Monroe County OH Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,949
Population in Households 14,784
Population in Familes 12,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 6,255
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 4,256
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,759 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,496 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,597 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $95,323
Average Home Value $120,903


Median Household Income $40,736
Average Household Income $51,101
Per Capita Income $21,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.18%
Households 0.49% 0.28%
Families 0.28% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Monroe County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 86 3rd
Population Density1 # 88 1st
Diversity Index2 # 87 2nd
Median Household Income # 71 20th
Per Capita Income # 68 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.