Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA

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Population

175,299

1.05% growth

Median Age

35.9


Median Household Income

$41,510

6.61% growth

Poverty Rate

23.1%


Number of Employees

67,506

1.89% growth

Median Property Value

$124,100

1.55% growth

About

In 2017, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 175k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $41,510. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew from 173,482 to 175,299, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $38,935 to $41,510, a 6.61% increase.

The population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is 64.1% White Alone, 29.6% Black or African American Alone, and 3.56% Hispanic or Latino. 4.5% of the people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Southeastern Louisiana University (2,202 degrees awarded in 2016), Northshore Technical Community College (1,664 degrees), and Compass Career College (123 degrees).

The median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is $124,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA employs 67.5k people. The largest industries in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (6,190 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,690 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,957 people), and the highest paying industries are Support activities for mining ($123,914), Pipeline transportation ($109,860), and Legal services ($95,650).

Median household income in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is $41,510. Males in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.65 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,773. The income inequality in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,510

2017 value

± $1,667

6.61%

1 Year Growth

± 5.44%

Households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $41,510, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,935 in 2016, which represents a 6.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,955

Average Male Salary

± $7,785

$35,773

Average Female Salary

± $4,626

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.65 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $45,659 ± $5,343

  2. Other

    $40,567 ± $35,410

  3. Asian

    $31,679 ± $32,181

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.457

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0574% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA with a value of $72,199, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and Ascension Parish PUMA, LA, with respective values of $72,013 and $70,561.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Tangipahoa & Washington 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

23.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA (39k out of 169k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 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. Black

    19,104 ± 1,109

  2. White

    18,414 ± 1,141

  3. Hispanic

    1,747 ± 341

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

67.5k

2017 Value

1.89%

1 Year growth

± 1.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 1.89%, from 66.3k employees to 67.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,139 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,123 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,042 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,139 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,123 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,042 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Boilermakers (30.2 times higher than expected), Crane & tower operators (9.42 times), and Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping (6.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($262,867), Chief executives & legislators ($141,784), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($123,197).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

67.5k

2017 Value

1.89%

1 Year growth

± 1.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 1.89%, from 66.3k employees to 67.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (6,190 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,690 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,957 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Tangipahoa & Washington 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 Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (6,190 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,690 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,957 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Water transportation (12.9 times higher than expected), Petroleum refining (10.3 times), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills (4.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Support activities for mining ($123,914), Pipeline transportation ($109,860), and Legal services ($95,650).

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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. $81.6B

  2. $69.1B

  3. $38B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $81.6B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($69.1B) and Basic chemicals ($38B).

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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$365B

2015 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

30.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Louisiana trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 30.3% to $476B 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. $38.9B

  2. $36B

  3. $14.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $38.9B, followed by Mississippi with $36B and Florida and $14.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.5% of the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 24.3% on Medicaid, 9.93% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.69% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,527 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

15.5%

Uninsured

37.2%

Employer Coverage

24.3%

Medicaid

9.93%

Medicare

11.4%

Non-Group

1.69%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Tangipahoa & Washington 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. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

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

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Diversity

Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 175k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is composed of 112k White Alone residents (64.1%), 51.9k Black or African American Alone residents (29.6%), 6.24k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.56%), 3.07k Two or More Races residents (1.75%), 1.07k Asian Alone residents (0.609%), 473 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.27%), 169 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0964%), and 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00342%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,361 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,173 speakers), and Vietnamese (325 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

1.82%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.16k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 1.82%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,066 ± 1,109 people

  2. Honduras

    268 ± 402 people

  3. India

    246 ± 385 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,066 Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 268 and India with 246.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    112k ± 99

  2. Black or African American Alone

    51.9k ± 596

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6.24k ± 469

In 2017, there were 2.17 times more White Alone residents (112k people) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 51.9k Black or African American Alone and 6.24k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    4,361 speakers (2.67%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    1,173 speakers (0.719%)

  3. Vietnamese

    325 speakers (0.199%)

4.5% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 2.67% of the overall population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 0.719% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.199% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,844 ± 424

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,857 ± 363

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,586 ± 365

Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 3,989 degrees. The student population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 7,258 male students and 11,270 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are White (2,496 and 63.7%), followed by Black or African American (914 and 23.3%), Two or More Races (179 and 4.57%), and Hispanic or Latino (176 and 4.49%).

The largest universities in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Louisiana University (2,202 and 55.2%), Northshore Technical Community College (1,664 and 41.7%), and Compass Career College (123 and 3.08%).

The most popular majors in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Welding Technology (435 and 10.9%), General Studies (272 and 6.82%), and General Business Administration & Management (224 and 5.62%).

The median tuition costs in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,652 and $18,130 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 229 degrees awarded

  2. 180 degrees awarded

  3. 160 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was General Studies with 229 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,202 degrees awarded

  2. 1,664 degrees awarded

  3. 123 degrees awarded

$5,652

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Louisiana University with 2,202 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,790

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,199

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,790 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.814 times less than the 2,199 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,496 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    914 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    179 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA were to White students. These 2,496 degrees mean that there were 2.73 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 914 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was $124,100 in 2017, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $122,200 to $124,100, a 1.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 30.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$41,510

Median Household Income

± $1,667

65.1k

Number of Households

± 2,073

In 2017, the median household income of the 65.1k households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $41,510 from the previous year's value of $38,935.

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Housing

Property Value

$124,100

2017 Median

± $5,198

$122,200

2016 Median

± $4,645

In 2017, the median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $124,100 from the previous year's value of $122,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Tangipahoa & Washington 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 Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.1%

2017 Homeownership

68.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.1% of the housing units in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tangipahoa & Washington 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 Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

30.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (30.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.83% of the workforce in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.2%

  2. Carpooled

    14.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Drove Alone (79.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.2%) and those who Worked At Home (3.05%).

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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