Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
180,616
1.06% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
35.3
0.857% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
18.9%
0.768% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$47,910
4.93% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$137,500
2.84% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
73,694
0.309% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 181k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $47,910. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA declined from 182,553 to 180,616, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,659 to $47,910, a 4.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.21%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%). 6% of the households in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.6% of the residents in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are Central Louisiana Technical Community College (1,975 degrees awarded in 2019), Louisiana State University-Alexandria (540 degrees), and Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (264 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was $137,500, and the homeownership rate was 59.4%. Most people in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 181k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 6.39% of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (11.5k people).

In 2019, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,956 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,331 speakers), and Arabic (489 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 43
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    48.3k ± 516
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.8k ± 625
4.84%
Hispanic Population
8.74k people

In 2019, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.84% of the people in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (8.74k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,956 speakers (2.96%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,331 speakers (0.794%)
  3. Arabic
    489 speakers (0.292%)

6% of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 2.96% of the overall population of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 0.794% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.292% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.39%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.5k people
3.14%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.74k people

As of 2019, 6.39% of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA residents (11.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was 3.14%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was 35.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,209 ± 851 people
  2. Philippines
    478 ± 536 people
  3. Pakistan
    323 ± 441 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,209 Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Philippines with 478 and Pakistan with 323.

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Citizenship

98.6%
2019 Citizenship
98.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.6% of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,903 ± 583
  2. Vietnam
    4,191 ± 351
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,612 ± 334

Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.17 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 Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA is $47,910. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $85,425, followed by East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA and St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $77,865 and $74,228.

Males in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,058. The income inequality in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA employs 73.7k people. The largest industries in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,551 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,329 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,638 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous wood products ($295,355), Petroleum refining ($129,333), and Offices of other health practitioners ($119,011).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,910
2019 value
± $1,223
4.93%
1 Year Growth
± 3.82%

Households in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $47,910, 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 $45,659 in 2018, which represents a 4.93% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,658
Average Male Salary in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA
± $7,224
$40,058
Average Female Salary in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA
± $5,178

In 2019, full-time male employees in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. Asian
    $77,426 ± $89,239
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $50,899 ± $76,310
  3. White
    $47,734 ± $5,236

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.52 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.45
2019 Wage GINI in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA
0.444
2018 Wage GINI in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2019, the income inequality in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.21% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $85,425, followed by East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA and St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $77,865 and $74,228.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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

18.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA (33k out of 174k 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 Males 25 - 34.

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
    15,378 ± 882
  2. White
    14,930 ± 846
  3. Hispanic
    1,740 ± 273

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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

73.7k
2019 Value
0.309%
1 Year growth
± 0.309%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.309%, from 73.5k employees to 73.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, are Cashiers (1,962 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,794 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,789 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,962 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,794 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,789 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Military officer special & tactical operations leaders (21.1 times higher than expected), Firstline enlisted military supervisors (18 times), and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (16.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians ($315,944), Word processors & typists ($196,944), and Dentists ($156,956).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

73.7k
2019 Value
0.309%
1 Year growth
± 0.309%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.309%, from 73.5k employees to 73.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,551 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,329 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,638 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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 Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,551 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,329 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,638 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Military Reserves or National Guard (29 times higher than expected), U. S. Army (25.7 times), and Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (14.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Miscellaneous wood products ($295,355), Petroleum refining ($129,333), and Offices of other health practitioners ($119,011).

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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 Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). 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 Louisiana
58.1% 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 Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 3,212 degrees. The student population of Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 3,077 male students and 4,636 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are White (1,732 and 54%), followed by Black or African American (1,077 and 33.6%), Hispanic or Latino (96 and 2.99%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (92 and 2.87%).

The largest universities in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Central Louisiana Technical Community College (1,975 and 61.5%), Louisiana State University-Alexandria (540 and 16.8%), and Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (264 and 8.22%).

The most popular majors in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are Welding Technology (588 and 18.3%), Health Aide (334 and 10.4%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (278 and 8.66%).

The median tuition costs in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA are $17,500 for private four year colleges, and $4,984 and $4,984 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 334 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 537 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was Health Aide with 334 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,975 degrees awarded
  2. 540 degrees awarded
  3. 264 degrees awarded
$4,984
Median In-State Public
$17,500
Median Private

In 2019, the Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Central Louisiana Technical Community College with 1,975 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,449
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,763
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,449 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.822 times less than the 1,763 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,732 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,077 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 2--Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was White students. These 1,732 degrees mean that there were 1.61 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,077 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA was $137,500 in 2019, which is 0.572 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $133,700 to $137,500, a 2.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA is 59.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$137,500
2019 Median
± $4,599
$133,700
2018 Median
± $3,876

In 2019, the median property value in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $137,500 from the previous year's value of $133,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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 Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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.
$47,910
Median Household Income
± $1,223
66.2k
Number of Households
± 1,761

In 2019, the median household income of the 66.2k households in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $47,910 from the previous year's value of $45,659.

The following chart displays the households in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

59.4%
2019 Homeownership
58.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 59.4% of the housing units in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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

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Commute Time

22.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.38% of the workforce in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.7%)
  3. Walked (2.41%)

In 2019, 82.8% of workers in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.7%) and those who walked to work (2.41%).

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

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Health

90.4% of the population of Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 23.4% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 6.9% 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 Louisiana see 1466 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1496 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1778 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 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

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1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,466 patients per year. This represents a 2.01% decrease from the previous year (1,496 patients).

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

9.65%
Uninsured
34.5%
Employer Coverage
23.4%
Medicaid
10%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
6.9%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 5.09% from 10.2% to 9.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, 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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