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West Monroe

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    grade B
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade A minus
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade C
    3. Housing
      grade B minus
    4. Nightlife
      grade B
    5. Good for Families
      grade B minus
    6. Diversity
      grade A
    7. Jobs
      grade C+
    8. Weather
      grade B
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B+
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade B minus
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade C+
    12. Commute
      grade A minus

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    West Monroe is a with a population of 12,431. West Monroe is in Ouachita Parish. Living in West Monroe offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in West Monroe and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in West Monroe are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $127,500
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $718
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      61%
    • Own
      39%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade C
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      1,170.3
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      8.2
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      206
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      181.3
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      1,565.8
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      5,546.4
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      428.5
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      13%
    • 10-17 years
      6%
    • 18-24 years
      7%
    • 25-34 years
      21%
    • 35-44 years
      11%
    • 45-54 years
      13%
    • 55-64 years
      14%
    • 65+ years
      16%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      7%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      13%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      30%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      34%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      15%
      national  11%

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