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Tensas County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 602.8 square miles
Population Density 8.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 4,908
Population change -6.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 19.3%
Females 51.2%
White 43.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 54.8%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.3%
Veterans 352
Households and Housing
Households 2,049
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.3%
Median household income $27,543
The per capita income $17,175
Live below the poverty line. 34.3%
housing units 3,354
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $58,900
Residents owning their homes. 63.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 382
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $31,767
Retail sales per capita $5,498
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0