Monroe County, NY Demographic Data

Monroe County, NY Summary

Monroe County is located in New York
  • Population: 747,813
  • Area: 1,366.73 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 657.21 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 709.52 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 547.15 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 242.78 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Monroe County, NY Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
386,344
52%
50.8
Male
361,383
48%
49.2
Total Population
747,727
 
323,128,000

Monroe County, NY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
41,381
5.5% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
42,940
5.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
45,197
6.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
51,595
6.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
54,274
7.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
103,865
13.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
83,295
11.1% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
100,761
13.5% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
54,585
7.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
47,208
6.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
69,352
9.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
35,198
4.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
18,076
2.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
589,826
78.9%
77.2
Female
309,168
52.4%
51.3
Male
280,658
47.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
555,158
74.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
150,895
20.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
122,626
16.4%
15.2
Female
69,938
57.0%
55.8
Male
52,688
43.0%
44.2
Median Age (years)
39
0.0%
0.0

Monroe County, NY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
726,107
97.1% 
96.8
White
570,709
76.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
113,806
15.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,763
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
26,420
3.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
6,093
0.8% 
1.2
Chinese
7,004
0.9% 
1.3
Filipino
1,794
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
303
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
1,250
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
5,113
0.7% 
0.6
Other Asian
4,863
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
309
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
12,100
1.6% 
5.1
Two or More Races
21,620
2.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
63,794
8.5% 
17.8
Mexican
2,682
0.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
44,889
6.0% 
1.7
Cuban
2,899
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
13,324
1.8% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
683,933
91.5% 
82.2

Monroe County, NY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
16,281
3.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
34,667
6.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
116,117
22.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
92,935
18.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
60,651
11.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
107,831
21.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
83,858
16.4% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
50,948
10.0%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
461,392
90.0%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
191,689
37.4%
31.2

Monroe County, NY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
236,548
38.3%
33.7%
Now Married
264,920
42.9%
47.5
Divorced
70,291
11.4%
11.0%
Separated
13,895
2.2%
2.0
Widowed
32,555
5.3
5.8%

Monroe County, NY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
605,809
85.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
100,537
14.2%
21.6%
Spanish
42,184
6.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
30,903
4.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
17,796
2.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
9,654
1.4%
1.1%

Monroe County, NY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
24,726
8.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
15,071
5.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
28,543
9.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
29,162
9.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
39,125
13.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
51,928
17.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
37,751
12.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
43,372
14.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
15,965
5.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
13,581
4.5%
6.4
Median household income
54,492
 
57,617
Per capita income
31,269
 
31,128

Monroe County, NY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,137
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
31,481
8.6%
9.8
Construction
14,937
4.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
117,532
32.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
19,760
5.4%
6.6
Information
8,601
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
41,910
11.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
16,268
4.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
43,768
11.9%
11.4
Public administration
10,563
2.9%
4.6
Retail trade
42,926
11.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
11,676
3.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
6,824
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
19,298
5.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
159,922
43.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
37,831
10.3%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
85,288
23.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
65,044
17.7%
18.1%

Monroe County, NY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
357,450
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
288,677
80.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
25,891
7.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
12,487
3.5%
5.1
Walked
12,165
3.4%
2.7
Other means
3,870
1.1%
1.8
Worked at home
14,360
4.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.6
 
26.6

Monroe County, NY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
35,413
11.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
108,604
36.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
113,536
37.9%
37.1
3 or more
41,671
13.9%
21.0

Monroe County, NY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
299,224
91.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
188,269
62.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
110,955
37.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
27,428
8.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Monroe County, NY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
326,652
1 room
7,744
2.4%
2.4
2 rooms
8,192
2.5%
2.7
3 rooms
29,113
8.9%
9.1
4 rooms
44,602
13.7%
16.5
5 rooms
47,555
14.6%
19.8
6 rooms
63,095
19.3%
17.8
7 rooms
50,134
15.3%
12.0
8 rooms
35,890
11.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
40,327
12.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Monroe County, NY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
326,652
 
 
1-unit, detached
205,497
62.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
17,860
5.5%
5.9
2-units
21,076
6.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
21,417
6.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
22,851
7.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
9,584
2.9%
4.4
20 or more units
25,863
7.9%
9.0
Mobile home
2,443
0.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
61
0.0%
0.1

Monroe County, NY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
86,394
26.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
19,317
5.9%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
40,806
12.5%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
48,383
14.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
45,851
14.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
33,755
10.3%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
25,826
7.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
18,805
5.8%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
5,468
1.7%
2.8%
2014 or later
2,047
0.6%
1.4%

Monroe County, NY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
237,000
79.2%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
5,140
1.7%
4.7
Electricity
44,683
14.9%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,595
1.9%
4.8
Coal or coke
227
0.1%
0.1
Wood
1,578
0.5%
1.9
Solar energy
169
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
3,249
1.1%
0.5
No fuel used
1,583
0.5%
1.1

Monroe County, NY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
123,224
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,077
0.9%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
5,397
4.4%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
5,885
4.8%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
9,644
7.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
24,407
19.8%
20.1%
$500 to $999
28,155
22.8%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
48,659
39.5%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
63,467
51.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,580
14.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
12,279
10.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,858
6.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
21,389
17.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
651
0.0%
0.0%

Monroe County, NY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
108,329 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
357
0.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
870
0.8%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,480
1.4%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,796
4.4%
11.9%
Less than $500
12,775
11.8%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
25,088
23.2%
28.3%
$500 to $999
62,963
58.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,626
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
856
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
11,226
10.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
15,252
14.5%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
10,132
9.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,957
11.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
10,310
9.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
46,202
44.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
5,876
0.0%
0.0%

Monroe County, NY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
188,269
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
8,371
4.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
33,439
17.8%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
60,252
32.0%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
39,253
20.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
30,601
16.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
12,270
6.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
3,551
1.9%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
532
0.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
143,100
 
205,000
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