Monroe, Louisiana 

8 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Economy in Monroe, Louisiana

Monroe has an unemployment rate of 6.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Monroe has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 20.0%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Monroe
- The Sales Tax Rate for Monroe is 9.9%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Monroe is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Monroe
- The average income of a Monroe resident is $20,571 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Monroe resident is $28,565 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMonroe, LouisianaUnited States
  6.1%3.9%
  0.8%1.6%
  20.0%33.5%
  9.9%7.3%
  6.0%4.6%
  $21,158$31,177
  $29,014$57,652
  $38,341$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.8%1.3%
  0.6%0.6%
  3.2%6.2%
  3.8%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  12.4%11.6%
  3.7%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.8%2.1%
  6.4%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  5.0%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.3%4.3%
  9.9%9.3%
  21.7%13.8%
  1.7%2.2%
  11.6%7.4%
  3.8%4.9%
  3.9%4.8%
ECONOMY MAP
  • Unemployment Rate (US Avg: 5.2%)
Select Map Options
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Median HH Income
  • Recent Job Growth
  • Income < $15k
  • Income > $200k
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    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

    Start Your Review of Monroe


    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
    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


    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Monroe, Louisiana to any other place in the USA.

    MAPS OF MONROE, LOUISIANA
    Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Monroe,Louisiana Map
    ZIP CODES IN MONROE, LOUISIANA
    71203 71202 71201 71209

    NEW LISTINGS IN MONROE
    $99,900
    315 Lincoln Rd
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $99,900
    204 Somerset Dr
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $385,000
    1499 Frenchmans Bend Rd
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $439,000
    1507 Park Ave
    Bed 3 | Bath 4

    $374,900
    1210 Riverside Dr
    Bed 5 | Bath 4

    $180,000
    101 Camelot Pl
    Bed 4 | Bath 3

    $189,900
    4322 Belle Terre Dr
    Bed 3 | Bath 2


    PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

    Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more.

    Try Now

    Join BestPlaces