Monroe, Louisiana metropolitan area

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Monroe Metropolitan Area
Map of Monroe Metropolitan Area

Common name: Monroe Metropolitan Area
Largest city Monroe
Other cities West Monroe, Louisiana
Farmerville, Louisiana
Bernice, Louisiana
 – Total 177,782 (2012)
Area sq. mi.
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State(s)  Louisiana
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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.



Places with more than 50,000 people

Places with 5,000 to 25,000 people

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 people

Places with fewer than 1,000 people


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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