In 2017, Monroe, LA had a population of 48.9k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $29,014. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Monroe, LA declined from 49,361 to 48,938, a -0.857% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,681 to $29,014, a 1.16% increase.
The population of Monroe, LA is 63% Black or African American Alone, 33.7% White Alone, and 1.5% Hispanic or Latino. 2.45% of the people in Monroe, LA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Monroe, LA are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,885 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,480 degrees), and McCann School of Business & Technology (367112) (181 degrees).
The median property value in Monroe, LA is $143,200, and the homeownership rate is 44.3%. Most people in Monroe, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe, LA is 2 cars per household.