Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA

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2022 Population
113,484
0.182% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.512% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.4%
0.657% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,512
8.04% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$389,000
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
53,264
2.89% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA had a population of 113k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $66,512. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA grew from 113,278 to 113,484, a 0.182% increase and its median household income grew from $61,562 to $66,512, a 8.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.26%), and White (Hispanic) (2.15%).

10.1% of the households in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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% of the residents in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are Tulane University of Louisiana (4,926 degrees awarded in 2022), Loyola University New Orleans (1,050 degrees), and NationsUniversity (226 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was $389,000, and the homeownership rate was 51.2%.

Most people in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA is home to a population of 113k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.48% of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (7.35k people).

In 2022, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.9k people) in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.81k 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 Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are Spanish (4,453 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,641 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (717 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
59,858
Women
52.9%
53,306
Men
47.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 113,164 inhabitants, with 47.1% men, and 52.9% women.

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Citizenship

97%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97% of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was 97%, 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.9k ± 1.23k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    44.8k ± 2.31k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.81k ± 636
5.72%
Hispanic Population
6.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.9k people) in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.81k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.72% of the people in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are hispanic (6.5k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    514 ± 555 people
  2. China
    466 ± 529 people
  3. Vietnam
    448 ± 519 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was Honduras, the natal country of 514 Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA residents, followed by China with 466 and Vietnam with 448.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.48%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.35k people
6.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.36k people

As of 2022, 6.48% of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA residents (7.35k 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was 6.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,453 households (4.12%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,641 households (1.52%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    717 households (0.664%)

10.1% of the households in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was Spanish. 4.12% of the households in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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
    1,715 ± 344
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,183 ± 241
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    632 ± 172

Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA employs 53.3k people. The largest industries in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,512 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,059 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,970 people), and the highest paying industries are Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing ($307,166), Oil & gas extraction ($230,085), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($198,892).

Males in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.68 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,594. The income inequality in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.538, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
30,100
Women
51.6%
28,272
Men
48.4%

The workforce of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA in 2020 was 58,372 people, with 51.6% woman, and 48.4% men.

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Occupations

53.3k
2022 Value
−2.89%
1 Year decline
± −2.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −2.89%, from 54.8k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (2,159 people), Retail salespersons (1,701 people), and Other managers (1,499 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.3k
2022 Value
−2.89%
1 Year decline
± −2.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −2.89%, from 54.8k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,512 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,059 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,970 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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

$59,278
Median earning men ± $2,795
$37,292
Median earning women ± $3,491

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($120,455), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,493), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,804).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($83,807), Public Administration ($78,056), and Construction ($62,581).

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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%.

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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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA awarded 6,409 degrees. The student population of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,312 male students and 12,575 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are White (3,663 and 63.3%), followed by Black or African American (637 and 11%), Hispanic or Latino (576 and 9.95%), and Unknown (440 and 7.6%).

The largest universities in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Tulane University of Louisiana (4,926 and 76.9%), Loyola University New Orleans (1,050 and 16.4%), and NationsUniversity (226 and 3.53%).

The most popular majors in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA are General Finance (345 and 5.38%), Law (340 and 5.31%), and General Psychology (338 and 5.27%).

The median tuition cost in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA for private four year colleges is $28,600.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 25.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 20,887 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 20,887 students enrolled in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,948 records, of which 62.6% were women and 37.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 278 degrees awarded
  2. 184 degrees awarded
  3. 325 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was General Finance with 278 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,926 degrees awarded
  2. 1,050 degrees awarded
  3. 226 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tulane University of Louisiana with 4,926 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,429 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA, which is 0.61 times less than the 3,980 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 3,663 degrees mean that there were 5.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 637 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,920) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.578% 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA in 2022 were Some college (23.4k), Bachelors Degree (23.2k), and Graduate Degree (20.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was $389,000 in 2022, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $346,900 to $389,000, a 12.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA is 51.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA is $66,512. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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

$389,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,259
$25,231
Median Property Taxes
±$1,034

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Rent vs Own

51.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.2% of the housing units in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.8%.

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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 8--New Orleans City (South) 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.

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Household Income

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$66,512
Median Household Income
± $2,758
49.3k
Number of Households
± 1,592

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.3k households in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA grew to $66,512 from the previous year's value of $61,562.

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Wage Distribution

0.538
2022 Wage GINI in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA
0.531
2021 Wage GINI in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA

In 2022, the income inequality in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was 0.538 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.27% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (61.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.9%)
  3. Walked (9.6%)

In 2022, 61.5% of workers in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.9%) and those who walked to work (9.6%).

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.78% of the workforce in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) 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 8--New Orleans City (South) 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 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA (18.6k out of 107k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 46.1% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 1.44% 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 17.4% under 18 years, 26.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.06%
Uninsured
46.1%
Employer Coverage
18.3%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Regional Planning Commission 8--New Orleans City (South) PUMA, LA declined by 12.3% from 6.91% to 6.06%.

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