In 2019, Monroe, LA had a population of 48.2k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $30,438. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Monroe, LA declined from 48,663 to 48,241, a −0.867% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,009 to $30,438, a 1.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (62%), White (Non-Hispanic) (32.7%), White (Hispanic) (1.24%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.941%). 0% of the households in Monroe, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.9% 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 Platt College-McCann-Monroe (144 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Monroe, LA was $139,600, and the homeownership rate was 42.8%. Most people in Monroe, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe, LA was 2 cars per household.