Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA

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Population
120,928
0.0537% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$143,800
4.73% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
50,846
0.57% 1-year growth

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Nicholls State University (1,342 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is $143,800, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was LaSalle Parish, LA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Louisiana
58.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Louisiana
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Louisiana was LaSalle Parish, LA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Louisiana colored by their party leaning.

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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, 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 121k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

N/A%
Hispanic Population
N/A people

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,394 ± 911 people
  2. Honduras
    517 ± 557 people
  3. Vietnam
    320 ± 439 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,394 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 517 and Vietnam with 320.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. N/A
    N/A ± N/A
  2. N/A
    N/A ± N/A
  3. N/A
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Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is N/A. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

Males in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.75 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,075. The income inequality in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA employs 50.8k people. The largest industries in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,675 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,277 people), and Support activities for mining (3,513 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($110,407), Oil & gas extraction ($94,201), and Air transportation ($91,566).

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$63,068
Average Male Salary in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
± $7,671
$36,075
Average Female Salary in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
± $4,916

In 2017, full-time male employees in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.75 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. Asian
    $54,043 ± $79,682
  2. White
    $48,694 ± $5,479
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $48,518 ± $73,410

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.444
2017 Wage GINI in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
0.434
2016 Wage GINI in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2017, the income inequality in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.28% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.8k
2017 Value
0.57%
1 Year growth
± 0.57%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,828 people), Cashiers (1,787 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,648 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,828 people), Cashiers (1,787 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,648 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($283,941), Firstline supervisors of housekeeping & janitorial workers ($148,700), and Pharmacists ($120,985).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.8k
2017 Value
0.57%
1 Year growth
± 0.57%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,675 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,277 people), and Support activities for mining (3,513 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,675 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,277 people), and Support activities for mining (3,513 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($110,407), Oil & gas extraction ($94,201), and Air transportation ($91,566).

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Domestic Trade

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. $81.6B
  2. $69.1B
  3. $38B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $81.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($69.1B) and Basic chemicals ($38B).

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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$365B
2015 Value in Louisiana
$476B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B by 2045.

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. $38.9B
  2. $36B
  3. $14.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $38.9B, followed by Mississippi with $36B and Florida and $14.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 1,342 degrees. The student population of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 2,208 male students and 4,119 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are White (977 and 74.8%), followed by Black or African American (205 and 15.7%), Two or More Races (39 and 2.98%), and Hispanic or Latino (37 and 2.83%).

The largest universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nicholls State University (1,342 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Petroleum Technology (171 and 12.7%), General Business Administration & Management (138 and 10.3%), and Registered Nursing (131 and 9.76%).

The median tuition costs in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,922 and $6,015 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 116 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 95 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 116 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,342 degrees awarded
$4,922
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nicholls State University with 1,342 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

485
Degrees Awarded to Men
857
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 485 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.566 times less than the 857 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    977 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    205 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    39 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA were to White students. These 977 degrees mean that there were 4.77 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 205 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$143,800
2018 Median
± $6,618
$137,300
2017 Median
± $4,949

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
± N/A
N/A
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, 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 N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A
Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% 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 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,527 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana
$4,420
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,281
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,811
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.2% prevalence
  2. 17% prevalence
  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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