Louisiana PopulationLouisiana (U.S. state abbreviation is 'LA') is the south eastern state of United States, bordered by Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, Texas to the west, Gulf of Mexico to the south. Louisiana was inhabited by Native people before the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century, the first european explorers are led by Spanish expedition. Louisiana was named King Louis XIV of France. Its state capital city is Baton Rouge, other top cities are New Orleans, Shreveport, Metairie and Lafayette. Louisiana population in 2021 is estimated 4.64 million, ranks 24th populous state, its area is 52,069 sq miles (135,382 sq km) and area rank is 31st largest in the United States. Louisiana is the only state in the US which follows the legal system established by Napoleon code and other states follow English common law.
Image Source: People gathering at New Orleans Jazz Fest, Louisiana
Louisiana Population by Race & Groups
As on 2017, Lousiana population by race estimates, 61.2% are White Americans, 31.6% are Black/African Americans, 4.9% are Hispanic/Latino's, 1.7% are Asians, 0.6% are American Indian and Alaska Natives.
Of the Asian population of 80,980, 33,261 are Vietnamese, 11,679 are Asian Indians, 11,612 are Chinese, 399 are Taiwanese, 7,721 are Filipinos, 1,517 are Japanese, 3,917 are Koreans, 1,07 are Thai, 2,118 are Pakistani, 684 are Nepalese, 86 are Malaysian, 1,825 are Laotian, 693 are Indonesian, 134 are Hmong, 535 are Cambodians, 321 are Burmese and 241 are Bangladesi.
AIAN are 27,094, 2719 are Cherokee tribals, 58 are Chippewa triabls, 314 are navajo tribals and 153 are Sioux tribal groups.
Total Native Hawaiians are 406, Guamanian/Chamorro are 547 and Samoan are 88 inhabitants.
Total Hispanic/Latino's are 231,708, out of these 93,625 are Mexicans, 14,932 are Puerto Ricans, 11,530 are Cubans.
|Black or African American||1,500,648||32.18%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||27,094||0.581%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||2,719||0.058%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||58||0.001%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||314||0.007%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||153||0.003%|
|Other Asian Population||10,874|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,401||0.03%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||547||0.012%|
|Other Pacific Islander||360|
|Some other race||56,216|
|Hispanic or Latino||231,708||4.97%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||111,621|
Top Cities of Louisiana
Languages spoken in LA
Asian Indian speakers include 568 speak Punjabi, 527 Bengali, 2,278 Nepali/Marathi, 999 Telugu, 776 Tamil, 466 Malayalam/Kannada, 2,750 Hindi, 1,189 Gujarati and 1,694 Urdu.
People from mid asia and east asia speak, 9,266 Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese, 1,461 Japanese, 2,938 Korean, 72 Hmong, 29,008 Vietnamese, 716 Khmer, 2,770 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai and 4,594 speak Tagalog language of Phillipines.
1,205 speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages 9,426 Arabic, 471 Hebrew, 817 Persian.
People from African origin, 691 Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 1,264 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo or other Western Africa languages, 1,242 speak Swahili or other languages of Central, Eastern, and Southern Africa.
European language speakers include 95,648 speak French include Cajun, 1,914 Italian, 2,897 Portuguese, 4,947 German, 753 Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages, 938 Greek, 1,281 Russian, 505 Polish, 973 Serbo-Croatian, 830 Ukranian or other Slavic languages and 136 Armenian.
|Speak only English||3,991,873||91.70|
Education level statistics of Louisiana state as per table below:
|Population 18 to 24 years||458,659||234,232||224,427|
|Less than high school graduate||81,745||49,562||32,183|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||150,304||82,532||67,772|
|Some college or associates degree||192,295||87,841||104,454|
|Bachelors degree or higher||34,315||14,297||20,018|
|Population 25 years and over||3,092,069||1,479,920||1,612,149|
|Less than 9th grade||166,320||92,919||73,401|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||319,765||169,033||150,732|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||1,046,025||516,164||529,861|
|Some college, no degree||657,791||305,381||352,410|
|Graduate or professional degree||249,538||112,429||137,109|
|High school graduate or higher||1,715,516||818,847||896,669|
|Bachelors degree or higher||533,267||251,945||281,322|
|Black or African||911,966||415,070||496,896|
|High school graduate or higher||714,267||310,166||404,101|
|Bachelors degree or higher||134,740||46,162||88,578|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||17,900||8,931||8,969|
|High school graduate or higher||12,262||5,845||6,417|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,160||943||1,217|
|High school graduate or higher||42,075||20,625||21,450|
|Bachelors degree or higher||22,231||11,623||10,608|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||820||294||526|
|High school graduate or higher||611||242||369|
|Bachelors degree or higher||113||32||81|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||136,557||75,686||60,871|
|High school graduate or higher||97,836||51,918||45,918|
|Bachelors degree or higher||23,433||11,281||12,152|
Disable population statistics of Louisiana state as below.
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||680,623|
|Black or African American||224,168|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||5,639|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||168|
|Some other race||3,908|
|With a hearing difficulty||176,720|
|With a vision difficulty||142,953|
|With a cognitive difficulty||267,205|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||360,532|
|With a self-care difficulty||138,441|
|With an independent living difficulty||236,449|
Counties of Louisiana
Louisiana is the only state in the union that does not have counties. Its political subdivisions are called parishes. The City of Ponchatoula is the oldest incorporated city in Tangipahoa Parish. The name 'Ponchatoula' derives from the Choctaw Indian language meaning 'hair to hang' because of the abundance of Spanish moss on the trees surrounding the area. Louisiana state is formed with 64 Parishes, East Baton Rouge and Jefferson is the most populous parish with 440,956 and 434,051 inhabitants, followed by Orleans Parish with 931,006 and St. Tammany Parish with 258,111.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|De Soto Parish||27,265||27,436||0.6||35||35|
|East Baton Rouge Parish||443,607||440,956||-0.6||1||1|
|East Carroll Parish||7,133||7,037||-1.3||62||62|
|East Feliciana Parish||19,408||19,305||-0.5||49||49|
|Jefferson Davis Parish||31,491||31,582||0.3||34||34|
|Pointe Coupee Parish||22,212||21,940||-1.2||44||44|
|Red River Parish||8,519||8,477||-0.5||61||61|
|St. Bernard Parish||46,108||46,721||1.3||26||25|
|St. Charles Parish||52,673||52,879||0.4||21||21|
|St. Helena Parish||10,385||10,262||-1.2||58||58|
|St. James Parish||21,324||21,037||-1.3||45||45|
|St. John the Baptist Parish||43,339||43,184||-0.4||27||27|
|St. Landry Parish||83,447||82,764||-0.8||16||16|
|St. Martin Parish||54,121||53,621||-0.9||20||20|
|St. Mary Parish||50,672||49,774||-1.8||22||22|
|St. Tammany Parish||255,820||258,111||0.9||4||4|
|West Baton Rouge Parish||26,207||26,427||0.8||36||36|
|West Carroll Parish||10,975||10,982||0.1||57||57|
|West Feliciana Parish||15,377||15,460||0.5||52||52|
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