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Plaquemines County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 779.9 square miles
Population Density 29.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,550
Population change 2.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 26.7%
65 and over 11.8%
Females 49.9%
White 71.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.2
Asian 3.7%
Two or more races 2.5%
Black or African American 20.2%
Native American 1.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.3%
Veterans 1,749
Households and Housing
Households 8,615
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.6%
Median household income $55,138
The per capita income $25,748
Live below the poverty line. 12.7%
housing units 9,714
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $176,900
Residents owning their homes. 74.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,269
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 9.7%
Native American-owned firms 3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $113,637
Retail sales per capita $5,322
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $920,966