Monroe is a city located in Ouachita Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 46,266, it is the 8th largest city in Louisiana and the 854th largest city in the United States . Monroe is currently declining at a rate of -1.10% annually and its population has decreased by -5.22% 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 1,579 people per square mile.
The average household income in Monroe is $55,538 with a poverty rate of 36.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $139,600. The median age in Monroe is 32.7 years, 30.7 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.