Cities in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana by Population (2024)

There are 20 cities in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Monroe1Louisiana46,28547,609-0.71%1,55729.73
Ruston2Louisiana22,25922,1550.12%1,05121.19
Claiborne3Louisiana12,41411,9041.04%1,2479.96
West Monroe4Louisiana12,36313,051-1.37%1,5408.03
Bastrop5Louisiana8,7839,607-2.29%1,0268.56
Swartz6Louisiana4,9535,1761.54%6098.13
Brownsville7Louisiana4,0503,718-1.79%1,1653.48
Richwood8Louisiana3,7833,879-0.63%1,5042.52
Lakeshore9Louisiana3,2062,8001.46%3,7760.85
Bawcomville10Louisiana2,5622,150-1.76%8093.17
Sterlington11Louisiana2,4901,9895.29%8792.83
Banks Springs12Louisiana1,4271,185-1.99%4553.13
Choudrant13Louisiana1,0269900.89%2424.23
Chatham14Louisiana475490-0.83%4810.99
Grayson15Louisiana433449-0.92%3401.27
Columbia16Louisiana264280-1.49%3460.76
Collinston17Louisiana251270-1.95%2231.13
Calhoun18Louisiana129265-20.86%552.36
Eros19Louisiana128130-0.78%1291
Downsville20Louisiana111119-1.77%1490.74

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana?

Monroe is the largest city in Ouachita Parish.

What is the smallest city in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana?

Downsville is the smallest city in Ouachita Parish.

How many cities are in Ouachita Parish?

There are 20 cities in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.

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