The City of Monroe is the 10th largest city in Louisiana with a population of 48,942 as of July 1, 2016. Monroe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Monroe is located at latitude 32.519 and longitude -92.0772 in Ouachita Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Monroe (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.29 sq. miles and a water area of 3.25 sq. miles. Ouachita Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 75 feet.
The City of Monroe (GNIS ID: 2404283) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monroe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Monroe: Fort Miro, Fuerte Miro, Post of Ouachita, Poste d'Ouachita, Poste du Ouachita, Prairie des Canots, Prairie of the Canoes, Puesto De Ouachitta.
|Population in Households||46,043|
|Population in Familes||35,967|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,899|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||21,252 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,920 (37.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||10,862 (51.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,470 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,389|
|Average Home Value||$210,182|
|Median Household Income||$31,209|
|Average Household Income||$56,264|
|Per Capita Income||$23,119|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.69%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
The table below compares Monroe to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 10||98th|
|Population Density1||# 77||84th|
|Diversity Index2||# 209||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 373||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 172||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.