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Monroe County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2017: 77,013 (91% urban, 9% rural); it was 79,589 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,759
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,742
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,900
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,128 (it was 13,186 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

33%

Land area: 997 sq. mi.

Water area: 2740.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe County: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Monroe County, FL (2017)
    • 53,70167.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 19,40124.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,3476.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9861.2%Asian alone
    • 9771.2%Two or more races
    • 1660.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 870.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Males: 39,760  (51.6%)
Females: 37,253  (48.4%)
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Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,747 ($42,283 in 1999)
This county:

$65,747
Florida:

$52,594

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,508 (lower quartile is $959, upper quartile is $2,064)
This county:

$1508
State:

$975


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $513,700 (it was $195,700 in 2000)
Monroe:

$513,700
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $328,000 - $809,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $759,583
Here:

$759,583
State:

$311,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $534,142
Here:

$534,142
State:

$231,951

In 2-unit structures: $423,179
Here:

$423,179
State:

$217,824

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,580
Here:

$320,580
State:

$219,642

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $448,569
Here:

$448,569
State:

$295,429

Mobile homes: $182,154
Here:

$182,154
State:

$68,147

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,550
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $667

Institutionalized population: 613

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 18
  • Robberies: 21
  • Assaults: 161
  • Burglaries: 387
  • Thefts: 1476
  • Auto thefts: 97

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 24
  • Robberies: 26
  • Assaults: 210
  • Burglaries: 446
  • Thefts: 1639
  • Auto thefts: 107
Monroe County, FL map from a distance

Health of residents in Monroe County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
80.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
58.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 190 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 146 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 364 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1998: 383 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 1999: 391 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2000: 195 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2001: 230 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2002: 232 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2003: 236 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2004: 376 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2005: 506 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2006: 430 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2007: 259 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2008: 215 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2009: 114 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2010: 125 buildings, average cost: $480,500
  • 2011: 99 buildings, average cost: $613,700
  • 2012: 132 buildings, average cost: $508,500
  • 2013: 143 buildings, average cost: $392,800
  • 2014: 152 buildings, average cost: $380,000
  • 2015: 203 buildings, average cost: $365,100
  • 2016: 208 buildings, average cost: $303,300
  • 2017: 191 buildings, average cost: $333,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Monroe, FL residents
Average permit cost in Monroe, FL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,070 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,139 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monroe, FL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Monroe, FL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
Monroe County:

11.9%
Florida:

14.0%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.8% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 47.1 years old
(Males: 47.0 years old, Females: 47.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.7 years old, Black residents: 35.8 years old, American Indian residents: 46.4 years old, Asian residents: 48.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.1 years old, Other race residents: 31.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $810 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $997 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1451 a month.

Cities in this county include: Key West, Upper Keys, Middle Keys, Key Largo, Lower Keys, Marathon, Islamorada, Big Pine Key, Stock Island, Big Coppitt Key.

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33036Islamorada101010
33037Key Largo130----
33040Key West160----
33042Summerland Key10----
33043Big Pine Key10----
33070Tavernier520----

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
Florida:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Monroe, FL
County total employment by year in Monroe, FL
County average yearly wages by year in Monroe, FL

Current college students: 3,028
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 16,318 (41.8% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

21.2%
Whole state:

20.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,4582010 or later
  • 4,0802000 to 2009
  • 2,8341990 to 1999
  • 3,0301980 to 1989
  • 9121970 to 1979
  • 2,921Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 30,266
  • One, attached: 2,508
  • Two: 2,302
  • 3 or 4: 3,131
  • 5 to 9: 2,614
  • 10 to 19: 1,298
  • 20 to 49: 2,312
  • 50 or more: 2,342
  • Mobile homes: 6,815
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 8,090 (269 second mortgage, 699 home equity loan, 276 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,540

Here:

47.1% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,3465
Evangelical Protestant5,15639
Mainline Protestant2,84819
Other2,26412
Black Protestant7575
Orthodox201
None48,699-
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: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Monroe County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 198
This county:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

