Monroe County PA Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 172,122
Daytime Population: Workers 68,574
Daytime Population: Residents 88,722
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 157,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 167,751
Population in Familes 140,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,371
Population Density2 283
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $62,139
Average Household Income $78,312
Per Capita Income $28,570


Total Housing Units 81,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,336 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,234 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19,631 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $213,921
Average Home Value $242,657


Total Households 61,570
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 44,224
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.18% -0.11%
Households 0.11% -0.13%
Families 0.02% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


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, 2017 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 # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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