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Area Profile for Louisiana

Local Area Information Louisiana
Population 4,663,461
Civilian labor force 2,188,424
Number employed 2,031,238
Unemployment rate 7.2%
Median household income $46,710
Per capita income $26,205
Poverty rate 19.6%
High school graduates 84.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher 23.4%
Median gross rent $825
Rent as a percentage of household income 32.1%
Median housing value $152,900
Owner costs as a percentage of household income 15.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 25.2 Min
Civilian veterans 7.2%