20.8%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 6 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $140,738
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $114,995
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,217
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 16.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 352.2 miles away from Monroe County center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 182.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 294.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 340.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 595.3 miles away from Monroe County center
On 4/13/2003 at 04:52:53, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 316.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3377: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3377, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 27, 2012 to August 29, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4084: October 18, 2012, FEMA Id: 4084, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 05, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3293: September 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 3293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Wilma, Incident Period: October 23, 2005 to November 18, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1609: October 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1609, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Rita, Incident Period: September 18, 2005 to October 23, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3259: September 20, 2005, FEMA Id: 3259, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 24, 2005 to September 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1602: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 1602, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1539: August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monroe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,132 (68.1%)
  • Carpooled: 3,519 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 862 (1.8%)
  • Ferryboat: 457 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,816 (5.8%)
  • Bicycle: 2,989 (6.1%)
  • Walked: 1,786 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 2,985 (6.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (34%)
  • Haiti (7%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Nicaragua (5%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Honduras (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Monroe County


  • American (11%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Haitian (3%)
  • Polish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Monroe County, Florida in 2000:

  • 509 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 193 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 65 people in military ships
  • 64 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 61 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 58 people in state prisons
  • 53 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 528 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 390 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 261 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 174 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 165 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 144 people in military ships
  • 133 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in state prisons
  • 36 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $114,346.

9.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($98,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Florida average:

7.69%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.08%

3.70% relocated from other counties in Florida ($27,534 average AGI)
5.86% relocated from other states ($69,873 average AGI)
Monroe County:

5.86%
Florida average:

3.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.09% ($66,773 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.44% ($96,446)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.22% ($65,190)
from Lee County, FL  0.19% ($55,222)
from Duval County, FL  0.15% ($45,927)
from Orange County, FL  0.13% ($36,640)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.12% ($37,909)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Florida average:

6.59%


0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

4.79% relocated to other counties in Florida ($26,925 average AGI)
4.87% relocated to other states ($29,049 average AGI)
Monroe County:

4.87%
Florida average:

2.71%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.97% ($60,030 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.43% ($42,049)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.34% ($57,742)
to Lee County, FL  0.29% ($30,449)
to Pinellas County, FL  0.22% ($36,444)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.19% ($42,556)
to Orange County, FL  0.19% ($35,143)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.8%
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: 11,027 (9,629 aged, 1,398 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,269 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (829)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (733)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (481)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (359)
  • Unspecified dementia (282)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (258)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (247)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (233)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (195)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (178)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.83
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,566
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 275
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,997

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 998
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 952
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 118

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 26

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 227.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 112.0
  • Suffocation - 49.6
  • Poisoning - 47.7
  • Other - 18.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 77,013
  • In family households: 55,197 (9,169 male householders, 8,644 female householders)
    14,394 spouses, 15,242 children (14,123 natural, 706 adopted, 413 stepchildren), 838 grandchildren, 1,158 brothers or sisters, 1,069 parents, 1,304 other relatives, 3,379 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,944 (7,964 male householders (5,535 living alone)), 5,508 female householders (4,393 living alone)), 6,472 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,872

Size of family households: 11,176 2-persons, 3,374 3-persons, 2,093 4-persons, 537 5-persons, 400 6-persons, 233 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,928 1-person, 2,854 2-persons, 605 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 48 6-persons.

7,442 married couples with children.
3,724 single-parent households (1,312 men, 2,412 women).

75.4% of residents of Monroe speak English at home.
18.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $556,691,000 ($7,111 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $119,426,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $205,243,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $108,113,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $377,000
Federal grants: $68,964,000
Federal procurement contracts: $41,525,000 ($20,125,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $132,468,000 ($74,883,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,924,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,562,040,000

