River Parishes PUMA, LA

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2020 Population
117,053
0.23% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.2
1.33% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
13.3%
8.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$60,515
2.89% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$173,400
3.34% 1-year growth

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In 2020, River Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 117k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $60,515. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of River Parishes PUMA, LA declined from 117,323 to 117,053, a −0.23% decrease and its median household income declined from $62,314 to $60,515, a −2.89% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in River Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (41.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.04%), Other (Hispanic) (1.27%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.22%).

6.3% of the households in River Parishes 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.

98.7% of the residents in River Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose (145 degrees awarded in 2015).

In 2020, the median property value in River Parishes PUMA, LA was $173,400, and the homeownership rate was 80.4%.

Most people in River Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in River Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

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River Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 117k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.46% of River Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (4.05k people).

In 2020, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.7k people) in River Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in River Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,587 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (688 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (277 households).

Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of River Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in River Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in River Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    58.7k ± 486
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    48.8k ± 410
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.56k ± 520
5.47%
Hispanic Population
6.4k people

In 2020, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.7k people) in River Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.47% of the people in River Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (6.4k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.46%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.05k people
3.13%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.68k people

As of 2020, 3.46% of River Parishes PUMA, LA residents (4.05k 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 River Parishes PUMA, LA was 3.13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,587 households (4.18%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    688 households (0.626%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    277 households (0.252%)

6.3% of the households in River Parishes 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 River Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 4.18% of the households in River Parishes 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
    1,455 ± 260
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,089 ± 279
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    947 ± 261

River Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of River Parishes PUMA, LA employs 49.5k people. The largest industries in River Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,410 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,495 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,504 people), and the highest paying industries are Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing ($203,186), Petroleum refining ($118,374), and Water transportation ($114,972).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,429
Women
49.3%
25,088
Men
50.7%

The workforce of River Parishes PUMA, LA in 2020 was 49,517 people, with 49.3% woman, and 50.7% men.

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Occupations

49.5k
2020 Value
−1.73%
1 Year decline
± −1.73%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in River Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −1.73%, from 50.4k employees to 49.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in River Parishes PUMA, LA, are Cashiers (1,534 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,475 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,452 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of River Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.5k
2020 Value
−1.73%
1 Year decline
± −1.73%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in River Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −1.73%, from 50.4k employees to 49.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in River Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,410 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,495 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,504 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of River Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in River Parishes 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

$52,362
Median earning men ± $1,889
$34,394
Median earning women ± $2,584

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($85,868), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,256), and Public Administration ($54,694).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($54,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,651), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,433).

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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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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.

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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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In 2015, universities in River Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 145 degrees. The student population of River Parishes PUMA, LA in 2015 is skewed towards men, with 307 male students and 91 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in River Parishes PUMA, LA are Black or African American (94 and 64.8%), followed by White (34 and 23.4%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 9.66%), and Asian (2 and 1.38%).

The largest universities in River Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose (145 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.577% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.535% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of River Parishes PUMA, LA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (32k), Some college (19.9k), and Secondary Education (15.8k).

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The median property value in River Parishes PUMA, LA was $173,400 in 2020, which is 0.755 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $167,800 to $173,400, a 3.34% increase. The homeownership rate in River Parishes PUMA, LA is 80.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in River Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in River Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in River Parishes PUMA, LA is $60,515. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in River Parishes 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

$173,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,761
$34,151
Median Property Taxes
±$1,371

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 River Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.4%
Homeownership
2020
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80.4% of the housing units in River Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in River Parishes 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 River Parishes 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.
$60,515
Median Household Income
± $4,047
42.5k
Number of Households
± 1,718

In 2020, the median household income of the 42.5k households in River Parishes PUMA, LA declined from $60,515 from the previous year's value of $62,314.

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Wage Distribution

0.422
2020 Wage GINI in River Parishes PUMA, LA
0.419
2019 Wage GINI in River Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2020, the income inequality in River Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.752% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for River Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in River Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.12%)

In 2020, 85.8% of workers in River Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.8%) and those who worked at home (4.12%).

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

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in River Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in River Parishes 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 River Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in River Parishes PUMA, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in River Parishes PUMA, LA (15.3k out of 115k 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 < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in River Parishes 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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92.9% of the population of River Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 49.2% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 9.13% on non-group plans, and 1.1% 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, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.13%
Uninsured
49.2%
Employer Coverage
21.3%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
9.13%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in River Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 18.3% from 8.74% to 7.13%.

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