Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
180,078
0.889% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36.6
0.826% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
21.3%
4.08% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$45,277
2.61% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$158,700
6.3% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
70,267
0.188% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $45,277. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew from 178,492 to 180,078, a 0.889% increase and its median household income grew from $44,127 to $45,277, a 2.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.582%).

4.38% of the households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Southeastern Louisiana University (2,138 degrees awarded in 2020) and Compass Career College (100 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was $158,700, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%. Most people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 180k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.99% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (3.58k people).

In 2020, there were 2.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.86k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,785 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (897 households), and German (264 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    114k ± 299
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    53.7k ± 638
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.86k ± 526
3.85%
Hispanic Population
6.94k people

In 2020, there were 2.12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.86k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.85% of the people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (6.94k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,785 households (2.86%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    897 households (0.536%)
  3. German
    264 households (0.158%)

4.38% of the households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 2.86% of the households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.99%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.58k people
1.79%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.2k people

As of 2020, 1.99% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents (3.58k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 1.79%, 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
± 2.1

In 2020, the median age of all people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 36.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,037 ± 788 people
  2. Honduras
    728 ± 661 people
  3. Guatemala
    261 ± 396 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,037 Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 728 and Guatemala with 261.

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Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,580 ± 615
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,013 ± 461
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,207 ± 298

Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Louisiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Economy

Median household income in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is $45,277. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $76,647 and $72,484.

Males in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.57 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,482. The income inequality in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA employs 70.3k people. The largest industries in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are Elementary & secondary schools (6,664 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,646 people), and Construction (5,147 people), and the highest paying industries are Investigation & security services ($205,415), Legal services ($122,076), and Petroleum refining ($108,277).

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,277
2020 value
± $2,681
2.61%
1 Year Growth
± 7.28%

Households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $45,277, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,127 in 2019, which represents a 2.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$62,040
Average Male Salary in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
± $8,343
$39,482
Average Female Salary in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
± $4,649

In 2020, full-time male employees in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA made 1.57 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. Asian
    $52,050 ± $45,177
  2. White
    $49,233 ± $5,697
  3. Two or More Races
    $46,698 ± $27,774

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Wage Distribution

0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2020, the income inequality in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.154% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 0.478. 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 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $82,594, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $76,647 and $72,484.

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 Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA (37.1k out of 174k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. 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
    18,025 ± 1,271
  2. Black
    17,585 ± 1,261
  3. Hispanic
    1,493 ± 341

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tangipahoa & Washington 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

70.3k
2020 Value
−0.188%
1 Year decline
± −0.188%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −0.188%, from 70.4k employees to 70.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,232 people), Cooks (1,976 people), and Cashiers (1,940 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 Elementary & middle school teachers (2,232 people), Cooks (1,976 people), and Cashiers (1,940 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 (24.9 times higher than expected), Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (14.6 times), and Crane & tower operators (6.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($156,876), Other managers ($146,587), and Chief executives & legislators ($141,946).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.3k
2020 Value
−0.188%
1 Year decline
± −0.188%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −0.188%, from 70.4k employees to 70.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,664 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,646 people), and Construction (5,147 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 Elementary & secondary schools (6,664 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,646 people), and Construction (5,147 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (13.8 times higher than expected), Water transportation (8.89 times), and Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (5.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Investigation & security services ($205,415), Legal services ($122,076), and Petroleum refining ($108,277).

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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. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

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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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

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. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%). The most partisan county was Cameron County, LA with 90.9% 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
58.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Louisiana
  1. 90.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 90.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Louisiana was Cameron County, LA with 90.9% 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 2020, universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 2,238 degrees. The student population of Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 5,221 male students and 9,419 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are White (1,513 and 69.3%), followed by Black or African American (348 and 15.9%), Hispanic or Latino (178 and 8.15%), and Two or More Races (99 and 4.54%).

The largest universities in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Louisiana University (2,138 and 95.5%) and Compass Career College (100 and 4.47%).

The most popular majors in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA are General Business Administration & Management (231 and 10.3%), General Studies (225 and 10.1%), and Registered Nursing (182 and 8.13%).

The median tuition cost in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA for a public four year colleges is $5,777 for in-state students and $18,255 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 225 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 172 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 152 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was General Studies with 225 degrees 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. 2,138 degrees awarded
  2. 100 degrees awarded
$5,777
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Louisiana University with 2,138 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

745
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,493
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 745 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.499 times less than the 1,493 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex 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
    1,513 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    348 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    178 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Capital Region Planning Commission 7--Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was White students. These 1,513 degrees mean that there were 4.35 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 Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA was $158,700 in 2020, which is 0.691 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $149,300 to $158,700, a 6.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA is 70.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 31.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. 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

$158,700
2020 Median
± $4,194
$149,300
2019 Median
± $6,896

In 2020, the median property value in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew to to $158,700 from the previous year's value of $149,300.

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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Household Income

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$45,277
Median Household Income
± $2,681
66.3k
Number of Households
± 2,659

In 2020, the median household income of the 66.3k households in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $45,277 from the previous year's value of $44,127.

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 < $10k 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

70.5%
2020 Homeownership
68.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 70.5% 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 68.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. 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

31.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (31.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.7% 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 Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.02%)

In 2020, 80% of workers in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who worked at home (4.02%).

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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 false.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 37.7% on employee plans, 28.8% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.9% 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 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.

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

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1,466 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

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).

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

8.78%
Uninsured
37.7%
Employer Coverage
28.8%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.9%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tangipahoa & Washington Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 13.4% from 10.1% to 8.78%.

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. 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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