Red River Parish, LA

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2022 Population
7,631
2% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.8
0.8% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
24.8%
13.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$43,821
6.29% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$99,100
25.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Red River Parish, LA had a population of 7.63k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $43,821. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Red River Parish, LA declined from 7,787 to 7,631, a −2% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,227 to $43,821, a 6.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Red River Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%), White (Hispanic) (1.95%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.249%).

None of the households in Red River 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.

99.9% of the residents in Red River Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Red River Parish, LA was $99,100, and the homeownership rate was 75.2%.

Most people in Red River Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Red River Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Red River Parish, LA is home to a population of 7.63k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.419% of Red River Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (32 people).

In 2022, there were 1.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.25k people) in Red River Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 222 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Red River Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Red River Parish, LA was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Red River Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.25k ± 5
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.98k ± 178
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    222 ± 125
2.2%
Hispanic Population
168 people

In 2022, there were 1.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.25k people) in Red River Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 222 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.2% of the people in Red River Parish, LA are hispanic (168 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.419%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
32 people
0.103%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8 people

As of 2022, 0.419% of Red River Parish, LA residents (32 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 Red River Parish, LA was 0.103%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    56 ± 49
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    33 ± 37
  3. Vietnam
    32 ± 35

Red River Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Red River Parish, LA employs 2.92k people. The largest industries in Red River Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (494 people), Manufacturing (469 people), and Public Administration (275 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($232,552), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,500), and Manufacturing ($63,708).

Occupations

2.92k
2022 Value
± 391
2.32%
1 Year growth
± 18.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Red River Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.32%, from 2.85k employees to 2.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Red River Parish, LA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (250 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (232 people), and Production Occupations (232 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Red River Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.92k
2022 Value
± 391
2.32%
1 Year growth
± 18.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Red River Parish, LA grew at a rate of 2.32%, from 2.85k employees to 2.92k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Red River Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (494 people), Manufacturing (469 people), and Public Administration (275 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Red River Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Red River 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

$45,227
Median earning men ± $12,659
$24,922
Median earning women ± $3,000

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($70,500), Other Services Except Public Administration ($51,488), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($81,875), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,694), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($33,160).

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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. 44
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 39
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 24
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Red River County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 58.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.8%), followed by Other (1.06%).

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

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.

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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 Red River Parish, LA was $99,100 in 2022, which is 0.352 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $78,900 to $99,100, a 25.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Red River Parish, LA is 75.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Red River Parish, LA have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Red River Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$99,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,969
$2,206
Median Property Taxes
±$289

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 Red River Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Red River Parish, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.2% of the housing units in Red River Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9603

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

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Household Income

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$43,821
Median Household Income
± $8,891
2.93k
Number of Households
± 379

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.93k households in Red River Parish, LA grew to $43,821 from the previous year's value of $41,227.

The following chart displays the households in Red River 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 Red River 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 (93.4%)
  2. Carpooled (3.26%)
  3. Walked (1.37%)

In 2022, 93.4% of workers in Red River Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (3.26%) and those who walked to work (1.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Red River Parish, LA have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.74% of the workforce in Red River 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 Red River Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Red River Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Red River Parish, LA (1.8k out of 7.27k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Red River Parish, LA is Black, followed by White 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

90.5% of the population of Red River Parish, LA has health coverage, with 34.3% on employee plans, 33.1% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 6.53% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Red River Parish, LA see 2814 patients per year on average, which represents a 33.6% decrease from the previous year (4238 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4143 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1036 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,814 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Red River Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Red River Parish, LA see an average of 2,814 patients per year. This represents a 33.6% decrease from the previous year (4,238 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Red River 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 25.9% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.45%
Uninsured
34.3%
Employer Coverage
33.1%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
6.53%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Red River Parish, LA declined by 14.4% from 11% to 9.45%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Red River Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 43% in Red River Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.63% in Red River Parish, LA.

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