Monroe, Louisiana 

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Population

48,938

-0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Best Places to Live in Monroe, Louisiana

Small city - In northern Louisiana, 120 miles west of Jackson MS. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Monroe, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Affordability
Low traffic
Mild winters
Cons
High crime
Poor health
Humid
 $90,000 
1617 Milton St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1332 SqFt
 $277,555 
111 Florio Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2204 SqFt
 $379,000 
115 Greenside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2770 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Monroe Metro Area

The Monroe, LA metro area is located in northern Louisiana, 120 miles west of Jackson MS. Monroe is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Ouachita and Union counties.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Louisiana
County: Ouachita County
Metro Area: Monroe Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Monroe
Zip Codes: 71203 71202 71201 71209
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 75 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Monroe is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monroe jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monroe's cost of living is 22.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Monroe's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and May are the most pleasant months in Monroe, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Ouachita parish voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Monroe's population is 48,938 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Monroe is $96,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Monroe public schools spend $11,496 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Monroe. More Education



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Housing Market in Monroe

It's a good time to buy in Monroe. Home Appreciation is up 2.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Monroe Real Estate

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Reviews for Monroe   8 Reviews
Terrible - 7/7/2018
If you are looking a place for high crime, high poverty, high obesity rates, high taxes, high unemployment, and high citizens, you have arrived at the right place. I... Read More

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This place is sure to give you cancer. - 6/15/2012
Lived in Monroe/West Monroe for 2 years, I deeply regret it. Here's why. Not only is Monroe/West Monroe next to a plant that spews it's disgusting, cancerous smog,... Read More

About our University - 10/17/2009
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ZIP CODES IN MONROE, LOUISIANA
71203 71202 71201 71209

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NEW LISTINGS IN MONROE
$90,000
1617 Milton St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$277,555
111 Florio Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$379,000
115 Greenside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$244,999
509 Lincoln Hill Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$349,000
1549 Frenchmans Bend Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$164,900
1912 Spencer St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$272,500
111 Blue Sky Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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