Monroe County KY Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,664
Population in Households 10,521
Population in Familes 8,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $28,560
Average Household Income $43,735
Per Capita Income $18,289


Total Housing Units 5,204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,120 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,285 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 799 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $86,979
Average Home Value $141,859


Total Households 4,405
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,884
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.41%
Households -0.28% -0.38%
Families -0.48% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.71%


Monroe County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 98 19th
Population Density # 106 13th
Diversity Index # 60 51st
Median Household Income # 111 8th
Per Capita Income # 104 14th

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