Grant Parish, LA

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Population

22,305

0.299% decline

Poverty Rate

20.2%


Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$40,577

0.465% growth

Number of Employees

7,248

2.27% growth

Median Property Value

$93,600

7.34% growth

About

In 2017, Grant Parish, LA had a population of 22.3k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $40,577. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Grant Parish, LA declined from 22,372 to 22,305, a -0.299% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,389 to $40,577, a 0.465% increase.

The population of Grant Parish, LA is 76.6% White Alone, 15.2% Black or African American Alone, and 4.86% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Grant Parish, LA speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Grant Parish, LA is $93,600, and the homeownership rate is 66.7%. Most people in Grant Parish, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Grant Parish, LA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Grant Parish, LA employs 7.25k people. The largest industries in Grant Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,273 people), Manufacturing (835 people), and Construction (701 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($83,778), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,896), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,450).

Median household income in Grant Parish, LA is $40,577. Males in Grant Parish, LA have an average income that is 1.55 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,269. The income inequality in Grant Parish, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,577

2017 value

± $2,656

0.465%

1 Year Growth

± 8.67%

Households in Grant Parish, LA have a median annual income of $40,577, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,389 in 2016, which represents a 0.465% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,488

Average Male Salary

± $1,557

$40,269

Average Female Salary

± $1,025

In 2017, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.55 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,337 ± $8,658

  2. White

    $51,901 ± $1,178

  3. American Indian

    $39,423 ± $9,186

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grant Parish, LA is from Louisiana.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 204.02

  2. Census Tract 204.01

  3. Census Tract 202

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grant Parish, LA was Census Tract 204.02 with a value of $52,514, followed by Census Tract 204.01 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $40,299 and $39,973.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Grant Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grant Parish, LA (3.81k out of 18.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,790 ± 341

  2. Black

    716 ± 151

  3. Native American

    236 ± 149

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grant Parish, LA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.25k

2017 Value

± 566

2.27%

1 Year growth

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grant Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.27%, from 7.09k employees to 7.25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grant Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (852 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (759 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grant Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grant Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (852 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (759 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (714 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.91 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.1 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grant Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($66,786), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,355), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,265).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.25k

2017 Value

± 566

2.27%

1 Year growth

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Grant Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.27%, from 7.09k employees to 7.25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grant Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,273 people), Manufacturing (835 people), and Construction (701 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grant Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Grant Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grant Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,273 people), Manufacturing (835 people), and Construction (701 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grant Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.38 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.96 times), and Construction (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grant Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($83,778), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,896), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,450).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $79.9B

  2. $78.1B

  3. $43.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $79.9B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($78.1B) and Basic chemicals ($43.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$395B

2020 Value

$476B

Projected 2045 Value

20.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $395B. This is expected to increase 20.5% to $476B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $41.9B

  2. $38.6B

  3. $13.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $41.9B, followed by Mississippi with $38.6B and Florida and $13.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.3% of the population of Grant Parish, LA has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.96% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Grant Parish, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Grant Parish, LA see 11172 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.179% decrease from the previous year (11192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 11182 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2485 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, Assumption Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

11,172 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Grant Parish, LA see an average of 11,172 patients per year. This represents a 0.179% decrease from the previous year (11,192 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grant Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,420

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,281

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,811

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.7%

Uninsured

37.8%

Employer Coverage

23%

Medicaid

10.9%

Medicare

15.6%

Non-Group

1.96%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grant Parish, LA declined by 11.9% from 12.2% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grant Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 15.6% prevalence

Tensas Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 17.2%.

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Diversity

Grant Parish, LA is home to a population of 22.3k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.24% of Grant Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (723 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Grant Parish, LA is composed of 17.1k White Alone residents (76.6%), 3.4k Black or African American Alone residents (15.2%), 1.08k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.86%), 370 Two or More Races residents (1.66%), 283 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.27%), 44 Asian Alone residents (0.197%), 43 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.193%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Grant Parish, LA was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Grant Parish, LA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Grant Parish, LA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

723 people

3.23%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

723 people

As of 2017, 3.24% of Grant Parish, LA residents (723 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grant Parish, LA was 3.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    31,305 ± 4,329 people

  2. Honduras

    26,985 ± 4,021 people

  3. Vietnam

    19,764 ± 3,444 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Mexico, the natal country of 31,305 Louisiana residents, followed by Honduras with 26,985 and Vietnam with 19,764.

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Citizenship

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

97.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.1% of Grant Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Grant Parish, LA was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.1k ± 65

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3.4k ± 75

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.08k ± 224

In 2017, there were 5.03 times more White Alone residents (17.1k people) in Grant Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.4k Black or African American Alone and 1.08k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Grant Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    437 ± 109

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    294 ± 96

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    269 ± 168

Grant Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grant Parish, LA was $93,600 in 2017, which is 0.407 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $87,200 to $93,600, a 7.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Grant Parish, LA is 66.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Grant Parish, LA have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Grant Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$93,600

2017 Median

± $9,541

$87,200

2016 Median

± $5,985

In 2017, the median property value in Grant Parish, LA grew to to $93,600 from the previous year's value of $87,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grant Parish, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grant Parish, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$40,577

Median Household Income

± $2,656

7.27k

Number of Households

± 543

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.27k households in Grant Parish, LA grew to $40,577 from the previous year's value of $40,389.

The following chart displays the households in Grant Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grant Parish, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grant Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

66.7%

2017 Homeownership

72.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.7% of the housing units in Grant Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grant Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grant Parish, LA have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.46% of the workforce in Grant Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    14.7%

  3. Other

    2.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Grant Parish, LA was Drove Alone (79%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.7%) and those who Other (2.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grant Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grant Parish, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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