Louisiana
Demographic Data






Louisiana POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Louisiana Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Louisiana is:
4,657,757

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.5%
5 - 17:
17.0%
18 - 24:
9.2%
25 - 34:
14.3%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
12.9%
Over 65 Years:
15.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
85.9%
85.9%
24.9%
24.9%
4.8%
4.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Louisiana
USA
$29,522
$29,522
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Louisiana
USA
$50,800
$50,800
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.6%

Employment Industries in LA

Healthcare
Retail
Education
Construction
Accommodation
Manufacturing
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Public Service
Other
Transportation
Administration
Finance
Mining
Wholesale
Arts
Real Estate
Information Technology
Agriculture
Utilities
Management
14.8%
14.8%
11.4%
11.4%
9.8%
9.8%
8.1%
8.1%
7.8%
7.8%
7.6%
7.6%
5.6%
5.6%
5.3%
5.3%
5.1%
5.1%
4.6%
4.6%
3.6%
3.6%
3.4%
3.4%
2.6%
2.6%
2.6%
2.6%
2.4%
2.4%
1.7%
1.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
58.3%
58.3%
31.9%
31.9%
5.2%
5.2%
2.3%
2.3%
1.7%
1.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
French
German
Irish
English
Italian
French Canadian
African
Acadian/Cajun
Scottish
European
Scots-Irish
Polish
Dutch
British
Welsh
Swedish
Norwegian
Russian
Lebanese
20.8%
20.8%
10.8%
10.8%
6.7%
6.7%
6.5%
6.5%
5.5%
5.5%
4.3%
4.3%
2.8%
2.8%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
French
Vietnamese
Arabic
Chinese
French Creole
Indic languages
Tagalog
German
Native American languages
Other Asian languages
Portuguese
Korean
Hindi
Urdu
Slavic languages
African languages
Laotian
Japanese
92.2%
92.2%
3.7%
3.7%
1.9%
1.9%
0.6%
0.6%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born LA Residents
4.1%