West Monroe Information

West Monroe Information

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

General West Monroe Information

State: Louisiana

County: Ouachita Parish

Close cities: Claiborne, LA, Richwood, LA, Swartz, LA, Sterlington, LA, Calhoun, LA, Eros, LA, Monroe, LA, Downsville, LA

West Monroe Population (census data)
Total 12,951 (-1.3% since 2000)
Male 5,892 (45.5%)
Female 7,059 (54.5%)

Population Density: 1,678 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.4 (US Avg is 100)

West Monroe Elevation: 88 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.72 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,775

Zip Codes: 71292, 71294, and 71291.

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West Monroe Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (73.6%)
  • Black (23.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (15.0%)
  • Irish (9.5%)
  • English (7.2%)
  • German (6.2%)
  • French (4.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.9%)

Local West Monroe Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Texas Rangers, Houston Astros
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

West Monroe School Information

High Schools
West Monroe High School (201 Riggs Street, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
West Ouachita High School (4061 Caples Road, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Good Hope Middle School (400 Good Hope Road, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Riser Middle School (100 Price Drive, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
West Ridge Middle School (6977 Cypress Street, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Woodlawn Middle School (175 Woodlawn School Road, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Boley Elementary School (2213 Cypress Street, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Crosley Elementary School (700 Natchitoches Street, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Drew Elementary School (1132 Highway 15, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
George Welch Elementary School (199 Caldwell Road, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Highland Elementary School (1501 Wellerman Road, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Kiroli Elementary School (700 Kiroli Road, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Lenwil Elementary School (112 Arrant Road, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Pinecrest Elementary/Middle School (3604 Highway 557, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Riser Elementary School (100 Price Drive, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Riverbend Elementary School (700 Austin Avenue, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Woodlawn Elementary School (5946 Jonesboro Road, West Monroe, LA, 71292 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Claiborne School (101 Wallace Dean Road, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)
Ouachita Parish Alternative Center (1600 North 7th Street, West Monroe, LA, 71291 - Ouachita Parish School Board District)

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