Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
165,741
0.0127% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.3
0.833% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20.2%
7.75% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$47,115
0.492% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$155,000
2.92% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
70,947
0.351% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 166k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $47,115. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA declined from 165,762 to 165,741, a −0.0127% decrease and its median household income declined from $47,348 to $47,115, a −0.492% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.33%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.49%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%). 5.07% of the households in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.5% of the residents in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are Bossier Parish Community College (1,641 degrees awarded in 2019), Northwest Louisiana Technical College (1,172 degrees), and Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School (40 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was $155,000, and the homeownership rate was 64.3%. Most people in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 166k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.34% of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (5.53k people).

In 2019, there were 2.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,886 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (478 speakers), and Arabic (447 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    109k ± 210
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    41.9k ± 354
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.17k ± 486
5.52%
Hispanic Population
9.15k people

In 2019, there were 2.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.52% of the people in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (9.15k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,886 speakers (3.16%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    478 speakers (0.309%)
  3. Arabic
    447 speakers (0.289%)

5.07% of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 3.16% of the overall population of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 0.309% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.289% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.34%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.53k people
3.21%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.32k people

As of 2019, 3.34% of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA residents (5.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was 3.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was 36.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,495 ± 945 people
  2. Honduras
    567 ± 584 people
  3. Philippines
    534 ± 566 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,495 Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 567 and Philippines with 534.

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Citizenship

98.5%
2019 Citizenship
98.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.5% of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,070 ± 527
  2. Vietnam
    3,876 ± 403
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,288 ± 373

Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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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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Economy

Median household income in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA is $47,115. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $85,425, followed by East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA and St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $77,865 and $74,228.

Males in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,677. The income inequality in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA employs 70.9k people. The largest industries in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,797 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,543 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,457 people), and the highest paying industries are Museums, art galleries, historical sites, & similar institutions ($144,180), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($133,888), and Natural gas distribution ($123,434).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,115
2019 value
± $1,569
−0.492%
1 Year Growth
± 4.65%

Households in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $47,115, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,348 in 2018, which represents a −0.492% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,077
Average Male Salary in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA
± $6,653
$40,677
Average Female Salary in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA
± $4,540

In 2019, full-time male employees in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White
    $47,288 ± $4,916
  2. Asian
    $44,724 ± $22,818
  3. American Indian
    $43,292 ± $29,830

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.444
2019 Wage GINI in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA
0.43
2018 Wage GINI in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2019, the income inequality in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $85,425, followed by East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA and St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $77,865 and $74,228.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA (32.7k out of 162k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

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

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    17,341 ± 1,100
  2. Black
    14,085 ± 812
  3. Hispanic
    3,340 ± 505

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA is White, followed by Black 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

70.9k
2019 Value
0.351%
1 Year growth
± 0.351%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 70.7k employees to 70.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, are Registered nurses (2,428 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,060 people), and Cashiers (1,930 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,428 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,060 people), and Cashiers (1,930 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Atmospheric & space scientists (22.6 times higher than expected), Pumping station operators (21.4 times), and Military, rank not specified (15.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Ship & boat captains & operators ($141,996), Physicians ($123,176), and Computer programmers ($112,373).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.9k
2019 Value
0.351%
1 Year growth
± 0.351%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 70.7k employees to 70.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,797 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,543 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,457 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Bossier & Webster 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 Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,797 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,543 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,457 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of U. S. Air Force (40.4 times higher than expected), U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified (16.3 times), and Support activities for mining (10.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Museums, art galleries, historical sites, & similar institutions ($144,180), Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($133,888), and Natural gas distribution ($123,434).

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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. $105B
  2. $70.3B
  3. $67.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $105B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($70.3B) and Fuel oils ($67.3B).

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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$490B
2018 Value in Louisiana
$814B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
66% growth

In 2018, total outbound Louisiana trade was $490B. This is expected to increase 66% to $814B 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. $43.7B
  2. $34.6B
  3. $17.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.7B, followed by Mississippi with $34.6B and Florida and $17.2B.

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

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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.

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.

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, 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 2,868 degrees. The student population of Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 2,744 male students and 4,975 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are White (1,610 and 56.3%), followed by Black or African American (847 and 29.6%), Hispanic or Latino (139 and 4.86%), and Unknown (124 and 4.34%).

The largest universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Bossier Parish Community College (1,641 and 57.2%), Northwest Louisiana Technical College (1,172 and 40.9%), and Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School (40 and 1.39%).

The most popular majors in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA are General Studies (673 and 23.5%), Instrumentation Technology (277 and 9.66%), and Welding Technology (240 and 8.37%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 559 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 178 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 98 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was General Studies with 559 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,641 degrees awarded
  2. 1,172 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bossier Parish Community College with 1,641 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,413
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,455
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,413 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.971 times less than the 1,455 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,610 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    847 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    139 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Coordinating & Development Corporation 3--Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was White students. These 1,610 degrees mean that there were 1.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 847 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA was $155,000 in 2019, which is 0.644 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $150,600 to $155,000, a 2.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA is 64.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,000
2019 Median
± $3,721
$150,600
2018 Median
± $4,581

In 2019, the median property value in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $155,000 from the previous year's value of $150,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bossier & Webster 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 Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$47,115
Median Household Income
± $1,569
65.9k
Number of Households
± 2,001

In 2019, the median household income of the 65.9k households in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA declined from $47,115 from the previous year's value of $47,348.

The following chart displays the households in Bossier & Webster 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.3%
2019 Homeownership
63.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 64.3% of the housing units in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.43% of the workforce in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (87.3%)
  2. Carpooled (6.67%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.27%)

In 2019, 87.3% of workers in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.67%) and those who worked at home (3.27%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bossier & Webster 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 Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.3% of the population of Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 41% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 9.52% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 5.72% 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.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Claiborne Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.4%). Additionally, Sabine Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (50.8%)

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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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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
$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

8.72%
Uninsured
41%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
9.52%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
5.72%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 2.08% from 8.91% to 8.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bossier & Webster 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. 25.4% prevalence
  2. 22.6% prevalence
  3. 22.1% prevalence

Claiborne Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 25.4%.

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

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