South Monroe is an unincorporated community in Monroe Charter Township of Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes. The population was 6,433 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,370 people, 2,605 households, and 1,740 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,675.9 per square mile (1,033.4/km²). There were 2,702 housing units at an average density of 1,135.1 per square mile (438.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.68% White, 2.94% African American, 0.19% Native American, 1.18% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.16% from other races, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.42% of the population.
There were 2,605 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,665, and the median income for a family was $54,042. Males had a median income of $46,286 versus $26,490 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,490. About 8.5% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.1% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.
South Monroe Michigan neighborhoods include: Arbor Creek, Carrington, Cypress Pointe Estates, Fix Rd / Mentel Rd, Frenchtown, Golfcrest, Grand Beach, Hollywood Central, Monroe, Norman Towers, Northwest City, Oakridge Estates, Old Village Historic District, Patterson Gardens, Raisinville, Southpointe Square, Sterling