Louisiana
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Louisiana POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Louisiana Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
4,681,666

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.66
5 To 17 17.32
18 To 24 10.02
25 To 34 14.34
35 To 54 25.40
55 To 64 12.62
65 Years And Over 13.64

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 83.8
College Graduated 23.0
Attending College 5.2



Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Louisiana 25515 22809.44684702806 #DEE221
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Louisiana 45652 22004.920863309355 #E3E41E
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.7%

Employment Industries in LA

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.5
Retail 11.6
Education 9.1
Accommodation 8.1
Construction 8.0
Manufacturing 7.9
Public Service 5.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.4
Other 5.2
Transportation 4.2
Administration 3.5
Finance 3.4
Mining 3.4
Wholesale 2.6
Arts 2.3
Real Estate 1.7
Information Technology 1.6
Agriculture 1.1
Utilities 1.0
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 59.3
Black Or African American 31.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.5
Asian 1.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 4.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 15.0
French 12.4
German 7.5
Irish 7.3
English 5.5
Italian 4.8
French Canadian 3.0
Acadian/Cajun 1.3
African 1.1
Scottish 1.0
Scots-Irish 0.8
European 0.5
Dutch 0.5
Polish 0.5
Swedish 0.3
Norwegian 0.3
Welsh 0.2
British 0.2
Russian 0.2
Greek 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.7
Spanish 3.6
French 2.5
Vietnamese 0.7
Chinese 0.2
Arabic 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
French Creole 0.2
German 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Hindi 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Urdu 0.0
Russian 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Laotian 0.0

Foreign Born LA Residents
4.0%