List of Louisiana Counties by Population
County
Population
Winn
16,894
West Feliciana 15,111
West Carroll 12,314
West Baton Rouge 21,601
Webster 41,831
Washington 43,926
Vernon 52,531
Vermillion 53,807
Union 22,803
Terrebonne 104,503
Tensas 6,618
Tangipahoa 100,588
St. Tammany 191,268
St. Mary 53,500
St. Martin 48,583
St. Landry 87,700
St. John the Baptist 43,044
St. James 21,216
St. Helena 10,525
St. Charles 48,072
St. Bernard 67,229
Sabine 23,459
Richland 20,981
Red River 9,622
Rapides 126,337
Pointe Croupe 22,673
Plaquemines 26,757
Ouachita 147,250
Orleans 484,674
Natchitoches 39,080
Morehouse 31,021
Madison 13,728
Livingston 91,814
Lincoln 42,509
La Salle 14,282
Lafourche 89,974
Lafayette 190,503
Jefferson Davis 31,453
Jefferson 455,466
Jackson 15,397
Iberville 33,320
Iberia 73,266
Grant 18,698
Franklin 21,263
Evangeline 35,434
East Feliciana 21,360
East Carrol 9,421
East Baton Rouge 412,852
De Soto 25,494
Concordia 20,247
Claiborne 16,851
Catahoula 10,920
Cameron 9,991
Caldwell 10,560
Calcasieu 183,577
Caddo 252,161
Bossier 98,310
Bienville 15,752
Beauregard 32,986
Avoyelles 41,481
Assumption 23,388
Ascension 76,627
Allen 25,440
Acadia 58,861
People QuickFacts Louisiana USA
Population, 2006 estimate 4,287,768 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 -4.1% 6.4%
Population, 2000 4,468,976 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.0% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 25.4% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.2% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 51.4% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 65.4% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 31.7% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.6% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.4% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) Z 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 0.9% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 2.9% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 62.8% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 59.0% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.6% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 9.2% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 74.8% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 18.7% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 880,047 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 25.7 25.5
Housing units, 2006 1,830,073 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.9% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 18.7% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $85,000 $119,600
Households, 2000 1,656,053 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.62 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $35,216 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $16,912 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 19.2% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Louisiana USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 102,7901 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 1,617,5071 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 1.6%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 269,814 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 328,756 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 12.2% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.5% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 S 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.3% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.4% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 89,540,799 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 47,192,153 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 41,885,192 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $9,356 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 7,411,702 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 28,671 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 32,954,0591 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Louisiana USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 43,561.85 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 102.6 79.6
FIPS Code 22

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