Monroe, Louisiana metropolitan area
Common name: Monroe Metropolitan Area
|Other cities||West Monroe, Louisiana
|– Total||177,782 (2012)|
|– Highest point||feet ( m)|
|– Lowest point||feet ( m)|
The Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan area in northern Louisiana that covers two parishes - Ouachita and Union. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 177,782.It is also part of the larger Monroe-Bastrop combined statistical area.
- Monroe (Principal city)
As of the census1 of 2000, there were 170,053 people, 64,073 households, and 44,731 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 65.19% White, 32.87% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $30,544, and the median income for a family was $38,120. Males had a median income of $31,055 versus $22,105 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $15,952.
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