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, and 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.