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Lafourche County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 1,068.2 square miles
Population Density 90.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 97,141
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 13.5%
Females 50.7%
White 80.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.2
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 13.5%
Native American 2.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.8%
Veterans 4,555
Households and Housing
Households 35,072
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.1%
Median household income $50,572
The per capita income $24,798
Live below the poverty line. 14.1%
housing units 39,163
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $126,500
Residents owning their homes. 77.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,950
Women-owned firms 23.9%
Asian-owned firms 3.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.7%
Black-owned firms 2.3%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $917,511
Retail sales per capita $9,878
Manufacturers shipments $614,334
Merchant wholesaler sales $888,422