Monroe Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Monroe: Parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

Monroe is a city located in the county of Ouachita Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 48,815 and a population density of 579 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 46,998 inhabitants.

The city was created 237 years ago in 1784.

Monroe Quick Facts

Population : 46,998 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Ouachita Parish
Postal code : 71201-03
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 84.3 km2
Altitude : 72 feet / 22 meters
Capital city : Monroe is capital of Ouachita Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1785 (237 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:51:29 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 558 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.87% (2010-2020)
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Location of Monroe on Louisiana map.
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Geography

Monroe is located at 32°30'34"N 92°7'9"W (32.5093100, -92.1193000).

Monroe map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Monroe decreased by 3.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 48,815 - census
2011 49,001 0.38% estimation process
2012 49,059 0.12% estimation process
2013 49,124 0.13% estimation process
2014 49,049 -0.15% estimation process
2015 49,010 -0.08% estimation process
2016 48,822 -0.39% estimation process
2017 48,273 -1.14% estimation process
2018 47,808 -0.97% estimation process
2019 47,294 -1.09% estimation process
2020 46,998 -0.63% estimation process

Monroe zip code is 71201. County name: Ouachita, County fips: 22073

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People born in Monroe (160)

People born in Monroe, including basketball player and coach Bill Russell, bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman, Co-founder of the Black Panther Party Huey P. Newton, .

List

  • Fred Anderson (American saxophonist) he was born in 22/03/1929
  • Anthony Reed (American basketball player) he was born in 03/01/1971
  • Susan Ward (American actress and model) she was born in 15/04/1976
  • Paul Millsap (American basketball player) he was born in 10/02/1985
  • Benoit Benjamin (American basketball player) he was born in 22/11/1964
  • Samuel D. McEnery (American politician (1837-1910)) he was born in 28/05/1837
  • Bubby Brister (American football player) he was born in 15/08/1962
  • Shawn Reaves (American actor) he was born in 05/02/1978
  • Derrick Zimmerman (American basketball player) he was born in 02/12/1981
  • David Toms (professional golfer) he was born in 04/01/1967
  • Calvin Natt (American basketball player) he was born in 08/01/1957
  • Carl Fontana (American musician) he was born in 18/07/1928
  • Larry Wright (American basketball player) he was born in 23/11/1954
  • Larry Gordon (American football player) he was born in 08/07/1954
  • Teddy Gipson (American basketball player) he was born in 15/02/1980
  • Hamid Drake (American musician) he was born in 03/08/1955
  • Speckled Red (American blues and boogie-woogie pianist and singer) he was born in 23/10/1892
  • Rod Higgins (American basketball player) he was born in 31/01/1960

Schools in Monroe

College & universities near Monroe, LA

Code Name City ZIP
158538 Cloyd's Beauty School 1 Inc West Monroe (LA) 71291-0603

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Monroe, LA

Code Name Address Type
VKS Vicksburg, MS 1295 South Frontage Road BUS

Post offices near Monroe

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Monr Post Office West Monroe (LA) 71291

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  • Monroe , North Carolina city in and county seat of Union County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 35,668 people.
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  • Monroe , Georgia city in and the county seat of Walton County, Georgia, United States of America with a population of 13,979 people.
  • Monroe , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 9,351 people.
  • Monroe , Utah city in Sevier County, Utah, United States with a population of 2,383 people.
  • Monroe , Iowa city in Jasper County, Iowa, United States with a population of 1,905 people.
  • Monroe , Wisconsin city in and the county seat of Green County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 1,236 people.
  • Monroe , Maine town in Waldo County, Maine, United States with a population of 948 people.
  • Monroe , Indiana civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 882 people.
  • Monroe , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire, United States with a population of 807 people.
  • Monroe , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 657 people.
  • Monroe , Pennsylvania borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 511 people.
  • Monroe , Michigan city in and county seat of Monroe County, Michigan, United States with a population of 326 people.
  • Monroe , Nebraska township in Platte County, Nebraska with a population of 273 people.
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Other cities in Ouachita Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ouachita Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
West Monroe 12,086 City in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Claiborne 11,507 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Swartz 4,536 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Richwood 3,375 Town in Louisiana, United States
Sterlington 2,974 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Monroe distances to largest Louisiana cities