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

Births: 3,851
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,705
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,276
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,421
Here -71 per 1000 residents
State +59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Monroe County, Florida
  • Year house built in Monroe County, Florida
  • 1,0432014 or later
  • 1,2722010 to 2013
  • 4,7182000 to 2009
  • 6,3941990 to 1999
  • 12,7351980 to 1989
  • 12,8631970 to 1979
  • 5,8511960 to 1969
  • 3,7911950 to 1959
  • 1,3861940 to 1949
  • 3,5671939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Florida
  • 2951 room
  • 5552 rooms
  • 3,2203 rooms
  • 3,5434 rooms
  • 3,7565 rooms
  • 2,8286 rooms
  • 1,3657 rooms
  • 1,2548 rooms
  • 8149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Florida
  • 7731 room
  • 1,5562 rooms
  • 4,5533 rooms
  • 4,3194 rooms
  • 9385 rooms
  • 8106 rooms
  • 6027 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Florida
  • 295no bedroom
  • 1,0901 bedroom
  • 7,2542 bedrooms
  • 7,0903 bedrooms
  • 1,5544 bedrooms
  • 3475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Florida
  • 939no bedroom
  • 2,9091 bedroom
  • 5,9572 bedrooms
  • 3,3863 bedrooms
  • 4644 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,030no vehicle
  • 6,6371 vehicle
  • 7,5452 vehicles
  • 1,8793 vehicles
  • 3334 vehicles
  • 2065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,761no vehicle
  • 7,1121 vehicle
  • 3,1802 vehicles
  • 1,1043 vehicles
  • 3754 vehicles
  • 1235+ vehicles

78.5% 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, 42% lived in Florida.

Monroe County:

78.5%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 20,329
  • Other state: 39,312
  • Northeast: 16,445
  • Midwest: 11,295
  • South: 8,871
  • West: 2,701
Year householders moved into unit in Monroe County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.6%Electricity
  • 9.3%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 88.0%Electricity
  • 9.7%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 933
Here:

19.5%
Florida:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 132
Here:

5.8%
Florida:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 536
Here:

27.8%
Florida:

20.0%

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

Monroe County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,811,000
    Air Transportation: $8,873,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,071,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $45,760,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $67,073,000
    Police Protection: $43,681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,338,000
    Financial Administration: $15,367,000
    Sewerage: $13,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,163,000
    Regular Highways: $10,769,000
    Air Transportation: $9,420,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,359,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,748,000
    Health - Other: $4,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,317,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,983,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,301,000
    Libraries: $2,702,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,857,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,828,000
    Housing and Community Development: $805,000
    Toll Highways: $231,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $857,000
    Benefit Payments: $26,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,789,000
    Air Transportation: $4,051,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,406,000
    Highways: $760,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,463,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $803,290,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $802,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,627,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,948,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,877,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,198,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,204,000
    Sale of Property: $2,016,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $1,039,000
    Rents: $590,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,635,000
    Regular Highways: $2,224,000
    Police Protection: $1,949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,205,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    Local Fire Protection: $384,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000
    Libraries: $187,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,532,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,541,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $15,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,306,000
    Other: $3,078,000
    Highways: $1,126,000
    Public Welfare: $483,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $75,323,000
    Other Selective Sales: $38,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,161,000
    Other License: $3,943,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,413,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $908,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $765,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $658,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,811,000
    Air Transportation: $8,873,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,071,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $45,760,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $67,073,000
    Police Protection: $43,681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,338,000
    Financial Administration: $15,367,000
    Sewerage: $13,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,163,000
    Regular Highways: $10,769,000
    Air Transportation: $9,420,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,359,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,748,000
    Health - Other: $4,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,317,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,983,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,301,000
    Libraries: $2,702,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,857,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,828,000
    Housing and Community Development: $805,000
    Toll Highways: $231,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $857,000
    Benefit Payments: $26,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,789,000
    Air Transportation: $4,051,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,406,000
    Highways: $760,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,463,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $803,290,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $802,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,627,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,948,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,877,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,198,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,204,000
    Sale of Property: $2,016,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $1,039,000
    Rents: $590,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,635,000
    Regular Highways: $2,224,000
    Police Protection: $1,949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,205,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    Local Fire Protection: $384,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000
    Libraries: $187,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,532,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,541,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $15,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,306,000
    Other: $3,078,000
    Highways: $1,126,000
    Public Welfare: $483,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $75,323,000
    Other Selective Sales: $38,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,161,000
    Other License: $3,943,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,413,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $908,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $765,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $658,000

