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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

Louisiana

Number

Percent

Total population4,468,976100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male2,162,90348.4
Female2,306,07351.6
Under 5 years317,3927.1
5 to 9 years336,7807.5
10 to 14 years347,9127.8
15 to 19 years365,9458.2
20 to 24 years325,5717.3
25 to 34 years601,16213.5
35 to 44 years691,96615.5
45 to 54 years586,27113.1
55 to 59 years208,7614.7
60 to 64 years170,2873.8
65 to 74 years282,9256.3
75 to 84 years175,3283.9
85 years and over58,6761.3
Median age (years)34.0(X)
18 years and over3,249,17772.7
Male
1,539,80834.5
Female
1,709,36938.2
21 years and over3,029,00167.8
62 years and over615,39913.8
65 years and over516,92911.6
Male
208,2884.7
Female
308,6416.9
RACE
One race4,420,71198.9
White
2,856,16163.9
Black or African American
1,451,94432.5
American Indian and Alaska Native
25,4770.6
Asian
54,7581.2
Asian Indian
8,2800.2
Chinese
7,4740.2
Filipino
4,5040.1
Japanese
1,5190.0
Korean
2,8760.1
Vietnamese
24,3580.5

Other Asian 1

5,7470.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,2400.0
Native Hawaiian
3730.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
3420.0
Samoan
2530.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

2720.0
Some other race
31,1310.7
Two or more races48,2651.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White2,894,98364.8
Black or African American1,468,31732.9
American Indian and Alaska Native42,8781.0
Asian64,3501.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,2370.1
Some other race47,7751.1
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population4,468,976100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)107,7382.4
Mexican
32,2670.7
Puerto Rican
7,6700.2
Cuban
8,4480.2
Other Hispanic or Latino
59,3531.3
Not Hispanic or Latino4,361,23897.6
White alone
2,794,39162.5
RELATIONSHIP
Total population4,468,976100.0
In households4,333,01197.0
Householder
1,656,05337.1
Spouse
809,49818.1
Child
1,404,63031.4
Own child under 18 years
1,049,11723.5
Other relatives
281,7566.3
Under 18 years
144,5503.2
Nonrelatives
181,0744.1
Unmarried partner
83,5631.9
In group quarters135,9653.0
Institutionalized population
90,0022.0
Noninstitutionalized population
45,9631.0
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households1,656,053100.0
Family households (families)1,156,43869.8
With own children under 18 years
572,05334.5
Married-couple family
809,49848.9
With own children under 18 years
374,15822.6
Female householder, no husband present
275,07516.6
With own children under 18 years
161,5469.8
Nonfamily households499,61530.2
Householder living alone
419,20025.3
Householder 65 years and over
148,8409.0
Households with individuals under 18 years649,31439.2
Households with individuals 65 years and over372,35422.5
Average household size2.62(X)
Average family size3.16(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units1,847,181100.0
Occupied housing units1,656,05389.7
Vacant housing units191,12810.3
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
39,5782.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.6(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)9.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units1,656,053100.0
Owner-occupied housing units1,125,13567.9
Renter-occupied housing units530,91832.1
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.70(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.44(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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