Monroe, Louisiana Population 2018

Monroe, Louisiana's estimated population is 48,371 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Monroe, Louisiana is the 8th largest city in Louisiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1651.17 people/mi² (637.52 people/km²), with a household density of 271.37 people/km² (702.85 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 31.9 years, 29.2 years for males, and 33.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 20,590 households in the city, with an average size of 2.6 people per household. The vacancy rate was 14%, with a median rent of $637/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $134,100.

The median income for households in Monroe, Louisiana is $28,681, while the mean household income is $54,432. The per capita income is $20,700, and 28% of families and 34.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 53.9% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 17.8% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201748,371-540-1.10%
201648,911-174-0.35%
201549,085-34-0.07%
201449,119-59-0.12%
201349,178740.15%
201249,104790.16%
201149,025860.18%
201048,939-4,168-7.85%
200053,107-1,802-3.28%
199054,909-2,688-4.67%
198057,5971,2232.17%
197056,3744,1557.96%
196052,21913,64735.38%
195038,57210,26336.25%
194028,3092,2818.76%
193026,02813,353105.35%
192012,6752,46624.16%
191010,2094,78188.08%
19005,4282,17266.71%
18903,2560.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American31,535
White16,729
Asian510
Two or More Races332
Some Other Race130
American Indian and Alaska Native111
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Monroe La Population Pyramid 2018

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Monroe La Median Age

31.9


Total

29.2


Male

33.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 34,972 adults in Monroe La.

Monroe La Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe La Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
3,801
Houses With Mortgage
4,003
Vacancy Rate
14
Median Rent
637
Median Home Value
134,100
Renter-Occupied Units
9,913
Owner-Occupied Units
7,804
Total Housing Units
20,590

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Monroe La for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7.2% and the labor force participation rate is 56.7%.

Monroe La Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.6
Average Family Size
3.51
Total Households
17717
Married Couple Households
5075
Male Householder (no wife) Families
677
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4812
Non Family Households
7153
Total Families
10564
Households With Own Children
4823
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Monroe La Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,882
$10,000 to $14,999
2,020
$15,000 to $24,999
3,038
$25,000 to $34,999
2,096
$35,000 to $49,999
2,156
$50,000 to $74,999
1,964
$75,000 to $99,999
1,194
$100,000 to $149,999
1,113
$150,000 to $199,999
361
Over $200,000
893

Monroe La Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Monroe La

Louisiana

$28,681

$45,652

$54,432

$65,229

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Monroe La Education Data

Monroe La Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,4795.10%
9th to 12th Grade
3,79113.08%
High School Graduate
8,25328.48%
Some College
6,21421.45%
Associates Degree
9423.25%
Bachelors Degree
5,03717.38%
Graduate Degree
3,26011.25%