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Richland County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 559.0 square miles
Population Density 37.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 20,857
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 25.1%
65 and over 14.7%
Females 52%
White 62.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 35.9%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.2%
Veterans 1,003
Households and Housing
Households 7,619
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.3%
Median household income $36,835
The per capita income $18,669
Live below the poverty line. 21.3%
housing units 8,751
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $76,900
Residents owning their homes. 68.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,570
Women-owned firms 30.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $228,448
Retail sales per capita $11,183
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $172,613