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Population in 2012: 49,156 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 

Males: 22,678  (46.1%)
Females: 26,478  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  31.4 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71201, 71202, 71209.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,059 (it was $25,864 in 2000)
Monroe:

$27,059
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,032

Monroe city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,082 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Monroe:

$120,082
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,385; Detached houses: $153,114; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,487; In 2-unit structures: $96,855; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $78,160; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $568,384; Mobile homes: $43,339

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 71201, 71202, 71203.

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  • Black alone - 32,026 (65.3%)
  • White alone - 15,400 (31.4%)
  • Hispanic - 678 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 375 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 408 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 84 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 39 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 17 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monroe: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (8.1%), English (6.7%), Irish (3.8%), French (3.3%), Subsaharan African (2.9%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 74 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,714 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Monroe:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city:

  • Never married: 46.1%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

969 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.0%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 232 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Louisiana as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Monroe to the number of sex offenders is 212 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $614 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $289 (0.3%)

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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 ).

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

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Latitude: 32.51 N, Longitude: 92.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +22,566 (+46.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,628 (73.9%)

Area code: 318

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Crime rates in Monroe by Year
Type 2000 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 825312111655
per 100,000 15.03.89.55.724.41.921.611.610.210.1
Rapes 49373033272021192318
per 100,000 92.069.757.363.254.938.941.236.746.736.4
Robberies 124126120617110114186113137
per 100,000 232.8237.4229.1116.8144.3196.7276.5166.3229.4276.9
Assaults 768701741510315221320297693330
per 100,000 1441.71321.01414.4976.4640.2430.4627.6574.41406.8667.0
Burglaries 9641,1209789881,1701,1411,2191,5771,3401,172
per 100,000 1809.62110.61866.81891.62377.72222.02390.83049.82720.22368.9
Thefts 4,3733,9843,9093,5753,2703,7923,0102,8842,4672,525
per 100,000 8209.17507.87461.66844.56645.47384.65903.35577.45008.05103.7
Auto thefts 42230225612215216313111610378
per 100,000 792.2569.1488.7233.6308.9317.4256.9224.3209.1157.7
Arson 158290N/AN/A0N/A00
per 100,000 1.9109.355.40.0N/AN/A0.0N/A0.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.4) 908.9827.5820.4665.1668.5608.7657.1623.0756.0601.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 207 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.29
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,665 (-3.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 189% 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 significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from Monroe center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita Parish (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monroe topographic 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 - Player of football, Bradie James - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Jan 17, 1981), Rod Higgins - Basketball player.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Monroe:

