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Jackson Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jackson Parish LA Housing Affordability Index is 216
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Jackson Parish LA Wealth Index is 49
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 16,497
Population in Households 15,459
Population in Familes 12,898
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,038
Population Density 29
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,442
Average Household Income $51,780
Per Capita Income $20,085
Wealth Index3 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,826 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,538 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,537 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $92,590
Housing Affordability Index2 216
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,364
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 4,344
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% -0.32%
Households 0.18% -0.33%
Families -0.06% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

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Jackson Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 51 22nd
Population Density # 51 22nd
Diversity Index # 50 23rd
Median Household Income # 40 39th
Per Capita Income # 47 28th

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