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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
West Baton Rouge Parish 7.8 562 1,038
Ascension Parish 8.1 2,579 1,117
St. Charles Parish 8.3 1,199 1,159
St. Tammany Parish 8.5 5,540 1,212
West Feliciana Parish 8.6 215 1,254
Livingston Parish 9.7 3,403 1,552
Cameron Parish 10.3 218 1,706
Beauregard Parish 11.2 1,028 1,912
Vermilion Parish 11.3 1,713 1,947
LaFourche Parish 11.4 2,898 1,970
Jefferson Parish 12.0 12,872 2,107
Union Parish 12.0 590 2,111
Lafayette Parish 12.1 7,001 2,133
East Baton Rouge Parish 12.3 12,022 2,160
Allen Parish 12.5 694 2,204
St. James Parish 12.7 730 2,254
Sabine Parish 12.8 778 2,273
East Feliciana Parish 12.9 617 2,280
Pointe Coupee Parish 12.9 728 2,287
Calcasieu Parish 13.2 6,669 2,327
Iberville Parish 13.3 977 2,339
Vernon Parish 13.6 1,680 2,387
Bossier Parish 13.8 4,606 2,424
Winn Parish 14.8 543 2,540
St. Martin Parish 14.9 2,075 2,546
St. John the Baptist Parish 15.0 1,661 2,558
St. Helena Parish 15.0 416 2,563
St. Mary Parish 15.1 1,716 2,573
Grant Parish 15.3 712 2,593
Rapides Parish 15.6 5,077 2,617
Assumption Parish 15.8 866 2,635
Plaquemines Parish 15.9 1,069 2,648
Natchitoches Parish 16.4 1,234 2,692
West Carroll Parish 16.4 441 2,693
Orleans Parish 16.8 12,123 2,740
Terrebonne Parish 16.9 4,575 2,746
Tangipahoa Parish 17.0 5,397 2,757
Jackson Parish 17.0 684 2,762
Caldwell Parish 17.1 433 2,766
De Soto Parish 17.4 1,263 2,802
Catahoula Parish 17.4 422 2,803
Avoyelles Parish 17.7 1,740 2,819
Caddo Parish 17.7 10,446 2,820
La Salle Parish 17.8 647 2,824
Jefferson Davis Parish 18.1 1,471 2,846
St. Bernard Parish 18.2 1,868 2,856
Lincoln Parish 18.7 1,948 2,889
Iberia Parish 18.7 3,460 2,890
Washington Parish 19.0 2,271 2,897
Ouachita Parish 19.4 6,907 2,923
Acadia Parish 19.4 3,014 2,925
Concordia Parish 19.7 898 2,940
Red River Parish 20.7 410 2,977
Bienville Parish 22.0 789 3,013
St. Landry Parish 22.3 4,527 3,018
Tensas Parish 22.4 247 3,021
Webster Parish 23.0 2,370 3,034
Evangeline Parish 23.4 1,812 3,038
Franklin Parish 23.6 1,209 3,040
Morehouse Parish 23.8 1,476 3,044
Richland Parish 25.9 1,289 3,083
Madison Parish 28.9 706 3,117
Claiborne Parish 29.2 1,086 3,119
East Carroll Parish 36.0 429 3,139
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/28/2021 10:33 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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