In 2017, Monroe, LA had a population of 179k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $39,904. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Monroe, LA grew from 178,858 to 178,970, a 0.0626% increase and its median household income grew from $38,656 to $39,904, a 3.23% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Monroe, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.8%), White (Hispanic) (1.78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.907%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.84%). N/A% of the people in Monroe, LA speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Monroe, LA are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,765 degrees awarded in 2017), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,588 degrees), and McCann School of Business & Technology (367112) (203 degrees).
The median property value in Monroe, LA is $126,600, and the homeownership rate is 62.1%. Most people in Monroe, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Monroe, LA is 2 cars per household.