Bogalusa, LA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
46,325
0.237% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.8
1.02% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
24.6%
1.01% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$39,185
4.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$114,900
13.8% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Bogalusa, LA had a population of 46.3k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $39,185. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Bogalusa, LA declined from 46,435 to 46,325, a −0.237% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,570 to $39,185, a 4.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bogalusa, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%), White (Hispanic) (1.33%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.844%).

None of the households in Bogalusa, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Bogalusa, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Bogalusa, LA was $114,900, and the homeownership rate was 71.1%.

Most people in Bogalusa, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bogalusa, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Bogalusa, LA is home to a population of 46.3k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.19% of Bogalusa, LA residents were born outside of the country (549 people).

In 2020, there were 2.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.2k people) in Bogalusa, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 719 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Bogalusa, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Bogalusa, LA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bogalusa, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.2k ± 59
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14k ± 275
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    719 ± 275
2.39%
Hispanic Population
1.11k people

In 2020, there were 2.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.2k people) in Bogalusa, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 719 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.39% of the people in Bogalusa, LA are hispanic (1.11k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bogalusa, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.19%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
549 people
1.18%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
547 people

As of 2020, 1.19% of Bogalusa, LA residents (549 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 Bogalusa, LA was 1.18%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    900 ± 199
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    669 ± 255
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    376 ± 169

Bogalusa, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Bogalusa, LA employs 17.1k people. The largest industries in Bogalusa, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,613 people), Retail Trade (2,192 people), and Educational Services (1,671 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($190,868), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,833), and Information ($75,452).

Occupations

17.1k
2020 Value
± 1,217
−1.42%
1 Year decline
± 9.68%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Bogalusa, LA declined at a rate of −1.42%, from 17.4k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bogalusa, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,296 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,669 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,310 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bogalusa, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

17.1k
2020 Value
± 1,217
−1.42%
1 Year decline
± 9.68%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Bogalusa, LA declined at a rate of −1.42%, from 17.4k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bogalusa, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,613 people), Retail Trade (2,192 people), and Educational Services (1,671 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bogalusa, LA, though some of these residents may live in Bogalusa, 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

$39,616
Median earning men ± $4,735
$23,084
Median earning women ± $2,349

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($76,941), Manufacturing ($70,417), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,924).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($34,853), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($26,851), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($26,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 245
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 212
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 175
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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

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In 2020, 0.829% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.761% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (825k), and Secondary Education (634k).

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 Bogalusa, LA was $114,900 in 2020, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $101,000 to $114,900, a 13.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Bogalusa, LA is 71.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Bogalusa, LA have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bogalusa, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bogalusa, LA is $39,185. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Bogalusa, LA was Ascension Parish, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish, LA and St. Charles Parish, LA, with respective values of $70,730 and $68,113.

Property

$114,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,488
$12,657
Median Property Taxes
±$895

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 Bogalusa, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

71.1%
Homeownership
2020
69.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.1% of the housing units in Bogalusa, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bogalusa, LA was Ascension Parish, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish, LA and St. Charles Parish, LA, with respective values of $70,730 and $68,113.

The following map shows all of the counties in Bogalusa, 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.
$39,185
Median Household Income
± $4,316
17.8k
Number of Households
± 1,164

In 2020, the median household income of the 17.8k households in Bogalusa, LA grew to $39,185 from the previous year's value of $37,570.

The following chart displays the households in Bogalusa, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bogalusa, LA is from Louisiana.
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.341% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (13.1%)
  3. Other (3.06%)

In 2020, 79.4% of workers in Bogalusa, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.1%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.06%).

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

32.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bogalusa, LA have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 8.47% of the workforce in Bogalusa, 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 Bogalusa, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bogalusa, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bogalusa, LA (10.9k out of 44.3k 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 Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bogalusa, LA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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90.1% of the population of Bogalusa, LA has health coverage, with 31.9% on employee plans, 34.1% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 8.76% on non-group plans, and 1.95% 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 25.4% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

9.91%
Uninsured
31.9%
Employer Coverage
34.1%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
8.76%
Non-Group
1.95%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bogalusa, LA declined by 16% from 11.8% to 9.91%.

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

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