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Monroe County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 27,728 (20% urban, 80% rural); it was 21,757 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,138
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,356
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,129
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,168 (it was 1,590 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 396 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.1%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Monroe County, GA (2019)
    • 19,73271.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,50623.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6622.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2701.0%Two or more races
    • 2621.0%Asian alone
    • 410.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 200.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 13,875  (50.0%)
Females: 13,853  (50.0%)
Average household size:
Monroe County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,813 ($44,195 in 1999)
This county:

$57,813
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $544 (lower quartile is $437, upper quartile is $785)
This county:

$544
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $192,030 (it was $87,100 in 2000)
Monroe:

$192,030
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,094 - $325,931
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,422
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Institutionalized population: 1,200
Monroe County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 226 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1998: 183 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 194 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2000: 146 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2001: 143 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2003: 226 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2004: 337 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2005: 255 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2006: 557 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2007: 499 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2008: 214 buildings, average cost: $286,800
  • 2009: 112 buildings, average cost: $24,200
  • 2010: 110 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2013: 64 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2014: 77 buildings, average cost: $234,700
  • 2015: 82 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2016: 106 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2017: 129 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2018: 135 buildings, average cost: $16,100
  • 2019: 158 buildings, average cost: $142,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Monroe, GA residents
Average permit cost in Monroe, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,693 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,186 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Monroe, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Monroe, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
Monroe County:

12.2%
Georgia:

13.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Black residents, 5.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.2% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.5 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 45.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 38.1 years old, American Indian residents: 14.0 years old, Asian residents: 45.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.7 years old, Other race residents: 37.4 years old)

Area name: Macon, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Monroe County is $487 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $542 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $668 a month.

Cities in this county include: Culloden-Bolingbroke, Forsyth, Culloden.

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Monroe County: Trinity United Methodist Camp (A), Milledgeville Country Club (B), Rock Landing (C), Stevens Pottery (D), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 6 (E), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 7 (F), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 5 (G), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 8 (H), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 4 (I), Baldwin County Fire and Rescue Department Station 3 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monroe County include: Antioch Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Pine Ridge Church (C), Browns Church (D), Pleasant Grove Church (E), Coopers Hill Church (F), County Line Church (G), Mount Calvary Church (H), Emmanuel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baldwin Memorial Gardens (1), David Hill Cemetery (2), Green Cemetery (3), Howe Cemetery (4), Jacob Gumm Cemetery (5), John Arnold Cemetery (6), Leonard Smith Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Lake (A), Peachtree Lake (B), High Bridge Lake (C), Gumm Pond (D), Stob Lake (E), Bridge Lake (F), Fountain Lake (G), Hollinshead Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Watson Creek (A), Sand Creek (B), Moore Creek (C), Goss Creek (D), Town Creek (E), Tomas Lake (F), Champion Creek (G), Spring Lake (H), Spring Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bibb County, Alabama , Baldwin County , Barnwell County, South Carolina , Los Angeles County, California , Issaquena County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Georgia:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 1,012
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 839 (55.6% naturalized citizens)

Monroe County:

3.0%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 922010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 3941990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,059
  • One, attached: 130
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 239
  • 5 to 9: 264
  • 10 to 19: 149
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • 50 or more: 178
  • Mobile homes: 2,184
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 48

Housing units in Monroe County with a mortgage: 4,409 (135 second mortgage, 438 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,646

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Monroe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17827
Black Protestant1,92914
Mainline Protestant1,55811
Other411
Catholic--
None16,718-
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: 3
Monroe County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Monroe County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

10.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

29.6%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Monroe County:

Average size of farms: 261 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $190,695
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $307.01
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $118,368
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,270
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.26%
Vegetables: 1 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 40 acres

Tornado activity:

Monroe County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 39396558.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from Monroe County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 141.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 141.0 miles away from the 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 194.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from Monroe County center
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) earthquake occurred 236.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4165: March 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4165, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1973: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1973, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Monroe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,454 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 926 (10.4%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 160 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 18 (0.2%)
  • Worked at home: 284 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Kenya (23%)
  • Mexico (20%)
  • India (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Monroe County


  • American (24%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 443 people in state prisons
  • 149 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 780 people in state prisons
  • 277 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 143 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,565.

