Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA

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2022 Population
103,821
25.1% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
3.61% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.7%
26.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$69,598
27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$203,800
18.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA had a population of 104k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $69,598. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA declined from 138,618 to 103,821, a −25.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,799 to $69,598, a 27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.25%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.758%).

3.12% of the households in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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.

98.6% of the residents in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was $203,800, and the homeownership rate was 81.1%.

Most people in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA is home to a population of 104k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.81% of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (1.88k people).

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.3k people) in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.74k Two+ (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 Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA are Spanish (1,807 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (385 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (276 households).

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    51.3k ± 2.15k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    46.3k ± 1.72k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.74k ± 790
2.4%
Hispanic Population
2.49k people

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.3k people) in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 46.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.74k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.4% of the people in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA are hispanic (2.49k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.81%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.88k people
1.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.45k people

As of 2022, 1.81% of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA residents (1.88k 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 Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was 1.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,807 households (1.85%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    385 households (0.394%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    276 households (0.283%)

3.12% of the households in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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 Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was Spanish. 1.85% of the households in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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
    1,384 ± 305
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,040 ± 279
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    862 ± 372

Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA employs 41.6k people. The largest industries in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA are Elementary & secondary schools (2,975 people), Construction (2,704 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,271 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous retail stores ($130,294), Petroleum refining ($128,059), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($121,828).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,477
Women
49.5%
29,030
Men
50.5%

The workforce of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA in 2020 was 57,507 people, with 49.5% woman, and 50.5% men.

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Occupations

41.6k
2022 Value
−26.1%
1 Year decline
± −26.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −26.1%, from 56.4k employees to 41.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,439 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,109 people), and Retail salespersons (1,066 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.6k
2022 Value
−26.1%
1 Year decline
± −26.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −26.1%, from 56.4k employees to 41.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,975 people), Construction (2,704 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,271 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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

$55,804
Median earning men ± $4,133
$35,998
Median earning women ± $1,930

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($90,128), Public Administration ($74,829), and Manufacturing ($69,800).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($68,487), Construction ($58,531), and Public Administration ($48,477).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.623% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.569% 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 Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.2k), Some college (18.9k), and Secondary Education (13.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was $203,800 in 2022, which is 0.723 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $171,400 to $203,800, a 18.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA is 81.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA is $69,598. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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

$203,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,302
$29,800
Median Property Taxes
±$1,709

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Rent vs Own

81.1%
Homeownership
2022
71%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.1% of the housing units in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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 Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$69,598
Median Household Income
± $3,631
36.7k
Number of Households
± 1,904

In 2022, the median household income of the 36.7k households in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA grew to $69,598 from the previous year's value of $54,799.

The following chart displays the households in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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

0.446
2022 Wage GINI in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA
0.441
2021 Wage GINI in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA

In 2022, the income inequality in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.96%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.52%)

In 2022, 86.4% of workers in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.96%) and those who worked at home (3.52%).

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Commute Time

28.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.54% of the workforce in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) 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 Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA (14.1k out of 103k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA is Black, followed by White 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

93.2% of the population of Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.702% 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 27% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.77%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
20%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
0.702%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Capital Region Planning Commission 4--East Baton Rouge Parish (North) PUMA, LA declined by 13.2% from 7.8% to 6.77%.

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