Monroe is a city located in Ouachita Parish Louisiana. Monroe has a 2020 population of 45,752. Monroe is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -6.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,902 in 2010.
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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Monroewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 48.70%.
96.33% of Monroe residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Black, with 48.91% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.96%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Monroe
97.78% of Monroe residents were born in the United States, with 81.33% having been born in Louisiana. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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