8.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.05% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($48,875 average AGI)
1.06% relocated from other states ($7,727 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.06%
Georgia average:

3.60%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bibb County, GA  2.56% ($75,717 average AGI)
from Butts County, GA  0.53% ($28,265)
from Henry County, GA  0.52% ($61,438)
from Houston County, GA  0.43% ($69,475)
from Jones County, GA  0.33% ($61,452)
from Lamar County, GA  0.27% ($33,960)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.80% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($35,348 average AGI)
1.20% relocated to other states ($-1,598 average AGI)
Monroe County:

1.20%
Georgia average:

3.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bibb County, GA  2.09% ($53,906 average AGI)
to Lamar County, GA  0.32% ($26,966)
to Houston County, GA  0.31% ($41,536)
to Henry County, GA  0.31% ($39,321)
to Butts County, GA  0.29% ($29,889)
to Spalding County, GA  0.25% ($30,609)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Monroe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Monroe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
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: 3,736 (2,855 aged, 881 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 714 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Monroe County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (348)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (266)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (121)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (113)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (96)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (81)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (76)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (58)
  • Congestive heart failure (47)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,103
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 107
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,122

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,156
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 904
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 167.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 130.6
  • Other - 37.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,728
  • Male householders: 5,128 (1,605 living alone), Female householders: 4,876 (1,771 living alone)
  • 5,011 spouses (4,938 opposite-sex spouses), 497 unmarried partners, (490 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,770 children (7,364 natural, 87 adopted, 308 stepchildren), 1,273 grandchildren, 255 brothers or sisters, 644 parents, 4 foster children, 640 other relatives, 573 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,109

Size of family households: 3,133 2-persons, 1,185 3-persons, 1,036 4-persons, 624 5-persons, 103 6-persons, 177 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,371 1-person, 351 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 21 4-persons.

3,738 married couples with children.
833 single-parent households (60 men, 773 women).

96.7% of residents of Monroe speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 43% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,133,000 ($3,933 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,961,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,037,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,789,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $239,000
Federal grants: $23,924,000
Federal procurement contracts: $635,000 ($55,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,510,000 ($1,186,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $89,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,280,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,389,000

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

Births: 1,519
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,050
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +89
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,490
Here:

+63 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Monroe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.68 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built in Monroe County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Monroe County, Georgia
  • 7502014 or later
  • 2692010 to 2013
  • 2,6702000 to 2009
  • 2,1181990 to 1999
  • 1,9561980 to 1989
  • 1,5871970 to 1979
  • 8151960 to 1969
  • 4981950 to 1959
  • 2411940 to 1949
  • 4851939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 1473 rooms
  • 2404 rooms
  • 1,1585 rooms
  • 1,8676 rooms
  • 1,3947 rooms
  • 1,0698 rooms
  • 2,1039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Georgia
  • 151 room
  • 882 rooms
  • 2933 rooms
  • 5264 rooms
  • 4285 rooms
  • 2796 rooms
  • 1907 rooms
  • 1348 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Monroe County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Monroe County, Georgia
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1321 bedroom
  • 6832 bedrooms
  • 4,1763 bedrooms
  • 2,1274 bedrooms
  • 9075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Monroe County, Georgia
  • 15no bedroom
  • 3691 bedroom
  • 1,0382 bedrooms
  • 4413 bedrooms
  • 1744 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Monroe County, Georgia 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
  • 275no vehicle
  • 1,8141 vehicle
  • 2,9382 vehicles
  • 1,9753 vehicles
  • 7394 vehicles
  • 3055+ 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
  • 121no vehicle
  • 1,0961 vehicle
  • 6182 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles

89.3% of Monroe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Monroe County:

