Monroe, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 48,371 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 21,719  (44.9%)
Females: 26,652  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71201, 71202, 71209.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,072 (it was $25,864 in 2000)
Monroe:

$29,072
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,250 (it was $15,933 in 2000)

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,415 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Monroe:

$162,415
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,810; detached houses: $197,800; townhouses or other attached units: $239,681; in 2-unit structures: $122,656; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $89,944; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $54,742; mobile homes: $25,182

Median gross rent in 2017: $698.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monroe: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.9% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Monroe, LA (2017)
    • 31,14863.4%Black alone
    • 16,43033.4%White alone
    • 7711.6%Hispanic
    • 4981.0%Asian alone
    • 3020.6%Two or more races
    • 870.2%American Indian alone
    • 80.02%Other race alone

Races in Monroe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 209 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Louisiana as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monroe is 238 to 1.


Crime rates in Monroe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.7)
12
(24.4)
1
(1.9)
11
(21.6)
6
(11.6)
5
(10.2)
5
(10.1)
6
(12.1)
10
(20.0)
18
(36.2)
11
(22.1)
13
(26.3)
4
(8.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
33
(63.2)
27
(54.9)
20
(38.9)
21
(41.2)
19
(36.7)
23
(46.7)
18
(36.4)
29
(58.7)
49
(98.2)
44
(88.5)
52
(104.7)
35
(70.9)
28
(58.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
61
(116.8)
71
(144.3)
101
(196.7)
141
(276.5)
86
(166.3)
113
(229.4)
137
(276.9)
147
(297.6)
243
(487.0)
167
(336.0)
248
(499.2)
214
(433.6)
147
(304.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
510
(976.4)
315
(640.2)
221
(430.4)
320
(627.6)
297
(574.4)
693
(1,407)
330
(667.0)
334
(676.2)
N/A1,064
(2,141)
1,182
(2,379)
836
(1,694)
498
(1,031)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
988
(1,892)
1,170
(2,378)
1,141
(2,222)
1,219
(2,391)
1,577
(3,050)
1,340
(2,720)
1,172
(2,369)
1,467
(2,970)
1,299
(2,603)
895
(1,801)
1,025
(2,063)
848
(1,718)
749
(1,551)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,575
(6,844)
3,270
(6,645)
3,792
(7,385)
3,010
(5,903)
2,884
(5,577)
2,467
(5,008)
2,525
(5,104)
2,822
(5,713)
3,660
(7,335)
3,144
(6,326)
3,397
(6,838)
3,011
(6,101)
2,358
(4,883)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
122
(233.6)
152
(308.9)
163
(317.4)
131
(256.9)
116
(224.3)
103
(209.1)
78
(157.7)
82
(166.0)
139
(278.6)
126
(253.5)
224
(450.9)
204
(413.3)
171
(354.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(20.0)
15
(30.2)
15
(30.2)
13
(26.3)
14
(29.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)717.2721.0656.5708.6671.9815.3648.4745.5896.51071.51207.7975.6692.7

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City-data.com crime index in Monroe, LA

Crime rate in Monroe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 175 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (5.4%), Irish (4.4%), English (3.3%), German (2.4%), Italian (1.8%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 74 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,687 people per square mile   (low).

Monroe, Louisiana map

914 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,104 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $272 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (97.8 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (272.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

West Monroe, LA (1.6 miles ),
Richwood, LA (1.9 miles ),
Brownsville, LA (2.0 miles ),
Lakeshore, LA (2.0 miles ),
Brownsville-Bawcomville, LA (2.1 miles ),
Bawcomville, LA (2.2 miles ),
Claiborne, LA (2.4 miles ),
Swartz, LA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 32.51 N, Longitude: 92.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,504 (+40.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,660 (71.1%)

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Monroe, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monroe, LA in 2017
Monroe satellite photo by USGS

Monroe tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2007: 136 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2010: 74 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2011: 85 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2012: 95 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2013: 115 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2014: 119 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2015: 100 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2016: 112 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2017: 124 buildings, average cost: $195,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Monroe, LA residents
Average permit cost in Monroe, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Monroe, LA
Historical housing units in Monroe, LA
Most common industries in Monroe, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Monroe, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Monroe, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Monroe, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.894
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Monroe city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monroe-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from Monroe center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from Monroe center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 342.9 miles away from Monroe center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.8 miles away from Monroe center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 299.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita Parish (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic map

Main business address for: CENTURYTEL INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).

