Monroe Information

Monroe Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Monroe, LA

General Monroe Information

State: Louisiana

County: Ouachita Parish

Close cities: Sterlington, LA, West Monroe, LA, Swartz, LA, Richwood, LA, Claiborne, LA, Collinston, LA, Start, LA, Calhoun, LA

Monroe Population (census data)
Total 51,208 (-2.7% since 2000)
Male 23,391 (45.7%)
Female 27,817 (54.3%)

Population Density: 1,786 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.0 (US Avg is 100)

Monroe Elevation: 74 feet above sea level

Land Area: 28.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,861

Zip Codes: 71209, 71213, 71203, 71201, 71211, 71212, 71210, 71207, 71202, and 71208.

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Monroe Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (61.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (5.7%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • Irish (4.5%)
  • German (2.9%)
  • French (2.8%)
  • Italian (2.7%)

Local Monroe Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: , Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University

Monroe School Information

High Schools
Carroll High School (2939 Renwick Street, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Carroll Junior High School (2913 Renwick Street, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Neville High School (600 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Ouachita Junior High School (5500 Blanks Street, Monroe, LA, 71203 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Ouachita Parish High School (681 Highway 594, Monroe, LA, 71203 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Richwood High School (5901 Highway 165 South, Monroe, LA, 71202 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Robert E. Lee Junior High School (1600 North 19th Street, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Southside Alternative High School (4701 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - La Office Of Youth Development District)
Southside Alternative High School (4701 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - Special School District # 1 District)
Sterlington High School (233 Keystone Road, Monroe, LA, 71203 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Wossman High School (1600 Arizona Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Middle Schools
Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School (3716 Nutland Road, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Richwood Middle School (5901 Highway 165 South, Monroe, LA, 71202 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Barkdull Faulk Elementary School (2110 Jackson Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Berg Jones Elementary School (3000 Berg Jones Lane, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Carver Elementary School (1700 Orange Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Cypress Point Elementary School (6701 Mosswood Drive, Monroe, LA, 71203 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
J. S. Clark Elementary School (1207 Washington Street, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Jack Hayes Elementary School (3631 Old Sterlington Road, Monroe, LA, 71203 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
James Foster Madison Elementary School (1310 Richwood Road #1, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Lexington Elementary School (1900 Lexington Avenue, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Lincoln Elementary School (4200 Elm Street, Monroe, LA, 71203 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Minnie Ruffin Elementary School (1801 Parkview Drive, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Robinson Elementary School (5101 Berg Jones Lane, Monroe, LA, 71202 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Sallie Humble Elementary School (3800 Westminister Avenue, Monroe, LA, 71201 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Shady Grove Elementary School (2304 Ticheli Road, Monroe, LA, 71202 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Swayze Elementary School (2400 Berg Jones Lane, Monroe, LA, 71202 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Thomas Jefferson Elementary (1001 Pecan Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Clara Hall Accelerated School (1000 Plum Street, Monroe, LA, 71202 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Drop Out Recovery School (300 Sherrouse Avenue, Monroe, LA, 71203 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
Lakeshore School (550 Balboa Street, Monroe, LA, 71203 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Monroe City Schools Alternative Center (300 Sherrouse Avenue, Monroe, LA, 71203 - City Of Monroe School Board District)
New Vision Learning Academy (507 Swayze Street, Monroe, LA, 71201 - New Vision Learning Academy - Agency District)
Sherrouse School (300 Sherrouse Street, Monroe, LA, 71203 - City Of Monroe School Board District)

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