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Demographic Data Report for Louisiana by Parish
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Parish
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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 parishes)
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United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Louisiana 14.5 161,046 49 of 52
Jefferson Parish 12.0 12,872 2,107
Orleans Parish 16.8 12,123 2,740
East Baton Rouge Parish 12.3 12,022 2,160
Caddo Parish 17.7 10,446 2,820
Lafayette Parish 12.1 7,001 2,133
Ouachita Parish 19.4 6,907 2,923
Calcasieu Parish 13.2 6,669 2,327
St. Tammany Parish 8.5 5,540 1,212
Tangipahoa Parish 17.0 5,397 2,757
Rapides Parish 15.6 5,077 2,617
Bossier Parish 13.8 4,606 2,424
Terrebonne Parish 16.9 4,575 2,746
St. Landry Parish 22.3 4,527 3,018
Iberia Parish 18.7 3,460 2,890
Livingston Parish 9.7 3,403 1,552
Acadia Parish 19.4 3,014 2,925
LaFourche Parish 11.4 2,898 1,970
Ascension Parish 8.1 2,579 1,117
Webster Parish 23.0 2,370 3,034
Washington Parish 19.0 2,271 2,897
St. Martin Parish 14.9 2,075 2,546
Lincoln Parish 18.7 1,948 2,889
St. Bernard Parish 18.2 1,868 2,856
Evangeline Parish 23.4 1,812 3,038
Avoyelles Parish 17.7 1,740 2,819
St. Mary Parish 15.1 1,716 2,573
Vermilion Parish 11.3 1,713 1,947
Vernon Parish 13.6 1,680 2,387
St. John the Baptist Parish 15.0 1,661 2,558
Morehouse Parish 23.8 1,476 3,044
Jefferson Davis Parish 18.1 1,471 2,846
Richland Parish 25.9 1,289 3,083
De Soto Parish 17.4 1,263 2,802
Natchitoches Parish 16.4 1,234 2,692
Franklin Parish 23.6 1,209 3,040
St. Charles Parish 8.3 1,199 1,159
Claiborne Parish 29.2 1,086 3,119
Plaquemines Parish 15.9 1,069 2,648
Beauregard Parish 11.2 1,028 1,912
Iberville Parish 13.3 977 2,339
Concordia Parish 19.7 898 2,940
Assumption Parish 15.8 866 2,635
Bienville Parish 22.0 789 3,013
Sabine Parish 12.8 778 2,273
St. James Parish 12.7 730 2,254
Pointe Coupee Parish 12.9 728 2,287
Grant Parish 15.3 712 2,593
Madison Parish 28.9 706 3,117
Allen Parish 12.5 694 2,204
Jackson Parish 17.0 684 2,762
La Salle Parish 17.8 647 2,824
East Feliciana Parish 12.9 617 2,280
Union Parish 12.0 590 2,111
West Baton Rouge Parish 7.8 562 1,038
Winn Parish 14.8 543 2,540
West Carroll Parish 16.4 441 2,693
Caldwell Parish 17.1 433 2,766
East Carroll Parish 36.0 429 3,139
Catahoula Parish 17.4 422 2,803
St. Helena Parish 15.0 416 2,563
Red River Parish 20.7 410 2,977
Tensas Parish 22.4 247 3,021
Cameron Parish 10.3 218 1,706
West Feliciana Parish 8.6 215 1,254
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/19/2021 1:58 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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