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Richland Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2014: 20,740 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 20,981 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,716
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,621
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,414
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,214 (it was 2,076 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 558 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Richland Parish: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.7%), Retail trade (20.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Richland Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (61.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (35.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 9,991  (48.2%)
Females: 10,749  (51.8%)
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Richland Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Richland Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,189 ($23,668 in 1999)

This county:

$33189
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $342 (lower quartile is $213, upper quartile is $420)
This county:

$342
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,675 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Richland:

$77,675
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,261 - $134,244
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $843
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $236

Institutionalized population: 896

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 60
  • Thefts: 108
  • Auto thefts: 16

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 101
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2008: 152 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2010: 120 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $237,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $300 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $223 (0.4%)

Richland Parish household income distribution in 2009 Richland Parish home values distribution Richland Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 7.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.7%
Richland Parish:

20.7%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 12 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 39 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richland Parish is $355 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rayville, Delhi, Start, Mangham.

Richland Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cochise County, Arizona , Kemper County, Mississippi , Houston County, Georgia , Johnson County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 647
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 61.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 107 (59% naturalized citizens)

Richland Parish:

0.5%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 9
  • 1990 to 1994: 31
  • 1985 to 1989: 19
  • 1980 to 1984: 6
  • 1975 to 1979: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1965 to 1969: 0

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.0%

Richland Parish marital status for males Richland Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,922
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 223
  • 3 or 4: 184
  • 5 to 9: 68
  • 10 to 19: 9
  • 20 or more: 98
  • Mobile homes: 1,711
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 29

Housing units in Richland Parish with a mortgage: 1,842 (151 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,836

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richland Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,63348
Black Protestant1,7069
Mainline Protestant1,00910
Catholic3252
Other11
None8,051-
Richland Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Richland Parish:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Richland Parish:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richland Parish:

11.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Richland Parish:

33.6%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Richland Parish:

Average size of farms: 403 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,396
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $213.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $69,755
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,372
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.41
Corn for grain: 30023 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12084 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 34103 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 19762 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 280 acres

Earthquake activity:

Richland Parish-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.6 miles away from Richland Parish center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 331.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.1 miles away from Richland Parish center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 268.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • LouisianaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 1, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1786): September 2, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 16, 2006 to November 8, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1668): November 2, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1668, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1607): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3260): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3212): August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • LouisianaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1314): February 15, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1314, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • LouisianaFreezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 22, 1998 to December 28, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1264): January 21, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1264, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • LouisianaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 27, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-904): May 3, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-904, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • LouisianaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 4, 1989 to May 27, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-829): May 20, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • LouisianaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 11, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-675): January 11, 1983, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-675, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Richland Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (22%)
  • Peru (19%)
  • Cuba (10%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Other Western Asia (8%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Germany (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richland Parish (%):

  • United States or American (28%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Richland Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,770 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,256 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 217 (3%)
  • Other means: 87 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 119 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Richland Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 670 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 347 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Richland Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 708 people in state prisons
  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 62 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,095.

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.59% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($23,124 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($9,566 average AGI)
Richland Parish:

1.62%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita Parish, LA  2.16% ($31,007 average AGI)
from Franklin Parish, LA  0.70% ($34,083)
from West Carroll Parish, LA  0.35% ($28,083)
from Madison Parish, LA  0.29% ($31,650)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.17% ($17,417)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,958 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.81% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($21,970 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($5,988 average AGI)
Richland Parish:

1.41%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  2.49% ($28,343 average AGI)
to Franklin Parish, LA  0.49% ($29,882)
to West Carroll Parish, LA  0.35% ($28,708)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.25% ($28,529)
to Madison Parish, LA  0.19% ($30,769)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in Richland Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Richland Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Richland Parish

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richland Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richland Parish


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,651 (2,970 aged, 681 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 811 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Richland Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (774)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (264)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (175)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (174)
  • Congestive heart failure (140)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (136)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (103)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (100)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (82)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (63)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12804.49
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 405.170
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30061.02

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1573.610
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1154.630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.87

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48.72

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,686
  • In family households: 17,240 (3,351 male householders, 2,067 female householders)
    3,563 spouses, 5,958 children (5,472 natural, 136 adopted, 350 stepchildren), 1,006 grandchildren, 246 brothers or sisters, 156 parents, 313 other relatives, 471 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,446 (945 male householders (813 living alone)), 1,188 female householders (1,080 living alone)), 313 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,039 (896 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,318 2-persons, 1,299 3-persons, 932 4-persons, 529 5-persons, 181 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,893 1-person, 201 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

2,956 married couples with children.
1,851 single-parent households (272 men, 1,579 women).

