Pointe Coupee Parish, LA

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2022 Population
20,652
1.43% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
19.1%
1.26% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,045
5.18% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$172,500
15% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA had a population of 20.7k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $53,045. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA declined from 20,951 to 20,652, a −1.43% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,431 to $53,045, a 5.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%), White (Hispanic) (2.27%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.736%).

None of the households in Pointe Coupee 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.

99.5% of the residents in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was $172,500, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%.

Most people in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is home to a population of 20.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.67% of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (344 people).

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.4k people) in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 533 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.4k ± 123
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.98k ± 261
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    533 ± 290
3.14%
Hispanic Population
649 people

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.4k people) in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 533 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.14% of the people in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are hispanic (649 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.67%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
344 people
1.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
361 people

As of 2022, 1.67% of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA residents (344 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was 1.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    327 ± 137
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    111 ± 67
  3. Korea
    101 ± 70

Pointe Coupee Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA employs 8.21k people. The largest industries in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA are Manufacturing (1,200 people), Educational Services (1,034 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (882 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($98,516), Utilities ($96,219), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,563).

Occupations

8.21k
2022 Value
± 719
−7.86%
1 Year decline
± 12.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA declined at a rate of −7.86%, from 8.91k employees to 8.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (973 people), Management Occupations (732 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (697 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.21k
2022 Value
± 719
−7.86%
1 Year decline
± 12.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA declined at a rate of −7.86%, from 8.91k employees to 8.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, are Manufacturing (1,200 people), Educational Services (1,034 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (882 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Pointe Coupee 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

$54,080
Median earning men ± $9,845
$32,083
Median earning women ± $6,301

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($98,929), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($97,604), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($91,660).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($56,239), Public Administration ($41,446), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,287).

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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. 107
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 95
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 90
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pointe Coupee County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 60.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was $172,500 in 2022, which is 0.612 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $150,000 to $172,500, a 15% increase. The homeownership rate in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is 77.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is $53,045. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was Census Tract 9521 with a value of $66,027, followed by Census Tract 9524 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $59,509 and $54,740.

Property

$172,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,061
$6,346
Median Property Taxes
±$609

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

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
Homeownership
2022
65.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.4% of the housing units in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9521
  2. Census Tract 9524
  3. Census Tract 9523

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA was Census Tract 9521 with a value of $66,027, followed by Census Tract 9524 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $59,509 and $54,740.

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

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Household Income

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$53,045
Median Household Income
± $6,662
8.2k
Number of Households
± 731

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.2k households in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA grew to $53,045 from the previous year's value of $50,431.

The following chart displays the households in Pointe Coupee 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 Pointe Coupee 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 (90.8%)
  2. Carpooled (3.5%)
  3. Other (3.38%)

In 2022, 90.8% of workers in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (3.5%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.38%).

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.46% of the workforce in Pointe Coupee 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 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (3.92k out of 20.5k 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 65 - 74, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

91.3% of the population of Pointe Coupee Parish, LA has health coverage, with 31.4% on employee plans, 27.7% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 0.746% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA see 3622 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.957% decrease from the previous year (3657 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2691 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 897 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,622 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA see an average of 3,622 patients per year. This represents a 0.957% decrease from the previous year (3,657 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pointe Coupee 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 22.4% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.71%
Uninsured
31.4%
Employer Coverage
27.7%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
0.746%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA declined by 4.23% from 9.1% to 8.71%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 52.4 in Pointe Coupee 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 38% in Pointe Coupee 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 10.2% in Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.

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