In 2021, Louisiana had a population of 4.66M people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $53,571. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Louisiana declined from 4.66M to 4.66M, a −0.157% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,800 to $53,571, a 5.45% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Louisiana are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), White (Hispanic) (2.41%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.71%).
7.69% of the households in Louisiana reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.5% of the residents in Louisiana are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Louisiana are Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (6,917 degrees awarded in 2021), Tulane University of Louisiana (5,096 degrees), and Louisiana State University-Shreveport (3,710 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Louisiana was $174,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.7%.
Most people in Louisiana drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Louisiana was 2 cars per household.