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West Monroe is 9th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents 65 or older

West Monroe is 10th in Louisiana out of 61 other cities in Retail sales per capita

West Monroe is 12th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Female residents

West Monroe is 15th in Louisiana out of 87 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 13,082 25th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.9 51st 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,644.8 56th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.7% 34th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 81st 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.3% 9th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.2% 28th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.6% 31st 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 61.9% 56th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 33.6% 53rd 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 60th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 64th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 72nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 52nd 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 51st 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 60.5% 54th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 54.0% 12th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.7% 72nd 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 6,320 30th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.4% 25th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 5,405 31st 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.5% 95th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $110,900 72nd $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.3 100th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $22,112 53rd $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $37,011 73rd $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.7% 44th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
West Monroe Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,005 22nd 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $374,652 26th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $29,032 10th $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $71,847 15th $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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