Sabine Parish, LA

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2022 Population
22,209
0.751% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
0.725% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
23.9%
10.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$40,777
2.01% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$112,300
13.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sabine Parish, LA had a population of 22.2k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $40,777. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sabine Parish, LA declined from 22,377 to 22,209, a −0.751% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,975 to $40,777, a 2.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sabine Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.56%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.57%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.46%).

None of the households in Sabine 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.

99.5% of the residents in Sabine Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Sabine Parish, LA was $112,300, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Sabine Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Sabine Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sabine Parish, LA is home to a population of 22.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.986% of Sabine Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (219 people).

In 2022, there were 4.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.7k people) in Sabine Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.9k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Sabine Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sabine Parish, LA was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sabine Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.7k ± 136
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.2k ± 173
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.9k ± 229
4.33%
Hispanic Population
961 people

In 2022, there were 4.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.7k people) in Sabine Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.9k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.33% of the people in Sabine Parish, LA are hispanic (961 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.986%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
219 people
0.626%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
140 people

As of 2022, 0.986% of Sabine Parish, LA residents (219 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sabine Parish, LA was 0.626%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    566 ± 107
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    163 ± 74
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 62

Sabine Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sabine Parish, LA employs 7.31k people. The largest industries in Sabine Parish, LA are Retail Trade (1,089 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (704 people), and Manufacturing (681 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($113,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,000), and Utilities ($62,363).

Occupations

7.31k
2022 Value
± 546
−0.0547%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sabine Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.0547%, from 7.31k employees to 7.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sabine Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (863 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (817 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (725 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sabine Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.31k
2022 Value
± 546
−0.0547%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sabine Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.0547%, from 7.31k employees to 7.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sabine Parish, LA, are Retail Trade (1,089 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (704 people), and Manufacturing (681 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sabine Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Sabine Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,229
Median earning men ± $6,608
$23,917
Median earning women ± $2,939

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,125), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($68,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,363).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,768), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,750), and Public Administration ($29,344).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 140
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 131
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 104
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sabine County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 82.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.462%).

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.

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.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sabine Parish, LA was $112,300 in 2022, which is 0.398 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $98,600 to $112,300, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Sabine Parish, LA is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sabine Parish, LA have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sabine Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sabine Parish, LA is $40,777. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sabine Parish, LA was Census Tract 6 with a value of $46,919, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $43,125 and $38,456.

Property

$112,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,366
$6,110
Median Property Taxes
±$429

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sabine Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.3% of the housing units in Sabine Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sabine Parish, LA was Census Tract 6 with a value of $46,919, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $43,125 and $38,456.

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

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Household Income

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$40,777
Median Household Income
± $4,130
8.34k
Number of Households
± 527

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.34k households in Sabine Parish, LA grew to $40,777 from the previous year's value of $39,975.

The following chart displays the households in Sabine 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sabine Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.4%)
  2. Carpooled (15.3%)
  3. Other (4.76%)

In 2022, 73.4% of workers in Sabine Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.3%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.76%).

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Commute Time

33.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sabine Parish, LA have a longer commute time (33.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.61% of the workforce in Sabine Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sabine Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sabine Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sabine Parish, LA (5.24k out of 21.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sabine Parish, LA is White, followed by Black 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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Health

90.3% of the population of Sabine Parish, LA has health coverage, with 28.5% on employee plans, 29.8% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 1.76% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sabine Parish, LA see 7961 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.624% decrease from the previous year (8011 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 11902 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 744 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

7,961 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sabine Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Sabine Parish, LA see an average of 7,961 patients per year. This represents a 0.624% decrease from the previous year (8,011 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 17% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.7%
Uninsured
28.5%
Employer Coverage
29.8%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
15.8%
Non-Group
1.76%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sabine Parish, LA grew by 0.611% from 9.64% to 9.7%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 80.6 in Sabine Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.3% in Sabine Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.7% in Sabine Parish, LA.

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