Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA

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Population

151,576

1.01% growth

Poverty Rate

19.7%


Median Age

36.2


Median Household Income

$43,412

2.36% growth

Number of Employees

64,287

1.92% growth

Median Property Value

$128,500

7.17% growth

About

In 2017, Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA had a population of 152k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $43,412. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA grew from 150,053 to 151,576, a 1.01% increase and its median household income grew from $42,413 to $43,412, a 2.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.7%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), White (Hispanic) (2.12%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%). 8.23% of the people in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are SOWELA Technical Community College (2,584 degrees awarded in 2017), McNeese State University (1,477 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles (113 degrees).

The median property value in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is $128,500, and the homeownership rate is 64%. Most people in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, 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 Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA employs 64.3k people. The largest industries in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are Construction (5,025 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,921 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,352 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($124,622), Water transportation ($102,473), and Broadcasting (except internet) ($101,688).

Median household income in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is $43,412. Males in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.7 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,052. The income inequality in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,412

2017 value

± $1,187

2.36%

1 Year Growth

± 4.52%

Households in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA have a median annual income of $43,412, 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 $42,413 in 2016, which represents a 2.36% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$63,135

Average Male Salary

± $8,604

$37,052

Average Female Salary

± $5,335

In 2017, full-time male employees in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA made 1.7 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $62,052 ± $66,307

  2. White

    $50,801 ± $6,613

  3. Asian

    $41,892 ± $44,609

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $79,495, followed by St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA and East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $78,277 and $70,885.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA (29.1k out of 148k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 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. Black

    14,681 ± 863

  2. White

    12,275 ± 842

  3. Hispanic

    1,132 ± 345

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

64.3k

2017 Value

1.92%

1 Year growth

± 1.92%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 63.1k employees to 64.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,834 people), Cashiers (1,768 people), and Retail salespersons (1,764 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,834 people), Cashiers (1,768 people), and Retail salespersons (1,764 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous plant & system operators (23.7 times higher than expected), Mining machine operators (12 times), and Gaming services workers (11.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($229,064), Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations ($182,737), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($174,178).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

64.3k

2017 Value

1.92%

1 Year growth

± 1.92%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 63.1k employees to 64.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, are Construction (5,025 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,921 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,352 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, 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 Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, by number of employees, are Construction (5,025 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,921 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,352 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA has an unusually high number of Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (13.9 times higher than expected), Petroleum refining (11.6 times), and Support activities for mining (7.92 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($124,622), Water transportation ($102,473), and Broadcasting (except internet) ($101,688).

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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

86% of the population of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 41.9% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA see 1527 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1881 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 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

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1,527 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,527 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

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

14%

Uninsured

41.9%

Employer Coverage

20.2%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

12.5%

Non-Group

1.3%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 14%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

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

Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is home to a population of 152k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2016, 2.5% of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (3.75k people).

In 2017, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.6k people) in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.6k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are French (Incl. Cajun) (4,994 speakers), Spanish (3,523 speakers), and Vietnamese (402 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.75k people

2.59%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

3.86k people

As of 2016, 2.5% of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA residents (3.75k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was 2.59%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    514 ± 556 people

  2. Vietnam

    455 ± 523 people

  3. Pakistan

    394 ± 487 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 514 Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA residents, followed by Vietnam with 455 and Pakistan with 394.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    91.6k ± 1.41k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    48k ± 965

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    3.6k ± 713

In 2017, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.6k people) in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.6k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. French (Incl. Cajun)

    4,994 speakers (3.54%)

  2. Spanish

    3,523 speakers (2.5%)

  3. Vietnamese

    402 speakers (0.285%)

8.23% of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was French (Incl. Cajun). 3.54% of the overall population of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are native French (Incl. Cajun) speakers. 2.5% speak Spanish and 0.285% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,171 ± 334

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,533 ± 310

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,366 ± 273

Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA awarded 4,299 degrees. The student population of Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is skewed towards women, with 4,774 male students and 6,487 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are White (3,119 and 74.3%), followed by Black or African American (732 and 17.4%), Unknown (93 and 2.21%), and Two or More Races (87 and 2.07%).

The largest universities in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are SOWELA Technical Community College (2,584 and 60.1%), McNeese State University (1,477 and 34.4%), and Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles (113 and 2.63%).

The most popular majors in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are Other Industrial Production Technology (780 and 18.1%), Instrumentation Technology (441 and 10.3%), and General Studies (245 and 5.7%).

The median tuition costs in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,148 and $13,186 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 345 degrees awarded

  2. 241 degrees awarded

  3. 127 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was Other Industrial Production Technology with 345 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,584 degrees awarded

  2. 1,477 degrees awarded

  3. 113 degrees awarded

$5,148

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA institution with the largest number of graduating students was SOWELA Technical Community College with 2,584 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,247

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,052

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,247 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA, which is 1.1 times more than the 2,052 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,119 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    732 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    93 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA were to White students. These 3,119 degrees mean that there were 4.26 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 732 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was $128,500 in 2017, which is 0.559 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $119,900 to $128,500, a 7.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is 64%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$128,500

2017 Median

± $5,578

$119,900

2016 Median

± $3,765

In 2017, the median property value in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA grew to to $128,500 from the previous year's value of $119,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, 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 Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$43,412

Median Household Income

± $1,187

59.6k

Number of Households

± 1,771

In 2017, the median household income of the 59.6k households in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA grew to $43,412 from the previous year's value of $42,413.

The following chart displays the households in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64%

2017 Homeownership

64%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64% of the housing units in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.15% of the workforce in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.16%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA was Drove Alone (83.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Worked At Home (2.16%).

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 Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 2 (South) PUMA, LA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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