In 2017, Ouachita Parish, LA had a population of 156k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $40,081. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ouachita Parish, LA grew from 156,398 to 156,433, a 0.0224% increase and its median household income grew from $38,974 to $40,081, a 2.84% increase.
The population of Ouachita Parish, LA is 58.3% White Alone, 37.4% Black or African American Alone, and 2.18% Hispanic or Latino. 2.53% of the people in Ouachita Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ouachita Parish, LA are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,885 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,480 degrees), and McCann School of Business & Technology (367112) (181 degrees).
The median property value in Ouachita Parish, LA is $133,400, and the homeownership rate is 59.3%. Most people in Ouachita Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Ouachita Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.