Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

Add Comparison
2019 Population
120,586
0.283% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
38.4
0.787% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
16.3%
1.54% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$53,613
3.57% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$152,400
5.98% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
50,928
0.0255% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 121k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $53,613. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA declined from 120,928 to 120,586, a −0.283% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,763 to $53,613, a 3.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.18%), White (Hispanic) (2.11%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%). 13.7% of the households in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.3% of the residents in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Nicholls State University (1,374 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was $152,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%. Most people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 121k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.6% of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (3.13k people).

In 2019, there were 4.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.1k people) in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.62k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are French (Incl. Cajun) (10,769 speakers), Spanish (3,520 speakers), and Vietnamese (380 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    90.1k ± 24
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    20k ± 302
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.62k ± 369
4.12%
Hispanic Population
4.96k people

In 2019, there were 4.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.1k people) in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.62k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.12% of the people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (4.96k people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    10,769 speakers (9.53%)
  2. Spanish
    3,520 speakers (3.11%)
  3. Vietnamese
    380 speakers (0.336%)

13.7% of Lafourche & Assumption 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was French (Incl. Cajun). 9.53% of the overall population of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are native French (Incl. Cajun) speakers. 3.11% speak Spanish and 0.336% speak Vietnamese, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.13k people
2.76%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.34k people

As of 2019, 2.6% of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents (3.13k 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 2.76%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 38.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,187 ± 842 people
  2. Guatemala
    332 ± 447 people
  3. Cuba
    246 ± 385 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,187 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Guatemala with 332 and Cuba with 246.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

98.3%
2019 Citizenship
98.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.3% of Lafourche & Assumption 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,676 ± 218
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,034 ± 275
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    613 ± 187

Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Louisiana. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Unemployment Insurance Claims

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

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

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

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

Median household income in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is $53,613. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lafourche & Assumption 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.68 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,857. The income inequality in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA employs 50.9k people. The largest industries in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,705 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,848 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,727 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($187,490), Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($124,612), and Pipeline transportation ($105,566).

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,613
2019 value
± $2,386
3.57%
1 Year Growth
± 5.39%

Households in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $53,613, 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 $51,763 in 2018, which represents a 3.57% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$65,453
Average Male Salary in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
± $7,922
$38,857
Average Female Salary in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
± $5,087

In 2019, full-time male employees in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.68 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White
    $51,067 ± $5,542
  2. Asian
    $50,585 ± $81,155
  3. Two or More Races
    $50,502 ± $69,998

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.436
2019 Wage GINI in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
0.447
2018 Wage GINI in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2019, the income inequality in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.46% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity

In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lafourche & Assumption 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA (19.2k out of 118k 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 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    11,678 ± 818
  2. Black
    5,507 ± 630
  3. Hispanic
    1,122 ± 305

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lafourche & Assumption 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.9k
2019 Value
0.0255%
1 Year growth
± 0.0255%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.0255%, from 50.9k employees to 50.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, are Cashiers (1,601 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,445 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,355 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,601 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,445 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,355 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Ship & boat captains & operators (47.2 times higher than expected), Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (37.4 times), and Crane & tower operators (16.9 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians ($264,623), Chief executives & legislators ($141,040), and Pharmacists ($131,753).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

50.9k
2019 Value
0.0255%
1 Year growth
± 0.0255%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.0255%, from 50.9k employees to 50.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,705 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,848 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,727 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,705 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,848 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,727 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (25.4 times higher than expected), Water transportation (22.7 times), and Agricultural chemical manufacturing (18 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($187,490), Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($124,612), and Pipeline transportation ($105,566).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Louisiana.
$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Louisiana.
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 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Senators from Louisiana

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana.
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2019, universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 1,374 degrees. The student population of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 2,261 male students and 4,230 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are White (984 and 72.9%), followed by Black or African American (225 and 16.7%), Hispanic or Latino (51 and 3.78%), and Two or More Races (38 and 2.81%).

The largest universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nicholls State University (1,374 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Registered Nursing (151 and 11%), General Business Administration & Management (135 and 9.83%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (115 and 8.37%).

The median tuition cost in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA for a public four year colleges is $4,922 for in-state students and $6,015 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 120 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 115 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 101 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Registered Nursing with 120 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,374 degrees awarded
$4,922
Median In-State Public

In 2019, the South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nicholls State University with 1,374 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

456
Degrees Awarded to Men
918
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 456 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.497 times less than the 918 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    984 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    225 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    51 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was White students. These 984 degrees mean that there were 4.37 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 225 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was $152,400 in 2019, which is 0.634 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $143,800 to $152,400, a 5.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is 76.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$152,400
2019 Median
± $4,150
$143,800
2018 Median
± $6,618

In 2019, the median property value in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $152,400 from the previous year's value of $143,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lafourche & Assumption 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 Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$53,613
Median Household Income
± $2,386
45.4k
Number of Households
± 1,545

In 2019, the median household income of the 45.4k households in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $53,613 from the previous year's value of $51,763.

The following chart displays the households in Lafourche & Assumption 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

76.8%
2019 Homeownership
75.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 76.8% of the housing units in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 5.14% of the workforce in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.81%)
  3. Other (3.56%)

In 2019, 82.7% of workers in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.81%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.56%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

91.1% of the population of Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 46% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.757% 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

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

8.9%
Uninsured
46%
Employer Coverage
21.1%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
0.757%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 13.3% from 10.3% to 8.9%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart