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Louisiana Demographic Profile

1990 Census of Population and Housing, STF 1A



                                                                     
      Total population..............................................  4,219,973   
SEX
   Male.............................................................  2,031,386
   Female...........................................................  2,188,587
AGE
   Under 5 years....................................................    334,650
   5 to 17 years....................................................    892,619
   18 to 20 years...................................................    210,010
   21 to 24 years...................................................    254,501
   25 to 44 years...................................................  1,309,858
   45 to 54 years...................................................    406,440
   55 to 59 years...................................................    171,927
   60 to 64 years...................................................    170,977
   65 to 74 years...................................................    275,008
   75 to 84 years...................................................    150,350
   85 years and over................................................     43,633
   Median age.......................................................       31.0
Under 18 years......................................................  1,227,269
   Percent of total population......................................       29.1
65 years and over...................................................    468,991
   Percent of total population......................................       11.1
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households....................................................  1,499,269
   Family households (families).....................................  1,089,882
      Married-couple families.......................................    803,282
         Percent of total households................................       53.6
      Other family, male householder................................     52,471
      Other family, female householder..............................    234,129
   Nonfamily households.............................................    409,387
         Percent of total households................................       27.3
      Householder living alone......................................    356,060
         Householder 65 years and over..............................    137,596
   Persons living in households.....................................  4,107,395
   Persons per household............................................       2.74
GROUP QUARTERS
   Persons living in group quarters.................................    112,578
      Institutionalized persons.....................................     67,276
      Other persons in group quarters...............................     45,302
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN
   White............................................................  2,839,138
   Black............................................................  1,299,281
      Percent of total population...................................       30.8
   American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut................................     18,541
      Percent of total population...................................        0.4
   Asian or Pacific Islander........................................     41,099
      Percent of total population...................................        1.0
   Other race.......................................................     21,914
   Hispanic origin (of any race)....................................     93,044
      Percent of total population...................................        2.2
                 
      Total housing units...........................................  1,716,241
OCCUPANCY AND TENURE
   Occupied housing units...........................................  1,499,269
      Owner occupied................................................    987,919
         Percent owner occupied.....................................       65.9
      Renter occupied...............................................    511,350
   Vacant housing units.............................................    216,972
      For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use.................     30,333
  Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)..................................        2.7
  Rental vacancy rate (percent).....................................       12.5
   Persons per owner-occupied unit..................................       2.83
   Persons per renter-occupied unit.................................       2.57
   Units with over 1 person per room................................     89,268
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
   1-unit, detached.................................................  1,083,921
   1-unit, attached.................................................     79,002
   2 to 4 units.....................................................    152,060
   5 to 9 units.....................................................     58,819
   10 or more units.................................................    124,916
   Mobile home, trailer, other......................................    217,523
VALUE
   Specified owner-occupied units...................................    733,914
      Less than $50,000.............................................    289,121
      $50,000 to $99,000............................................    344,457
      $100,000 to $149,000..........................................     62,958
      $150,000 to $199,999..........................................     19,800
      $200,000 to $299,999..........................................     11,450
      $300,000 or more..............................................      6,128
      Median (dollars)..............................................     58,500
CONTRACT RENT
   Specified renter-occupied units paying cash rent.................    452,077
      Less than $250................................................    211,769
      $250 to $499..................................................    213,862
      $500 to $749..................................................     21,781
      $750 to $999..................................................      3,209
      $1,000 or more................................................      1,456
      Median (dollars)..............................................        260
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN OF HOUSEHOLDER
   Occupied housing units...........................................  1,499,269
      White.........................................................  1,069,650
      Black.........................................................    406,880
         Percent of occupied units..................................       27.1
      American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut.............................      5,686
         Percent of occupied units..................................        0.4
      Asian or Pacific Islander.....................................     10,404
         Percent of occupied units..................................        0.7
      Other race....................................................      6,649
      Hispanic origin (of any race).................................     29,990
         Percent of occupied units..................................        2.0
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