Monroe Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Population

198,836

+2.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$38,406

Median Home Price

$146,200

Median Age

35.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.3 / 7.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Monroe Metro Area, Louisiana

Small city - In northern Louisiana, 120 miles west of Jackson MS. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the Monroe metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Louisiana
County:
Metro Area: Monroe Metro Area
City: Monroe, West Monroe, 15 total
Zip Codes: 71203, 71291, 71202, 71201, 71292, 71241, 71225, 71280, 71234, 71222, 15 total
Cost of Living: -19.4% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 75 ft above sea level

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Monroe, La Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Affordability
Low traffic
Mild winters
Cons
High crime
Poor health
Humid

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Monroe Metro Area is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monroe Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monroe Metro Area's cost of living is 19.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Monroe Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Monroe metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.9% to 35.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Monroe Metro Area's population is 198,836 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Monroe Metro Area is Real Estate: $146,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

SCHOOLS
Monroe Metro Area public schools spend $10,588 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Monroe Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Monroe

It's a good time to buy in Monroe. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Monroe is $146,200.
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ZIP CODES IN MONROE METRO AREA, LOUISIANA
71203, 71291, 71202, 71201, 71292, 71241, 71225, 71280, 71234, 71222, 15 total

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