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Island Drive in Monroe

People choose living in Monroe for many reasons.

A welcoming, family-oriented community awaits those thinking of living in Monroe or its surrounding areas. Affordable housing in popular neighborhoods located near top-rated schools, quality healthcare options and a low cost of living are all key components to life in Northeast Louisiana.

While some residents choose to live within Monroe city limits, others opt for a more suburban lifestyle in popular neighborhoods only minutes from downtown Monroe — and like many top area neighborhoods, access to quality schools and amenities ranging from shopping to area parks is a true staple of Monroe living.

5th Lowest

Louisiana residents enjoy a total tax burden - state and local taxes combined as a percentage of income - that ranks 5th lowest in the nation.
The Tax Foundation, 2015