Maringouin, LA

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Population

812

7.73% decline

Median Age

46.1


Median Household Income

$38,750

6.11% growth

Poverty Rate

18.1%


Number of Employees

410

3.76% decline

Median Property Value

$82,200

0.735% growth

About

In 2017, Maringouin, LA had a population of 812 people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $38,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Maringouin, LA declined from 880 to 812, a -7.73% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,518 to $38,750, a 6.11% increase.

The population of Maringouin, LA is 76% Black or African American Alone, 24% White Alone, and 0% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Maringouin, LA speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Maringouin, LA is $82,200, and the homeownership rate is 71.4%. Most people in Maringouin, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Maringouin, LA is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Maringouin, LA employs 410 people. The largest industries in Maringouin, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (110 people), Educational Services (45 people), and Retail Trade (40 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($120,625), Manufacturing ($82,692), and Public Administration ($57,667).

Median household income in Maringouin, LA is $38,750. Males in Maringouin, LA have an average income that is 1.55 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,269. The income inequality in Maringouin, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,750

2017 value

± $12,280

6.11%

1 Year Growth

± 35.7%

Households in Maringouin, LA have a median annual income of $38,750, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,518 in 2016, which represents a 6.11% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,488

Average Male Salary

± $1,557

$40,269

Average Female Salary

± $1,025

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Maringouin, LA is from Louisiana.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

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 2017 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Maringouin, LA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Maringouin, LA (147 out of 812 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 45 - 54.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    140 ± 73

  2. White

    7 ± 59

  3. Native American

    0 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Maringouin, LA is Black, followed by White and Native American.

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

410

2017 Value

± 130

-3.76%

1 Year decline

± 43.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Maringouin, LA declined at a rate of -3.76%, from 426 employees to 410 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Maringouin, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (47 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (45 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (37 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Maringouin, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Maringouin, LA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (47 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (45 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (37 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Maringouin, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (5.79 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (4.59 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (3.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Maringouin, LA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($191,719), Production Occupations ($83,077), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($57,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

410

2017 Value

± 130

-3.76%

1 Year decline

± 43.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Maringouin, LA declined at a rate of -3.76%, from 426 employees to 410 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Maringouin, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (110 people), Educational Services (45 people), and Retail Trade (40 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Maringouin, LA, though some of these residents may live in Maringouin, 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 Maringouin, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (110 people), Educational Services (45 people), and Retail Trade (40 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Maringouin, LA has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.33 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.09 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Maringouin, LA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($120,625), Manufacturing ($82,692), and Public Administration ($57,667).

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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

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

83.9% of the population of Maringouin, LA has health coverage, with 28.4% on employee plans, 23.8% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 19.8% on non-group plans, and 0.369% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Maringouin, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Maringouin, LA see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 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

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1,527 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

16.1%

Uninsured

28.4%

Employer Coverage

23.8%

Medicaid

11.5%

Medicare

19.8%

Non-Group

0.369%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Maringouin, LA declined by 2.76% from 16.6% to 16.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Maringouin, 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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Diversity

Maringouin, LA is home to a population of 812 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0% of Maringouin, LA residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Maringouin, LA is composed of 617 Black or African American Alone residents (76%), 195 White Alone residents (24%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%), and 0 Hispanic or Latino residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Maringouin, LA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Maringouin, LA was 46.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Maringouin, LA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Maringouin, LA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0 people

0%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

0 people

As of 2017, 0% of Maringouin, LA residents (0 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Maringouin, LA was 0%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Maringouin, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Maringouin, LA was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    617 ± 188

  2. White Alone

    195 ± 98

  3. Two or More Races

    0 ± 17

In 2017, there were 3.16 times more Black or African American Alone residents (617 people) in Maringouin, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 195 White Alone and 0 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Maringouin, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Maringouin, LA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Maringouin, LA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    22 ± 43

  2. Vietnam

    4 ± 18

  3. Korea

    3 ± 13

Maringouin, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 5.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Maringouin, LA was $82,200 in 2017, which is 0.378 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $81,600 to $82,200, a 0.735% increase. The homeownership rate in Maringouin, LA is 71.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Maringouin, LA have an average commute time of 30.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Maringouin, LA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$38,750

Median Household Income

± $12,280

311

Number of Households

± 82

In 2017, the median household income of the 311 households in Maringouin, LA grew to $38,750 from the previous year's value of $36,518.

The following chart displays the households in Maringouin, 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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Housing

Property Value

$82,200

2017 Median

± $9,934

$81,600

2016 Median

± $8,613

In 2017, the median property value in Maringouin, LA grew to to $82,200 from the previous year's value of $81,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Maringouin, 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 Maringouin, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $30k - $35k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.4%

2017 Homeownership

72.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.4% of the housing units in Maringouin, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Maringouin, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Maringouin, LA have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

30.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Maringouin, LA have a longer commute time (30.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Maringouin, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    93.4%

  2. Carpooled

    3.66%

  3. Other

    2.93%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Maringouin, LA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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