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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
Sorted by Name
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
Winn Parish 14.8 543 2,540
West Feliciana Parish 8.6 215 1,254
West Carroll Parish 16.4 441 2,693
West Baton Rouge Parish 7.8 562 1,038
Webster Parish 23.0 2,370 3,034
Washington Parish 19.0 2,271 2,897
Vernon Parish 13.6 1,680 2,387
Vermilion Parish 11.3 1,713 1,947
Union Parish 12.0 590 2,111
Terrebonne Parish 16.9 4,575 2,746
Tensas Parish 22.4 247 3,021
Tangipahoa Parish 17.0 5,397 2,757
St. Tammany Parish 8.5 5,540 1,212
St. Mary Parish 15.1 1,716 2,573
St. Martin Parish 14.9 2,075 2,546
St. Landry Parish 22.3 4,527 3,018
St. John the Baptist Parish 15.0 1,661 2,558
St. James Parish 12.7 730 2,254
St. Helena Parish 15.0 416 2,563
St. Charles Parish 8.3 1,199 1,159
St. Bernard Parish 18.2 1,868 2,856
Sabine Parish 12.8 778 2,273
Richland Parish 25.9 1,289 3,083
Red River Parish 20.7 410 2,977
Rapides Parish 15.6 5,077 2,617
Pointe Coupee Parish 12.9 728 2,287
Plaquemines Parish 15.9 1,069 2,648
Ouachita Parish 19.4 6,907 2,923
Orleans Parish 16.8 12,123 2,740
Natchitoches Parish 16.4 1,234 2,692
Morehouse Parish 23.8 1,476 3,044
Madison Parish 28.9 706 3,117
Livingston Parish 9.7 3,403 1,552
Lincoln Parish 18.7 1,948 2,889
Lafayette Parish 12.1 7,001 2,133
LaFourche Parish 11.4 2,898 1,970
La Salle Parish 17.8 647 2,824
Jefferson Parish 12.0 12,872 2,107
Jefferson Davis Parish 18.1 1,471 2,846
Jackson Parish 17.0 684 2,762
Iberville Parish 13.3 977 2,339
Iberia Parish 18.7 3,460 2,890
Grant Parish 15.3 712 2,593
Franklin Parish 23.6 1,209 3,040
Evangeline Parish 23.4 1,812 3,038
East Feliciana Parish 12.9 617 2,280
East Carroll Parish 36.0 429 3,139
East Baton Rouge Parish 12.3 12,022 2,160
De Soto Parish 17.4 1,263 2,802
Concordia Parish 19.7 898 2,940
Claiborne Parish 29.2 1,086 3,119
Catahoula Parish 17.4 422 2,803
Cameron Parish 10.3 218 1,706
Caldwell Parish 17.1 433 2,766
Calcasieu Parish 13.2 6,669 2,327
Caddo Parish 17.7 10,446 2,820
Bossier Parish 13.8 4,606 2,424
Bienville Parish 22.0 789 3,013
Beauregard Parish 11.2 1,028 1,912
Avoyelles Parish 17.7 1,740 2,819
Assumption Parish 15.8 866 2,635
Ascension Parish 8.1 2,579 1,117
Allen Parish 12.5 694 2,204
Acadia Parish 19.4 3,014 2,925
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/26/2022 9:46 am.
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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