Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area LA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 181,339
Population in Households 175,317
Population in Familes 143,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,022
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 70,684
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 46,919
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 79,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,662 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,022 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,601 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $125,003
Average Home Value $169,858


Median Household Income $40,190
Average Household Income $60,409
Per Capita Income $24,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.4%
Households 0.66% 0.55%
Families 0.39% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.