In 2020, Ouachita Parish, LA had a population of 155k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $44,934. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ouachita Parish, LA declined from 155,494 to 154,679, a −0.524% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,121 to $44,934, a 9.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ouachita Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), White (Hispanic) (1.19%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%).
None of the households in Ouachita Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.1% of the residents in Ouachita Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ouachita Parish, LA are University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,813 degrees awarded in 2020), Louisiana Delta Community College (884 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe (112 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Ouachita Parish, LA was $150,200, and the homeownership rate was 60%.
Most people in Ouachita Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Ouachita Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.