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0.8% decline
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10.2% growth
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6.16% growth
Median Property Value
16.2% growth

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The economy of New Roads, LA employs 1,774 people. The economy of New Roads, LA is specialized in Utilities; Construction; and Retail trade, which employ respectively 7.15; 2.32; and 1.47 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in New Roads, LA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (334), Retail trade (301), and Construction (240), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($82,679), Utilities ($70,982), and Educational Services ($42,154).

Median household income in New Roads, LA is $35,612. Males in New Roads, LA have an average income that is 1.61 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,826. The income inequality of New Roads, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for New Roads, LA. In Pointe Coupee Parish, LA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 36 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,428. Orleans Parish, LA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Louisiana.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of New Roads, LA is from the county of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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New Roads, LA is home to a population of 4,716 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of New Roads, LA is composed of 3,120 Black residents (66.2%), 1,506 White residents (31.9%), 83 Hispanic residents (1.76%), 7 Two+ residents (0.15%), and 0 Other residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in New Roads, LA are Spanish (96 speakers), French (46 speakers), and Vietnamese (28 speakers), but compared to other places, New Roads, LA has a relative high number of French (46 speakers), French Creole (17 speakers), and Vietnamese (28 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area awarded 13,686 degrees. The student population of Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area is skewed towards females, with 6,123 male students and 7,563 female students. Most students in Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area are White (7,513 and 54.9%), followed by Black or African American (4,495 and 32.8%), Hispanic or Latino (443 and 3.24%), and Unknown (300 and 2.19%). The largest universities in Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area by number of graduates are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,480 and 47.3%), Baton Rouge Community College (1,303 and 9.5%), and Capital Area Technical College (999 and 7.3%). The most popular majors in Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area are General Business Administration & Management (421 and 3.08%), General Biological Sciences (324 and 2.37%), and Registered Nursing (311 and 2.27%). The median tuition costs in Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area are $10,907 for private four year colleges, and $8,038 and $8,038 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in New Roads, LA is $160,300, which is 0.78 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $138,000 to $160,300, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate of New Roads, LA is 56.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in New Roads, LA have an average commute time of 20.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Roads, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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