Avondale, LA

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2021 Population
4,969
1.64% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
36.2
5.48% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
18.7%
24.6% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$44,655
10.3% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$100,100
2.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Avondale, LA had a population of 4.97k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $44,655. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Avondale, LA grew from 4,889 to 4,969, a 1.64% increase and its median household income declined from $49,773 to $44,655, a −10.3% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Avondale, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.74%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.4%).

None of the households in Avondale, 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.

96.3% of the residents in Avondale, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Avondale, LA was $100,100, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.

Most people in Avondale, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Avondale, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Avondale, LA is home to a population of 4.97k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2021, 9.26% of Avondale, LA residents were born outside of the country (460 people).

In 2021, there were 1.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.26k people) in Avondale, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 588 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2021 Citizenship
96.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.3% of Avondale, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Avondale, LA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Avondale, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.26k ± 448
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.66k ± 612
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    588 ± 81
7.67%
Hispanic Population
381 people

In 2021, there were 1.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.26k people) in Avondale, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 588 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.67% of the people in Avondale, LA are hispanic (381 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

9.26%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
460 people
12%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
585 people

As of 2021, 9.26% of Avondale, LA residents (460 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Avondale, LA was 12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    48 ± 49
  2. Korea
    7 ± 18
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24

Avondale, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Avondale, LA employs 2.17k people. The largest industries in Avondale, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (355 people), Retail Trade (306 people), and Educational Services (201 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($68,676), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($67,625), and Finance & Insurance ($57,262).

Occupations

2.17k
2021 Value
± 390
−3.25%
1 Year decline
± 27%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Avondale, LA declined at a rate of −3.25%, from 2.24k employees to 2.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Avondale, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (295 people), Sales & Related Occupations (280 people), and Transportation Occupations (219 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Avondale, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.17k
2021 Value
± 390
−3.25%
1 Year decline
± 27%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Avondale, LA declined at a rate of −3.25%, from 2.24k employees to 2.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Avondale, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (355 people), Retail Trade (306 people), and Educational Services (201 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Avondale, LA, though some of these residents may live in Avondale, 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

$31,455
Median earning men ± $8,567
$25,762
Median earning women ± $2,186

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($68,676), Wholesale Trade ($48,859), and Manufacturing ($41,446).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($27,031), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($25,676), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($24,400).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. $48B
  2. $46.7B
  3. $46.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $48B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($46.7B) and Fuel oils ($46.4B).

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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$371B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$691B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
86.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $371B. This is expected to increase 86.1% to $691B 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. $48.8B
  2. $24.6B
  3. $8.21B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $48.8B, followed by Mississippi with $24.6B and Florida and $8.21B.

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 Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%).

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 2021, 0.927% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.797% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (815k), and Secondary Education (622k).

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 Avondale, LA was $100,100 in 2021, which is 0.409 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $98,100 to $100,100, a 2.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Avondale, LA is 71.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Avondale, LA have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Avondale, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$100,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$7,642
$1,233
Median Property Taxes
±$253

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 Avondale, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
Homeownership
2021
76.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 71.4% of the housing units in Avondale, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 276.01
  2. Census Tract 276.02

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Household Income

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$44,655
Median Household Income
± $9,321
1.73k
Number of Households
± 333

In 2021, the median household income of the 1.73k households in Avondale, LA declined from $44,655 from the previous year's value of $49,773.

The following chart displays the households in Avondale, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Avondale, LA is from Louisiana.
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2021, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.399% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.48%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.49%)

In 2021, 85.9% of workers in Avondale, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.48%) and those who worked at home (2.49%).

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

29.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Avondale, LA have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 4.96% of the workforce in Avondale, 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 Avondale, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Avondale, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Avondale, LA (921 out of 4.92k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Avondale, LA is Black, followed by White and Asian.

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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90.2% of the population of Avondale, LA has health coverage, with 28.1% on employee plans, 38% on Medicaid, 9.02% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 0.966% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jefferson Parish, LA see 1022 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.13% decrease from the previous year (1066 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1188 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 345 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,022 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Jefferson Parish, LA see an average of 1,022 patients per year. This represents a 4.13% decrease from the previous year (1,066 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jefferson Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.3% were men and 48.7% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

9.82%
Uninsured
28.1%
Employer Coverage
38%
Medicaid
9.02%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
0.966%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Avondale, LA declined by 3.78% from 10.2% to 9.82%.

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

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