Monroe is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 46,737, it is the 8th largest city in Louisiana and the 846th largest city in the United States. Monroe is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually and its population has decreased by -4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,815 in 2010. Monroe reached it's highest population of 57,597 in 1980. Spanning over 33 miles, Monroe has a population density of 1,595 people per square mile.
The average household income in Monroe is $55,776 with a poverty rate of 34.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $142,600. The median age in Monroe is 32.7 years, 30.6 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.0 males.