In 2021, Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA had a population of 171k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $36,513. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA declined from 174,640 to 170,864, a −2.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,080 to $36,513, a 7.14% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.98%), White (Hispanic) (1.22%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%).
2.67% of the households in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.2% of the residents in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 4--Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are Louisiana Tech University (2,121 degrees awarded in 2021), Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2,052 degrees), and Grambling State University (777 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA was $116,200, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%.
Most people in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.
Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA borders South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA, Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA, Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA, Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, and Deep East Texas COG (East) PUMA, TX.