St. Tammany Parish, LA

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2019 Population
260,419
0.894% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
40.4
0.98% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
11.5%
4.61% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$69,076
5.63% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$232,300
1.53% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
116,689
0.823% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, St. Tammany Parish, LA had a population of 260k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $69,076. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of St. Tammany Parish, LA grew from 258,111 to 260,419, a 0.894% increase and its median household income grew from $65,392 to $69,076, a 5.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Tammany Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.49%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%). 0% of the households in St. Tammany Parish, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98% of the residents in St. Tammany Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Tammany Parish, LA are Northshore Technical Community College (1,936 degrees awarded in 2019), Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute-Covington (1,745 degrees), and Delta College-Slidell Campus (115 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in St. Tammany Parish, LA was $232,300, and the homeownership rate was 78.9%. Most people in St. Tammany Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Tammany 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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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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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Diversity

St. Tammany Parish, LA is home to a population of 260k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2019, 10.5% of St. Tammany Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (27.4k people).

In 2018, there were 6.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (202k people) in St. Tammany Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Tammany Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    202k ± 516
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    32.6k ± 814
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 1.59k
5.74%
Hispanic Population
14.8k people

In 2018, there were 6.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (202k people) in St. Tammany Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.74% of the people in St. Tammany Parish, LA are hispanic (14.8k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
27.4k people
3.79%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
9.78k people

As of 2019, 10.5% of St. Tammany Parish, LA residents (27.4k 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. Tammany Parish, LA was 3.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in St. Tammany Parish, LA was 40.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in St. Tammany Parish, LA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all St. Tammany Parish, LA residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    36,641 ± 4,681 people
  2. Mexico
    26,524 ± 3,987 people
  3. Vietnam
    21,986 ± 3,632 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 36,641 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 26,524 and Vietnam with 21,986.

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Citizenship

98%
2019 Citizenship
97.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98% of St. Tammany Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in St. Tammany Parish, LA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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  2. false
    0 ± 0
  3. false
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Economy

Median household income in St. Tammany Parish, LA is $69,076. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in St. Tammany Parish, LA was Census Tract 412.08 with a value of $142,665, followed by Census Tract 403.04 and Census Tract 412.12, with respective values of $126,318 and $102,442.

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,948. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of St. Tammany Parish, LA employs 117k people. The largest industries in St. Tammany Parish, LA are Retail Trade (15,769 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,797 people), and Construction (11,748 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($136,942), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,458), and Transportation & Warehousing ($65,851).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,076
2019 value
± $6,150
5.63%
1 Year Growth
± 10.8%

Households in St. Tammany Parish, LA have a median annual income of $69,076, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,392 in 2018, which represents a 5.63% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,353
Average Male Salary in Louisiana
± $1,612
$43,948
Average Female Salary in Louisiana
± $1,134

In 2019, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.49 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. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $59,113 ± $31,409
  2. Asian
    $58,218 ± $9,931
  3. White
    $54,419 ± $1,244

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian 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 St. Tammany Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2019, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0926% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 412.08
  2. Census Tract 403.04
  3. Census Tract 412.12

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Tammany Parish, LA was Census Tract 412.08 with a value of $142,665, followed by Census Tract 403.04 and Census Tract 412.12, with respective values of $126,318 and $102,442.

The following map shows all of the tracts in St. Tammany Parish, 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

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Tammany Parish, LA (29k out of 253k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    20,266 ± 1,224
  2. Black
    5,695 ± 669
  3. Hispanic
    3,305 ± 456

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Tammany Parish, 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

117k
2019 Value
± 6,705
−0.823%
1 Year decline
± 8.11%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Tammany Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.823%, from 118k employees to 117k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Tammany Parish, LA, are Sales & Related Occupations (17,272 people), Management Occupations (15,240 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,628 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Tammany Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of St. Tammany Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (17,272 people), Management Occupations (15,240 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,628 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, St. Tammany Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.9 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.77 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of St. Tammany Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($100,066), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($91,763), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($91,494).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

117k
2019 Value
± 6,705
−0.823%
1 Year decline
± 8.11%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in St. Tammany Parish, LA declined at a rate of −0.823%, from 118k employees to 117k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Tammany Parish, LA, are Retail Trade (15,769 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,797 people), and Construction (11,748 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Tammany Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in St. Tammany 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 St. Tammany Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (15,769 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,797 people), and Construction (11,748 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, St. Tammany Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.4 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.61 times), and Construction (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in St. Tammany Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($136,942), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,458), and Transportation & Warehousing ($65,851).

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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 St. Tammany Parish, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 73.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (22.3%), followed by Other (4.63%). 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 St. Tammany Parish, LA
73.1% 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 St. Tammany Parish, LA awarded 3,999 degrees. The student population of St. Tammany Parish, LA is skewed towards women, with 2,265 male students and 5,048 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Tammany Parish, LA are White (2,163 and 54.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,111 and 27.8%), Hispanic or Latino (336 and 8.41%), and Unknown (228 and 5.71%).

The largest universities in St. Tammany Parish, LA by number of degrees awarded are Northshore Technical Community College (1,936 and 48.4%), Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute-Covington (1,745 and 43.6%), and Delta College-Slidell Campus (115 and 2.88%).

The most popular majors in St. Tammany Parish, LA are General Cosmetology (935 and 23.4%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (859 and 21.5%), and Welding Technology (390 and 9.75%).

The median tuition costs in St. Tammany Parish, LA are $16,900 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. 317 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 125 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 859 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in St. Tammany Parish, LA was Welding Technology with 317 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in St. Tammany Parish, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,936 degrees awarded
  2. 1,745 degrees awarded
  3. 115 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$16,900
Median Private

In 2019, the St. Tammany Parish, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northshore Technical Community College with 1,936 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,339
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,660
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,339 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Tammany Parish, LA, which is 0.503 times less than the 2,660 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in St. Tammany Parish, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,163 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,111 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    336 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in St. Tammany Parish, LA was White students. These 2,163 degrees mean that there were 1.95 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,111 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in St. Tammany Parish, LA was $232,300 in 2019, which is 0.966 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $228,800 to $232,300, a 1.53% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Tammany Parish, LA is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in St. Tammany Parish, LA have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Tammany Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$232,300
2019 Median
± $10,797
$228,800
2018 Median
± $8,898

In 2019, the median property value in St. Tammany Parish, LA grew to to $232,300 from the previous year's value of $228,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in St. Tammany 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 St. Tammany Parish, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$69,076
Median Household Income
± $6,150
95k
Number of Households
± 5,796

In 2019, the median household income of the 95k households in St. Tammany Parish, LA grew to $69,076 from the previous year's value of $65,392.

The following chart displays the households in St. Tammany 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in St. Tammany Parish, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Tammany Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%
2019 Homeownership
79.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 78.9% of the housing units in St. Tammany Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in St. Tammany Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Tammany Parish, LA have a similar commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 4.25% of the workforce in St. Tammany Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.55%)
  3. Carpooled (7.02%)

In 2019, 82.1% of workers in St. Tammany Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.55%) and those who carpooled to work (7.02%).

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

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Health

92.1% of the population of St. Tammany Parish, LA has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 2.11% 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 St. Tammany Parish, LA see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.244% increase from the previous year (1232 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1264 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 403 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

1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Tammany Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in St. Tammany Parish, LA see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.244% increase from the previous year (1,232 patients).

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

7.93%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
15.5%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
2.11%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Tammany Parish, LA grew by 9.24% from 7.26% to 7.93%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in St. Tammany 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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