (7,461 and 75.3%), followed by Asian (822 and 8.29%), Hispanic or Latino (657 and 6.63%), and Black or African American (459 and 4.63%).

The largest universities in Monroe County, IN by number of degrees awarded are Indiana University-Bloomington (11,087 and 99.3%) and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture LLC-Bloomington (83 and 0.743%).

The most popular majors in Monroe County, IN are General Business (3,205 and 28.7%), Public Administration (612 and 5.48%), and Informatics (448 and 4.01%).

The median tuition cost in Monroe County, IN for a public four year colleges is $10,012 for in-state students and $37,685 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Monroe County, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 47,112 (51% men and 49% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 47,112 students enrolled in Monroe County, IN, 51% men and 49% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 29,712 records, of which 49.8% were women and 50.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,132 degrees awarded
  2. 448 degrees awarded
  3. 415 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Monroe County, IN was General Business with 2,132 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Monroe County, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 11,087 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indiana University-Bloomington with 11,087 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 5,685 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monroe County, IN, which is 1.04 times more than the 5,485 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 7,461 degrees mean that there were 9.08 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 822 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,012) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,435) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Monroe County, IN was $240,600 in 2022, which is 0.853 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $202,400 to $240,600, a 18.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Monroe County, IN is 55.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Monroe County, IN have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monroe County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Monroe County, IN is $60,308. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Monroe County, IN was Census Tract 10.01 with a value of $119,762, followed by Census Tract 15.01 and Census Tract 13.05, with respective values of $98,063 and $93,493.

In 2022, 20.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Monroe County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.11%.

Property

$240,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,029
$31,770
Median Property Taxes
±$1,324

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Monroe County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

55.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.3% of the housing units in Monroe County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 10.01
  2. Census Tract 15.01
  3. Census Tract 13.05

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Monroe County, IN was Census Tract 10.01 with a value of $119,762, followed by Census Tract 15.01 and Census Tract 13.05, with respective values of $98,063 and $93,493.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Monroe County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$60,308
Median Household Income
± $2,451
57.5k
Number of Households
± 1,940

In 2022, the median household income of the 57.5k households in Monroe County, IN grew to $60,308 from the previous year's value of $54,096.

The following chart displays the households in Monroe County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Monroe County, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.68%)

In 2022, 66.4% of workers in Monroe County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.68%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monroe County, IN have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Monroe County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 20.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Monroe County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.11%.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monroe County, IN (25.9k out of 125k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monroe County, IN is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 13.7% of the children was living in poverty in Monroe County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 307 in Monroe County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 4.83 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.2% of the population of Monroe County, IN has health coverage, with 56.7% on employee plans, 12% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Monroe County, IN see 1668 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.24% decrease from the previous year (1689 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1765 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 359 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,668 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Monroe County, IN

Primary care physicians in Monroe County, IN see an average of 1,668 patients per year. This represents a 1.24% decrease from the previous year (1,689 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Monroe County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.1% under 18 years, 35.3% between 18 and 34 years, 31.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.84%
Uninsured
56.7%
Employer Coverage
12%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monroe County, IN declined by 3.79% from 6.07% to 5.84%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 43.2 in Monroe County, IN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.7% in Monroe County, IN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.42% in Monroe County, IN.

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