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Monroe County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 549.4 square miles
Population Density 276.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 150,376
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 22.8%
65 and over 15.2%
Females 50.7%
White 95
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.3
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 2.3%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18%
Veterans 11,417
Households and Housing
Households 58,702
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.4%
Median household income $53,972
The per capita income $25,939
Live below the poverty line. 12.3%
housing units 63,167
Multi-unit structures 13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $139,100
Residents owning their homes. 79.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 10,419
Women-owned firms 28.9%
Asian-owned firms 1.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.7%
Black-owned firms 1.7%
Native American-owned firms 0.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,465,317
Retail sales per capita $9,555
Manufacturers shipments $3,502,955
Merchant wholesaler sales $0