Latest Data (2017)
Population 48,371
Nationwide Rank 800

Quick Facts

Monroe, Louisiana is the 800th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Monroe, Louisiana is a city.

Monroe, Louisiana is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Monroe, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Monroe, Louisiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
790 Portage, Michigan 48,816 8.6%
791 Kannapolis, North Carolina 48,806 30.5%
792 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 48,793 3.7%
793 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,710 48.6%
794 Lawrence, Indiana 48,704 24.5%
795 Ceres, California 48,697 39.7%
796 Saginaw, Michigan 48,677 -20.9%
797 Texas City, Texas 48,558 16.2%
798 Covina, California 48,462 3.2%
799 Niagara Falls, New York 48,460 -12.7%
800 Monroe, Louisiana 48,371 -8.7%
801 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,329 -4.7%
802 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 48,277 2.4%
803 San Jacinto, California 48,254 101.9%
804 Palm Springs, California 48,142 12.0%
805 Charlottesville, Virginia 48,019 19.6%
806 Maricopa, Arizona 48,007 2646.3%
807 Charleston, West Virginia 47,929 -10.1%
808 Minot, North Dakota 47,822 30.7%
809 Roswell, New Mexico 47,775 5.7%
810 Littleton, Colorado 47,734 18.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
449 Lake Charles 77,117 7.3%
524 Bossier City 68,554 21.3%
536 Kenner 67,451 -4.1%
800 Monroe 48,371 -8.7%
821 Alexandria 47,334 1.7%
1151 Houma 33,278 1.3%
1279 New Iberia 29,620 -9.0%
1304 Central 28,984 8.7%
1350 Slidell 27,883 8.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 48,371 800
2016 49,297 767
2015 49,598 762
2014 49,601 756
2013 49,761 749
2012 49,156 750
2011 49,021 745
2010 48,815 731
2009 51,640 677
2008 51,414 672
2007 51,452 666
2006 51,860 650
2005 52,005 639
2004 52,115 627
2003 52,011 626
2002 52,213 613
2001 52,185 605
2000 53,003 582
1990 54,779 458