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Claiborne County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 754.9 square miles
Population Density 22.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,650
Population change -3.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 18.6%
65 and over 17.2%
Females 43.7%
White 47.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 50.7%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 75%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.5%
Veterans 1,151
Households and Housing
Households 5,726
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.7%
Median household income $32,996
The per capita income $17,512
Live below the poverty line. 29.7%
housing units 7,720
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $70,500
Residents owning their homes. 70%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 881
Women-owned firms 30.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $74,200
Retail sales per capita $4,516
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $125,891