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Louisiana Economic Information

Louisiana Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    3,610,029
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    2,206,928
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    61.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    2,192,054
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    60.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    2,002,410
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    55.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    189,644
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    14,874
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    1,403,101
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    38.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    2,192,054
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    1,865,169
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    1,053,331
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    56.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    1,051,500
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    56.4%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    961,726
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    51.6%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    359,102
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    241,192
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    67.2%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    687,591
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    493,151
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    71.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    1,970,623
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    1,618,834
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    82.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    200,083
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    26,485
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    37,557
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    41,746
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    45,918
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    25
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    2,002,410
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    638,903
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    31.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    384,169
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    19.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    485,169
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    24.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    244,370
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    249,799
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    2,002,410
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    95,270
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    161,201
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    160,428
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    52,342
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    233,981
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    11.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    105,263
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    31,077
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    103,808
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    172,182
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    467,620
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    23.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    203,255
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    103,477
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    112,506
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    2,002,410
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    1,571,184
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    78.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    318,409
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    15.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    110,424
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    2,393
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    1,718,876
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    172,143
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    119,002
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    219,661
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    187,654
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    230,590
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    13.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    281,464
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    16.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    189,756
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    195,072
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    11.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    65,446
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    58,088
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    44,991
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    63,565
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,321,660
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    76.9%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    66,529
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    496,418
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    28.9%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    15,674
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    275,357
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    16.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    21,306
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    124,988
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    8,759
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    26,131
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    3,026
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    281,819
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    16.4%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,133,340
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    74,734
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    49,868
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    116,605
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    113,778
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    149,385
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    201,298
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    152,763
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    166,516
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.7%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    57,438
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    50,955
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    56,755
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    75,064
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    24,775
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    585,536
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    25,757
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    38,576
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    28,948
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    48,742
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    32,478
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    4,497,703
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    3,750,249
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    83.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    2,669,569
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    59.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    1,540,303
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    34.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    747,454
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    16.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    1,113,696
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    61,930
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    2,810,923
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    2,067,539
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    1,891,049
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    1,483,171
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    78.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    1,403,155
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    74.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    120,717
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    407,878
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    176,490
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    82,497
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    46.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    48,620
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    27.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    38,041
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    93,993
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    53.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    743,384
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    563,992
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    75.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    334,078
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    44.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    279,941
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    37.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    179,392
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    24.1%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    15.1%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    23.1%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    25.6%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    5.7%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    7.2%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    7.4%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    38.5%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    48.4%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    54.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    19.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    27.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    27.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    31.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    26.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    16.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    17.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    12.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    16.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    31.7%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.