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.
1162 Oliver Road
Monroe, LA 71201