Monroe, Louisiana 

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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 have lived many different places and this by far is the worst. There are almost no positives besides it could be 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, but it's water isn't even fit to drink. You will constantly get notices about how your water has something in it and needs to be boiled. Once you enter the city limits, you will smell Monroe, and you will not enjoy it.

Had a talk with the mayor about the well being of Monroe (water, the mill spewing it's disgusting, he didn't care. If you want to recycle, you have to take it to some warehouse yourself. The lack of healthy food alternatives is sparse, only one over priced health food store, locally owned.

Lack of a music scene. Culture there is Sports and outdoors, where some people try to be fancy and do these art galleries every now and then.

Lack of local cuisine. In fact, almost all of the businesses here are commercial.

But hey, if you want bible Read More

About our University - 10/17/2009
We have one of the best universities around. We have high ratings all across the board. Why don't you consider checking us Read More

Lincoln Elementary School - 8/30/2009
The administration, faculty, staff, students, and parents are Read More

Lincoln Elementary School - 8/30/2009
The new principal, Janet Davis, has changed the climate and culture of the school. The test scores are better, the programs are working, and the parents/teachers work together to help all students. In fact, I am proud that my child attends this Read More

Cost of Living - 2/25/2009
Not that great a Read More

Small town, excellent health care - 4/30/2006
Although the general health of people living in Louisiana is poor, the medical care provided in this community is excellent. Most of the physicians are board certified and practice state of the Read More

Monroe, Louisiana: newer resident... - 10/2/2005
We have been residents of Monroe now for two and a half years. We have enrolled our child in private education here because of low scores in public education at the local schools. After our child graduates we will be leaving this area of Louisiana for these reasons: 1. High crime rate, 2. lack of jobs, 3. higher costs of living (high taxes, goods and services) 3. lack of community parks, 4. poor zoning rules, 5. poor educational scores in public schools, which, we believe, affects the community Read More

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