Monroe, LA (population: 50,949) has one LPN school within its city limits. Louisiana Delta Community College has a total student population of 1,639. It is the 5914th highest ranked school in the USA and the 136th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
LPN students from Monroe schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Monroe area alone, there are 1,280 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $18,880. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $34,660/yr and there are 950 employed.
Monroe lies in Ouachita county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Monroe area has 75,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $15.81/hr average worker wage, and a $32,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 12.627 out of every 1000 jobs in Monroe are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 17.040/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Delta Community College ends up costing a student $9,687/yr.