89.3%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 20,791
  • Other state: 5,883
  • Northeast: 720
  • Midwest: 1,088
  • South: 3,481
  • West: 586
Year householders moved into unit in Monroe County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Monroe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 18.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 891
Here:

34.1%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 395
Here:

26.7%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 219
Here:

21.0%
Georgia:

17.3%

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

Monroe County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,567,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,086,000
    Sewerage: $612,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $808,000
    Police Protection: $236,000
    Local Fire Protection: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,818,000
    Water Utilities: $2,558,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,422,000
    Regular Highways: $2,374,000
    General - Other: $2,248,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,983,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,742,000
    Financial Administration: $1,055,000
    General Public Buildings: $957,000
    Health - Other: $628,000
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000
    Libraries: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $679,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,386,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,262,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,461,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,801,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $915,000
    General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $352,000
    Police Protection: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $61,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    General Public Building: $16,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,295,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $886,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,590,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $804,000
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,225,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,342,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $108,000
    Other License: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $6,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $199,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000

Monroe County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,567,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,086,000
    Sewerage: $612,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $808,000
    Police Protection: $236,000
    Local Fire Protection: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,818,000
    Water Utilities: $2,558,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,422,000
    Regular Highways: $2,374,000
    General - Other: $2,248,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,983,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,742,000
    Financial Administration: $1,055,000
    General Public Buildings: $957,000
    Health - Other: $628,000
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000
    Libraries: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $679,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,386,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,262,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,461,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,801,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $915,000
    General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $352,000
    Police Protection: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $61,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    General Public Building: $16,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,295,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $886,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,590,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $804,000
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,225,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,342,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $108,000
    Other License: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $6,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $199,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000

Monroe County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,567,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,086,000
    Sewerage: $612,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $808,000
    Police Protection: $236,000
    Local Fire Protection: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,818,000
    Water Utilities: $2,558,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,422,000
    Regular Highways: $2,374,000
    General - Other: $2,248,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,983,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,742,000
    Financial Administration: $1,055,000
    General Public Buildings: $957,000
    Health - Other: $628,000
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000
    Libraries: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $679,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,386,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,262,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,461,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,801,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $915,000
    General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $352,000
    Police Protection: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $61,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    General Public Building: $16,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,295,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $886,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,590,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $804,000
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,225,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,342,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $108,000
    Other License: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $6,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $199,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000

Monroe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,567,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,086,000
    Sewerage: $612,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Regular Highways: $27,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $808,000
    Police Protection: $236,000
    Local Fire Protection: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $210,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,108,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,818,000
    Water Utilities: $2,558,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,550,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,422,000
    Regular Highways: $2,374,000
    General - Other: $2,248,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,983,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,742,000
    Financial Administration: $1,055,000
    General Public Buildings: $957,000
    Health - Other: $628,000
    Parks and Recreation: $537,000
    Libraries: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $168,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Sewerage: $41,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $679,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,386,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,262,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,461,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,801,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $915,000
    General Revenue - Other: $341,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Sale of Property: $33,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $352,000
    Police Protection: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $61,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    Central Staff Services: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    General Public Building: $16,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,295,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $886,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,590,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $804,000
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000
    General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,225,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,342,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $108,000
    Other License: $28,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000
    Other: $6,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $199,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 532
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 463
  • Number of recipients under 18: 63
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 334
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 135
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 245
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 200
Most common first names in Monroe County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13568.8 years
John12271.4 years
Mary11777.2 years
Willie8769.6 years
William8571.0 years
Robert8168.1 years
Annie6579.6 years
George4676.3 years
Mattie3580.5 years
Thomas3568.8 years
Most common last names in Monroe County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12477.5 years
Davis8872.8 years
Johnson5674.3 years
Zellner4871.6 years
Jones4768.2 years
Brown3973.3 years
Williams3874.4 years
Ivey3277.2 years
Jackson3177.4 years
Wilson3071.9 years
Businesses in Monroe County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Advance Auto Parts1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx1Waffle House2
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1