  • FMCNA - MONROE (Dialysis Facility, 1501 SOUTHERN AVE)
  • FMCNA - NORTH MONROE (Dialysis Facility, 2344 STERLINGTON RD)
  • FMCNA - NORTHEAST LOUISIANA DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, 711 WOOD ST STE B)
  • AFFILIATED HH OF MONROE (Home Health Center, 1103 ROYAL STREET)
  • ALPHACARE HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, 1859 AVE OF AMERICA, STE D BLDG 5)
  • AMEDISYS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1651 LOUISVILLE AVENUE SUITE 118)
  • AMEDYSIS HOME HEALTH INC OF LA (Home Health Center, 513 WALNUT ST)
  • ARK-LA-MISS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1401 HUDSON LANE SUITE 225)
  • HOME CARE RESOURCES, LLC (Home Health Center, 141 DESIARD STREET SUITE 506)
  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1900 LAMEY LANE SUITE H)
  • LOUISIANA HOMECARE OF MONROE (Home Health Center, 3418 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE SUITE 6)
  • MEDISTAR HOME HEALTH OF MONROE, LLC (Home Health Center, 1808 GLENMAR AVENUE)
  • PRIMECARE NETWORK OF MONROE,LLC (Home Health Center, 130 DESIARD ST, SUITE 401)
  • PROFESSIONAL HHS OF MONROE (Home Health Center, 801 STUBBS STE E & F)
  • SUPREME HOME HEALTH SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, 1110 JACKSON STREET)
  • SYNERGY HOME CARE-NORTHEASTERN REGION, INC (Home Health Center, 1605 STUBBS AVE)
  • THOMPSON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2216-A FORSYTHE AVENUE)
  • TRUCARE HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, 461 EAST MADISON AVENUE)
  • TWIN CITY HOME HEALTH OF MONROE INC (Home Health Center, 2201 JUSTICE STREET)
  • ARKLAMISS SURGERY CENTER, LLC (Hospital, 210 LAYTON AVENUE, SUITE 10)
  • E A CONWAY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, provides emergency services, 4864 JACKSON STREET)
  • FIELDS DE LA NATURALE (Hospital, 3660 HADLEY STREET)
  • G B COOLEY EMERSON ST COMMUNIT (Hospital, 1810 EMERSON STREET)
  • G B COOLEY GARRETT ROAD COMMUN (Hospital, 1991 GARRETT ROAD)
  • G B COOLEY LATHAM LANE COMMUNI (Hospital, 256 LATHAM LANE)
  • G B COOLEY PARKER ROAD COMMUNI (Hospital, 1028 PARKER ROAD)
  • G B COOLEY PRAIRIE ROAD COMMUN (Hospital, 2043 PRAIRIE ROAD)
  • G B COOLEY SHANNON ST COMMUNIT (Hospital, 1591 SHANNON STREET)
  • G B COOLEY SOUTH GRAND COMMUNI (Hospital, 2103 SOUTH GRAND STREET)
  • G B COOLEY SPURGEON ST COMMUNI (Hospital, 4201 SPURGEON STREET)
  • G B COOLEY SUE DR COMMUNITY HO (Hospital, 214 SUE DRIVE)
  • G B COOLEY TENNESSEE COMMUNITY (Hospital, 210 TENNESSEE STREET)
  • G B COOLEY TEXAS AVE COMMUNITY (Hospital, 201 TEXAS AVE)
  • G B COOLEY WALNUT COMMUNITY HO (Hospital, 113 ARKANSAS AVE)
  • GOLDEN AGE SENIOR CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 4310 SOUTH GRAND STREET)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF LA IN MONROE (Hospital, 2213 JUSTICE AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY ALLIANCE, LLC (Hospital, 111 HUDSON LANE, STE D)
  • HOSPICE OF ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 1271 LARRY LANE, SUITE G)
  • MONROE REGIONAL ACUTE REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, 4310 SOUTH GRAND)
  • MONROE SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 2408 BROADMOOR BLVD)
  • NORTH MONROE PAVILION (Hospital, 4402 US HWY 165 N)
  • OUACHITA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 4310 S GRAND)
  • P & S SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Physician, 312 GRAMMONT ST SUITE 101)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIV (Hospital, 3418 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE, SUITE 5)
  • PREMIER REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 4310 SOUTH GRAND ST)
  • SOUTHERN CARE MONROE (Hospital, 1810 GLENMAR DR)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 309 JACKSON STREET)
  • ST FRANCIS NORTH HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, 3421 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE)
  • ST FRANCIS SPECIALITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 309 JACKSON STREET)
  • ST PATRICKS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, 309 JACKSON STREET)
  • AVALON PLACE (Nursing Home, 4385 OLD STERLINGTON ROAD)
  • CHRISTUS ST. JOSEPH HOME (Nursing Home, 2301 STERLINGTON ROAD)
  • COTTAGE HEALTHCARE INC,THE (Nursing Home, 2700 GEORGIA ST)
  • MARY GOSS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 3300 WHITE STREET)
  • MONROE MANOR (Nursing Home, 4201 S GRAND ST)
  • NORTHEAST LA WAR VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, 6700 HIGHWAY 165 NORTH)
  • OAKS (THE) (Nursing Home, 1000 MCKEEN PLACE)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 3001 S. GRAND STREET)
  • SHADY OAKS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 4310 SOUTH GRAND)
  • SOUTHERN ACRES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 4600 REDDIX LANE)

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Local government website: www.ci.monroe.la.us

Colleges/Universities in Monroe:

  • University of Louisiana Monroe (Full-time enrollment: 6,712; Location: 700 University Avenue; Public; Website: www.ulm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (FT enrollment: 975; Location: 4014 LaSalle St.; Public; Website: www.ladelta.edu)
  • Career Technical College (FT enrollment: 546; Location: 2319 Louisville Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careertc.edu)
  • Cloyds Beauty School 3 Inc (FT enrollment: 38; Location: 2514 Ferrand St; Private, for-profit; Website: cloydsbeautyschool.com)
  • Cloyds Beauty School 2 Inc (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 1311 Winnsboro Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: cloydsbeautyschool.com)
  • Pat Goins Beauty School (FT enrollment: 7; Location: 3138 Louisville Ave; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Monroe:

