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Monroe County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 608.3 square miles
Population Density 279.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 167,148
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.6%
Under 18 21.7%
65 and over 14.5%
Females 50.6%
White 79.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14.2
Asian 2.3%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 14.8%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.8%
Veterans 13,411
Households and Housing
Households 58,875
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.9%
Median household income $57,408
The per capita income $25,494
Live below the poverty line. 12%
housing units 80,487
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $191,800
Residents owning their homes. 80%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 12,976
Women-owned firms 27.4%
Asian-owned firms 3.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 6.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,014,874
Retail sales per capita $12,236
Manufacturers shipments $2,656,512
Merchant wholesaler sales $0