Louisiana
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Louisiana POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
4,670,724

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.70
5 To 17 17.40
18 To 24 10.17
25 To 34 14.22
35 To 54 25.74
55 To 64 12.52
65 Years And Over 13.25

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 83.4
College Graduated 22.5
Attending College 5.3

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Louisiana 24981 23058.719443386755 #DCE121
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Louisiana 45047 22387.0753489759 #E1E31E
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.8%

Employment Industries in LA

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.2
Retail 11.6
Education 9.1
Construction 8.0
Accommodation 8.0
Manufacturing 7.9
Public Service 5.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.3
Other 5.2
Transportation 4.1
Mining 3.6
Administration 3.5
Finance 3.4
Wholesale 2.6
Arts 2.3
Real Estate 1.7
Information Technology 1.6
Agriculture 1.1
Utilities 1.1
Management 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 59.5
Black Or African American 31.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.5
Asian 1.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 1.7
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 4.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 13.8
French 12.7
German 7.7
Irish 7.5
English 5.8
Italian 4.8
French Canadian 3.0
Acadian/Cajun 1.2
Scottish 1.0
African 0.9
Scots-Irish 0.8
Dutch 0.5
Polish 0.5
European 0.5
Norwegian 0.3
Swedish 0.3
Welsh 0.2
British 0.2
Russian 0.2
Greek 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 91.5
Spanish 3.6
French 2.5
Vietnamese 0.7
Chinese 0.2
Arabic 0.2
French Creole 0.2
German 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Korean 0.1
African languages 0.1
Hindi 0.0
Italian 0.0
Urdu 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Persian 0.0
Laotian 0.0

Foreign Born LA Residents
4.0%