Jefferson Parish, LA

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2019 Population
432,493
0.359% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.9
0.504% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.5%
0.0908% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$56,069
10.4% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$200,200
4.33% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
215,638
2.48% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Jefferson Parish, LA had a population of 432k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $56,069. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Jefferson Parish, LA declined from 434,051 to 432,493, a −0.359% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,766 to $56,069, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.8%), White (Hispanic) (11.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.48%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.44%). 0% of the households in Jefferson Parish, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

92.7% of the residents in Jefferson Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jefferson Parish, LA are Blue Cliff College-Metairie (499 degrees awarded in 2019), Unitech Training Academy-New Orleans (137 degrees), and Herzing University-Kenner (133 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Jefferson Parish, LA was $200,200, and the homeownership rate was 61.3%. Most people in Jefferson Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Jefferson Parish, LA is home to a population of 432k people, from which 92.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 38.3% of Jefferson Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (166k people).

In 2019, there were 1.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (224k people) in Jefferson Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 48.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    224k ± 848
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    116k ± 1.59k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    48.4k ± 4.23k
14.9%
Hispanic Population
64.5k people

In 2019, there were 1.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (224k people) in Jefferson Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 48.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.9% of the people in Jefferson Parish, LA are hispanic (64.5k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

38.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
166k people
13.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
56.7k people

As of 2019, 38.3% of Jefferson Parish, LA residents (166k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jefferson Parish, LA was 13.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Jefferson Parish, LA was 39.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Jefferson Parish, LA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Jefferson Parish, LA residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    36,641 ± 4,681 people
  2. Mexico
    26,524 ± 3,987 people
  3. Vietnam
    21,986 ± 3,632 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 36,641 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 26,524 and Vietnam with 21,986.

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Citizenship

92.7%
2019 Citizenship
91.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 92.7% of Jefferson Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Jefferson Parish, LA was 91.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,945 ± 1,582
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,371 ± 1,277
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,528 ± 793

Jefferson Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 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.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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 Jefferson Parish, LA is $56,069. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Jefferson Parish, LA was Census Tract 226 with a value of $150,167, followed by Census Tract 203.01 and Census Tract 205.14, with respective values of $120,625 and $110,114.

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,948. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Jefferson Parish, LA employs 216k people. The largest industries in Jefferson Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,396 people), Accommodation & Food Services (23,153 people), and Construction (21,696 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,533), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,550), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($66,972).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,069
2019 value
± $2,127
10.4%
1 Year Growth
± 4.58%

Households in Jefferson Parish, LA have a median annual income of $56,069, 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 $50,766 in 2018, which represents a 10.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,353
Average Male Salary in Louisiana
± $1,612
$43,948
Average Female Salary in Louisiana
± $1,134

In 2019, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.49 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. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $59,113 ± $31,409
  2. Asian
    $58,218 ± $9,931
  3. White
    $54,419 ± $1,244

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian 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 Jefferson Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2019, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0926% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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 226
  2. Census Tract 203.01
  3. Census Tract 205.14

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jefferson Parish, LA was Census Tract 226 with a value of $150,167, followed by Census Tract 203.01 and Census Tract 205.14, with respective values of $120,625 and $110,114.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Jefferson Parish, 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

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jefferson Parish, LA (66.7k out of 431k 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
    29,139 ± 1,308
  2. Black
    28,964 ± 1,325
  3. Hispanic
    13,837 ± 928

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jefferson Parish, 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

216k
2019 Value
± 9,257
2.48%
1 Year growth
± 5.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Jefferson Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.48%, from 210k employees to 216k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jefferson Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (23,443 people), Sales & Related Occupations (22,750 people), and Management Occupations (19,588 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jefferson Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jefferson Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (23,443 people), Sales & Related Occupations (22,750 people), and Management Occupations (19,588 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Jefferson Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.74 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.58 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jefferson Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($100,102), Legal Occupations ($71,619), and Management Occupations ($67,973).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

216k
2019 Value
± 9,257
2.48%
1 Year growth
± 5.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Jefferson Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.48%, from 210k employees to 216k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jefferson Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,396 people), Accommodation & Food Services (23,153 people), and Construction (21,696 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jefferson Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Jefferson 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 Jefferson Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,396 people), Accommodation & Food Services (23,153 people), and Construction (21,696 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Jefferson Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Utilities (1.72 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.48 times), and Construction (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jefferson Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,533), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,550), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($66,972).

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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 Jefferson Parish, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 55.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (40.6%), followed by Other (4.17%). 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Jefferson Parish, LA
55.3% 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 Jefferson Parish, LA awarded 1,160 degrees. The student population of Jefferson Parish, LA is skewed towards women, with 158 male students and 1,872 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jefferson Parish, LA are Black or African American (754 and 65%), followed by White (229 and 19.7%), Asian (85 and 7.33%), and Hispanic or Latino (61 and 5.26%).

The largest universities in Jefferson Parish, LA by number of degrees awarded are Blue Cliff College-Metairie (499 and 43%), Unitech Training Academy-New Orleans (137 and 11.8%), and Herzing University-Kenner (133 and 11.5%).

The most popular majors in Jefferson Parish, LA are Medical Assistant (310 and 26.7%), General Cosmetology (202 and 17.4%), and Dental Assisting (155 and 13.4%).

The median tuition cost in Jefferson Parish, LA for private four year colleges is $13,320.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 276 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 142 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 75 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Jefferson Parish, LA was Medical Assistant with 276 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Jefferson Parish, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 499 degrees awarded
  2. 137 degrees awarded
  3. 133 degrees awarded
$13,320
Median Private

In 2019, the Jefferson Parish, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Blue Cliff College-Metairie with 499 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

76
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,084
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 76 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jefferson Parish, LA, which is 0.0701 times less than the 1,084 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Jefferson Parish, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    754 degrees awarded
  2. White
    229 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    85 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Jefferson Parish, LA was Black or African American students. These 754 degrees mean that there were 3.29 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 229 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jefferson Parish, LA was $200,200 in 2019, which is 0.832 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $191,900 to $200,200, a 4.33% increase. The homeownership rate in Jefferson Parish, LA is 61.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Jefferson Parish, LA have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jefferson Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$200,200
2019 Median
± $6,159
$191,900
2018 Median
± $4,631

In 2019, the median property value in Jefferson Parish, LA grew to to $200,200 from the previous year's value of $191,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jefferson 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 Jefferson Parish, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$56,069
Median Household Income
± $2,127
172k
Number of Households
± 7,412

In 2019, the median household income of the 172k households in Jefferson Parish, LA grew to $56,069 from the previous year's value of $50,766.

The following chart displays the households in Jefferson 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

61.3%
2019 Homeownership
60.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 61.3% of the housing units in Jefferson Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jefferson Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jefferson Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.62% of the workforce in Jefferson Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (78.9%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.11%)

In 2019, 78.9% of workers in Jefferson Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (3.11%).

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

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Health

89% of the population of Jefferson Parish, LA has health coverage, with 38.9% on employee plans, 24.4% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.43% 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.

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

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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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%
Uninsured
38.9%
Employer Coverage
24.4%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jefferson Parish, LA declined by 3.3% from 11.4% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jefferson 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. 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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