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Population (year 2000): 53,107. Estimated population in July 2005: 51,914 (-2.2% change)
Males: 24,259 (45.7%), Females: 28,848 (54.3%)

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Median resident age: 29.1 years
Median household income: $25,864 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Monroe:

  • Black (61.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (5.7%), English (5.2%), Irish (4.5%), German (2.9%), French (2.8%), Italian (2.7%).

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Land area: 28.7 square miles

Monroe,

For population 25 years and over in Monroe

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monroe city

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,665 (-3.0%).



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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (115.2 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (295.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Monroe, LA West (3.1 miles LA (3.8 miles Richwood, LA (5.1 miles Brownsville-Bawcomville, LA (6.8 miles Claiborne, LA (8.1 miles Swartz, LA (12.9 miles Sterlington, LA (19.7 miles Collinston, LA Bastrop, (22.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 58 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $189,600

Latitude: 32.51 N, Longitude: 92.09 W

Area code: 318


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.4%), Retail trade (12.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,884 (+41.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,099 (75.2%)


 

Crime in Monroe by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2004
Murders 6 8 2 5
    per 100,000 11.3 15.1 3.8 9.4
Rapes 46 49 37 30
    per 100,000 86.6 92.3 69.7 56.5
Robberies 138 124 126 120
    per 100,000 259.9 233.5 237.3 226.0
Assaults 812 768 701 741
    per 100,000 1529.0 1446.1 1320.0 1395.3
Burglaries 1,221 964 1,120 978
    per 100,000 2299.1 1815.2 2108.9 1841.6
Thefts 4,509 4,373 3,984 3,909
    per 100,000 8490.4 8234.3 7501.8 7360.6
Auto thefts 430 422 302 256
    per 100,000 809.7 794.6 568.7 482.0
995.0 931.3 860.0 840.8


Average climate in Monroe, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Monroe,

Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Monroe city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.9 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Huey P. Newton - (1942-1989), founder of the Black Panther Party, Bill Russell (basketball), Bradie James - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Jan 17, 1981), Eric Edwards - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Aug 4, 1980), Joe Smith - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Aug 26, 1979), Nathan Black - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Jun 20, 1978), Pat Williams - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Oct 24, 1972), Brian Bateman - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 2/25/73), David Toms - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 1/4/67), Chelsea Newton - WNBA player (Sacramento Monarchs, born: Feb 17, 1983).


Main business address for: CENTURYTEL INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Monroe:
  • E A CONWAY MEDICAL CENTER (4864 JACKSON STREET)
  • MONROE SURGICAL HOSPITAL (2408 BROADMOOE BLVD)
  • NORTH MONROE CENTER (3421 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (309 JACKSON STREET)
  • ST FRANCIS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (309 JACKSON STREET)
  • ST PATRICKS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (309 JACKSON STREET)
  • SUMMIT HOSPITAL OF N LA AT W MONR,THE (6198 CYPRESS STREET)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monroe:
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 5 miles; MONROE, LA; ID: MLU)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 85 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
  • ALEXANDRIA INTL (about 88 miles; ALEXANDRIA, LA; ID: AEX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monroe:
  • UNION PARISH (about 22 miles; FARMERVILLE, LA; ID: F87)
  • JOHN H HOOKS JR MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; RAYVILLE, LA; ID: M79)
  • MOREHOUSE MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; BASTROP, LA; ID: 2F8)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 35 $79,118 $27,126 0 $0
Correction 5 $9,908 $23,779 0 $0
Fire - Other 29 $76,002 $31,449 1 $897
Firefighters 179 $400,842 $26,872 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 78 $192,568 $29,625 40 $25,381
Water Supply 44 $126,532 $34,508 3 $2,878
Police - Other 41 $63,554 $18,601 15 $4,196
Police Protection - Officers 180 $420,912 $28,060 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 50 $93,338 $22,401 4 $2,984
Financial Administration 43 $107,934 $30,121 4 $3,941
Other and Unallocable 113 $161,084 $17,106 0 $0
Transit 40 $69,042 $20,712 3 $3,948
Parks and Recreation 127 $451,756 $42,685 47 $32,271
Sewerage 42 $73,356 $20,958 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 61 $75,720 $14,895 0 $0
Other Government Administration 38 $86,472 $27,306 0 $0
Airports 14 $19,522 $16,733 0 $0
Totals for Government 1119 $2,507,660 $26,891 117 $76,496


