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Vernon County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 1,327.9 square miles
Population Density 39.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 52,606
Population change 0.5%
Under 5 years of age 9.1%
Under 18 26.7%
65 and over 10.2%
Females 47.4%
White 77.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.2
Asian 1.9%
Two or more races 3.5%
Black or African American 14.7%
Native American 1.6%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.8%
Veterans 6,560
Households and Housing
Households 18,148
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.9%
Median household income $46,572
The per capita income $21,396
Live below the poverty line. 13.5%
housing units 21,520
Multi-unit structures 23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $90,800
Residents owning their homes. 54.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,321
Women-owned firms 34%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $315,686
Retail sales per capita $6,692
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $51,603