Hospitals in Monroe:

  • ARKLAMISS SURGERY CENTER, LLC (210 LAYTON AVENUE, SUITE 10)
  • G B COOLEY EMERSON ST COMMUNIT (1810 EMERSON STREET)
  • G B COOLEY PARKER ROAD COMMUNI (1028 PARKER ROAD)
  • G B COOLEY SOUTH GRAND COMMUNI (2103 SOUTH GRAND STREET)
  • G B COOLEY TENNESSEE COMMUNITY (210 TENNESSEE STREET)
  • GOLDEN AGE SENIOR CARE HOSPITAL (4310 SOUTH GRAND STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (1271 LARRY LANE, SUITE G)
  • NORTH MONROE PAVILION (4402 US HWY 165 N)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIV (3418 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE, SUITE 5)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 309 JACKSON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Monroe:

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Colleges/Universities in Monroe:

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (Full-time enrollment: 6,764; Location: 700 University Avenue; Public; Website: www.ulm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,168; Location: 7500 Millhaven Rd; Public; Website: www.ladelta.edu)
  • Career Technical College-Monroe (Full-time enrollment: 544; Location: 2319 Louisville Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careertc.edu)
  • Cloyd's Beauty School 3 Inc (Full-time enrollment: 51; Location: 2514 Ferrand St; Private, for-profit; Website: cloydsbeautyschool.com)
  • Cloyd's Barber School 2 Inc (Full-time enrollment: 33; Location: 1311 Winnsboro Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: cloydsbarberschool.com)
  • Pat Goins Monroe Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 3138 Louisville Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.patgoins.edu/)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (Location: 7500 Millhaven Road; Public; Website: www.ladelta.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Monroe:

  • Louisiana Tech University (about 33 miles; Ruston, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 37 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Alcorn State University (about 71 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 77 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 79 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 86 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 91 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Biggest public high schools in Monroe:

  • OUACHITA PARISH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,169, Location: 681 HIGHWAY 594, Grades: 8-12)
  • NEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 927, Location: 600 FORSYTHE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • WOSSMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 665, Location: 1600 ARIZONA STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 585, Location: 2939 RENWICK STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • RICHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 514, Location: 5901 HIGHWAY 165 S, Grades: 8-12)
  • STERLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 479, Location: 233 KEYSTONE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUTHSIDE ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 4701 SOUTH GRAND ST., Grades: 1-12)
  • VISION ACADEMY (Location: 1411 SHRROUSE ST., Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • SHERROUSE SCHOOL (Location: 300 SHERROUSE AVENUE, Grades: KG-12)
  • SOUTHSIDE ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 4701 S GRAND STREET, Grades: KG-12)

Private high schools in Monroe:

  • OUACHITA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 768, Location: 7065 HIGHWAY 165 N, Grades: PK-12)
  • RIVER OAKS SCHOOL (Students: 340, Location: 600 FINKS HIDEAWAY RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST FREDERICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 260, Location: 3300 WESTMINISTER AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 361, Location: 900 GOOD SHEPHERD LN, Grades: PK-6)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 231, Location: 1400 N 4TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 149, Location: 3202 FRANKLIN ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • QUEST SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 2401 OLIVER RD, Grades: 2-8)
See full list of schools located in Monroe

Library in Monroe:

  • OUACHITA PARISH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,652,741; Location: 1800 STUBBS AVENUE; 397,819 books; 4,961 e-books; 26,800 audio materials; 36,011 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 1,119 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (Full-time enrollment: 8,116; Location: 700 UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.ulm.edu; Offers doctorate degree)
  • Under Private Schools: Geneva Academy, A Classical Christian School, 25 students, 224 Auburn Avenue, K-12