98.2% of residents of Richland Parish speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $168,084,000 ($8205 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,976,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,260,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,152,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $17,413,000
Federal grants: $56,344,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,105,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,810,000 ($361,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,502,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,356,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,659,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,588
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,309
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -720
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Richland Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.93 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 330
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,445
  • 1990 to 1999: 798
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,108
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,816
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,370
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,204
  • 1940 to 1949: 445
  • 1939 or earlier: 298
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richland Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 51
  • 3 rooms: 231
  • 4 rooms: 576
  • 5 rooms: 1,675
  • 6 rooms: 1,427
  • 7 rooms: 754
  • 8 rooms: 343
  • 9+ rooms: 342
  • 1 room: 48
  • 2 rooms: 119
  • 3 rooms: 326
  • 4 rooms: 541
  • 5 rooms: 582
  • 6 rooms: 243
  • 7 rooms: 150
  • 8 rooms: 48
  • 9+ rooms: 19
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richland Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 130
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,141
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,281
  • 4 bedrooms: 739
  • 5+ bedrooms: 97
  • no bedroom: 66
  • 1 bedroom: 365
  • 2 bedrooms: 786
  • 3 bedrooms: 734
  • 4 bedrooms: 114
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Richland Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 407
  • 1 vehicle: 1,816
  • 2 vehicles: 2,285
  • 3 vehicles: 692
  • 4 vehicles: 169
  • 5+ vehicles: 45
  • no vehicle: 629
  • 1 vehicle: 882
  • 2 vehicles: 468
  • 3 vehicles: 92
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

65% of Richland Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Louisiana.

Richland Parish:

64.5%
State average:

59.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 18107
  • Northeast: 77
  • Midwest: 294
  • South: 2145
  • West: 209

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $26,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richland Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.4%)
  • Utility gas (32.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.7%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (38.8%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.3%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 412
Here:

14.7%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 129
Here:

9.6%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

12.1%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Richland Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Hospitals: $957,000
    Regular Highways: $648,000
    General - Other: $248,000
    Financial Administration: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,260,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,282,000
    Police Protection: $1,376,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,106,000
    Regular Highways: $1,105,000
    Financial Administration: $840,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $787,000
    Libraries: $572,000
    Central Staff Services: $420,000
    General - Other: $275,000
    Local Fire Protection: $253,000
    Water Utilities: $235,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $118,000
    Health - Other: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $39,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Sewerage: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $568,000
    Regular Highways: $220,000
    Local Fire Protection: $198,000
    Correctional Institutions: $185,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $106,000
    Financial Administration: $36,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,367,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000

Richland Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $19,788,000
    All Other: $1,174,000
    Sewerage: $28,000
    Regular Highways: $20,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $356,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $148,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $501,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $475,000
    Interest Earnings: $417,000
    Sale of Property: $58,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $267,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,245,000
    Public Welfare: $4,311,000
    Highways: $244,000
    Health and Hospitals: $237,000
    General Local Government Support: $137,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,225,000
    Property: $2,499,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $104,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $89,000
    Other License: $2,000

Richland Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,256,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,653,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $873,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $269,000

Richland Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,510,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,139
  • Number of aged recipients: 206
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 933
  • Number of recipients under 18: 170
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 617
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 352
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 425
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 433
Richland Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Richland Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Richland Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21572.1 years
John20175.0 years
Mary17480.0 years
William17275.0 years
Willie14876.2 years
Robert11072.8 years
George9776.0 years
Henry8677.9 years
Annie8480.7 years
Charles5970.1 years
Most common last names in Richland Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13875.4 years
Williams13074.7 years
Jones12575.8 years
Johnson9472.3 years
Brown8477.6 years
Harris7375.7 years
Jackson5781.8 years
Allen4977.6 years
Robinson4974.3 years
Wilson4876.3 years
Businesses in Richland Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Popeyes1
AutoZone1Quiznos1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In2
Burger King1Subway3
Chevrolet1Super 81
Circle K1True Value1
Days Inn1U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS2
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1