Monroe County PUMA, PA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
168,824
0.471% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.3
0.932% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
11.5%
3.58% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$68,734
7.51% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$173,800
3.45% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
75,286
1.02% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Monroe County PUMA, PA had a population of 169k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $68,734. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Monroe County PUMA, PA grew from 168,032 to 168,824, a 0.471% increase and its median household income grew from $63,934 to $68,734, a 7.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), White (Hispanic) (9.43%), Other (Hispanic) (3.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.43%).

15.9% of the households in Monroe County PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97% of the residents in Monroe County PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Monroe County PUMA, PA are East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (1,639 degrees awarded in 2020), The Beauty Institute (45 degrees), and CDE Career Institute (451495) (23 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Monroe County PUMA, PA was $173,800, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%.

Most people in Monroe County PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 40 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe County PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Monroe County PUMA, PA is home to a population of 169k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2020, 10.1% of Monroe County PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (17k people).

In 2020, there were 5.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Monroe County PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Monroe County PUMA, PA are Spanish (15,237 households), Polish (2,093 households), and Portuguese (675 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
85,043
Women
50.4%
83,713
Men
49.6%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 168,756 inhabitants, with 49.6% men, and 50.4% women.

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Citizenship

97%
2020 Citizenship
97.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97% of Monroe County PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Monroe County PUMA, PA was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Monroe County PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    109k ± 323
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 929
  3. White (Hispanic)
    15.9k ± 1.12k
16.6%
Hispanic Population
28k people

In 2020, there were 5.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Monroe County PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.6% of the people in Monroe County PUMA, PA are hispanic (28k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    1,865 ± 1,054 people
  2. Poland
    1,268 ± 871 people
  3. India
    759 ± 675 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Monroe County PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 1,865 Monroe County PUMA, PA residents, followed by Poland with 1,268 and India with 759.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
17k people
9.83%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
16.5k people

As of 2020, 10.1% of Monroe County PUMA, PA residents (17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Monroe County PUMA, PA was 9.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,237 households (9.46%)
  2. Polish
    2,093 households (1.3%)
  3. Portuguese
    675 households (0.419%)

15.9% of the households in Monroe County PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Monroe County PUMA, PA was Spanish. 9.46% of the households in Monroe County PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,095 ± 504
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,913 ± 420
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,305 ± 318

Monroe County PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Monroe County PUMA, PA employs 75.3k people. The largest industries in Monroe County PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,836 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,821 people), and Construction (4,513 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($148,807), Computer Systems Design ($107,479), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($107,408).

Males in Monroe County PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,601. The income inequality in Monroe County PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
35,550
Women
47.2%
39,736
Men
52.8%

The workforce of Monroe County PUMA, PA in 2020 was 75,286 people, with 47.2% woman, and 52.8% men.

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Occupations

75.3k
2020 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Monroe County PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 74.5k employees to 75.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Monroe County PUMA, PA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,379 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,351 people), and Cashiers (2,095 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Monroe County PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

75.3k
2020 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Monroe County PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 74.5k employees to 75.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Monroe County PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,836 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,821 people), and Construction (4,513 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Monroe County PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Monroe County PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,468
Median earning men ± $2,148
$30,829
Median earning women ± $992

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,608), Information ($68,529), and Public Administration ($62,833).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($47,917), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($44,070), and Construction ($42,798).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Monroe County PUMA, PA awarded 1,707 degrees. The student population of Monroe County PUMA, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,403 male students and 3,725 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Monroe County PUMA, PA are White (1,148 and 68.3%), followed by Black or African American (219 and 13%), Hispanic or Latino (175 and 10.4%), and Two or More Races (58 and 3.45%).

The largest universities in Monroe County PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (1,639 and 96%), The Beauty Institute (45 and 2.64%), and CDE Career Institute (451495) (23 and 1.35%).

The most popular majors in Monroe County PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (152 and 8.9%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (107 and 6.27%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (95 and 5.57%).

The median tuition cost in Monroe County PUMA, PA for a public four year colleges is $8,288 for in-state students and $16,576 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Monroe County PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 6,128 (39.2% men and 60.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 6,128 students enrolled in Monroe County PUMA, PA, 39.2% men and 60.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,405 records, of which 62.1% were women and 37.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majors awarded
  2. 89 degree-majors awarded
  3. 152 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Monroe County PUMA, PA was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 95 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,639 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania with 1,639 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 647 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Monroe County PUMA, PA, which is 0.61 times less than the 1,060 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,148 degrees mean that there were 5.24 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 219 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,288) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,971) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,364) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.01% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.961% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Monroe County PUMA, PA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (48.8k), Some college (29.8k), and Secondary Education (21.3k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Monroe County PUMA, PA was $173,800 in 2020, which is 0.756 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $168,000 to $173,800, a 3.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Monroe County PUMA, PA is 77.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Monroe County PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 40 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Monroe County PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Monroe County PUMA, PA is $68,734. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Monroe County PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

Property

$173,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,823
$46,207
Median Property Taxes
±$1,605

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
Homeownership
2020
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.1% of the housing units in Monroe County PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Monroe County PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$68,734
Median Household Income
± $2,106
60k
Number of Households
± 2,121

In 2020, the median household income of the 60k households in Monroe County PUMA, PA grew to $68,734 from the previous year's value of $63,934.

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Wage Distribution

0.437
2020 Wage GINI in Monroe County PUMA, PA
0.441
2019 Wage GINI in Monroe County PUMA, PA

In 2020, the income inequality in Monroe County PUMA, PA was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.956% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Monroe County PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Monroe County PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.52%)

In 2020, 77.4% of workers in Monroe County PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (5.52%).

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Commute Time

40 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Monroe County PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (40 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 14.4% of the workforce in Monroe County PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Monroe County PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Monroe County PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Monroe County PUMA, PA (19k out of 165k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Monroe County PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93% of the population of Monroe County PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.34% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.05%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Monroe County PUMA, PA grew by 8.54% from 6.49% to 7.05%.

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