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monroe: Bayou De Siard Country Club (A), Chauvin Racquet Club (B), Monroe Industrial Park (C), Monroe Fire Department Station 2 Public Service Center (D), Monroe Fire Department Station 1 Central (E), Monroe Fire Department Station 7 Monroe Regional Airport (F), Monroe Fire Department Station 8 Richwood (G), Monroe Fire Department Station 9 Cypress Point (H), Monroe Fire Department Station 6 Forsythe (I), Monroe Fire Department Station 5 Breard Street (J), Monroe Fire Department Station 4 Jackson Street (K), Monroe Fire Department Station 3 River Oaks (L), Saint Joseph Home (M), American Legion Home (N), Brown Auditorium (O), Carver Public Library (P), Ewing Coliseum (Q), Layton Castle (R), Louisiana Baptist Childrens Home (S), Mascur Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pecanland Mall Shopping Center (1), Eastgate Shopping Center (2), Danville Plaza Shopping Center (3), Mid-City Shopping Center (4), Northgate Shopping Center (5), Southside Shopping Center (6), Twin City Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Monroe: CENTURYTEL INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Monroe include: Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), American Muslim Mission (B), Antioch Baptist Church (C), Avenue Baptist Church (D), Baptist Student Center (E), Bethel Baptist Church (F), Bethlehem Baptist Church (G), Calvary Church of Monroe (H), Central Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New City Cemetery (1), Old City Cemetery (2), Saint Mathew Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Black Bayou Lake (A), Country Club Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Prong Youngs Bayou (A), West Prong Youngs Bayou (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Monroe include: Saul Alder Recreation Area (1), Robinson Place Park (2), Powell Avenue Recreation Center (3), Malone Stadium (4), Louisiana Purchase Gardens (5), Heard Tennis Stadium (6), Downtown Monroe Historic District (7), Chenault Park (8), Brown Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum (323 Walnut Street) (1), Biedenharn Museum & Garden (2006 Riverside Drive) (2), African American Museum (503 Plum Street) (3), Masur Museum of Art (1400 South Grand Street) (4), Aviation Historical Museum of Louisiana Inc (701 Kansas Lane) (5), Elsong Gardens & Conservatory (Museums; 2006 Riverside Drive) (6), Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Off Highway 165 South) (7), Louisiana State University Healh Scncs Center at Mnre - LSU Medical Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4864 Jackson Street) (8), Bradford Jim LBR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4215 Sterlington Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Economy Inn (5200 Desiard Street Ofc) (1), Hampton Inn (1407 Mlk J) (2), LA Quinta - Inns- Monroe (1035 US165 Bypass South) (3), Monroe Shilo RV Resort (7300 Frontage Road) (4), Comfort Suites (1401 Mlk J) (5), Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites (1051 Martin Luther King J) (6), Civic Center Inn (610 Lea Joyner Memorial) (7), Budget Inn (2115 Louisville Avenue) (8), Hampton Inn Monroe (1407 Martin Luther King Jr Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (300 Washington Street) (1), United States Government - Judicial Branch- Probation Office- Internal Revenue Ser (201 Jackson Street) (2), United States Government - Judicial Branch- Internal Revenue Service- District Judge Robert G J (201 Jackson Street) (3), Ouachita Parish - District Court- District Judges Office (300 Saint John Street) (4), La Second Circuit Court Of Appeals (130 Desiard Street) (5), Teen Court (4822 South Grand Street) (6), Louisiana State - Region 8 Oad Drug Court- Addictive Disorders (2913 Desiard Street) (7), United States Government - Judicial Branch- District Clerk Of Court- Internal Revenue Ser (201 Jackson Street) (8), Monroe City - Clerk Of City- Clerk Of City Court- City Court (City Plaza) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Russell - Hall of Fame basketball player., Huey P. Newton - (1942-1989), founder of the Black Panther Party, Aubrey W. Young - Alcohol abuse counselor, Lee Fletcher - Businessman, Andrew Whitworth - Football player, Robert J. Barham - Politician, Bill Russell (basketball), Billy Joe DuPree - Football player, Bradie James - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Jan 17, 1981), Rod Higgins - Basketball player.

Ouachita Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe and their reported violations in the past:

BETTER WATERWORKS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,160, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 15 other older monitoring violations
COUNTRY ESTATES WS (Population served: 420, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
HIDDEN OAKS SUBDIVISION WS (Population served: 315, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
LINCOLN HILLS SUBDIVISION WS (Population served: 150, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2010:

  • 1,652 people in college/university student housing
  • 663 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 293 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 264 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 215 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 49 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 40 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Monroe in 2000:

  • 1,944 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 714 people in nursing homes
  • 345 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 143 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 142 people in halfway houses
  • 94 people in other group homes
  • 84 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 45 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 35 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 29 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Arena or stadium:
  • Monroe Civic Center. Capacity: 5,500.

