In 2018, Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA had a population of 156k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $41,314. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA declined from 156,433 to 156,075, a -0.229% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,081 to $41,314, a 3.08% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.4%), White (Hispanic) (1.47%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.918%). 2.7% of the households in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.1% of the residents in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in North Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1--Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA are Louisiana Delta Community College (1,960 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,673 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe (169 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA was $140,900, and the homeownership rate was 59%. Most people in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.