Louisiana State Guides

Louisiana Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Louisiana.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Louisiana: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Louisiana.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Louisiana.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Louisiana.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Louisiana Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Louisiana population is 4,664,362 and in 2018 population is 4,663,616, with a change of 0.02%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 5.03%.

Population 20194,664,362
Population 20184,663,616
Population 20174,663,461
Population 20164,645,670
Population 20154,625,253
Population 20144,601,049
Population 20134,567,968
Population 20124,529,605
Population 20114,484,596
Population 20104,429,940

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Louisiana is 36.9.

Age Under 5 years307,848
Age 5 to 9 years303,184
Age 10 to 14 years307,848
Age 15 to 19 years298,519
Age 20 to 24 years317,177
Age 25 to 34 years667,004
Age 35 to 44 years583,045
Age 45 to 54 years573,717
Age 55 to 59 years307,848
Age 60 to 64 years293,855
Age 65 to 74 years415,128
Age 75 to 84 years205,232
Age 85 years and over74,630

14.96% percent of people in Louisiana are aged 65 years and over. 23.65% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Louisiana.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.3 years while compared to 2010 changed 1 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201936.9
Median Age 201836.6
Median Age 201736.4
Median Age 201636.2
Median Age 201536.1
Median Age 201436.0
Median Age 201336.0
Median Age 201235.9
Median Age 201135.9
Median Age 201035.9


In Louisiana, 58.7% people are white alone and 1.8% people are with two and more races.

White alone2,737,980
Black or African American alone1,492,596
Two or more races83,959
Asian alone79,294
American Indian and Alaska Native alone23,322
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone0

Hispanic or Latino

5.1% people are Hispanic or Latino and 2.0% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino121,273
Puerto Rican13,993

Marital Status

Approximately 35.9% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 43.4% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)43.4
Never married35.9

Louisiana Home Price Index

Louisiana Home Median value is $163100.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.25% and from 2010 to 2019 is 20.29%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$163,100
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$157,800
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$152,900
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$148,300
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$144,100
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$140,400
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$138,900
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$137,700
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$135,400
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$130,000

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Louisiana is $866.
From 2010 to 2019 17.78% changed in Market rent in Louisiana.

Median Gross Rent 2019$866
Median Gross Rent 2018$850
Median Gross Rent 2017$825
Median Gross Rent 2016$800
Median Gross Rent 2015$788
Median Gross Rent 2014$786
Median Gross Rent 2013$773
Median Gross Rent 2012$762
Median Gross Rent 2011$745
Median Gross Rent 2010$712

Fuel Type

Utility gas581,402
Bottled, tank, or LP gas35,017
No fuel used5,705
Other fuel1,315
Solar energy1,218
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.755
Coal or coke84

Annual Household Income

Approximately 27.5% of Louisiana population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 50.2% of Louisiana residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 22.2% Louisiana residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0009.6
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9995.9
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,99912.0
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,99910.4
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99912.5
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99916.1
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99911.2
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99912.6
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9995.0
Estimate; $200,000 or more4.6

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 12.18%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$49469
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$47942
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$46710
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$45652
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$45047
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$44991
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$44874
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$44673
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$44086
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$43445

Employment Statistics

Louisiana unemployment rate is 7.2 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201760
Employment/Population Ratio 201755.3
Unemployment Rate 20177.2
Labor Force Participation Rate 201660.4
Employment/Population Ratio 201655.4
Unemployment Rate 20167.7
Labor Force Participation Rate 201560.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201555.5
Unemployment Rate 20158.1
Labor Force Participation Rate 201461.1
Employment/Population Ratio 201455.5
Unemployment Rate 20148.7

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance486,513
Retail trade233,775
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services217,300
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services188,473
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities112,322
Public administration108,438
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing104,435
Other services, except public administration101,430
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining76,852
Wholesale trade51,141

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 23.4% of the Louisiana population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 84.3% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 80.5% of Louisiana children enrolled in in public school and 19.5 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 1,149,360.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)493,075
College or graduate school271,249
High school (grades 9-12)242,515
Nursery school, preschool80,455