Claiborne Parish, LA

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2022 Population
14,203
1.75% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.3
1.68% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
32.6%
3.08% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$32,034
8.32% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$79,100
7.91% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Claiborne Parish, LA had a population of 14.2k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $32,034. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Claiborne Parish, LA declined from 14,456 to 14,203, a −1.75% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,574 to $32,034, a 8.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Claiborne Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (45.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), Other (Hispanic) (1.19%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.359%).

None of the households in Claiborne Parish, 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.

99.9% of the residents in Claiborne Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Claiborne Parish, LA was $79,100, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Claiborne Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Claiborne Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Claiborne Parish, LA is home to a population of 14.2k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.739% of Claiborne Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (105 people).

In 2022, there were 1.09 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.03k people) in Claiborne Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.47k White (Non-Hispanic) and 432 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Claiborne Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Claiborne Parish, LA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Claiborne Parish, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.03k ± 185
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.47k ± 39
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    432 ± 181
1.78%
Hispanic Population
253 people

In 2022, there were 1.09 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.03k people) in Claiborne Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.47k White (Non-Hispanic) and 432 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.78% of the people in Claiborne Parish, LA are hispanic (253 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Claiborne Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.739%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
105 people
1.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
188 people

As of 2022, 0.739% of Claiborne Parish, LA residents (105 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 Claiborne Parish, LA was 1.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    325 ± 100
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    109 ± 79
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    107 ± 85

Claiborne Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Claiborne Parish, LA employs 4.25k people. The largest industries in Claiborne Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (909 people), Manufacturing (502 people), and Public Administration (398 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,333), Finance & Insurance ($57,679), and Public Administration ($36,167).

Occupations

4.25k
2022 Value
± 467
−11.8%
1 Year decline
± 17.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Claiborne Parish, LA declined at a rate of −11.8%, from 4.82k employees to 4.25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Claiborne Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (575 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (406 people), and Management Occupations (334 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Claiborne Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.25k
2022 Value
± 467
−11.8%
1 Year decline
± 17.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Claiborne Parish, LA declined at a rate of −11.8%, from 4.82k employees to 4.25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Claiborne Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (909 people), Manufacturing (502 people), and Public Administration (398 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Claiborne Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Claiborne Parish, 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

$25,082
Median earning men ± $2,701
$19,811
Median earning women ± $2,755

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($93,125), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,750), and Public Administration ($45,781).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,125), Public Administration ($35,217), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($34,698).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 76
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 76
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 48
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Claiborne County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.5%), followed by Other (0.76%).

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.

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

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Claiborne Parish, LA was $79,100 in 2022, which is 0.281 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $73,300 to $79,100, a 7.91% increase. The homeownership rate in Claiborne Parish, LA is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Claiborne Parish, LA have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Claiborne Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Claiborne Parish, LA is $32,034. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Claiborne Parish, LA was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $37,841, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $37,658 and $26,401.

Property

$79,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,552
$3,646
Median Property Taxes
±$342

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 Claiborne Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in Claiborne Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Claiborne Parish, LA was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $37,841, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $37,658 and $26,401.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Claiborne Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$32,034
Median Household Income
± $1,616
5.06k
Number of Households
± 437

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.06k households in Claiborne Parish, LA grew to $32,034 from the previous year's value of $29,574.

The following chart displays the households in Claiborne Parish, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Claiborne Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.24%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.04%)

In 2022, 85.4% of workers in Claiborne Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.24%) and those who worked at home (3.04%).

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

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Claiborne Parish, LA have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.84% of the workforce in Claiborne Parish, 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 Claiborne Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Claiborne Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Claiborne Parish, LA (4.01k out of 12.3k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Claiborne Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Other.

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% of the population of Claiborne Parish, LA has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 34.7% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Claiborne Parish, LA see 2612 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.69% decrease from the previous year (2657 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3102 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 969 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,612 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Claiborne Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Claiborne Parish, LA see an average of 2,612 patients per year. This represents a 1.69% decrease from the previous year (2,657 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Claiborne Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7%
Uninsured
29.8%
Employer Coverage
34.7%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Claiborne Parish, LA declined by 17.4% from 8.47% to 7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Claiborne Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 97.9 in Claiborne Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 43.4% in Claiborne Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.7% in Claiborne Parish, LA.

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