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Ouachita County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 610.4 square miles
Population Density 251.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 156,220
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 25.8%
65 and over 13%
Females 52.1%
White 60.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 37.1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22.9%
Veterans 10,139
Households and Housing
Households 57,551
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.9%
Median household income $38,955
The per capita income $21,917
Live below the poverty line. 23.2%
housing units 65,488
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $118,200
Residents owning their homes. 60.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 14,399
Women-owned firms 30.9%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.8%
Black-owned firms 17.3%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,221,645
Retail sales per capita $14,823
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0