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Social Characteristics of Louisiana

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

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,718,876
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,133,340
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    65.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    492,284
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    755,143
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    43.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    288,577
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    87,702
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    41,174
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    290,495
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    162,533
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    585,536
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    34.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    494,165
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    163,029
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    573,105
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    33.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    423,555
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    24.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.60
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.22
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    4,472,827
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,718,876
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    38.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    754,258
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,404,250
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    31.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    360,722
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    234,721
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    97,725
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,775,744
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    663,840
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    37.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    827,980
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    46.6%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    40,792
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    52,057
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    191,075
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,894,309
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    595,822
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    798,448
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    42.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    59,765
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    192,359
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    247,915
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    62,046
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    30,210
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    48.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    46
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    55
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    25
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    99
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    18
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    124,274
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    66,780
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    53.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,833
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15,757
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,255
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    26,935
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    21.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    66,780
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    42,971
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    64.3%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    43,681
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,185,269
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    84,225
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    64,535
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    506,468
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    42.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    235,122
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    19.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    294,919
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    3,010,828
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    183,171
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    333,310
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,022,166
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    33.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    645,544
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    21.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    160,591
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    441,765
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    14.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    224,281
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    7.4%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    82.8%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    22.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    3,470,613
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    293,317
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    4,497,703
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    674,156
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    15.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,113,696
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    62,021
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    2,810,923
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    371,779
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    573,084
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    240,356
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    41.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    4,543,433
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    3,906,731
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    86.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    621,556
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    373,607
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    247,949
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    152,114
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    95,835
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    15,146
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    4,601,049
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    4,419,407
  • Percentage of Native persons
    96.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    4,390,569
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    95.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    3,593,520
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    78.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    797,049
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    17.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    28,838
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    181,642
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    181,642
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    72,250
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    39.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    109,392
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    60.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    210,480
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    28,838
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    28838%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,611
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    27,227
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    181,642
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    21,470
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    160,172
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    88.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    181,642
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    16,326
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    58,893
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    6,330
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    587
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    96,758
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    53.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2,748
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    4,289,725
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    3,920,006
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    91.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    369,719
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    124,116
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    155,056
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    69,262
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    149,511
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    24,721
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    53,429
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    26,696
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    11,723
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    3,437
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    4,601,049
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    459,866
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    17,294
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    5,348
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    4,689
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    25,507
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    277,726
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    600,516
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    133,250
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    361,358
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    6,177
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    5,053
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    351,434
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    220,219
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    1,685
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    11,934
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    21,807
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    3,883
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    7,637
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    37,603
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    46,300
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,138
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    35,970
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    12,420
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    3,127
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,085
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    11,303
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    9,109
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


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.