Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA

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2022 Population
121,166
0.201% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
18%
5.07% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,463
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$190,700
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
51,313
0.107% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 121k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $66,463. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA declined from 121,410 to 121,166, a −0.201% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,244 to $66,463, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.5%), and White (Hispanic) (3.45%).

9.93% of the households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes 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.

97.4% of the residents in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Nunez Community College (473 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was $190,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.7%.

Most people in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 121k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.62% of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (6.81k people).

In 2022, there were 1.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62k people) in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.34k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Spanish (6,228 households), Vietnamese (2,363 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,083 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
59,958
Women
49.5%
61,163
Men
50.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 121,121 inhabitants, with 50.5% men, and 49.5% women.

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Citizenship

97.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.4% of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    62k ± 1.55k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    38.2k ± 2.03k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.34k ± 537
9.15%
Hispanic Population
11.1k people

In 2022, there were 1.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62k people) in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.34k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.15% of the people in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (11.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Vietnam
    1,776 ± 1,027 people
  2. Honduras
    1,263 ± 868 people
  3. Mexico
    1,183 ± 840 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Vietnam, the natal country of 1,776 Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Honduras with 1,263 and Mexico with 1,183.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.81k people
5.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.26k people

As of 2022, 5.62% of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA residents (6.81k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 5.98%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,228 households (5.49%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,363 households (2.08%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,083 households (0.954%)

9.93% of the households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Spanish. 5.49% of the households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,671 ± 273
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,503 ± 320
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    836 ± 248

Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA employs 51.3k people. The largest industries in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,131 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,668 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,444 people), and the highest paying industries are Pipeline transportation ($168,114), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($117,272), and Petroleum refining ($107,183).

Males in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,816. The income inequality in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.41, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,627
Women
49.4%
26,285
Men
50.6%

The workforce of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA in 2020 was 51,912 people, with 49.4% woman, and 50.6% men.

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Occupations

51.3k
2022 Value
−0.107%
1 Year decline
± −0.107%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −0.107%, from 51.4k employees to 51.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, are Registered nurses (1,358 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,348 people), and Other managers (1,342 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

51.3k
2022 Value
−0.107%
1 Year decline
± −0.107%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −0.107%, from 51.4k employees to 51.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,131 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,668 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,444 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,269
Median earning men ± $2,180
$33,628
Median earning women ± $1,781

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($76,753), Public Administration ($65,402), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,088).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($53,074), Manufacturing ($48,214), and Information ($42,841).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 473 degrees. The student population of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 873 male students and 1,520 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are White (237 and 51%), followed by Black or African American (168 and 36.1%), Hispanic or Latino (28 and 6.02%), and Asian (15 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nunez Community College (473 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA are Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology (70 and 14.8%), Other Industrial Production Technology (62 and 13.1%), and General Studies (45 and 9.51%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,393 students enrolled in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, 36.5% men and 63.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 972 records, of which 71.7% were women and 28.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Other Industrial Production Technology with 45 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
473 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nunez Community College with 473 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 239 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 1.02 times more than the 234 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 237 degrees mean that there were 1.41 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 168 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,335) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($920) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.54% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.37% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (30.7k), Some college (23.5k), and Secondary Education (17.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was $190,700 in 2022, which is 0.676 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $165,500 to $190,700, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is 76.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is $66,463. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Capital Region Planning Commission 5--Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $93,800, followed by Capital Region Planning Commission 2--East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA and Regional Planning Commission 1--St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $87,646 and $85,220.

Property

$190,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,410
$32,602
Median Property Taxes
±$1,306

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.7% of the housing units in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was Capital Region Planning Commission 5--Ascension Parish PUMA, LA with a value of $93,800, followed by Capital Region Planning Commission 2--East Baton Rouge Parish (South) PUMA, LA and Regional Planning Commission 1--St. Tammany Parish (Northwest) PUMA, LA, with respective values of $87,646 and $85,220.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$66,463
Median Household Income
± $2,905
42.5k
Number of Households
± 1,712

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.5k households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $66,463 from the previous year's value of $60,244.

The following chart displays the households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes 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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Wage Distribution

0.41
2022 Wage GINI in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA
0.409
2021 Wage GINI in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2022, the income inequality in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.41 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.135% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.83%)

In 2022, 81% of workers in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (4.83%).

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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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.06% of the workforce in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA (21.7k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Health

92.7% of the population of Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 38.1% on employee plans, 30.5% on Medicaid, 9.88% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 2.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see 1434 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.18% decrease from the previous year (1466 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1759 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 305 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,434 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Louisiana

Primary care physicians in Louisiana see an average of 1,434 patients per year. This represents a 2.18% decrease from the previous year (1,466 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.31%
Uninsured
38.1%
Employer Coverage
30.5%
Medicaid
9.88%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
2.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 6.3% from 7.8% to 7.31%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Regional Planning Commission 9--St. Bernard, Jefferson (South) & Plaquemines Parishes PUMA, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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