Monroe County NY Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 756,738
Population in Households 730,178
Population in Familes 563,737
Population in Group Qrtrs 26,560
Population Density1 1,151
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $56,459
Average Household Income $80,279
Per Capita Income $33,253


Total Housing Units 328,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188,492 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 118,061 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,331 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $147,289
Average Home Value $187,475


Total Households 306,553
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 185,184
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 0.2% 0.2%
Households 0.25% 0.24%
Families 0.06% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.85%


Monroe County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York 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 # 9 87th
Population Density # 10 85th
Diversity Index # 13 81st
Median Household Income # 23 65th
Per Capita Income # 20 69th

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