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Monroe County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 433.7 square miles
Population Density 18.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,012
Population change 0.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 23.4%
65 and over 18.9%
Females 50%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.5
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.3%
Veterans 645
Households and Housing
Households 3,361
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.8%
Median household income $45,997
The per capita income $24,508
Live below the poverty line. 11.8%
housing units 3,872
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $95,200
Residents owning their homes. 75.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 521
Women-owned firms 21.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $62,488
Retail sales per capita $8,256
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $46,184