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Washington County, Louisiana Facts

Facts
State Louisiana
Land area 669.5 square miles
Population Density 70.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 46,419
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 15.9%
Females 50.3%
White 67.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 30.3%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.2%
Veterans 3,817
Households and Housing
Households 17,599
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.5%
Median household income $31,778
The per capita income $17,735
Live below the poverty line. 25.7%
housing units 21,121
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $81,900
Residents owning their homes. 73%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,407
Women-owned firms 26.3%
Asian-owned firms 1.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 19.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $326,287
Retail sales per capita $7,241
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0