Monroe County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,811,000
    Air Transportation: $8,873,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,071,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $45,760,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $67,073,000
    Police Protection: $43,681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,338,000
    Financial Administration: $15,367,000
    Sewerage: $13,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,163,000
    Regular Highways: $10,769,000
    Air Transportation: $9,420,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,359,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,748,000
    Health - Other: $4,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,317,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,983,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,301,000
    Libraries: $2,702,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,857,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,828,000
    Housing and Community Development: $805,000
    Toll Highways: $231,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $857,000
    Benefit Payments: $26,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,789,000
    Air Transportation: $4,051,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,406,000
    Highways: $760,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,463,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $803,290,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $802,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,627,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,948,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,877,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,198,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,204,000
    Sale of Property: $2,016,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $1,039,000
    Rents: $590,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,635,000
    Regular Highways: $2,224,000
    Police Protection: $1,949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,205,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    Local Fire Protection: $384,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000
    Libraries: $187,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,532,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,541,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $15,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,306,000
    Other: $3,078,000
    Highways: $1,126,000
    Public Welfare: $483,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $75,323,000
    Other Selective Sales: $38,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,161,000
    Other License: $3,943,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,413,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $908,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $765,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $658,000

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,400,000
  • Charges - Other: $20,570,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,811,000
    Air Transportation: $8,873,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,071,000
    Parks and Recreation: $782,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $45,760,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $67,073,000
    Police Protection: $43,681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,338,000
    Financial Administration: $15,367,000
    Sewerage: $13,449,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,163,000
    Regular Highways: $10,769,000
    Air Transportation: $9,420,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,359,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,748,000
    Health - Other: $4,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,317,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,983,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,301,000
    Libraries: $2,702,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,857,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,828,000
    Housing and Community Development: $805,000
    Toll Highways: $231,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $857,000
    Benefit Payments: $26,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,789,000
    Air Transportation: $4,051,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,406,000
    Highways: $760,000
    Public Welfare: $626,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,463,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,700,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $803,290,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $802,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,627,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,948,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,877,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,198,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $435,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,164,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,062,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,204,000
    Sale of Property: $2,016,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,211,000
    Special Assessments: $1,039,000
    Rents: $590,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,635,000
    Regular Highways: $2,224,000
    Police Protection: $1,949,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,205,000
    Financial Administration: $921,000
    Local Fire Protection: $384,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000
    Libraries: $187,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,532,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,541,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $15,566,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,306,000
    Other: $3,078,000
    Highways: $1,126,000
    Public Welfare: $483,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $75,323,000
    Other Selective Sales: $38,777,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,161,000
    Other License: $3,943,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,413,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $908,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $765,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $658,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,101
  • Number of aged recipients: 249
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 852
  • Number of recipients under 18: 110
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 595
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 396
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 409
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 450
Most common first names in Monroe County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John57671.2 years
William55172.3 years
Robert42369.4 years
James39069.9 years
Mary35778.3 years
Charles32171.1 years
George29172.0 years
Joseph27671.9 years
Richard19767.3 years
Edward18972.3 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17372.8 years
Johnson17074.4 years
Roberts14573.8 years
Williams10571.1 years
Brown9072.7 years
Knowles8076.6 years
Thompson7772.1 years
Albury7775.8 years
Perez7674.0 years
Russell7574.5 years
Businesses in Monroe County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets22
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's2
Arby's1New Balance1
Banana Republic1Nike4
Best Western2Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot2
Budget Car Rental3OfficeMax1
Burger King5Outback2
CVS7Outback Steakhouse2
Chevrolet1Payless3
Chico's1Penske2
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut2
DHL1Publix Super Markets3
Dairy Queen2Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry8RadioShack1
Dennys2Sears2
Dunkin Donuts1Sheraton1
Express1Starbucks2
FedEx30T-Mobile4
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC2Taco Bell1
H&R Block3Toyota1
Holiday Inn2True Value8
Hyatt4U-Haul10
IHOP1UPS35
Jones New York6Vans2
KFC2Waffle House2
Kmart3Walgreens4
La-Z-Boy3Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Marriott4

Monroe County on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"