Monroe County PUMA, MI

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2022 Population
154,823
0.49% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
0.467% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
3.67% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$72,573
6.72% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$202,200
15.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
67,683
1.03% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Monroe County PUMA, MI had a population of 155k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $72,573. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Monroe County PUMA, MI grew from 154,068 to 154,823, a 0.49% increase and its median household income grew from $68,006 to $72,573, a 6.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), White (Hispanic) (1.86%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.3%).

3.46% of the households in Monroe County PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Monroe County PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monroe County PUMA, MI are Monroe County Community College (416 degrees awarded in 2022) and Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe (68 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Monroe County PUMA, MI was $202,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.8%.

Most people in Monroe County PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe County PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Monroe County PUMA, MI is home to a population of 155k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.26% of Monroe County PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (3.49k people).

In 2022, there were 26.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (139k people) in Monroe County PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Monroe County PUMA, MI are Spanish (2,047 households), Arabic (338 households), and Persian (Incl. Farsi, Dari) (256 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
77,710
Women
50.2%
77,095
Men
49.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 154,805 inhabitants, with 49.8% men, and 50.2% women.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Monroe County PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Monroe County PUMA, MI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    139k ± 369
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.24k ± 501
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.27k ± 365
3.96%
Hispanic Population
6.13k people

In 2022, there were 26.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (139k people) in Monroe County PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.96% of the people in Monroe County PUMA, MI are hispanic (6.13k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    399 ± 490 people
  2. Mexico
    386 ± 482 people
  3. Asia
    210 ± 356 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Monroe County PUMA, MI was Canada, the natal country of 399 Monroe County PUMA, MI residents, followed by Mexico with 386 and Asia with 210.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.49k people
2.15%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.31k people

As of 2022, 2.26% of Monroe County PUMA, MI residents (3.49k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monroe County PUMA, MI was 2.15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,047 households (1.39%)
  2. Arabic
    338 households (0.23%)
  3. Persian (Incl. Farsi, Dari)
    256 households (0.174%)

3.46% of the households in Monroe County PUMA, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Monroe County PUMA, MI was Spanish. 1.39% of the households in Monroe County PUMA, MI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,118 ± 281
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,586 ± 319
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,565 ± 345

Monroe County PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Monroe County PUMA, MI employs 67.7k people. The largest industries in Monroe County PUMA, MI are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (7,101 people), Construction (4,408 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,350 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($154,066), Petroleum refining ($137,853), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($135,370).

Males in Monroe County PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,867. The income inequality in Monroe County PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.425, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,003
Women
47%
36,096
Men
53%

The workforce of Monroe County PUMA, MI in 2020 was 68,099 people, with 47% woman, and 53% men.

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Occupations

67.7k
2022 Value
−1.03%
1 Year decline
± −1.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monroe County PUMA, MI declined at a rate of −1.03%, from 68.4k employees to 67.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monroe County PUMA, MI, are Registered nurses (2,631 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,114 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,983 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monroe County PUMA, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67.7k
2022 Value
−1.03%
1 Year decline
± −1.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Monroe County PUMA, MI declined at a rate of −1.03%, from 68.4k employees to 67.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monroe County PUMA, MI, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (7,101 people), Construction (4,408 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,350 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monroe County PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Monroe County PUMA, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,762
Median earning men ± $1,290
$34,620
Median earning women ± $1,313

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($81,375), Manufacturing ($74,372), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($72,985).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($53,775), Wholesale Trade ($52,361), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,955).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Monroe County PUMA, MI awarded 484 degrees. The student population of Monroe County PUMA, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 906 male students and 1,599 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monroe County PUMA, MI are White (407 and 84.1%), followed by Black or African American (36 and 7.44%), Unknown (20 and 4.13%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 1.65%).

The largest universities in Monroe County PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Monroe County Community College (416 and 86%) and Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe (68 and 14%).

The most popular majors in Monroe County PUMA, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (162 and 33.5%), Registered Nursing (47 and 9.71%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (40 and 8.26%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,505 students enrolled in Monroe County PUMA, MI, 36.2% men and 63.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,729 records, of which 63.2% were women and 36.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 162 degrees awarded
  2. 47 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Monroe County PUMA, MI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 162 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 416 degrees awarded
  2. 68 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Monroe County Community College with 416 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 144 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monroe County PUMA, MI, which is 0.424 times less than the 340 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 407 degrees mean that there were 11.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 36 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,383) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($830) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,488) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.77% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.333% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Monroe County PUMA, MI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (41.6k), Some college (30.1k), and Secondary Education (17.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Monroe County PUMA, MI was $202,200 in 2022, which is 0.717 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $174,500 to $202,200, a 15.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Monroe County PUMA, MI is 80.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Monroe County PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monroe County PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Monroe County PUMA, MI is $72,573. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Monroe County PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

Property

$202,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,618
$50,266
Median Property Taxes
±$1,569

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Rent vs Own

80.8%
Homeownership
2022
60.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.8% of the housing units in Monroe County PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Monroe County PUMA, MI was Oakland County (Central)--Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $138,062, followed by Oakland County (East Central)--Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $115,047 and $111,400.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,573
Median Household Income
± $2,027
62.2k
Number of Households
± 1,720

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.2k households in Monroe County PUMA, MI grew to $72,573 from the previous year's value of $68,006.

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Wage Distribution

0.425
2022 Wage GINI in Monroe County PUMA, MI
0.435
2021 Wage GINI in Monroe County PUMA, MI

In 2022, the income inequality in Monroe County PUMA, MI was 0.425 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.41% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Monroe County PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Monroe County PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.88%)
  3. Carpooled (6.56%)

In 2022, 84.1% of workers in Monroe County PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.88%) and those who carpooled to work (6.56%).

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monroe County PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in Monroe County PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monroe County PUMA, MI (16.7k out of 153k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monroe County PUMA, MI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.4% of the population of Monroe County PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 55.5% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.979% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.64%
Uninsured
55.5%
Employer Coverage
14%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.979%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monroe County PUMA, MI declined by 5.16% from 3.84% to 3.64%.

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