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Plaquemines Parish, LA&

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Population
23,584
0.06% decline
Median Age
36.3
Median Household Income
$50,251
0.13% decline
Poverty Rate
17.2%
Number of Employees
9,919
1.45% growth
Median Property Value
$153,700
1.03% decline

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Economy

The economy of Plaquemines Parish, LA employs 9,919 people. The economy of Plaquemines Parish, LA is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 8.37; 4.52; and 1.92 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Plaquemines Parish, LA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (951), Construction (923), and Public Admin. (902), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($60,789), Utilities ($53,021), and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($50,208).

Median household income in Plaquemines Parish, LA is $50,251. Males in Plaquemines Parish, LA have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,580. The income inequality of Plaquemines Parish, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Plaquemines Parish, LA. In Plaquemines Parish, LA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 17 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,170. Orleans Parish, LA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Louisiana.

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Diversity

Plaquemines Parish, LA is home to a population of 23,584 people, from which 96.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Plaquemines Parish, LA is composed of 15,621 White residents (66.2%), 4,829 Black residents (20.5%), 1,465 Hispanic residents (6.21%), 844 Asian residents (3.58%), and 618 Two+ residents (2.62%). The most common foreign languages in Plaquemines Parish, LA are Spanish (728 speakers), Vietnamese (392 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (203 speakers), but compared to other places, Plaquemines Parish, LA has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (203 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (114 speakers), and Vietnamese (392 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 828 degrees. The student population of St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is skewed towards females, with 336 male students and 492 female students. Most students in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Black or African American (368 and 44.4%), followed by White (307 and 37.1%), Unknown (57 and 6.88%), and Hispanic or Latino (40 and 4.83%). The largest universities in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA by number of graduates are Nunez Community College (828 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Industrial Technology (184 and 22.2%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (82 and 9.9%), and Child Care Provider (63 and 7.61%). The median tuition costs in St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Plaquemines Parish, LA is $153,700, which is 0.75 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $155,300 to $153,700, a 1.03% increase. The homeownership rate of Plaquemines Parish, LA is 70%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Plaquemines Parish, LA have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Plaquemines Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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