Elmwood, LA

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2020 Population
6,099
7.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.3
2.22% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.66%
19.2% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$73,904
28.8% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$203,700
2.91% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Elmwood, LA had a population of 6.1k people with a median age of 32.3 and a median household income of $73,904. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Elmwood, LA grew from 5,698 to 6,099, a 7.04% increase and its median household income grew from $57,396 to $73,904, a 28.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elmwood, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.5%), White (Hispanic) (5.76%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.75%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.59%).

None of the households in Elmwood, 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.

95.7% of the residents in Elmwood, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Elmwood, LA are Unitech Training Academy-New Orleans (106 degrees awarded in 2020) and Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans (94 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Elmwood, LA was $203,700, and the homeownership rate was 14.2%.

Most people in Elmwood, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Elmwood, LA was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Elmwood, LA is home to a population of 6.1k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.51% of Elmwood, LA residents were born outside of the country (580 people).

In 2020, there were 2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.35k people) in Elmwood, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.68k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 351 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.7%
2020 Citizenship
94.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.7% of Elmwood, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Elmwood, LA was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Elmwood, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.35k ± 1.01k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.68k ± 479
  3. White (Hispanic)
    351 ± 162
9.07%
Hispanic Population
553 people

In 2020, there were 2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.35k people) in Elmwood, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.68k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 351 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.07% of the people in Elmwood, LA are hispanic (553 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

9.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
580 people
11.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
643 people

As of 2020, 9.51% of Elmwood, LA residents (580 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Elmwood, LA was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    89 ± 59
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    86 ± 63
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    38 ± 34

Elmwood, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Elmwood, LA employs 3.74k people. The largest industries in Elmwood, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (734 people), Educational Services (622 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (424 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,350), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,861), and Manufacturing ($63,438).

Occupations

3.74k
2020 Value
± 508
0.43%
1 Year growth
± 18.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Elmwood, LA grew at a rate of 0.43%, from 3.73k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Elmwood, LA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (502 people), Management Occupations (446 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (414 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Elmwood, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.74k
2020 Value
± 508
0.43%
1 Year growth
± 18.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Elmwood, LA grew at a rate of 0.43%, from 3.73k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Elmwood, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (734 people), Educational Services (622 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (424 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Elmwood, LA, though some of these residents may live in Elmwood, 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

$49,117
Median earning men ± $6,462
$37,746
Median earning women ± $4,382

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,385), Information ($75,644), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($66,158).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($65,515), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,315), and Public Administration ($40,278).

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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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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. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

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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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B 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. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

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

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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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In 2020, universities in Elmwood, LA awarded 200 degrees. The student population of Elmwood, LA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 112 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Elmwood, LA are Black or African American (144 and 72%), followed by White (38 and 19%), Unknown (17 and 8.5%), and Asian (1 and 0.5%).

The largest universities in Elmwood, LA by number of degrees awarded are Unitech Training Academy-New Orleans (106 and 53%) and Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans (94 and 47%).

The most popular majors in Elmwood, LA are Medical Assistant (83 and 41.5%), Dental Assisting (62 and 31%), and Pharmacy Technician (20 and 10%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.829% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.761% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (825k), and Secondary Education (634k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Elmwood, LA was $203,700 in 2020, which is 0.886 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $209,800 to $203,700, a 2.91% decrease. The homeownership rate in Elmwood, LA is 14.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Elmwood, LA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Elmwood, LA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$203,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$41,944
$471
Median Property Taxes
±$146

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 Elmwood, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

14.2%
Homeownership
2020
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 14.2% of the housing units in Elmwood, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 16.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 243
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Elmwood, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$73,904
Median Household Income
± $27,184
3.31k
Number of Households
± 947

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.31k households in Elmwood, LA grew to $73,904 from the previous year's value of $57,396.

The following chart displays the households in Elmwood, 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 $125k - $150k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Elmwood, LA is from Louisiana.
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.341% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (86%)
  2. Carpooled (9.26%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.65%)

In 2020, 86% of workers in Elmwood, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.26%) and those who worked at home (3.65%).

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

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Elmwood, LA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.941% of the workforce in Elmwood, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Elmwood, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Elmwood, LA have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.66% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Elmwood, LA (345 out of 6.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Elmwood, 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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93.6% of the population of Elmwood, LA has health coverage, with 59.8% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 9.43% on non-group plans, and 1.18% 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 Jefferson Parish, LA see 1066 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.09% decrease from the previous year (1100 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1182 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 373 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,066 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Jefferson Parish, LA see an average of 1,066 patients per year. This represents a 3.09% decrease from the previous year (1,100 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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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.1% under 18 years, 38.6% between 18 and 34 years, 29.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 41.7% were men and 58.3% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

6.36%
Uninsured
59.8%
Employer Coverage
10.2%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
9.43%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Elmwood, LA declined by 16.7% from 7.63% to 6.36%.

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

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