South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA

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2022 Population
118,287
0.645% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.3
0.255% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.5%
3.96% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,139
6.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$170,100
9.67% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
49,222
0.15% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA had a population of 118k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $58,139. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA declined from 119,055 to 118,287, a −0.645% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,596 to $58,139, a 6.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.75%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%).

10.2% of the households in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes 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.

98.7% of the residents in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Nicholls State University (1,435 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was $170,100, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is home to a population of 118k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.09% of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents were born outside of the country (2.47k people).

In 2022, there were 4.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.7k people) in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.77k 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 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are French (Incl. Cajun) (7,568 households), Spanish (2,720 households), and Vietnamese (186 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,842
Women
51%
58,438
Men
49%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 119,280 inhabitants, with 49% men, and 51% women.

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Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    87.7k ± 224
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.9k ± 655
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.77k ± 708
4.3%
Hispanic Population
5.09k people

In 2022, there were 4.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.7k people) in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.3% of the people in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are hispanic (5.09k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    816 ± 699 people
  2. Guatemala
    367 ± 470 people
  3. India
    267 ± 401 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was Mexico, the natal country of 816 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents, followed by Guatemala with 367 and India with 267.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.09%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people
2.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.51k people

As of 2022, 2.09% of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA residents (2.47k 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 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 2.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. French (Incl. Cajun)
    7,568 households (6.79%)
  2. Spanish
    2,720 households (2.44%)
  3. Vietnamese
    186 households (0.167%)

10.2% of the households in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes 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 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was French (Incl. Cajun). 6.79% of the households in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA reported speaking French (Incl. Cajun) 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
    1,663 ± 270
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    998 ± 254
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    861 ± 260

South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA employs 49.2k people. The largest industries in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Construction (4,327 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,166 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,068 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($189,782), Pipeline transportation ($143,736), and Agricultural chemical manufacturing ($135,803).

Males in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.72 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,450. The income inequality in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,897
Women
47.6%
26,280
Men
52.4%

The workforce of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA in 2020 was 50,177 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

49.2k
2022 Value
−0.15%
1 Year decline
± −0.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −0.15%, from 49.3k employees to 49.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,515 people), Cashiers (1,447 people), and Registered nurses (1,360 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.2k
2022 Value
−0.15%
1 Year decline
± −0.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA declined at a rate of −0.15%, from 49.3k employees to 49.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, are Construction (4,327 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,166 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,068 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, though some of these residents may live in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes 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

$55,801
Median earning men ± $1,917
$31,068
Median earning women ± $1,180

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,201), Manufacturing ($70,354), and Information ($69,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,227), Information ($48,917), and Manufacturing ($48,712).

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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 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA awarded 1,435 degrees. The student population of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,036 male students and 3,847 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are White (1,045 and 74%), followed by Black or African American (229 and 16.2%), Hispanic or Latino (50 and 3.54%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (34 and 2.41%).

The largest universities in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA by number of degrees awarded are Nicholls State University (1,435 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA are Registered Nursing (184 and 12.8%), General Business Administration & Management (178 and 12.4%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (128 and 8.92%).

The median tuition cost in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA for a public four year colleges is $4,922 for in-state students and $6,015 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 98.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 43.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,883 (34.6% men and 65.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,883 students enrolled in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, 34.6% men and 65.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,698 records, of which 66.1% were women and 33.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 142 degrees awarded
  2. 135 degrees awarded
  3. 128 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was General Business Administration & Management with 142 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,435 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nicholls State University with 1,435 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 485 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA, which is 0.511 times less than the 950 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 1,045 degrees mean that there were 4.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 229 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,922) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,234) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 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, 1.6% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.27% 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 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.6k), Secondary Education (19.1k), and Some college (17.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was $170,100 in 2022, which is 0.603 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $155,100 to $170,100, a 9.67% increase. The homeownership rate in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is $58,139. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes 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

$170,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,171
$35,764
Median Property Taxes
±$1,381

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.1% of the housing units in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes 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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$58,139
Median Household Income
± $3,015
45.2k
Number of Households
± 1,694

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.2k households in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA grew to $58,139 from the previous year's value of $54,596.

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Wage Distribution

0.446
2022 Wage GINI in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA

In 2022, the income inequality in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.581% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.05%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (4.05%).

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.85% of the workforce in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes 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 South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA (19k out of 116k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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Health

93.4% of the population of South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.454% 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 24% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% 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

6.6%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
24.5%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
0.454%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Central Planning & Development Commission 2--Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA declined by 7.38% from 7.13% to 6.6%.

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