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Encyclopedia > Monroe County, Indiana
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Monroe County is a county located in the state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1910. As of 2000, the population is 120,563. The county's county seat is Bloomington, Indiana.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,065 km˛ (411 mi˛). 1,021 km˛ (394 mi˛) of it is land and 44 km˛ (17 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 4.13% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 120,563 people, 46,898 households, and 24,715 families residing in the county. The population density is 118/km˛ (306/mi˛). There are 50,846 housing units at an average density of 50/km˛ (129/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 90.83% White, 3.00% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 3.37% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.86% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 1.85% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 46,898 households out of which 24.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.80% are married couples living together, 8.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 47.30% are non-families. 32.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.27 and the average family size is 2.87.


In the county the population is spread out with 18.00% under the age of 18, 27.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 17.90% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 96.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,311, and the median income for a family is $51,058. Males have a median income of $34,062 versus $26,076 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,534. 18.90% of the population and 7.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.80% of those under the age of 18 and 6.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Bloomington
  • Ellettsville
  • Stinesville

Villages

  • New Unionville

External links

  • Monroe County Government (http://www.co.monroe.in.us/)
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Monroe County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (449 words)
Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1910.
In the county the population was spread out with 18.00% under the age of 18, 27.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 17.90% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $33,311, and the median income for a family was $51,058.
Welcome to the Monroe County Government (174 words)
Monroe County Courthouse is located on the town square in Bloomington, Indiana.
Monroe County Solid Waste Management District is located at 3400 Old State Road 37 South in Bloomington, Indiana.
The Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was established in 1943 by a referendum vote of landowners.
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