Monroe County Information

Monroe in Florida occupies 3,737 square miles and has a 2006 population of 74,737, a change from a 2000 population of 79,589 and 78,024 in 1990. 8.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 9.6% percent is 25-35, and 15.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 460 acts of violent crime reported in Monroe in 2004, a change from 577 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,107 people: 2.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.9%.

Read more about Monroe, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMonroe 
StateFlorida 
Land Area3,737 sq. milesRanked 143 of 3,140
Population 200674,737Ranked 701 of 3,140
Population 200576,140 
Population 200079,589Ranked 645 of 3,140
Population 199078,024Ranked 580 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.3% 
African American5.4% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54.7% 
Population 5 to 149.2% 
Population 15 to 248.4% 
Population 25 to 349.6% 
Population 35 to 4415.7% 
Population 45 to 5420.1% 
Population 55 to 6417.2% 
Population 65 to 749.3% 
Population 75 and up5.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes460577
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes44 
Robberies91 
Aggravated Assaults324 
Total Property Crimes4,1424,988
Burglaries791 
Larceny Thefts2,984 
Motor Vehicle Thefts367 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population44,52045,192
Unemployed Population1,1071,291
Unemployment Rate2.5%2.9%

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