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West Monroe

Why you'd want to live in West Monroe

Introduction to West Monroe, Louisiana West Monroe, Louisiana, in Ouachita county, is 1 miles W of Monroe, Louisiana and 215 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city is included in the Monroe metropolitan area. West Monroe History The city of West Monroe is in Ouachita Parish. It is a part of the Monroe metro area. The city was named after James Monroe, who was one of the first European settlers in the area. Industrial development began in 1915 after natural gas was discovered. The area was once known as the 'Natural Gas Capital of the World.' West Monroe and nearby Attractions Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge Chennault Park Cheniere Lake Biedenharn Museum & Gardens Masur Museum of Art Things To Do In West Monroe Tourists can enjoy camping, fishing and hiking while in the city. The Chenirere Lake is also worth visiting. One can learn about the city’s history from the Biedenharn Museum and Garden. The Masur Museum of Art is another attraction that attracts several tourists. West Monroe Transportation Alexandria International Airport offers facilities for air transportation. West Monroe Higher Education One can pursue higher education at Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana State University.

West Monroe Market Report

$300,455

AVERAGE PRICE OF 182 HOMES

$2,267,500

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$312,988

AVERAGE PRICE OF 9 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$603,325

AVERAGE PRICE OF 20 HOMES WITH A POOL

$351,771

AVERAGE PRICE OF 7 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $300,455
Avg Bedrooms 3.29 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.13 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $997,000
2 bedrooms $151,194
3 bedrooms $237,278
4 bedrooms $441,390
5 bedrooms $525,275
West Monroe Home Price Trends
  6/2024 5/2024 4/2024 3/2024 2/2024
Total Listings 184 179 179 172 163
Average Price $319,572 $302,257 $282,704 $271,661 $260,113
Avg Price Change +5.73% +6.92% +4.06% +4.44% +0.63%
Median Price $263,727 $237,788 $237,776 $224,657 $227,154
Med Price Change +10.91% +0.01% +5.84% -1.11% -0.54%
Avg Bedrooms 3.64 beds 3.27 beds 3.27 beds 3.64 beds 3.61 beds
Avg Bathrooms 4.56 baths 2.14 baths 2.13 baths 2.04 baths 2.02 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
West Monroe High School 125 $295,178 116 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 182 $300,455 114 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 2 $2,267,500 79 days
Newly Built Homes 9 $312,988 231 days
Homes with a Pool 20 $603,325 103 days
Reduced Price Homes 7 $351,771 119 days