|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Monroe is 34,888. Monroe, North Carolina is the 1,142nd largest city in the US.
Monroe is located entirely in Union County.
The current population of Monroe (34,888) is it's peak population.
Monroe has grown 27.3% since the 2000. Monroe, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Monroe has a population density of 1,102.2 people per square mile.
|1137||College Park, Maryland||35,110||42.0%|
|1139||San Juan Capistrano, California||34,955||3.1%|
|1140||West Hollywood, California||34,938||-2.6%|
|1141||University Place, Washington||34,900||16.2%|
|1142||Monroe, North Carolina||34,888||27.3%|
|1143||Long Beach, New York||34,778||-1.9%|
|1144||Butte-Silver Bow, Montana||34,768||2.8%|
|1146||Randolph Town, Massachusetts||34,715|
|1147||Manhattan Beach, California||34,668||1.9%|
The total voting age population of Monroe, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,641. The voting age population is 45.3% male and 54.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Monroe are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Monroe are 66.7% White, 25.8% Black, 4.3% Other, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 29.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Monroe, 17.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.1%. On a per-household basis, 15.2% of families are below the poverty line in Monroe.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.1% of Monroe residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.0% of Monroe residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Monroe residents aged 5 and older, 29.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 27.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Monroe is 8.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Monroe, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Monroe is $51,754.
In Monroe, 59.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.4% of housing units in Monroe.
Of all the housing units in Monroe, 5.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Monroe, 25.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Monroe is $981.
In Monroe, 85.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.