  • Louisiana Tech University (about 33 miles; Ruston, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,480)
  • Grambling State University (about 37 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Alcorn State University (about 72 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 77 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 79 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 86 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 91 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)

Public high schools in Monroe:

Private high schools in Monroe:

  • OUACHITA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 745; Location: 7065 HWY 165 N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • RIVER OAKS SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: 600 FINKS HIDEAWAY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST FREDERICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 3300 WESTMINSTER AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

Private elementary/middle schools in Monroe:

  • JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 900 GOOD SHEPHERD LN; Grades: PK - 6)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 1400 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 3202 FRANKLIN ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • QUEST SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 2401 OLIVER RD; Grades: 1 - 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

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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

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

 
Ouachita Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.894
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. There were 31 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.57. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.57
U.S.:

9.59

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

BETTER WATERWORKS W.SYS. (Population served: 2420, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)
COUNTRY ESTATES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)
HIDDEN OAKS SUBD. W.S. (Population served: 420, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)
FOX RUN MHP WATER SYSTEM (Address: 113 MARGARET DRIVE , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Monroe that have no violations reported:

  • BARTHOLOMEW WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.7%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.1% for other race residents, 60.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monroe, LA

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

Monroe compared to Louisiana state average:

Monroe, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • 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 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.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Louisiana:

  • La Quinta Airport #592, 1035 US 165 Byp S, Monroe, LA 71203 , Phone: (318) 322-3900, Fax: (318) 323-5537
  • Days Inn, 5650 Frontage Rd, Monroe, LA 71202 , Phone: (318) 345-2220, Fax: (318) 343-4098
  • Motel 6, 1501 Hwy 165 Byp, Monroe, LA 71202 , Phone: (318) 322-5430
  • Hampton Inn, 1407 Martin Luther King Dr, Monroe, LA 71202 , Phone: (318) 381-9944, Fax: (318) 322-1785
  • Holiday Inn Holidome, 1051 Hwy 165 Byp, Monroe, LA 71203 , Phone: (318) 387-5100
  • The Atrium, 2001 Louisville Ave, Monroe, LA 71201 , Phone: (318) 325-0641
  • Best Western Airport Inn, 1475 Garrett Rd, Monroe, LA 71202 , Phone: (318) 345-4000
  • Comfort Suites, 1401 Martin Luther King Dr, Monroe, LA 71202 , Phone: (318) 410-1005, Fax: (318) 410-0145
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Monroe, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Monroe travel time to work - commute


Monroe mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Monroe city (based on Ouachita Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.03%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents58.6%10.9%9.3%3.6%3.3%
Congregations33.3%13.0%4.9%8.6%11.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.6%1.4%1.0%5.9%
Congregations1.9%2.5%2.5%1.2%20.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Ouachita Parish:

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.
Louisiana:

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

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

28.4%
State:

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

14.0%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 46$140,206$36,5751$1,461
Other Government Administration 16$48,035$36,0267$6,744
Judicial and Legal 59$148,194$30,1412$1,973
Police Protection - Officers 178$317,403$21,3980$0
Police - Other 43$57,670$16,0943$1,742
Firefighters 193$702,509$43,6790$0
Correction 6$19,521$39,0423$578
Streets and Highways 38$110,098$34,7682$5,305
Airports 16$36,724$27,5430$0
Solid Waste Management 118$234,992$23,8974$4,607
Sewerage 29$74,968$31,0212$2,431
Parks and Recreation 94$221,996$28,34035$27,857
Housing and Community Development(Local) 87$243,321$33,56240$24,584
Water Supply 51$194,270$45,7114$3,609
Transit 40$116,390$34,9177$10,658
Other and Unallocable 8$18,476$27,7142$2,055
Totals for Government 1,022$2,684,773$31,524112$93,604

