Monroe, Louisiana






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A Taste of Monroe, Louisiana

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT MONROE?

  1. After a recheck in 2012, the Census Bureau changed the 2010 population from 48,815 to 49,147. Mayor Jamie Mayo, however, maintains that the Monroe population is more than 50,000 and indicated that he will pursue a continued challenge to the count.

  2. (History)  The settlement formerly known as Fort Miro adopted the name Monroe in honor of the steam powered paddle-wheeler James Monroe. The arrival of the ship had a profound effect on the settlers.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $25,864, and the median income for a family was $33,263.

Radio Stations

(FM)
KBMQ 88.7 Contemporary Christian
KBYO 92.7] Hit Music "Fun Radio"
KJMG 97.3 Urban Adult Contemporary
KNBB 97.7 Sports
KRVV 100.1 Urban Contemporary
KHLL 100.9 Christian
KQLQ 103.1 Mainstream Top 40
KLIP 105.3 Classic Hits

(AM)
AMKLIC 1230 NewsTalk
KRJO 1680 Urban Gospel
KMLB 540 Talk/Sports

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Demographics of Monroe, Louisiana

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

33.4

63.9

0.13%

1.05%

1.01%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Monroe, Louisiana


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Hair by Jlouise -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 2105 Justice St Ste E, Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 267-8570  - (visit website)

  2. Just Stringz -  Category: Hair Salons -   - 4700 Millhaven Rd, Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 651-7722  - (visit website)

  3. She's So Spoiled Kid Spa -  Category: Beauty Salons -   - 211 Desiard St, Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 608-7730  - (visit website)

  4. Sho Up & Sho Out Salon -  Category: Beauty Salons -   - 3604 Jackson St, Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 398-8900

  5. Touba African Hair Braiding -  Category: Beauty Salons -   - 1614 Winnsboro Rd, Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 855-5437

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Lee & Broussard -  Category: Attorney -   For a skilled Monroe personal injury lawyer, call Lee & Broussard. Get a FREE consultation from our experienced personal injury attorney in Monroe.   - 1807 N 7th Street Monroe, Louisiana (318) 512-6842  - (visit website)

  2. The Monroe Dispatch -  Category: African-American Weekly Newspaper -   Founded in 1975 by Irma and Frank Detiege. 1005 Powell St Monroe, LA 71203-5131 (318) 387-3001 - (visit website)

  3. The Monroe Free Press -  Category: African-American Weekly Newspaper -   Founded in 1969 by Roosevelt Wright, Jr.; its web presence began in 1996.   - 216 Collier Street Monroe, Louisiana 71201 (318) 388-1310  - (visit website)

  4. 100 Black Men of Greater Monroe, Inc. -  Category: Community Service -   President: Mr. Scott C. Miller 2932 Renwick St. Monroe, Louisiana

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. Northeast Louisiana Delta African-American Heritage Museum -  Category: Culture -   One of the 26 site recently identified for the state's African American Heritage Trail.  - 1051 Chennault Park Dr. Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 342-8889  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Big Momma's Fine Foods -  Category: Buffet, Southern/Soul -   1118 S 2nd St Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 388-5678 - (reviews)

  2. Boudreaux's Creole Grill -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -   3610 Desiard St Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 342-9111

  3. Coda Bar & Grill -  Category: Southern, Soul Food -   101 N Grand St. Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 325-0818

  4. Catfish Charlie's -  Category: Seafood Restaurant Cajun & Creole Restaurant -   2329 Louisville Ave., Monroe, Louisiana 71201 (318) 807-7070

  5. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: Breakfast, Brunch, American, Southern, Soul Food -   2000 Jackson St. Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 388-4017  - (visit website)

  6. Delta 139 -  Category: American, Southern, Soul Food -   518 Lincoln Rd Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 353-4800

  7. Kevion's Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food -   510 Winnsboro Road Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 855-6995 - (visit website)

  8. Ole South Diner -  Category: Southern, Burgers, Creole, Cajun, Soul Food -   4506 Cypress St West Monroe, LA 71291 (318) 855-4832

  9. Robert & LaFonda Soul Food/Smoke Meat -  Category: Soul Food -   709 Winnsboro Rd., Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 801-1515

  10. R W Sports Bar & Grill -  Category: Bar & Grill -   4002 Gaston Street Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 388-0107

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CHURCHES



  1. Allen Chapel A M E Church -  510 N 11th St Monroe, LA 71201-6316 (318) 323-6382   - (visit website)

  2. Bethel Church of God in Christ -  1800 Parkview Drive Monroe, LA 71202 (318) 322-7446

  3. First Church of God in Christ -  1013 Ouachita Ave Monroe, LA 71201-8809 (318) 410-8817   - (visit website)

  4. Lighthouse Church of God In Christ -  601 Plum St, Monroe, Louisiana 71202-2721 (318) 325-7419

  5. St John Ame Church -  2414 Burg Jones Ln. Monroe , LA 71202 (318) 325-7107

  6. The Vineyard -  403 Sterlington Rd., Monroe, Louisiana 71203 (318) 324-8818

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Brown Bag Concert Series -  Category: Entertainment -   Held in downtown Monroe each Wednesday during April and October, variety of music.  Monroe, LA - (visit website)

  2. Club Dominoes -  Category: Nightclub -    Monroe, LA - (visit website)

  3. Club Nuvo -  Category: Nightclub -    Monroe, LA - (visit website)

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