West Monroe, LA Demographics

The total population of West Monroe is estimated to be 12,987 with 6,009 males (46.27%) and 6,978 females (53.73%). There are 969 more females than males in West Monroe.
The median household income in West Monroe was $42,010 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,752(4.35%) from $40,258 in 2020. This income is 56.31% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, West Monroe sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $55,799. Overall, the median household income for the city of West Monroe stands at $42,010.
In West Monroe, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $35,712 for males and $20,450 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,973 for males and $38,960 for females.
In West Monroe, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $56,105, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $2,701.
In 2022, the population of West Monroe was 12,635, a 1.87% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, West Monroe's population was 12,876, a decline of 1.31% compared to a population of 13,047 in 2020.
The median age in West Monroe, LA is 38.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.26% were under the age of 15, 19.27% aged 15 to 29, 45.97% aged 30 to 64, 15.39% aged 65 to 84, and 2.11% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of West Monroe population: 54.70% are White, 40.41% are Black or African American, 1.08% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.07% are Asian, 2.02% are some other race and 0.72% are multiracial.