Monroe County, NY Demographics

The total population of Monroe County is estimated to be 756,406 with 367,653 males (48.61%) and 388,753 females (51.39%). There are 21,100 more females than males in Monroe County.
The median household income in Monroe County was $71,683 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,330(1.89%) from $70,353 in 2020. This income is 96.08% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Monroe County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $85,893. Overall, the median household income for the county of Monroe County stands at $67,923.
In Monroe County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $43,758 for males and $32,155 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $69,088 for males and $53,903 for females.
In Monroe County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $76,721, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $34,348.
In 2022, the population of Monroe County was 752,035, a 0.60% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Monroe County's population was 756,547, a decline of 0.16% compared to a population of 757,790 in 2020.
The median age in Monroe County, NY is 39.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.14% were under the age of 15, 20.51% aged 15 to 29, 44.96% aged 30 to 64, 14.99% aged 65 to 84, and 2.41% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Monroe County population: 73.86% are White, 14.83% are Black or African American, 0.24% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.74% are Asian, 0.06% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.44% are some other race and 4.83% are multiracial.