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Tangipahoa County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 791.3 square miles
Population Density 153 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 125,412
Population change 3.6%
Under 5 years of age 7.1%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 12.5%
Females 51.5%
White 67.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.8
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 30.3%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.4%
Veterans 7,736
Households and Housing
Households 44,418
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.6%
Median household income $40,654
The per capita income $21,273
Live below the poverty line. 21.2%
housing units 51,598
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $135,400
Residents owning their homes. 68.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 11,255
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 0.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.6%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,742,378
Retail sales per capita $15,059
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $953,650