Living in Monroe, LA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Monroe, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
48,241
Unemployment
8.5%
Poverty
36.8%
Median Home
$139,600
Median Income
$30,438
Median Rent
$702

Monroe SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
1
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9.5

Monroe, LA Crime Report

3,984
Total Crimes
8,344.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
236.91%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Monroe
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,984 8,344.2 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 843 1,765.6 549.3 366.7
Murder 9 18.8 11.7 5.0
Robbery 171 358.1 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 626 1,311.1 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 3,141 6,578.6 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 623 1,304.8 579.0 340.5
Larceny 2,339 4,898.8 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 179 374.9 230.5 219.9

Monroe, LA Cost Of Living

84
Monroe's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Monroe Louisiana National Average
Overall 84 92 100
Services 90 96 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 94 98 100
Housing 71 81 100
Transportation 94 99 100
Utilities 81 88 100

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Rankings for Monroe in Louisiana

Map Of Monroe, LA

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1

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2

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3

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Population 12,583

4

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Population 11,602

5

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Population over time in Monroe

Year Population % Change
2019 48,241 -0.9%
2018 48,663 -0.6%
2017 48,938 -0.9%
2016 49,361 -0.3%
2015 49,529 0.1%
2014 49,455 0.1%
2013 49,398 0.8%
2012 49,027 -0.2%
2011 49,119 -0.3%
2010 49,272 -

Race / Ethnicity in Monroe

White
32.7% (15,766)
African American
62.0% (29,927)
American Indian
0.2% (83)
Asian
0.8% (408)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.0% (484)
Two Or More
0.9% (454)
Hispanic
2.3% (1,119)
Race Monroe LA USA
White 32.7% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 62.0% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.3% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Monroe

Female
53.0% (25,547)
Male
47.0% (22,694)
Gender Monroe LA USA
Female 53.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Monroe for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,447)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (5,788)
High School / GED
33.0% (15,919)
Some College
22.0% (10,613)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,929)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (7,718)
Master's Degree
7.0% (3,376)
Professional Degree
2.0% (964)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (482)
Education Monroe LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Monroe, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
20.1% (967,492)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (443,515)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (631,724)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (572,421)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (654,832)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.0% (629,496)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.9% (285,375)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.6% (267,835)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (158,696)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (212,709)
Income Monroe LA USA
Less than $10,000 20.1% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.0% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.9% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.6% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 4.6% 7.7%

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