In 2020, Monroe County, PA had a population of 169k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $68,734. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Monroe County, PA grew from 168,032 to 168,824, a 0.471% increase and its median household income grew from $63,934 to $68,734, a 7.51% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), White (Hispanic) (9.43%), Other (Hispanic) (3.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.43%).
None of the households in Monroe County, PA 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.
97% of the residents in Monroe County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Monroe County, PA are East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (1,639 degrees awarded in 2020), The Beauty Institute (45 degrees), and CDE Career Institute (451495) (23 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Monroe County, PA was $173,800, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%.
Most people in Monroe County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 40 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe County, PA was 2 cars per household.
Monroe County, PA borders Sussex County, NJ, Warren County, NJ, Carbon County, PA, Lackawanna County, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Northampton County, PA, Pike County, PA, and Wayne County, PA.