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Population (year 2000): 13,250. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,038 (-1.6% change)
Males: 6,029 (45.5%), Females: 7,221 (54.5%)

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $27,522 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,300 (year 2000)

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Races in West Monroe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.6%)
  • Black (23.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (15.0%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.2%), German (6.2%), French (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

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Elevation: 88 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Monroe

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Monroe city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -740 (-5.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA Monroe, (3.1 miles pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (112.1 miles pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (292.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.5 miles Brownsville-Bawcomville, LA Monroe, (3.1 miles LA (3.8 miles Claiborne, LA (5.7 miles Richwood, LA (10.9 miles Swartz, LA (13.8 miles Sterlington, Downsville, LA (20.5 miles) , LA (21.1 miles Eros,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $30,400
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,800

Latitude: 32.51 N, Longitude: 92.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Retail trade (11.3%), Manufacturing (10.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,639 (+42.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,753 (30.5%)


 

Crime in West Monroe by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 7.5 0.0 7.5 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 6 10 10 4
    per 100,000 7.5 45.3 75.5 75.5 30.2
Robberies 16 26 21 18 17
    per 100,000 120.8 196.2 158.5 135.8 128.3
Assaults 81 82 80 72 87
    per 100,000 611.3 618.9 603.8 543.4 656.6
Burglaries 125 156 217 154 145
    per 100,000 943.4 1177.4 1637.7 1162.3 1094.3
Thefts 1,071 934 976 913 874
    per 100,000 8083.0 7049.1 7366.0 6890.6 6596.2
Auto thefts 87 66 54 82 50
    per 100,000 656.6 498.1 407.5 618.9 377.4
610.9 605.0 647.9 586.1 552.5


Average climate in West Monroe, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Monroe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the West Monroe city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/1/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Aaron Branch - College basketball player (Louisiana Monroe Indians), Donte' Gordon - College basketball player (Grambling Tigers), Gabriel Brown - College basketball player (Louisiana Monroe Indians).


Hospital/medical center in West Monroe:
  • GLENWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (503 MCMILLAN ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near West Monroe:
  • E A CONWAY MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; MONROE, LA)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; MONROE, LA)
  • ST PATRICKS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MONROE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Monroe:
  • MONROE REGIONAL (about 8 miles; MONROE, LA; ID: MLU)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 87 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
  • ALEXANDRIA INTL (about 87 miles; ALEXANDRIA, LA; ID: AEX)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Monroe:
  • UNION PARISH (about 20 miles; FARMERVILLE, LA; ID: F87)
  • MOREHOUSE MEMORIAL (about 26 miles; BASTROP, LA; ID: 2F8)
  • JOHN H HOOKS JR MEMORIAL (about 26 miles; RAYVILLE, LA; ID: M79)

Colleges/Universities in West Monroe:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-DELTA-OUACHITA CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 388; Location: 609 VOCATIONAL PKY; Public; Website: www.delta.tec.la.us)
  • CLOYDS BEAUTY SCHOOL 1 INC (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 603 NATCHITOCHES ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Monroe:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (about 5 miles; MONROE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,116)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 78 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 84 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 90 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; FT enrollment: 2,646)
Public high schools in West Monroe:
  • WEST MONROE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,985; Location: 201 RIGGS STREET; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • WEST OUACHITA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 997; Location: 4061 CAPLES ROAD; Grades: 08 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in West Monroe:
  • GOOD HOPE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 400 GOOD HOPE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CLAIBORNE SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 101 WALLACE DEAN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 6977 CYPRESS STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DREW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 595; Location: 1132 HIGHWAY 15; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WOODLAWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 5946 JONESBORO ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RISER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 100 PRICE DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GEORGE WELCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 199 CALDWELL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KIROLI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 700 KIROLI ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERBEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 700 AUSTIN AVENUE; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • RISER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 100 PRICE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in West Monroe:
  • CLAIRBORNE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 145; Location: 320 LAIRD ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PASCHAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: 102 WILSON STREET; Grades: PK - 6)

Notable locations in West Monroe: Downing Pines Industrial Park (A), Trenton Landing (B), Highland Park Golf Course (C), Ouachita Valley Public Library (D), West Monroe Public Library (E), West Monroe Convention Center (F), West Monroe City Hall (G).

Shopping Centers: Glenwood Mall Shopping Center (1), West Gate Shopping Center (2), Sunshine Heights Shopping Center (3).

Churches in West Monroe include: McClendon Church (A), McQuire United Methodist Church (B), Memorial Presbyterian Church (C), Highland Presbyterian Church (D), Highland Pentecostal Church (E), Highland Baptist Church (F), Mount Clendon Church (G), Mount Gilead Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Hasley Cemetery (1).

Parks in West Monroe include: Kiroli Park (1), Lazarres Recreation Area (2).

Post office: (A).  


West Monroe compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

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

Strongest FM radio stations in West Monroe:
  • KLIP (105.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KYFL (89.5 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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.)
  • KBMQ (88.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KHLL (100.9 FM; RICHWOOD, LA; Owner: GILLILAND, INC.)
  • K244BX (96.7 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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,)
  • KQLQ (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around West Monroe:
  • KMCT-TV (Channel 39; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KMNO-LP (Channel 22; MONROE, LA; Owner: GREAT OAKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWMS-LP (Channel 17; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: SONRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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