East Carroll Parish, LA

County

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Population
7,225
1.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Age
33

Poverty Rate
48.6%

Median Household Income
$21,161
1.76% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$75,600
10.9% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
1,389
18.1% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, East Carroll Parish, LA had a population of 7.23k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $21,161. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of East Carroll Parish, LA declined from 7,318 to 7,225, a -1.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $20,795 to $21,161, a 1.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in East Carroll Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.803%), White (Hispanic) (0.221%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.111%). NaNk% of the people in East Carroll Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in East Carroll Parish, LA is $75,600, and the homeownership rate is 48.8%. Most people in East Carroll Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.4 minutes. The average car ownership in East Carroll Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in East Carroll Parish, LA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 62.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36%), followed by Other (1.43%). 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for East Carroll Parish, LA
62.5% for the Democratic 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.

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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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Diversity

East Carroll Parish, LA is home to a population of 7.23k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.72% of East Carroll Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (52 people).

In 2018, there were 2.42 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.05k people) in East Carroll Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 58 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in East Carroll Parish, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.05k ± 205
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.09k ± 205
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    58 ± 50.9
0.374%
Hispanic Population
27 people

In 2018, there were 2.42 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.05k people) in East Carroll Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 58 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.374% of the people in East Carroll Parish, LA are hispanic (27 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.72%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
52 people
0.246%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
18 people

As of 2018, 0.72% of East Carroll Parish, LA residents (52 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in East Carroll Parish, LA was 0.246%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.5
30
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in East Carroll Parish, LA was 33. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 30. But people in East Carroll Parish, LA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all East Carroll Parish, LA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    31,305 ± 4,329 people
  2. Honduras
    26,985 ± 4,021 people
  3. Vietnam
    19,764 ± 3,444 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Mexico, the natal country of 31,305 Louisiana residents, followed by Honduras with 26,985 and Vietnam with 19,764.

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Citizenship

99.5%
2018 Citizenship
99.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.5% of East Carroll Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in East Carroll Parish, LA was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    70 ± 47
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    31 ± 27
  3. Korea
    23 ± 29

East Carroll Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in East Carroll Parish, LA is $21,161. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in East Carroll Parish, LA was Census Tract 2 with a value of $40,945, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $23,301 and $13,823.

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.55 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,269. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of East Carroll Parish, LA employs 1.39k people. The largest industries in East Carroll Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (349 people), Retail Trade (172 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (150 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($45,313), Manufacturing ($43,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$21,161
2018 value
± $2,639
1.76%
1 Year Growth
± 20%

Households in East Carroll Parish, LA have a median annual income of $21,161, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $20,795 in 2017, which represents a 1.76% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in East Carroll Parish, LA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,488
Average Male Salary in Louisiana
± $1,557
$40,269
Average Female Salary in Louisiana
± $1,025

In 2017, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.55 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Louisiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Louisiana
  1. Asian
    $54,337 ± $8,658
  2. White
    $51,901 ± $1,178
  3. American Indian
    $39,423 ± $9,186

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Louisiana.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for East Carroll Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2017 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.465
2016 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2017, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 3

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Carroll Parish, LA was Census Tract 2 with a value of $40,945, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $23,301 and $13,823.

The following map shows all of the tracts in East Carroll Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

48.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Carroll Parish, LA (2.24k out of 4.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black
    1,921 ± 313
  2. White
    298 ± 104
  3. Two Or More
    19 ± 82

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Carroll Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

1.39k
2018 Value
± 222
-18.1%
1 Year decline
± 30%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in East Carroll Parish, LA declined at a rate of -18.1%, from 1.7k employees to 1.39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Carroll Parish, LA, are Healthcare Support Occupations (174 people), Sales & Related Occupations (137 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (134 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Carroll Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of East Carroll Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Healthcare Support Occupations (174 people), Sales & Related Occupations (137 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (134 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, East Carroll Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.24 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.49 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (3.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of East Carroll Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($48,036), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($48,036), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($40,982).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.39k
2018 Value
± 222
-18.1%
1 Year decline
± 30%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in East Carroll Parish, LA declined at a rate of -18.1%, from 1.7k employees to 1.39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Carroll Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (349 people), Retail Trade (172 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (150 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Carroll Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in East Carroll Parish, 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 East Carroll Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (349 people), Retail Trade (172 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (150 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, East Carroll Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.97 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.47 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in East Carroll Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($45,313), Manufacturing ($43,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,500).

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Carroll Parish, LA was $75,600 in 2018, which is 0.329 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $68,200 to $75,600, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in East Carroll Parish, LA is 48.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in East Carroll Parish, LA have an average commute time of 12.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in East Carroll Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$75,600
2018 Median
± $13,623
$68,200
2017 Median
± $17,374

In 2018, the median property value in East Carroll Parish, LA grew to to $75,600 from the previous year's value of $68,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in East Carroll Parish, 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 East Carroll Parish, 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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$21,161
Median Household Income
± $2,639
2.15k
Number of Households
± 277

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.15k households in East Carroll Parish, LA grew to $21,161 from the previous year's value of $20,795.

The following chart displays the households in East Carroll Parish, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in East Carroll Parish, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Carroll Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

48.8%
2018 Homeownership
45.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 48.8% of the housing units in East Carroll Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in East Carroll Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

12.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Carroll Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (12.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in East Carroll Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    91%
  2. Carpooled
    7.57%
  3. Worked At Home
    0.874%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in East Carroll Parish, LA was Drove Alone (91%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.57%) and those who Worked At Home (0.874%).

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 East Carroll Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in East Carroll Parish, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

88.7% of the population of East Carroll Parish, LA has health coverage, with 20.9% on employee plans, 42.8% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 0.281% 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 East Carroll Parish, LA see 2436 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.4% decrease from the previous year (2496 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7271 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 269 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

2,436 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in East Carroll Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in East Carroll Parish, LA see an average of 2,436 patients per year. This represents a 2.4% decrease from the previous year (2,496 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in East Carroll Parish, LA 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

11.3%
Uninsured
20.9%
Employer Coverage
42.8%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
0.281%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Carroll Parish, LA declined by 20.6% from 14.3% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in East Carroll Parish, 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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