Monroe government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $15,104,000 ($307.27)
    Regular Highways: $3,014,000 ($61.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,105,000 ($42.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,685,000 ($34.28)
    Water Utilities: $865,000 ($17.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $547,000 ($11.13)
    General - Other: $345,000 ($7.02)
    Air Transportation: $100,000 ($2.03)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.06)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $14,171,000 ($288.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,665,000 ($216.96)
    Police Protection: $10,119,000 ($205.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,543,000 ($153.45)
    Financial Administration: $5,148,000 ($104.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,316,000 ($87.80)
    Water Utilities: $4,005,000 ($81.48)
    Sewerage: $3,116,000 ($63.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,055,000 ($62.15)
    General - Other: $3,031,000 ($61.66)
    Transit Utilities: $2,456,000 ($49.96)
    Central Staff Services: $1,465,000 ($29.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,422,000 ($28.93)
    Air Transportation: $1,005,000 ($20.45)
    General Public Buildings: $943,000 ($19.18)
    Correctional Institutions: $524,000 ($10.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,126,000 ($144.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,431,000 ($49.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $700,000 ($14.24)
    General - Other: $456,000 ($9.28)
    Police Protection: $400,000 ($8.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($6.43)
    Air Transportation: $314,000 ($6.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $177,000 ($3.60)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($1.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,137,000 ($552.06)

Monroe government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,454,000 ($90.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,551,000 ($72.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,679,000 ($54.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,035,000 ($41.40)
    Air Transportation: $1,108,000 ($22.54)
    All Other: $327,000 ($6.65)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($0.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($0.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $13,088,000 ($266.25)
    Transit Utilities: $788,000 ($16.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,363,000 ($27.73)
    Interest Earnings: $1,036,000 ($21.08)
    General Revenue, NEC: $384,000 ($7.81)
    Rents: $132,000 ($2.69)
    Sale of Property: $62,000 ($1.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,348,000 ($88.45)
    Transit Utilities: $426,000 ($8.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,572,000 ($72.67)
    Highways: $857,000 ($17.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $188,000 ($3.82)
    Transit Utilities: $127,000 ($2.58)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $53,536,000 ($1089.10)
    Property: $9,522,000 ($193.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,071,000 ($62.47)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,491,000 ($50.68)
    Other License: $195,000 ($3.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $74,000 ($1.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $68,000 ($1.38)

Monroe government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,087,000 ($3134.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $152,994,000 ($3112.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,365,000 ($210.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,272,000 ($188.62)

Monroe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,119,000 ($1243.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,005,000 ($203.54)

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.08%
Louisiana average:

0.11%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.52% ($23,897 average AGI)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.41% ($32,894)
from Union Parish, LA  0.33% ($31,641)


6.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union Parish, LA  0.36% ($28,760 average AGI)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.31% ($25,854)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.28% ($35,217)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Monroe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 139
Total length: 1,033 meters (3,389ft)
Total costs: $49,610,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,056,847
Total average daily truck traffic: 297,383

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 72
  • 1970-1979: 26
  • 1980-1989: 16
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 5
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Monroe, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monroe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 469 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monroe, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 59 (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: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 183 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monroe)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Monroe)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 87 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 278
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 21

Incident types - Monroe


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monroe, LA

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
Businesses in Monroe, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture3
Abercrombie Kids1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's5
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse2
AutoZone2Motherhood Maternity1
BMW1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike12
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King4Papa John's Pizza1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless2
CVS2Penske2
Catherines1PetSmart1
Charlotte Russe1Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut1
Chico's1Popeyes3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quiznos2
Church's Chicken2RadioShack2
Clarion1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid3
Days Inn1Rue211
Decora Cabinetry1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In7
Express1Sam's Club1
FedEx12Sears2
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Forever 211Starbucks2
GNC3Super 82
GameStop3T-Mobile3
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block4Taco Bell2
Havertys Furniture1Talbots1
Haworth1Target1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul5
IHOP1UPS14
JCPenney1Vans1
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Waffle House2
KFC2Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's4
La Quinta1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Monroe, LA


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  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Nouri E. Hakim (10)
  • Arthur Q. Villordon (4)
  • Gregory C. Sampognaro (3)
  • Michael Book (2)
  • Sami Nazzal (2)
  • John D. Gummere (2)
  • Sami Mahmoud Nazzal (2)
  • Todd Williamson (1)
  • Kenneth G. Trascher (1)
  • Stanley Middleton Wyatt, Iii (1)

Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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