Banks with most branches in Monroe (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Iberiabank: Oliver Road Branch, Lakeshore Branch, 165 North Branch, University Branch. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Ouachita Independent Bank: Highway 165 North Branch, Lakeshore Branch, at 909 North 18th Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $567.7 mil, Deposits: $472.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Ouachita Bancshares Corp.
  • Community Trust Bank: Forsythe Banking Center, Monroe Financial Center, Highway 165 Banking Center. Info updated 2011/10/14: Bank assets: $2,472.6 mil, Deposits: $1,908.3 mil, headquarters in Choudrant, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Financial Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Monroe Main Branch, I65 Branch, Eastside Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Cross Keys Bank: Branch, Hudson Lane Branch, - Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.6 mil, Deposits: $252.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Joseph, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Bsj Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Monroe Main Office at 1808 North 18th Street, branch established on 1988/11/21; Highway 165 Branch at 800 Sterlington Road, branch established on 1989/05/22. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Progressive Bank: Lamy Lane Financial Center Branch at 1380 Lamy Lane, branch established on 2002/02/19; Monroe Branch at 1411 North 19th Street, branch established on 1997/08/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $436.2 mil, Deposits: $348.1 mil, headquarters in Winnsboro, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Progressive Bancorp, Inc.
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Monroe Main Office at 1220 North 18th Street, branch established on 1952/05/10; Forsythe Avenue Branch at 5000 Forsythe Avenue Bypass, branch established on 2005/05/02. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Monroe:

Marital status in Monroe, LA
  • Never married: 45.3%
  • Now married: 34.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monroe
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Monroe, LA (based on Ouachita Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,281163
Mainline Protestant11,01830
Catholic10,1527
Black Protestant8,90835
Other2,0719
Orthodox301
None57,260-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Here:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Ouachita Parish:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Ouachita Parish:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
This county:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Ouachita Parish:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.4%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

14.0%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Monroe:

48.4%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Monroe:

45.0%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.2%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Monroe:

53.9%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Monroe:

81.0%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monroe, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 187$582,532$37,3820$0
Police Protection - Officers 146$651,260$53,5280$0
Solid Waste Management 109$369,066$40,63115$12,278
Parks and Recreation 90$311,643$41,55294$51,369
Housing and Community Development (Local) 85$288,408$40,71655$42,923
Water Supply 81$267,758$39,6685$5,863
Judicial and Legal 59$181,569$36,9292$5,077
Financial Administration 45$165,088$44,0236$6,127
Streets and Highways 38$91,291$28,8291$1,475
Transit 36$131,088$43,6961$954
Police - Other 33$119,106$43,3117$6,132
Sewerage 30$106,974$42,7900$0
Fire - Other 20$84,334$50,6002$2,954
Other and Unallocable 19$56,020$35,3811$990
Other Government Administration 19$73,565$46,4627$12,269
Airports 18$51,216$34,1440$0
Correction 11$31,914$34,8150$0
Totals for Government 1,026$3,562,832$41,671196$148,411

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $8,997,000 ($186.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,498,000 ($113.66)
    Water Utilities: $4,136,000 ($85.51)
    General - Other: $2,702,000 ($55.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,811,000 ($37.44)
    Sewerage: $1,005,000 ($20.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $207,000 ($4.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $19,502,000 ($403.18)
    Police Protection: $18,148,000 ($375.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,479,000 ($361.35)
    Financial Administration: $11,377,000 ($235.20)
    Regular Highways: $10,136,000 ($209.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,746,000 ($180.81)
    Water Utilities: $7,844,000 ($162.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,923,000 ($143.12)
    Sewerage: $5,392,000 ($111.47)
    Transit Utilities: $4,932,000 ($101.96)
    Central Staff Services: $2,301,000 ($47.57)
    Air Transportation: $2,097,000 ($43.35)
    General - Other: $1,437,000 ($29.71)
    General Public Buildings: $315,000 ($6.51)
    Public Welfare - Other: $195,000 ($4.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,700,000 ($117.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $329,000 ($6.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,464,000 ($71.61)
    Transit Utilities: $619,000 ($12.80)
    Sewerage: $403,000 ($8.33)
    General Public Building: $52,000 ($1.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($1.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($0.81)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($0.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,762,000 ($884.04)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,086,000 ($105.15)
    Other: $4,757,000 ($98.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,309,000 ($89.08)
    Air Transportation: $3,354,000 ($69.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,073,000 ($63.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,896,000 ($59.87)
    Regular Highways: $422,000 ($8.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $19,000 ($0.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $15,760,000 ($325.82)
    Air Transportation: $3,134,000 ($64.79)
    Transit Utilities: $2,193,000 ($45.34)
    Other: $628,000 ($12.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $106,000 ($2.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,551,000 ($32.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,456,000 ($30.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,145,000 ($23.67)
    Sale of Property: $255,000 ($5.27)
    Rents: $21,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,810,000 ($182.13)
    Transit Utilities: $670,000 ($13.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,270,000 ($108.95)
    Highways: $1,006,000 ($20.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $651,000 ($13.46)
    Transit Utilities: $594,000 ($12.28)
    Public Welfare: $190,000 ($3.93)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $65,221,000 ($1348.35)
    Property: $11,310,000 ($233.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,737,000 ($56.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $997,000 ($20.61)
    Other License: $244,000 ($5.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $90,000 ($1.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $81,000 ($1.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.08)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.02)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,167,000 ($354.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,167,000 ($354.90)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,662,000 ($551.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,674,000 ($861.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,378,000 ($441.96)

