In 2019, Monroe, LA had a population of 203k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $40,119. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Monroe, LA grew from 178,550 to 203,457, a 13.9% increase and its median household income declined from $41,456 to $40,119, a −3.23% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.4%), White (Hispanic) (1.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.845%). 0% of the households in Monroe, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.1% of the residents in Monroe, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Monroe, LA are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,960 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,673 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe (169 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Monroe, LA was $127,600, and the homeownership rate was 61.9%. Most people in Monroe, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe, LA was 2 cars per household.