Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA

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2020 Population
147,053
0.925% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
39.1
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
26.6%
1.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$37,723
6.72% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$88,400
1.38% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA had a population of 147k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $37,723. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA declined from 148,426 to 147,053, a −0.925% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,349 to $37,723, a 6.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.94%), White (Hispanic) (0.866%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.693%).

2.3% of the households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was $88,400, and the homeownership rate was 70%.

Most people in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA is home to a population of 147k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.972% of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.43k people).

In 2020, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.6k people) in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 54.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA are Spanish (2,194 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (395 households), and Arabic (129 households).

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    87.6k ± 273
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    54.3k ± 418
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 268
2.03%
Hispanic Population
2.99k people

In 2020, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.6k people) in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 54.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.03% of the people in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA are hispanic (2.99k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.972%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.43k people
1.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.64k people

As of 2020, 0.972% of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA residents (1.43k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was 1.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,194 households (1.59%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    395 households (0.287%)
  3. Arabic
    129 households (0.0936%)

2.3% of the households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was Spanish. 1.59% of the households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,854 ± 266
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,038 ± 207
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    851 ± 155

Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA employs 46.8k people. The largest industries in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,591 people), Construction (3,331 people), and Nursing Care Facilities (2,292 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($116,642), Oil & gas extraction ($107,615), and Petroleum refining ($103,334).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,609
Women
50.5%
23,187
Men
49.5%

The workforce of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA in 2020 was 46,796 people, with 50.5% woman, and 49.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA.

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Occupations

46.8k
2020 Value
−1.27%
1 Year decline
± −1.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −1.27%, from 47.4k employees to 46.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,422 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,362 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,241 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Louisiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

46.8k
2020 Value
−1.27%
1 Year decline
± −1.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −1.27%, from 47.4k employees to 46.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,591 people), Construction (3,331 people), and Nursing Care Facilities (2,292 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,124
Median earning men ± $2,545
$25,266
Median earning women ± $1,054

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,229), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,299), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,502).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($52,964), Public Administration ($33,533), and Wholesale Trade ($33,092).

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Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.14% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.626% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (47.8k), Secondary Education (26.7k), and Some college (21.8k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was $88,400 in 2020, which is 0.385 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $87,200 to $88,400, a 1.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA is 70%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA is $37,723. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $76,647 and $72,484.

Property

$88,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,224
$38,044
Median Property Taxes
±$1,187

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70%
Homeownership
2020
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70% of the housing units in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.1%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity

In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $76,647 and $72,484.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$37,723
Median Household Income
± $1,576
54.3k
Number of Households
± 1,728

In 2020, the median household income of the 54.3k households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA grew to $37,723 from the previous year's value of $35,349.

The following chart displays the households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.434
2020 Wage GINI in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA
0.443
2019 Wage GINI in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA

In 2020, the income inequality in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.99% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (86.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.79%)

In 2018, 86.6% of workers in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.1%) and those who worked at home (1.79%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.94% of the workforce in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA (36.3k out of 137k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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91.3% of the population of Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 31.6% on employee plans, 33.4% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.19% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see 1466 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1496 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1778 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,466 patients per year. This represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1,496 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Louisiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.2% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.74%
Uninsured
31.6%
Employer Coverage
33.4%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
1.19%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA declined by 20.3% from 11% to 8.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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