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Demographic Data Report for Louisiana by Parish
Poverty: Persons 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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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 parishes)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Louisiana 19.2 871,467 50 of 52
Orleans Parish 23.7 89,340 2,853
East Baton Rouge Parish 18.0 78,365 2,291
Jefferson Parish 15.5 66,701 1,856
Caddo Parish 23.3 56,184 2,836
Lafayette Parish 17.3 40,979 2,194
Ouachita Parish 24.7 36,766 2,912
Calcasieu Parish 17.3 34,263 2,186
St. Tammany Parish 11.5 28,957 968
Tangipahoa Parish 21.4 27,511 2,696
Rapides Parish 19.6 24,858 2,519
Terrebonne Parish 20.6 22,720 2,619
St. Landry Parish 26.2 21,355 2,974
Bossier Parish 17.2 21,234 2,168
Livingston Parish 12.4 17,099 1,196
Iberia Parish 22.1 15,669 2,743
LaFourche Parish 15.6 14,899 1,874
Acadia Parish 24.2 14,822 2,889
Lincoln Parish 30.3 13,350 3,064
Ascension Parish 10.6 12,959 788
Natchitoches Parish 32.3 12,235 3,089
Webster Parish 29.8 11,416 3,057
Washington Parish 24.4 10,840 2,903
Vermilion Parish 17.6 10,392 2,227
St. Martin Parish 18.9 9,986 2,425
St. Mary Parish 19.7 9,890 2,536
St. Bernard Parish 21.1 9,681 2,672
Evangeline Parish 28.7 9,111 3,040
Avoyelles Parish 24.4 8,988 2,901
Vernon Parish 17.3 8,166 2,174
St. John the Baptist Parish 17.4 7,413 2,208
Morehouse Parish 28.3 7,013 3,030
De Soto Parish 22.0 5,942 2,727
Richland Parish 30.5 5,926 3,067
Jefferson Davis Parish 19.1 5,897 2,469
St. Charles Parish 11.2 5,854 911
Beauregard Parish 15.5 5,668 1,860
Franklin Parish 29.0 5,511 3,046
Iberville Parish 18.2 5,381 2,328
Claiborne Parish 33.6 4,625 3,099
Pointe Coupee Parish 20.9 4,538 2,655
Concordia Parish 25.0 4,436 2,928
Sabine Parish 18.6 4,384 2,383
Assumption Parish 19.2 4,261 2,477
Plaquemines Parish 18.2 4,188 2,325
Union Parish 17.3 3,762 2,184
Bienville Parish 28.4 3,759 3,035
St. James Parish 17.0 3,597 2,142
Grant Parish 18.8 3,595 2,418
Madison Parish 36.4 3,408 3,124
Jackson Parish 22.8 3,333 2,801
West Baton Rouge Parish 12.5 3,141 1,207
Allen Parish 14.5 3,056 1,635
East Feliciana Parish 17.5 2,779 2,214
La Salle Parish 20.0 2,704 2,564
Caldwell Parish 25.1 2,393 2,929
West Carroll Parish 21.9 2,324 2,724
Winn Parish 18.7 2,318 2,396
Red River Parish 25.3 2,106 2,939
East Carroll Parish 44.6 1,972 3,141
Catahoula Parish 22.1 1,878 2,744
St. Helena Parish 18.4 1,861 2,347
Tensas Parish 34.7 1,578 3,111
West Feliciana Parish 12.0 1,447 1,076
Cameron Parish 9.9 683 640
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2021 2:24 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons 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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