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Demographic Data Report for Louisiana by Parish
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
Parish
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Value (Percent)
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 parishes)
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United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Louisiana 29.5 1,337,660 49 of 52
Ascension Parish 16.7 20,420 471
St. Charles Parish 17.4 9,047 543
West Feliciana Parish 18.3 2,219 676
St. Tammany Parish 18.3 46,330 679
West Baton Rouge Parish 20.4 5,153 973
Livingston Parish 21.1 29,015 1,075
Plaquemines Parish 24.5 5,625 1,570
Allen Parish 25.0 5,259 1,656
LaFourche Parish 25.2 24,119 1,690
Jefferson Parish 25.2 108,785 1,692
St. John the Baptist Parish 25.5 10,853 1,720
Beauregard Parish 25.8 9,434 1,772
East Feliciana Parish 26.1 4,153 1,816
Bossier Parish 26.5 32,606 1,865
Lafayette Parish 26.6 62,872 1,878
East Baton Rouge Parish 26.8 116,380 1,912
Calcasieu Parish 27.5 54,503 2,014
Cameron Parish 27.6 1,907 2,029
Vermilion Parish 27.7 16,360 2,050
St. James Parish 28.5 6,010 2,143
Grant Parish 28.7 5,489 2,165
Vernon Parish 29.3 13,847 2,227
Union Parish 29.5 6,419 2,252
Jefferson Davis Parish 29.6 9,151 2,264
Sabine Parish 29.8 7,022 2,276
Pointe Coupee Parish 30.3 6,560 2,331
St. Helena Parish 30.3 3,064 2,332
St. Martin Parish 30.4 16,107 2,348
Iberville Parish 30.6 9,028 2,363
Rapides Parish 30.8 39,165 2,388
Terrebonne Parish 31.0 34,179 2,410
St. Mary Parish 31.8 15,940 2,491
La Salle Parish 31.9 4,309 2,499
Assumption Parish 32.5 7,209 2,562
Catahoula Parish 32.5 2,757 2,569
De Soto Parish 32.5 8,800 2,570
Tangipahoa Parish 32.7 41,949 2,588
Winn Parish 32.8 4,073 2,595
St. Bernard Parish 33.0 15,122 2,607
Iberia Parish 33.2 23,489 2,621
Orleans Parish 34.6 130,720 2,711
Jackson Parish 34.6 5,057 2,713
Acadia Parish 34.8 21,345 2,732
West Carroll Parish 34.9 3,700 2,740
Caddo Parish 35.4 85,184 2,777
Ouachita Parish 36.5 54,298 2,839
Caldwell Parish 37.2 3,544 2,871
Avoyelles Parish 37.6 13,878 2,888
Washington Parish 38.2 16,985 2,915
St. Landry Parish 38.3 31,245 2,922
Red River Parish 40.8 3,390 2,994
Lincoln Parish 41.4 18,233 3,015
Franklin Parish 42.1 8,003 3,024
Morehouse Parish 42.1 10,435 3,026
Richland Parish 42.3 8,237 3,027
Natchitoches Parish 43.0 16,292 3,039
Evangeline Parish 44.0 13,985 3,061
Concordia Parish 44.2 7,824 3,064
Bienville Parish 45.0 5,946 3,072
Webster Parish 47.0 17,973 3,092
Claiborne Parish 49.9 6,867 3,111
Madison Parish 50.1 4,683 3,114
Tensas Parish 54.7 2,486 3,132
East Carroll Parish 59.3 2,621 3,142
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2022 1:58 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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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