Pointe Coupee Parish, LA

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2020 Population
21,883
0.604% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.1
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
20.6%
1.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$44,201
6.56% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$157,900
10.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA had a population of 21.9k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $44,201. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA declined from 22,016 to 21,883, a −0.604% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,480 to $44,201, a 6.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.608%).

None of the households in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was $157,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is home to a population of 21.9k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.39% of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (304 people).

In 2020, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.2k people) in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.57k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 467 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 34
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.57k ± 226
  3. White (Hispanic)
    467 ± 140
2.79%
Hispanic Population
610 people

In 2020, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.2k people) in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.57k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 467 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.79% of the people in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are hispanic (610 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.39%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
304 people
1.28%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
282 people

As of 2020, 1.39% of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA residents (304 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was 1.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    225 ± 88
  2. Korea
    98 ± 60
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    96 ± 70

Pointe Coupee Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA employs 9.18k people. The largest industries in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are Manufacturing (1,365 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,152 people), and Construction (1,037 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,148), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,875), and Construction ($47,546).

Occupations

9.18k
2020 Value
± 758
2.59%
1 Year growth
± 10.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.59%, from 8.95k employees to 9.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,184 people), Production Occupations (832 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (794 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.18k
2020 Value
± 758
2.59%
1 Year growth
± 10.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.59%, from 8.95k employees to 9.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, are Manufacturing (1,365 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,152 people), and Construction (1,037 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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

$42,668
Median earning men ± $3,474
$24,457
Median earning women ± $3,025

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,026), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,563), and Wholesale Trade ($60,771).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($51,048), Manufacturing ($35,125), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,744).

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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. 107
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 95
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 90
    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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pointe Coupee County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 60.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.76%).

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.

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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).

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The median property value in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was $157,900 in 2020, which is 0.687 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $142,600 to $157,900, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA have an average commute time of 29.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is $44,201. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was Census Tract 9521 with a value of $63,942, followed by Census Tract 9524 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $55,795 and $39,135.

Property

$157,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$14,741
$6,889
Median Property Taxes
±$642

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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2020
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.1% of the housing units in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9521
  2. Census Tract 9524
  3. Census Tract 9523

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was Census Tract 9521 with a value of $63,942, followed by Census Tract 9524 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $55,795 and $39,135.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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.
$44,201
Median Household Income
± $6,279
9.06k
Number of Households
± 753

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.06k households in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA grew to $44,201 from the previous year's value of $41,480.

The following chart displays the households in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.1%)
  2. Carpooled (5.54%)
  3. Other (4.07%)

In 2020, 85.1% of workers in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.54%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.07%).

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

29.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA have a longer commute time (29.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.88% of the workforce in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (4.46k out of 21.6k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pointe Coupee Parish, 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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90.9% of the population of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA has health coverage, with 33.2% on employee plans, 25.9% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 0.331% 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA see 3657 patients per year on average, which represents a 15% increase from the previous year (3181 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2716 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 945 patients per year.

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

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

3,657 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA see an average of 3,657 patients per year. This represents a 15% increase from the previous year (3,181 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA 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 23% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% 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

9.08%
Uninsured
33.2%
Employer Coverage
25.9%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
0.331%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA declined by 3.63% from 9.42% to 9.08%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 72 in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35% in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.35% in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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