West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

West Monroe: City in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States


West 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 13,065 and a population density of 1,578 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,086 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about West Monroe

Population : 12,086 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Ouachita Parish
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 8.28 km2
Altitude : 82 feet / 25 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:28:46 (1st April 2023)
Postal code : 71291
Density : 1,460 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.1% (2010-2020)
West Monroe locator map
Location of West Monroe on Louisiana map.
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West Monroe LA City Hall IMG 0128
West Monroe  LA  City Hall IMG 0128 image


West Monroe is located at 32°31'7"N 92°8'52"W (32.5184800, -92.1476400).

West Monroe map


According to census records, the population of West Monroe decreased by 8.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,065 - census
2011 13,091 0.2% estimation process
2012 13,053 -0.29% estimation process
2013 13,018 -0.27% estimation process
2014 12,924 -0.73% estimation process
2015 12,893 -0.24% estimation process
2016 12,788 -0.82% estimation process
2017 12,618 -1.35% estimation process
2018 12,404 -1.73% estimation process
2019 12,227 -1.45% estimation process
2020 12,086 -1.17% estimation process

West Monroe zip code is 71291. County name: Ouachita, County fips: 22073

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People born in West Monroe (29)

People born in West Monroe, including astronaut James D. Halsell, musician Webb Pierce, basketball player from Louisiana in the United States Mike Smith, .


  • Andre Young (former professional American football player) he was born in 22/11/1960
  • Larry Anderson (American football player) he was born in 25/09/1956
  • Mike Howell (American football player) he was born in 05/07/1943
  • Milburn E. Calhoun (American physician and publisher) he was born in 15/01/1930
  • Roderick Green (American Paralympic athlete) he was born in 16/03/1979
  • Sam E. Haddon (United States District Judge) he was born in 01/01/1937
  • Shawn King (Player of American football) he was born in 24/06/1972
  • Stephen Babcock (American trial lawyer) he was born in 20/05/1973
  • Tommy Banks (American football player) he was born in 01/01/1979
  • Clarence Faulk (Louisiana publisher and businessman) he was born in 09/01/1909
  • Jerry Stovall (American football player and coach) he was born in 30/04/1941
  • Dave Norris (Mayor of West Monroe, Louisiana) he was born in 01/08/1942
  • Kay Robertson (American reality television actress) she was born in 21/12/1950
  • Mike Walsworth (American politician) he was born in 27/03/1956
  • Sadie Robertson (American television personality) she was born in 11/06/1997
  • Jaden Leach (Beauty pageant winner) she was born in 16/03/1992
  • Justin Hill (baseball coach)
  • Will Blackwell (American-football player (1989-)) he was born in 24/01/1989

Schools in West Monroe

College & universities near West Monroe, LA

Code Name City ZIP
447467 Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe West Monroe (LA) 71291

Post offices near West Monroe

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

Other places with the same name (2)

  • West Monroe , New York human settlement in Oswego County, New York, United States of America with a population of 4,074 people.

Other cities in Ouachita Parish

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

City Name Population Title
Monroe 46,998 Parish seat of 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

West Monroe distances to largest Louisiana cities