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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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Louisiana 19.2 871,467 50 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
East Carroll Parish 44.6 1,972 3,141
Madison Parish 36.4 3,408 3,124
Tensas Parish 34.7 1,578 3,111
Claiborne Parish 33.6 4,625 3,099
Natchitoches Parish 32.3 12,235 3,089
Richland Parish 30.5 5,926 3,067
Lincoln Parish 30.3 13,350 3,064
Webster Parish 29.8 11,416 3,057
Franklin Parish 29.0 5,511 3,046
Evangeline Parish 28.7 9,111 3,040
Bienville Parish 28.4 3,759 3,035
Morehouse Parish 28.3 7,013 3,030
St. Landry Parish 26.2 21,355 2,974
Red River Parish 25.3 2,106 2,939
Caldwell Parish 25.1 2,393 2,929
Concordia Parish 25.0 4,436 2,928
Ouachita Parish 24.7 36,766 2,912
Washington Parish 24.4 10,840 2,903
Avoyelles Parish 24.4 8,988 2,901
Acadia Parish 24.2 14,822 2,889
Orleans Parish 23.7 89,340 2,853
Caddo Parish 23.3 56,184 2,836
Jackson Parish 22.8 3,333 2,801
Catahoula Parish 22.1 1,878 2,744
Iberia Parish 22.1 15,669 2,743
De Soto Parish 22.0 5,942 2,727
West Carroll Parish 21.9 2,324 2,724
Tangipahoa Parish 21.4 27,511 2,696
St. Bernard Parish 21.1 9,681 2,672
Pointe Coupee Parish 20.9 4,538 2,655
Terrebonne Parish 20.6 22,720 2,619
La Salle Parish 20.0 2,704 2,564
St. Mary Parish 19.7 9,890 2,536
Rapides Parish 19.6 24,858 2,519
Assumption Parish 19.2 4,261 2,477
Jefferson Davis Parish 19.1 5,897 2,469
St. Martin Parish 18.9 9,986 2,425
Grant Parish 18.8 3,595 2,418
Winn Parish 18.7 2,318 2,396
Sabine Parish 18.6 4,384 2,383
St. Helena Parish 18.4 1,861 2,347
Iberville Parish 18.2 5,381 2,328
Plaquemines Parish 18.2 4,188 2,325
East Baton Rouge Parish 18.0 78,365 2,291
Vermilion Parish 17.6 10,392 2,227
East Feliciana Parish 17.5 2,779 2,214
St. John the Baptist Parish 17.4 7,413 2,208
Lafayette Parish 17.3 40,979 2,194
Calcasieu Parish 17.3 34,263 2,186
Union Parish 17.3 3,762 2,184
Vernon Parish 17.3 8,166 2,174
Bossier Parish 17.2 21,234 2,168
St. James Parish 17.0 3,597 2,142
LaFourche Parish 15.6 14,899 1,874
Beauregard Parish 15.5 5,668 1,860
Jefferson Parish 15.5 66,701 1,856
Allen Parish 14.5 3,056 1,635
West Baton Rouge Parish 12.5 3,141 1,207
Livingston Parish 12.4 17,099 1,196
West Feliciana Parish 12.0 1,447 1,076
St. Tammany Parish 11.5 28,957 968
St. Charles Parish 11.2 5,854 911
Ascension Parish 10.6 12,959 788
Cameron Parish 9.9 683 640
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 12:59 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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