Colleges/Universities in Monroe:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (Full-time enrollment: 8,116; Location: 700 UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.ulm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • CAREER TRAINING SPECIALISTS (FT enrollment: 174; Location: 1611 LOUISVILLE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • CLOYDS BEAUTY SCHOOL 3 INC (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 2514 FERRAND ST; Private, for-profit)
  • CLOYDS BEAUTY SCHOOL 2 INC (FT enrollment: 27; Location: 1311 WINNSBORO RD; Private, for-profit)
  • PAT GOINS BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 12; Location: 3138 LOUISVILLE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • EVANGEL CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (Location: 2152 HWY 139 STE 2; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • AMERICAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS OF RELIGION (Location: 1103 JACKSON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Monroe:
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; RUSTON, LA; Full-time enrollment: 9,013)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 77 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 86 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 93 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 107 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
Public high schools in Monroe:
  • OUACHITA PARISH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,158; Location: 681 HIGHWAY 594; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • NEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 834; Location: 600 FORSYTHE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RICHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 783; Location: 5901 HIGHWAY 165 SOUTH; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • WOSSMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: 1600 ARIZONA STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 700; Location: 2939 RENWICK STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • STERLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 233 KEYSTONE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • DROP OUT RECOVERY SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 300 SHERROUSE AVENUE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Monroe:
  • QUACHITA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 847; Location: 7065 HIGHWAY 165 N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST FREDERICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 3300 WESTMINSTER AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • RIVER OAKS SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: PO BOX 4804; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Monroe:
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 3716 NUTLAND ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OUACHITA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 717; Location: 5500 BLANKS STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • JACK HAYES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 3631 OLD STERLINGTON ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 582; Location: 4200 ELM STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ROBERT E. LEE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 1600 NORTH 19TH STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LEXINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 1900 LEXINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LAKESHORE SCHOOL (Students: 538; Location: 550 BALBOA STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MINNIE RUFFIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 1801 PARKVIEW DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BERG JONES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 3000 BERG JONES LANE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CYPRESS POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 464; Location: 6701 MOSSWOOD DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Monroe:
  • JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 900 GOOD SHEPHERD LANE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 1400 NORTH FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA ELEM SCH (Students: 216; Location: 3202 FRANKLIN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTHEAST LA BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 2507 OLIVER ROAD; Grades: PK - 9)
Library in Monroe:
  • OUACHITA PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,883,951; Location: 1800 STUBBS AVENUE; 349,031 books; 15,852 audio materials; 16,505 video materials; 1,491 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Monroe: Chauvin Racquet Club (A), Bayou De Siard Country Club (B), Monroe Industrial Park (C), Ouachita Parish Public Library (D), Ouachita Parish Health Unit (E), Ouachita Parish Courthouse (F), Brown Auditorium (G), Mascur Museum (H), American Legion Home (I), Louisiana Baptist Childrens Home (J), Carver Public Library (K), Sandel Library (L), Saint Joseph Home (M), Layton Castle (N), Ewing Coliseum (O), Monroe Civic Center (P), Monroe City Hall (Q).

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Northgate Shopping Center (2), Danville Plaza Shopping Center (3), Southside Shopping Center (4), Pecanland Mall Shopping Center (5), Mid-City Shopping Center (6), Twin City Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Monroe include: Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Martin Temple Christian Methodist (B), Marx Street Church of Christ (C), Mary Gross Baptist Church (D), American Muslim Mission (E), Antioch Baptist Church (F), Stone Avenue Methodist Protestant Church (G), Avenue Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: New City Cemetery (1), Old City Cemetery (2), Saint Mathew Cemetery (3).

Lake: Black Bayou Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Prong Youngs Bayou (A), West Prong Youngs Bayou (B).

Parks in Monroe include: Heard Tennis Stadium (1), Louisiana Purchase Gardens (2), Malone Stadium (3), Powell Avenue Recreation Center (4), Saul Alder Recreation Area (5), Benoit Recreation Area (6), Bernstein Park (7), Brown Stadium (8), Chenault Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Monroe compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Monroe:
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KLIC (1230 AM; 1 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monroe:
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KWJM (92.7 FM; FARMERVILLE, LA; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KZRZ (98.3 FM; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • K244BX (96.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Monroe:
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)

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