Monroe County PA Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 171,973
Population in Households 167,521
Population in Familes 139,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,452
Population Density1 283
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $62,958
Average Household Income $79,615
Per Capita Income $29,037


Total Housing Units 81,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,057 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,437 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,068 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $215,205
Average Home Value $245,281


Total Households 61,494
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 43,996
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% -0.12%
Households 0.08% -0.14%
Families -0.05% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Monroe County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 72nd
Population Density # 20 72nd
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 10 87th
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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