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2,378
Job Openings
6.2%
Unemployment Rate
$36,480
Median Base Salary
50k
Population

Monroe has the 603rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Monroe area is 6.2%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Monroe has the 236th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Monroe is below average at $36,480, and the median cost of a home in Monroe is $125,700, which is below the national average. 27% of workers in Monroe hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 81% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Monroe. 89% of Monroe workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 5% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Monroe spend an average of 14 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Ouachita Career Solutions Center

1162 Oliver Road
Suite 9
Monroe, LA 71201
318-362-3058