Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA

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Population
176,961
0.948% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
Median Age
36.1

Poverty Rate
23.2%

Median Household Income
$42,233
1.74% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$131,400
5.88% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
67,506
1.89% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 177k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $42,233. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew from 175,299 to 176,961, a 0.948% increase and its median household income grew from $41,510 to $42,233, a 1.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.591%). 4.56% 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 Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Southeastern Louisiana University (2,086 degrees awarded in 2017), Northshore Technical Community College (1,202 degrees), and Compass Career College (102 degrees).

The median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is $131,400, and the homeownership rate is 68.5%. Most people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (38.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). 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 Louisiana
58.1% 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.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 177k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.97% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (3.49k people).

In 2018, there were 2.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.62k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,614 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,093 speakers), and German (381 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    113k ± 95
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    52.5k ± 658
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.62k ± 356
3.68%
Hispanic Population
6.51k people

In 2018, there were 2.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.62k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.68% of the people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (6.51k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races 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
    4,614 speakers (2.8%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,093 speakers (0.664%)
  3. German
    381 speakers (0.231%)

4.56% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 2.8% of the overall population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are native Spanish speakers. 0.664% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.231% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.97%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.49k people
1.82%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
3.16k people

As of 2018, 1.97% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents (3.49k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than 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 increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 36.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 36.

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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%
2018 Citizenship
98.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.7% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,678 ± 465
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,921 ± 439
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,866 ± 362

Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is $42,233. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

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.

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).

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,233
2018 value
± $1,706
1.74%
1 Year Growth
± 5.6%

Households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $42,233, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,510 in 2017, which represents a 1.74% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,955
Average Male Salary in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
± $7,785
$35,773
Average Female Salary in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
± $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 in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
  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 in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.457
2017 Wage GINI in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
0.457
2016 Wage GINI in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA

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 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 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

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

23.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA (39.7k out of 171k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 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
    20,549 ± 1,116
  2. White
    17,811 ± 1,185
  3. Hispanic
    1,530 ± 321

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 in Louisiana
$476B
Projected 2045 Value in Louisiana
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 3,390 degrees. The student population of Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 7,526 male students and 11,977 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are White (2,188 and 65.6%), followed by Black or African American (654 and 19.6%), Two or More Races (179 and 5.37%), and Hispanic or Latino (176 and 5.28%).

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Louisiana University (2,086 and 61.5%), Northshore Technical Community College (1,202 and 35.5%), and Compass Career College (102 and 3.01%).

The most popular majors in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are General Studies (258 and 7.61%), General Business Administration & Management (221 and 6.52%), and Welding Technology (201 and 5.93%).

The median tuition costs in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,777 and $18,255 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 209 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 161 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Registered Nursing with 134 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,086 degrees awarded
  2. 1,202 degrees awarded
  3. 102 degrees awarded
$5,777
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Louisiana University with 2,086 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,392
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,998
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,392 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.697 times less than the 1,998 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,188 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    654 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    179 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA were to White students. These 2,188 degrees mean that there were 3.35 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 654 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was $131,400 in 2018, which is 0.572 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $124,100 to $131,400, a 5.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is 68.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 31.2 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.

Housing

Property Value

$131,400
2018 Median
± $7,487
$124,100
2017 Median
± $5,198

In 2018, the median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $131,400 from the previous year's value of $124,100.

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 N/A 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.
$42,233
Median Household Income
± $1,706
64.9k
Number of Households
± 2,142

In 2018, the median household income of the 64.9k households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $42,233 from the previous year's value of $41,510.

The following chart displays the households in Tangipahoa & Washington 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 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

68.5%
2018 Homeownership
69.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.5% of the housing units in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

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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Commute Time

31.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (31.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.89% 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
    79.6%
  2. Carpooled
    14.3%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.74%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Drove Alone (79.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.3%) and those who Worked At Home (2.74%).

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 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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Health

88.2% of the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 27.4% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 2.04% 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 Louisiana 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 in Louisiana

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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Louisiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana
$4,420
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,281
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,811
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.8%
Uninsured
37.2%
Employer Coverage
27.4%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
2.04%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 23.7% from 15.5% to 11.8%.

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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