Monroe County, Florida
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As of the census2 of 2000, there are 79,589 people, 35,086 households, and 20,384 families residing in the county. The population density is 31/km² (80/mi²). There are 51,617 housing units at an average density of 20/km² (52/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 90.65% White, 4.77% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.55% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 15.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 35,086 households out of which 20.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.80% are married couples living together, 7.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.90% are non-families. 28.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.73.
In the county the population is spread out with 17.10% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 30.90% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 113.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 114.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $42,283, and the median income for a family is $50,734. Males have a median income of $31,266 versus $25,709 for females. The per capita income for the county is $26,102. 10.20% of the population and 6.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.80% of those under the age of 18 and 8.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
Unincorporated islands and areas
Government links/Constitutional offices
- Monroe County Board of County Commissioners main website
- Monroe County Property Appraiser
- Monroe County Sheriff's Office
- Monroe County Supervisor of Elections
- Monroe County Tax Collector
- Monroe County Clerk of Courts
- Monroe County State Attorney's Office, 16th Judicial Circuit
- Circuit and County Court, 16th Judicial Circuit of Florida
- The Florida Keys and Key West Monroe County Tourism Development Council