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Monroe, LA Metro Area


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2022 population: 202,869   ( 26,428 from 2010)
Land area: 2282.2 square miles
Population density: 88.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:116,475 57.41% 8.9%
Black:75,98337.45% 22.4%
Indian:5580.28% 39.5%
Asian:1,8480.91% 21.8%
2+ races:2,5191.24% 52.2%
Hispanic:5,4862.70% 48.2%
Total non-White:86,39442.59% 24.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,610 13.5
Deaths:6,51415.7
Net Migration: -3,576-8.6
Net Immigration: 2080.5
Change in White population:9,504 5.4
Change in Non-White pop.:16,924 9.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
176,441
106,97160.63%
62,09935.20%
4000.23%
1,5170.86%
1,6550.94%
3,7032.10%
69,47039.37%

2000
170,053
109,78564.56%
55,62532.71%
3590.21%
1,0330.61%
9760.57%
2,2081.30%
60,26835.44%

1990
162,881
110,89868.09%
49,63730.47%
2500.15%
9260.57%
n/a
1,1700.72%
51,98331.91%

1980
160,408
111,89869.76%
46,52629.00%
1280.08%
3610.23%
n/a
1,3660.85%
48,51030.24%

1970
133,834
95,04971.02%
37,73028.19%
330.02%
860.06%
n/a
8840.66%
38,785 28.98%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
24,463 14.4
15,2128.9
-4,777-2.8
5980.4
-2,814 -1.7
9,202 5.4
1990's
NumberRate
25,703 15.8
15,9009.8
-4,257-2.6
4180.3
-1,113 -0.7
8,285 5.1
1980's
NumberRate
28,148 17.5
14,135 8.8
-10,174 -6.3
n/a
-1,000 -0.6
3,473 2.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
9,583 7.2
n/a
16,849 12.6
9,725 7.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Monroe, LA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.6
49,536 24.4%
153,333 75.6%
33,771 16.6%
77,241
2.57
48,824 63.2%
32,337 66.2%
7,170 14.7%
28,417 36.8%

2010
NumberPercent
35.0
45,601 25.8%
130,840 74.2%
22,670 12.8%
67,835
2.51
45,789 67.5%
29,342 64.1%
7,608 16.6%
22,046 32.5%

2000
NumberPercent
33.2
46,857 27.6%
123,196 72.4%
20,817 12.2%
64,140
2.57
44,966 70.1%
31,863 70.9%
6,756 15.0%
19,174 29.9%

1990
NumberPercent
30.7
47,503 29.2%
115,378 70.8%
19,328 11.9%
58,068
2.72
42,546 73.3%
31,573 74.2%
5,587 13.1%
15,522 26.7%

1980
NumberPercent
27.8
50,959 31.8%
109,449 68.2%
17,280 10.8%
54,582
2.85
41,634 76.3%
33,016 79.3%
4,528 10.9%
12,948 23.7%

