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Monroe County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 22,075 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 24,324 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,494
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,583
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,548
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,137 (it was 1,835 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 1026 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Monroe County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (34.4%), Educational, health and social services (27.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.3%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 29%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Monroe County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (54.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (42.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 10,565  (47.9%)
Females: 11,510  (52.1%)
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Monroe County,AL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,125 ($29,093 in 1999)

This county:

$29,125
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $350 (lower quartile is $253, upper quartile is $436)
This county:

$350
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,955 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Monroe:

$92,955
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,885 - $158,060
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $911
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $315

Institutionalized population: 216

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 11

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $254,900
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $307 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $274 (0.3%)

Monroe County household income distribution in 2013 Monroe County home values distribution in 2013 Monroe County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.8%
Monroe County:

29.8%
Alabama:

17.1%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.7% for Black residents, 84.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.3% for American Indian residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.9 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 37.9 years old, American Indian residents: 29.2 years old, Asian residents: 61.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 3.9 years old, Other race residents: 40.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Monroeville, Uriah, Peterman, Frisco City, Excel, Beatrice, Vredenburgh, Megargel.

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Baker County, Georgia , Concho County, Texas , Wilkinson County, Mississippi , Hamilton County, Texas , Terrell County, Georgia , Navarro County, Texas , Tom Green County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 768
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 43 (86.2% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

0.2%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 271980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 34Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.6%

Monroe County marital status for males Monroe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,800
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 172
  • 3 or 4: 150
  • 5 to 9: 454
  • 10 to 19: 83
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 2,548

Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 2,227 (39 second mortgage, 116 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,902

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,59751
Black Protestant4,57819
Mainline Protestant1,37715
Other3072
Catholic1001
None8,109-
Monroe County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Monroe County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Monroe County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

13.6%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

36.2%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 271 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,879
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $154.68
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,082
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,740
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.19
Corn for grain: 2377 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 124 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 15281 harvested acres
Vegetables: 74 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 907 acres

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from Monroe County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from Monroe County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 05, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4082: September 21, 2012, FEMA Id: 4082, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1466: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Cambodia (69%)
  • France (16%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Monroe County


  • American (11%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • European (0%)

Monroe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,622 (89.3%)
  • Carpooled: 373 (5.9%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 104 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 53 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 139 (2.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
194 people in nursing homes
47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Monroe County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,865.

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.74% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,789 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($11,144 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.44%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Escambia County, AL  0.40% ($28,966 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.40% ($24,897)
from Conecuh County, AL  0.36% ($23,308)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.34% ($40,667)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.28% ($31,450)
from Clarke County, AL  0.17% ($28,500)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.67% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($25,590 average AGI)
1.61% relocated to other states ($17,444 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.61%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.51% ($43,649 average AGI)
to Conecuh County, AL  0.46% ($41,121)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.40% ($22,621)
to Escambia County, AL  0.37% ($28,074)
to Mobile County, AL  0.30% ($50,273)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.26% ($45,526)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.18% ($19,615)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Monroe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Monroe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,292 (3,129 aged, 1,163 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 459 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Monroe County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (249)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (192)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (175)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (167)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (166)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (160)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (144)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (144)
  • Congestive heart failure (128)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,075
  • In family households: 18,158 (2,398 male householders, 2,663 female householders)
    3,590 spouses, 6,636 children (6,332 natural, 212 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 1,175 grandchildren, 505 brothers or sisters, 371 parents, 533 other relatives, 365 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,677 (1,491 male householders (1,421 living alone)), 1,799 female householders (1,699 living alone)), 392 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 242

Size of family households: 2,841 2-persons, 1,030 3-persons, 866 4-persons, 284 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,120 1-person, 191 2-persons.

2,301 married couples with children.
1,807 single-parent households (567 men, 1,240 women).

99.4% of residents of Monroe speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English well, 60% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $149,840,000 ($6,316 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,059,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,544,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,161,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,849,000
Federal grants: $42,349,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,872,000 ($1,033,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,064,000 ($848,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,160,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,053,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,191,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,704
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,329
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -940
Here -40 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.7

Year house built in Monroe County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 2752010 to 2013
  • 1,1142000 to 2009
  • 2,6701990 to 1999
  • 2,2371980 to 1989
  • 2,3871970 to 1979
  • 1,0481960 to 1969
  • 5651950 to 1959
  • 5501940 to 1949
  • 3891939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 101 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 3504 rooms
  • 1,2015 rooms
  • 1,1436 rooms
  • 8547 rooms
  • 8458 rooms
  • 6379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 1553 rooms
  • 7514 rooms
  • 1,0675 rooms
  • 5496 rooms
  • 4237 rooms
  • 1948 rooms
  • 619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 10no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 5152 bedrooms
  • 3,3663 bedrooms
  • 9804 bedrooms
  • 1775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2541 bedroom
  • 8572 bedrooms
  • 1,8843 bedrooms
  • 2234 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 197no vehicle
  • 1,4561 vehicle
  • 1,9472 vehicles
  • 1,1133 vehicles
  • 3184 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Monroe County population
  • 807no vehicle
  • 1,5351 vehicle
  • 6232 vehicles
  • 1633 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

92.0% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Alabama.

Monroe County:

92.0%
State average:

86.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,119
  • Other state: 2,815
  • Northeast: 184
  • Midwest: 307
  • South: 2,248
  • West: 46
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.0%Electricity
  • 7.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 265
Here:

11.2%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,083
  • Number of aged recipients: 122
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 961
  • Number of recipients under 18: 140
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 687
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 256
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 471
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 458
Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Monroe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Monroe County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15170.6 years
Mary14779.0 years
John14774.7 years
William13272.6 years
Willie12671.8 years
Robert8769.8 years
Annie7177.9 years
George6676.2 years
Charles5166.0 years
Charlie4472.5 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stallworth9675.5 years
Brown8568.8 years
Wiggins7476.6 years
Johnson7471.6 years
Williams6474.2 years
Nettles6476.6 years
Smith6476.4 years
Lee6272.6 years
Montgomery4669.3 years
Richardson4666.1 years
Businesses in Monroe County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Best Western1Sears1
Burger King1Subway2
Chevrolet1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1