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Monroe County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 394.5 square miles
Population Density 349.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 141,888
Population change 2.8%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 16%
65 and over 11%
Females 50.3%
White 87.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.2
Asian 6%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 3.5%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 43.4%
Veterans 7,448
Households and Housing
Households 53,914
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 67.7%
Median household income $40,052
The per capita income $23,032
Live below the poverty line. 25.1%
housing units 59,548
Multi-unit structures 35%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $156,300
Residents owning their homes. 54%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 10,571
Women-owned firms 25.2%
Asian-owned firms 2.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.5%
Black-owned firms 1.8%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,530,793
Retail sales per capita $11,968
Manufacturers shipments $1,799,286
Merchant wholesaler sales $683,154