4.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.33% ($42,475 average AGI)
from Union Parish, LA  0.27% ($45,694)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.27% ($37,203)


5.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union Parish, LA  0.33% ($51,670 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($31,605)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.25% ($27,794)
Businesses in Monroe, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4La Quinta1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's5
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western1New York & Co1
Blockbuster1Nike12
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Burger King4Office Depot1
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
CVS2Olive Garden1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza1
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Chevrolet1Penske2
Chick-Fil-A2PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken2Popeyes3
Circle K4Quiznos2
Clarion1RadioShack2
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rite Aid3
Decora Cabinetry1Rue211
Domino's Pizza2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In7
Express1Sam's Club1
FedEx12Sears2
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks2
Forever 211Super 82
GNC3T-Mobile3
GameStop3T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell2
H&R Block4Talbots1
Havertys Furniture1Target1
Haworth1Toyota1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul5
Honda1UPS14
Hot Topic1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House2
Jones New York3Walgreens1
Journeys1Walmart1
Justice1Wendy's4
KFC2Wet Seal1
Kincaid1YMCA1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:

  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:

  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • K244BX (96.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:

  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 169Number of bridges
  • 2,556ft / 779mTotal length
  • $55,631,000Total costs
  • 2,174,277Total average daily traffic
  • 193,956Total average daily truck traffic
  • 905,106Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monroe, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 611960-1969
  • 201970-1979
  • 161980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monroe, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 659 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 200 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Monroe)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED110$119,498151$150,001391$149,10532$52,7314$390,813148$95,1204$36,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$107,8747$130,11429$168,4644$46,5030$04$456,9431$38,980
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$122,26529$101,756145$122,02442$24,1350$022$58,3921$83,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$117,93517$196,69599$124,3173$61,5800$08$83,3810$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$103,9300$027$105,7704$40,8700$02$57,4700$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Monroe, LA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$148,42514$181,6170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$150,2376$153,1381$49,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$148,4087$264,1340$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$148,0002$202,1750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$157,5700$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monroe, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monroe, LA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 437. The highest number of reported fires - 668 took place in 2011, and the least - 120 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Monroe, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.0%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monroe, LA
    • 2,97540.0%Outside Fires
    • 2,73236.8%Structure Fires
    • 1,26117.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4646.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, LA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Louisiana:

  • La Quinta Airport #592, 1035 US 165 Byp S, Monroe, Louisiana 71203 , Phone: (318) 322-3900, Fax: (318) 323-5537
  • Days Inn, 5650 Frontage Rd, Monroe, Louisiana 71202 , Phone: (318) 345-2220, Fax: (318) 343-4098
  • Quality Inn, 1407 Martin Luther King Dr, Monroe, Louisiana 71202 , Phone: (318) 361-9944, Fax: (318) 322-1785
  • Rodeway Inn & Suites and Conference Center, 1051 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Monroe, Louisiana 71203 , Phone: (318) 387-5100
  • Comfort Suites, 1401 Martin Luther King Dr, Monroe, Louisiana 71202 , Phone: (318) 410-1005, Fax: (318) 410-0145
  • Courtyard By Marriott Monroe Airport, 4915 Pecanland Mall Dr, Monroe, Louisiana 71203 , Phone: (318) 388-0034, Fax: (318) 388-1450
  • Residence Inn Monroe, 4960 Millhaven Rd, Monroe, Louisiana 71203 , Phone: (318) 387-0210
  • Towneplace Suties By Marriott, 4919 Pecanland Mall Dr, Monroe, Louisiana 71203 , Phone: (318) 387-7277, Fax: (318) 387-7278
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Louisiana
Most common first names in Monroe, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary58478.0 years
James54372.0 years
John51373.1 years
William41674.2 years
Willie40973.5 years
Robert32871.1 years
George26373.8 years
Charles23569.2 years
Annie22179.8 years
Henry22070.5 years
Most common last names in Monroe, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith45274.9 years
Johnson41872.6 years
Williams41475.4 years
Jones30373.4 years
Jackson22871.2 years
Brown22173.2 years
Davis21173.6 years
Moore16776.7 years
Thomas14874.7 years
Wilson14872.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monroe, LA
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monroe, LA
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Monroe compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Monroe on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #77 (71202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (71202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (71202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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