Monroe County NY Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 755,765
Daytime Population: Workers 393,203
Daytime Population: Residents 397,068
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 790,271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 729,403
Population in Familes 559,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 26,362
Population Density2 1,150
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $54,939
Average Household Income $77,234
Per Capita Income $32,044


Total Housing Units 327,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192,375 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 114,034 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,508 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $144,690
Average Home Value $177,877


Total Households 306,409
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 185,307
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.21% 0.22%
Households 0.27% 0.26%
Families 0.08% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


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, 2017 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 # 21 68th
Per Capita Income # 18 73rd

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