St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA

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2019 Population
121,823
0.286% 1-year growth
2019 Median Age
36.4
1.39% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
17.8%
0.76% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$53,338
3.48% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$155,600
5.42% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
51,773
0.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 122k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $53,338. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA grew from 121,476 to 121,823, a 0.286% increase and its median household income grew from $51,546 to $53,338, a 3.48% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.67%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%). 10.1% of the households in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.1% of the residents in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Nunez Community College (856 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was $155,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.6%. Most people in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Diversity

St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 122k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 16.8% of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (20.5k people).

In 2019, there were 1.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66k people) in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (6,304 speakers), Vietnamese (2,151 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (842 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66k ± 1.26k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.9k ± 1.06k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.46k ± 691
8.35%
Hispanic Population
10.2k people

In 2019, there were 1.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66k people) in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.35% of the people in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (10.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,304 speakers (5.59%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,151 speakers (1.91%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    842 speakers (0.747%)

10.1% of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 5.59% of the overall population of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 1.91% speak Vietnamese and 0.747% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
20.5k people
6.21%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.55k people

As of 2019, 16.8% of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents (20.5k 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 6.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 36.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    1,620 ± 982 people
  2. Mexico
    1,422 ± 920 people
  3. Honduras
    1,384 ± 908 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,620 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Mexico with 1,422 and Honduras with 1,384.

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Citizenship

97.1%
2019 Citizenship
97%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.1% of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,750 ± 236
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,247 ± 262
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    937 ± 226

St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is $53,338. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,987. The income inequality in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.403, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA employs 51.8k people. The largest industries in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,061 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,008 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,209 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($116,576), Petroleum refining ($110,577), and Specialized design services ($109,419).

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,338
2019 value
± $1,892
3.48%
1 Year Growth
± 4.51%

Households in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $53,338, 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 $51,546 in 2018, which represents a 3.48% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,120
Average Male Salary in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
± $7,002
$39,987
Average Female Salary in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
± $5,001

In 2019, full-time male employees in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White
    $46,399 ± $5,746
  2. Asian
    $42,998 ± $28,247
  3. American Indian
    $36,103 ± $65,532

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.403
2019 Wage GINI in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
0.403
2018 Wage GINI in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2019, the income inequality in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.403 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.213% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA (21.5k out of 121k 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 Females 35 - 44.

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. White
    10,658 ± 804
  2. Black
    8,431 ± 699
  3. Hispanic
    2,242 ± 476

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is White, followed by Black 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

51.8k
2019 Value
0.7%
1 Year growth
± 0.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.7%, from 51.4k employees to 51.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, are Cashiers (1,514 people), Other managers (1,507 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,455 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,514 people), Other managers (1,507 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,455 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing and hunting workers (42.8 times higher than expected), Ship & boat captains & operators (18 times), and Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (11.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians ($241,129), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($168,079), and Medical & health services managers ($115,435).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.8k
2019 Value
0.7%
1 Year growth
± 0.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 0.7%, from 51.4k employees to 51.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,061 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,008 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,209 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,061 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,008 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,209 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (35.7 times higher than expected), Water transportation (11.2 times), and Military Reserves or National Guard (10.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($116,576), Petroleum refining ($110,577), and Specialized design services ($109,419).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana and Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $113B
  2. $104B
  3. $73.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana and Mississippi product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $113B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($104B) and Fuel oils ($73.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana and Mississippi 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
$198B
2018 Value in Mississippi
$331B
Projected 2045 Value in Mississippi
66.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound Louisiana trade was $490B. This is expected to increase 66% to $814B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Mississippi trade was $198B. This is expected to increase 66.9% to $331B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana and Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $53.4B
  2. $36.3B
  3. $24B

In 2018, the top outbound Louisiana and Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $53.4B, followed by Alabama with $36.3B and Florida and $24B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana and Mississippi 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% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (39.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.62%). 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, John Kennedy, Roger Wicker, and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana and Mississippi. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana and Mississippi is currently represented by 10 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% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Louisiana and Mississippi
  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 and Mississippi 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 and Mississippi colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Louisiana and Mississippi

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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
Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat after Thad Cochran's resignation.

Bill Cassidy, John Kennedy, Roger Wicker, and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Louisiana and Mississippi.

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 and Mississippi over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana and Mississippi

Louisiana and Mississippi is currently represented by 10 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 and Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 856 degrees. The student population of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 777 male students and 1,345 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are White (354 and 42%), followed by Black or African American (348 and 41.3%), Hispanic or Latino (74 and 8.78%), and Unknown (25 and 2.97%).

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nunez Community College (856 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are General Studies (134 and 15.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (128 and 15%), and Industrial Technology (111 and 13%).

The median tuition costs in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 128 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) with 39 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
856 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nunez Community College with 856 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

311
Degrees Awarded to Men
545
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 311 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.571 times less than the 545 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    354 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    348 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    74 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was White students. These 354 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 348 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was $155,600 in 2019, which is 0.647 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $147,600 to $155,600, a 5.42% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is 73.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 27.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,600
2019 Median
± $2,249
$147,600
2018 Median
± $3,144

In 2019, the median property value in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $155,600 from the previous year's value of $147,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k 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.
$53,338
Median Household Income
± $1,892
42k
Number of Households
± 1,417

In 2019, the median household income of the 42k households in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $53,338 from the previous year's value of $51,546.

The following chart displays the households in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.6%
2019 Homeownership
73.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 73.6% of the housing units in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (27.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.33% of the workforce in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.12%)

In 2019, 83.7% of workers in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (2.12%).

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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

90.5% of the population of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 25.4% on Medicaid, 9.86% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 2.8% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in Mississippi was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

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.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Mississippi see 1890 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0529% increase from the previous year (1889 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2051 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 591 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana and Mississippi.
1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana
1,890 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mississippi

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).

Primary care physicians in Mississippi see an average of 1,890 patients per year. This represents a 0.0529% increase from the previous year (1,889 patients).

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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Louisiana and Mississippi.
$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana
$7,646
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Mississippi

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Mississippi (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.86%, from $7,362 to $7,646.

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

9.53%
Uninsured
40.9%
Employer Coverage
25.4%
Medicaid
9.86%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
2.8%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 10.3% from 10.6% to 9.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines 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 and Mississippi, at 25.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana and Mississippi by county over multiple years.

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