Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA

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Population
142,013
0.959% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$229,600
2.36% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
69,347
0.214% 1-year growth

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA are Blue Cliff College-Metairie (443 degrees awarded in 2017), Unitech Training Academy-Metairie (143 degrees), and Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie (61 degrees).

The median property value in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA is $229,600, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Louisiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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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.

Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA is home to a population of 142k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    5,644 ± 1,808 people
  2. Mexico
    1,766 ± 1,025 people
  3. China
    1,417 ± 920 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA was Honduras, the natal country of 5,644 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA residents, followed by Mexico with 1,766 and China with 1,417.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. N/A
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  2. N/A
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  3. N/A
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Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA is N/A. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,391. The income inequality in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA employs 69.3k people. The largest industries in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA are Construction (5,907 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,663 people), and Hospitals (4,647 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($169,384), Petroleum refining ($135,487), and Oil & gas extraction ($108,637).

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$67,324
Average Male Salary in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA
± $8,924
$47,391
Average Female Salary in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA
± $5,561

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA made 1.42 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA
  1. American Indian
    $67,808 ± $160,773
  2. Asian
    $60,483 ± $29,095
  3. White
    $54,788 ± $5,792

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.449
2017 Wage GINI in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA
0.452
2016 Wage GINI in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA

In 2017, the income inequality in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.779% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA is N/A, followed by N/A and 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

69.3k
2017 Value
0.214%
1 Year growth
± 0.214%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, are Registered nurses (2,385 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,024 people), and Retail salespersons (1,903 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,385 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,024 people), and Retail salespersons (1,903 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($179,224), Chemical engineers ($151,638), and Architects, except naval ($151,291).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69.3k
2017 Value
0.214%
1 Year growth
± 0.214%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, are Construction (5,907 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,663 people), and Hospitals (4,647 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (5,907 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,663 people), and Hospitals (4,647 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($169,384), Petroleum refining ($135,487), and Oil & gas extraction ($108,637).

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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 Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA awarded 647 degrees. The student population of Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 63 male students and 1,084 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA are Black or African American (484 and 74.8%), followed by White (101 and 15.6%), Hispanic or Latino (39 and 6.03%), and Asian (9 and 1.39%).

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Blue Cliff College-Metairie (443 and 68.5%), Unitech Training Academy-Metairie (143 and 22.1%), and Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie (61 and 9.43%).

The most popular majors in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA are Medical Assistant (257 and 39.7%), General Cosmetology (139 and 21.5%), and Dental Assisting (87 and 13.4%).

The median tuition costs in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 139 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 55 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA was Dialysis Technologist with 35 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 443 degrees awarded
  2. 143 degrees awarded
  3. 61 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Blue Cliff College-Metairie with 443 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

44
Degrees Awarded to Men
603
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 44 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA, which is 0.073 times less than the 603 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    484 degrees awarded
  2. White
    101 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    39 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Regional Planning Commission 4--Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA were to Black or African American students. These 484 degrees mean that there were 4.79 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 101 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$229,600
2018 Median
± $2,781
$224,300
2017 Median
± $2,886

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jefferson Parish (Central) PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Jefferson Parish (Central) 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 Jefferson Parish (Central) 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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