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Calcasieu County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 1,063.7 square miles
Population Density 181.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 195,296
Population change 1.3%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 24.9%
65 and over 13.5%
Females 51.2%
White 71.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 25.2%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.9%
Veterans 14,352
Households and Housing
Households 73,726
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.1%
Median household income $43,499
The per capita income $24,355
Live below the poverty line. 17.4%
housing units 84,293
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $118,300
Residents owning their homes. 70.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 13,926
Women-owned firms 29.1%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 12.3%
Native American-owned firms 0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,775,998
Retail sales per capita $15,061
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,342,893