Monroe County WI Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,966
Population in Households 45,148
Population in Familes 36,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 818
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $54,474
Average Household Income $67,507
Per Capita Income $26,734


Total Housing Units 20,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,192 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,860 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,053 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $145,154
Average Home Value $178,634


Total Households 18,052
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 12,055
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.35% 0.39%
Households 0.46% 0.46%
Families 0.32% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


Monroe County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 31 58th
Population Density # 36 51st
Diversity Index # 27 64th
Median Household Income # 25 67th
Per Capita Income # 48 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.