Red River Parish, LA

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Population
8,618
1.2% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Age
38.7

Poverty Rate
23.6%

Median Household Income
$33,446
19.4% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$80,800
5.94% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
3,153
6.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Red River Parish, LA had a population of 8.62k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $33,446. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Red River Parish, LA declined from 8,723 to 8,618, a -1.2% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,510 to $33,446, a -19.4% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Red River Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.975%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.685%). 0% of the households in Red River Parish, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.3% of the residents in Red River Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Red River Parish, LA was $80,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%. Most people in Red River Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Red River Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Red River Parish, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (43.8%), followed by Other (2.1%). 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Red River Parish, LA
54.1% 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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Diversity

Red River Parish, LA is home to a population of 8.62k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.847% of Red River Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (73 people).

In 2018, there were 1.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.91k people) in Red River Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.36k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 148 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Red River Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.91k ± 17
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.36k ± 117
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    148 ± 118
2.16%
Hispanic Population
186 people

In 2018, there were 1.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.91k people) in Red River Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.36k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 148 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.16% of the people in Red River Parish, LA are hispanic (186 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.847%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
73 people
0.906%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
79 people

As of 2018, 0.847% of Red River Parish, LA residents (73 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Red River Parish, LA was 0.906%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.3
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 17.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Red River Parish, LA was 38.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Red River Parish, LA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Red River Parish, LA residents was 40.

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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

99.3%
2018 Citizenship
99.4%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.3% of Red River Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Red River Parish, LA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    77 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    72 ± 51
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    46 ± 39

Red River Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Red River Parish, LA is $33,446. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Red River Parish, LA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $50,774, followed by Census Tract 9603 and N/A, with respective values of $27,976 and N/A.

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 Red River Parish, LA employs 3.15k people. The largest industries in Red River Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (513 people), Retail Trade (399 people), and Manufacturing (360 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($201,641), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($201,211), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,475).

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,446
2018 value
± $6,568
-19.4%
1 Year Growth
± 31.7%

Households in Red River Parish, LA have a median annual income of $33,446, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,510 in 2017, which represents a -19.4% 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 Red River 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9603
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Red River Parish, LA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $50,774, followed by Census Tract 9603 and N/A, with respective values of $27,976 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Red River Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Red River Parish, LA (1.98k out of 8.38k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    1,424 ± 257
  2. White
    496 ± 165
  3. Two Or More
    46 ± 107

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Red River Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

3.15k
2018 Value
± 373
-6.33%
1 Year decline
± 17.8%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Red River Parish, LA declined at a rate of -6.33%, from 3.37k employees to 3.15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Red River Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (350 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (336 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (278 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Red River Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Red River Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (350 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (336 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (278 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Red River Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.89 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.83 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Red River Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Construction & Extraction Occupations ($73,333), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($72,656), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.15k
2018 Value
± 373
-6.33%
1 Year decline
± 17.8%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Red River Parish, LA declined at a rate of -6.33%, from 3.37k employees to 3.15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Red River Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (513 people), Retail Trade (399 people), and Manufacturing (360 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Red River Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Red River 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 Red River Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (513 people), Retail Trade (399 people), and Manufacturing (360 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Red River Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (10.2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.06 times), and Utilities (1.96 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Red River Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($201,641), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($201,211), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,475).

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Red River Parish, LA was $80,800 in 2018, which is 0.352 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $85,900 to $80,800, a 5.94% decrease. The homeownership rate in Red River Parish, LA is 74.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Red River Parish, LA have an average commute time of 33.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Red River Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$80,800
2018 Median
± $7,413
$85,900
2017 Median
± $4,032

In 2018, the median property value in Red River Parish, LA declined from to $80,800 from the previous year's value of $85,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Red River 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 Red River Parish, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Household Income

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$33,446
Median Household Income
± $6,568
3.33k
Number of Households
± 361

In 2018, the median household income of the 3.33k households in Red River Parish, LA declined from $33,446 from the previous year's value of $41,510.

The following chart displays the households in Red River 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

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Red River Parish, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Red River Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

74.7%
2018 Homeownership
74.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.7% of the housing units in Red River Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Red River Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Red River Parish, LA have a longer commute time (33.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 8.77% of the workforce in Red River Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (7.83%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.06%)

In 2018, 83.6% of workers in Red River Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.83%) and those who worked at home (4.06%).

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 Red River Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Red River Parish, LA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

88.8% of the population of Red River Parish, LA has health coverage, with 35.2% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.88% 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 Red River Parish, LA see 4238 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.703% decrease from the previous year (4268 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1206 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

4,238 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Red River Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Red River Parish, LA see an average of 4,238 patients per year. This represents a 0.703% decrease from the previous year (4,268 patients).

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

11.2%
Uninsured
35.2%
Employer Coverage
26.9%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.88%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Red River Parish, LA declined by 15.2% from 13.2% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Red River 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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