2022 Housing Data for Monroe, LA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units92,549 
Median Value$157,711 
Occupied77,24183.5%
Vacant15,30816.5%
Owned48,11562.3%
Rented29,12637.7%
Median Rent$843 
Single-Family Units62,21267.2%
    Detached61,07466.0%
    Attached1,1381.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units6,5847.1%
Mobile Homes15,85617.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Monroe, LA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008,32410.8%
$10,000 to $14,9995,6037.3%
$15,000 to $19,9994,5775.9%
$20,000 to $24,9994,3185.6%
$25,000 to $29,9993,8855.0%
$30,000 to $34,9994,1615.4%
$35,000 to $39,9993,2384.2%
$40,000 to $44,9993,1184.0%
$45,000 to $49,9992,7443.6%
$50,000 to $59,9994,7916.2%
$60,000 to $74,9997,1209.2%
$75,000 to $99,9998,00710.4%
$100,000 to $124,9995,5627.2%
$125,000 to $149,9993,6354.7%
$150,000 to $199,9994,1575.4%
$200,000 or more4,0015.2%
Median Household Income47,632 
Per Capita Income28,678 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.80 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6,2278.1%
Public Assistance3,8785.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps15,66220.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed78,14762.6%
Unemployed5,4974.4%
In Armed Forces1810.1%
Total Labor Force83,82567.1%
Not in Labor Force41,10232.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 37.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector30,80628,30252.1%
Non-Profit1,8864,39730.0%
Self-Employed4,9653,02662.1%
Local Government2,3113,93137.0%
State Government1,8173,13936.7%
Federal Government31767432.0%
Total Private + Self35,77131,32853.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.6,33112,14134.3%
Total42,10243,46949.2%
Pct. Govt.14.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts10,38512.1%
Sales and Office Occupations18,19821.2%
Professional, Technical20,24223.6%
Service Occupations16,62419.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing5140.6%
All others20,36723.7%
White Collar 56.9%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance16,496205.8%
Retail trade10,555131.7%
Educational services8,654108.0%
Manufacturing6,61082.5%
Construction5,65270.5%
Accommodation and food services5,45468.0%
Professional, scientific, technical4,50056.1%
Other services4,00550.0%
Public administration3,94049.2%
Finance and insurance3,84448.0%
Transportation and warehousing3,25740.6%
Information2,80435.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,58632.3%
Wholesale trade2,15126.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,19714.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,19514.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,04713.1%
Utilities96712.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction84110.5%
Management610.8%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Monroe, LA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,3031.60%
Puerto Rican2380.12%
Cuban1060.05%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American5530.27%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran4100.20%
Nicaraguan350.02%
Panamanian460.02%
Salvadoran620.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1910.09%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian330.02%
Ecuadorian420.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian110.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1050.05%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic8090.39%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian7560.37%
Vietnamese5180.25%
Chinese2180.11%
Filipino1180.06%
Korean890.04%
Mien830.04%
Japanese250.01%
Taiwanese140.01%
Thai90.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English186,80696.8%
Spanish3,2521.7%
Other Indo-European7590.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun5360.3%
Arabic3400.2%
Vietnamese2960.2%
German, other Germanic2780.1%
Other Asian1990.1%
Chinese1830.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English20,2969.8%
American16,8478.2%
Irish13,3396.5%
German7,5433.7%
French4,9552.4%
Italian3,2751.6%
Scottish2,6351.3%
European2,0401.0%
Scotch-Irish1,6120.8%
Dutch9500.5%
Welsh8290.4%
African7700.4%
Polish6950.3%
French Canadian5790.3%
Norwegian5400.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen204,09699.0%
Not a citizen1,9761.0%
Native202,33198.2%
Foreign-born3,7411.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Monroe, LA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
4,976 3.6%12,984 9.5%47,085 34.4%40,029 29.2%20,605 15.0%11,243 8.2%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 4,976 3.6%
9-12 Years 12,984 9.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 47,085 34.4%
Some College 40,029 29.2%
Bach. Degree 20,605 15.0%
Grad Degree 11,243 8.2%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Monroe, LA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 173,224 162,828 10,396 6.0%
1991 176,576 164,772 11,804 6.7%
1992 179,914 168,804 11,110 6.2%
1993 178,164 167,326 10,838 6.1%
1994 178,656 166,564 12,092 6.8%
1995 181,312 170,830 10,482 5.8%
1996 184,818 172,850 11,968 6.5%
1997 185,126 172,626 12,500 6.8%
1998 184,876 173,878 10,998 5.9%
1999 187,282 178,938 8,344 4.5%
2000 184,312 174,922 9,390 5.1%
2001 187,824 176,986 10,838 5.8%
2002 188,974 178,110 10,864 5.7%
2003 190,330 177,838 12,492 6.6%
2004 187,014 175,620 11,394 6.1%
2005 189,870 177,684 12,186 6.4%
2006 188,758 180,820 7,938 4.2%
2007 186,690 176,918 9,772 5.2%
2008 185,940 175,906 10,034 5.4%
2009 186,202 170,786 15,416 8.3%
2010 182,714 166,558 16,156 8.8%
2011 181,030 165,206 15,824 8.7%
2012 183,050 168,332 14,718 8.0%
2013 182,462 168,622 13,840 7.6%
2014 184,210 170,568 13,642 7.4%
2015 184,146 170,964 13,182 7.2%
2016 183,058 171,058 12,000 6.6%
2017 180,646 170,530 10,116 5.6%
2018 181,238 171,310 9,928 5.5%
2019 180,118 170,240 9,878 5.5%
2020 177,778 164,190 13,588 7.6%
2021 178,358 168,764 9,594 5.4%
2022 179,646 172,752 6,894 3.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com