Ouachita Parish, LA

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2019 Population
155,494
0.372% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
35.7
0.847% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
24.7%
3.52% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$41,121
0.467% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$146,700
4.12% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
63,687
0.85% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Ouachita Parish, LA had a population of 155k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $41,121. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Ouachita Parish, LA declined from 156,075 to 155,494, a −0.372% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,314 to $41,121, a −0.467% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ouachita Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.25%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1%). 0% of the households in Ouachita Parish, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.1% of the residents in Ouachita Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ouachita Parish, LA are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,960 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,673 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe (169 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Ouachita Parish, LA was $146,700, and the homeownership rate was 58.4%. Most people in Ouachita Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Ouachita Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Ouachita Parish, LA is home to a population of 155k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 1.89% of Ouachita Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (2.94k people).

In 2019, there were 1.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.9k people) in Ouachita Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.94k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ouachita Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.9k ± 452
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    58k ± 415
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 365
2.22%
Hispanic Population
3.45k people

In 2019, there were 1.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.9k people) in Ouachita Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.94k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.22% of the people in Ouachita Parish, LA are hispanic (3.45k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.89%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.94k people
1.73%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.7k people

As of 2019, 1.89% of Ouachita Parish, LA residents (2.94k 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 Ouachita Parish, LA was 1.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Ouachita Parish, LA was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Ouachita Parish, LA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Ouachita Parish, LA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    29,800 ± 4,225 people
  2. Mexico
    29,243 ± 4,185 people
  3. Vietnam
    19,860 ± 3,453 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 29,800 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 29,243 and Vietnam with 19,860.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2019 Citizenship
99.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.1% of Ouachita Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Ouachita Parish, LA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,933 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,671 ± 352
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,033 ± 225

Ouachita Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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 Ouachita Parish, LA is $41,121. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Ouachita Parish, LA was Census Tract 52.01 with a value of $88,621, followed by Census Tract 102.02 and Census Tract 103.01, with respective values of $78,530 and $73,068.

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,832. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Ouachita Parish, LA employs 63.7k people. The largest industries in Ouachita Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,005 people), Retail Trade (8,278 people), and Educational Services (6,874 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,574), Manufacturing ($53,714), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,313).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,121
2019 value
± $1,475
−0.467%
1 Year Growth
± 4.63%

Households in Ouachita Parish, LA have a median annual income of $41,121, 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 $41,314 in 2018, which represents a −0.467% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,629
Average Male Salary in Louisiana
± $1,670
$42,832
Average Female Salary in Louisiana
± $1,091

In 2019, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.53 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. Asian
    $55,899 ± $9,117
  2. White
    $54,752 ± $1,264
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $45,815 ± $29,389

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White 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 Ouachita Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2018 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2019, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0759% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 52.01
  2. Census Tract 102.02
  3. Census Tract 103.01

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ouachita Parish, LA was Census Tract 52.01 with a value of $88,621, followed by Census Tract 102.02 and Census Tract 103.01, with respective values of $78,530 and $73,068.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Ouachita 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

24.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ouachita Parish, LA (36.8k out of 149k 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 Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black
    23,260 ± 978
  2. White
    12,108 ± 904
  3. Hispanic
    706 ± 225

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ouachita Parish, LA is Black, followed by White 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

63.7k
2019 Value
± 1,909
−0.85%
1 Year decline
± 4.26%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Ouachita Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.85%, from 64.2k employees to 63.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ouachita Parish, LA, are Sales & Related Occupations (7,595 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,510 people), and Management Occupations (5,210 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ouachita Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ouachita Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (7,595 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,510 people), and Management Occupations (5,210 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Ouachita Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.85 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.56 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ouachita Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,353), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,805), and Management Occupations ($57,241).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

63.7k
2019 Value
± 1,909
−0.85%
1 Year decline
± 4.26%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Ouachita Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.85%, from 64.2k employees to 63.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ouachita Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,005 people), Retail Trade (8,278 people), and Educational Services (6,874 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ouachita Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Ouachita 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 Ouachita Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,005 people), Retail Trade (8,278 people), and Educational Services (6,874 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Ouachita Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Information (2.02 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.72 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ouachita Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,574), Manufacturing ($53,714), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,313).

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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 Ouachita Parish, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 61.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (35.9%), followed by Other (2.73%). 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 Ouachita Parish, LA
61.4% 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 Ouachita Parish, LA awarded 3,997 degrees. The student population of Ouachita Parish, LA is skewed towards women, with 4,961 male students and 8,867 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ouachita Parish, LA are White (2,082 and 53.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,364 and 34.8%), Unknown (188 and 4.79%), and Hispanic or Latino (100 and 2.55%).

The largest universities in Ouachita Parish, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,960 and 49%), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,673 and 41.9%), and Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe (169 and 4.23%).

The most popular majors in Ouachita Parish, LA are Welding Technology (797 and 19.9%), Health Aide (225 and 5.63%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (219 and 5.48%).

The median tuition cost in Ouachita Parish, LA for a public four year colleges is $5,788 for in-state students and $17,888 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 128 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 744 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 225 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Ouachita Parish, LA was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 128 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,960 degrees awarded
  2. 1,673 degrees awarded
  3. 169 degrees awarded
$5,788
Median In-State Public

In 2019, the Ouachita Parish, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana Delta Community College with 1,960 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,683
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,314
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,683 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ouachita Parish, LA, which is 0.727 times less than the 2,314 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,082 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,364 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    188 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Ouachita Parish, LA was White students. These 2,082 degrees mean that there were 1.53 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,364 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ouachita Parish, LA was $146,700 in 2019, which is 0.61 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $140,900 to $146,700, a 4.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Ouachita Parish, LA is 58.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Ouachita Parish, LA have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ouachita Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$146,700
2019 Median
± $4,424
$140,900
2018 Median
± $5,051

In 2019, the median property value in Ouachita Parish, LA grew to to $146,700 from the previous year's value of $140,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ouachita 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 Ouachita 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.
$41,121
Median Household Income
± $1,475
56.6k
Number of Households
± 1,678

In 2019, the median household income of the 56.6k households in Ouachita Parish, LA declined from $41,121 from the previous year's value of $41,314.

The following chart displays the households in Ouachita 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

58.4%
2019 Homeownership
59%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 58.4% of the housing units in Ouachita Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59%.

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

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ouachita Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in Ouachita Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (84.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.41%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.4%)

In 2019, 84.8% of workers in Ouachita Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.41%) and those who worked at home (2.4%).

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

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Health

90.4% of the population of Ouachita Parish, LA has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 27.3% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.72% 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 Ouachita Parish, LA see 1153 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.84% decrease from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1564 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 200 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

1,153 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ouachita Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Ouachita Parish, LA see an average of 1,153 patients per year. This represents a 3.84% decrease from the previous year (1,199 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ouachita 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

9.64%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
27.3%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
1.72%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ouachita Parish, LA declined by 13.3% from 11.1% to 9.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ouachita 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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