Monroe County FL Information


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  1. Monroe County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Monroe County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 73,909
Population in Households 71,889
Population in Familes 49,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,020
Population Density 75
Diversity Index1 53


Median Household Income $71,842
Average Household Income $102,647
Per Capita Income $45,800
Wealth Index3 129


Total Housing Units 55,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,583 (31.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,275 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,199 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $512,901
Housing Affordability Index2 70


Total Households 32,858
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 18,136
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% 0.34%
Households 0.08% 0.32%
Families -0.05% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


Monroe County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 39 43rd
Population Density # 42 39th
Diversity Index # 29 58th
Median Household Income # 3 97th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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