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Ouachita Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 153,279 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 147,250 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,328
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,596
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 35,412
Renter-occupied apartments: 22,767 (it was 19,804 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%

Land area: 611 sq. mi.

Water area: 22.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 251 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ouachita Parish: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.9%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Ouachita Parish, LA (2019)
    • 89,01557.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 58,11337.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,6052.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,7011.1%Two or more races
    • 1,5771.0%Asian alone
    • 5760.4%Some other race alone
    • 2490.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 73,538  (48.0%)
Females: 79,741  (52.0%)
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Average household size:
Ouachita Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,137 ($32,047 in 1999)
This county:

$41,137
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $569 (lower quartile is $413, upper quartile is $684)
This county:

$569
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,700 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Ouachita:

$149,700
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,000 - $239,000

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $215,967
Here:

$215,967
State:

$234,504

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,449
Here:

$152,449
State:

$226,343

In 2-unit structures: $304,153
Here:

$304,153
State:

$275,238

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,015
Here:

$112,015
State:

$240,231

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $393,549
Here:

$393,549
State:

$228,797

Mobile homes: $69,428
Here:

$69,428
State:

$69,208

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $99,010
Here:

$99,010
State:

$25,567

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,229
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 3,424

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 21
  • Robberies: 30
  • Assaults: 168
  • Burglaries: 740
  • Thefts: 1425
  • Auto thefts: 88

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 23
  • Robberies: 23
  • Assaults: 215
  • Burglaries: 788
  • Thefts: 1420
  • Auto thefts: 77
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Health of residents in Ouachita Parish based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
62.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
38.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
33.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.
47.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 458 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 1998: 487 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1999: 446 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2000: 366 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2001: 448 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2002: 441 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2003: 450 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2004: 299 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2005: 580 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2006: 516 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 437 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2008: 271 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2009: 232 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2010: 315 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2011: 292 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2012: 388 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2013: 454 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2014: 482 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2015: 526 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2016: 531 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2017: 520 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2018: 421 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2019: 349 buildings, average cost: $233,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ouachita, LA residents
Average permit cost in Ouachita, LA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $814 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $453 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Ouachita, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ouachita, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ouachita, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.2%
Ouachita Parish:

25.2%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for American Indian residents, 51.4% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.1 years old
(Males: 34.4 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 30.4 years old, American Indian residents: 35.8 years old, Asian residents: 44.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.7 years old, Other race residents: 29.9 years old)

Area name: Monroe, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ouachita Parish is $416 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $686 a month.

Cities in this county include: Monroe, West Monroe, Claiborne, Brownsville-Bawcomville, Brownsville, Swartz, Bawcomville, Richwood, Lakeshore, Sterlington.

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

2018 air pollution in Ouachita Parish:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.024 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bienville Parish , Choctaw County, Alabama , Jackson Parish , Issaquena County, Mississippi , Erath County, Texas , Kaufman County, Texas , Upshur County, Texas , Van Zandt County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Ouachita, LA
County total employment by year in Ouachita, LA
County average yearly wages by year in Ouachita, LA

Current college students: 10,363
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,607 (54.8% naturalized citizens)

Ouachita Parish:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1002010 or later
  • 7942000 to 2009
  • 3571990 to 1999
  • 3301980 to 1989
  • 2501970 to 1979
  • 426Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.5%

Ouachita Parish marital status for males Ouachita Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 45,193
  • One, attached: 1,123
  • Two: 2,467
  • 3 or 4: 4,678
  • 5 to 9: 4,343
  • 10 to 19: 836
  • 20 to 49: 1,072
  • 50 or more: 640
  • Mobile homes: 9,034
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 90

Housing units in Ouachita Parish with a mortgage: 15,495 (497 second mortgage, 788 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,716

Here:

46.9% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ouachita Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,281163
Mainline Protestant11,01830
Catholic10,1527
Black Protestant8,90835
Other2,0719
Orthodox301
None57,260-
Ouachita 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: 21
Ouachita Parish:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Ouachita Parish:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 84
This county:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ouachita Parish:

11.7%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Ouachita Parish:

28.4%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Ouachita Parish:

Average size of farms: 192 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $40,164
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $260.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,049
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,248
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.24
Corn for grain: 5422 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4159 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11802 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6431 harvested acres
Vegetables: 220 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,079 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ouachita Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 290% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from Ouachita Parish center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 385.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from Ouachita Parish center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Flooding, Incident Period: May 10, 2019 - July 24, 2019, FEMA Id: 4462, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1863: December 10, 2009, FEMA Id: 1863, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3212: August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: 3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita Parish (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ouachita

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 59,780 (86.3%)
  • Carpooled: 5,683 (8.2%)
  • Bus: 1,243 (1.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 430 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 108 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,148 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 897 (1.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (13%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Venezuela (9%)
  • India (9%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Nigeria (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ouachita Parish


  • English (10%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,944 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,167 people in nursing homes
  • 616 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 366 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 207 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 142 people in halfway houses
  • 142 people in other group homes
  • 84 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 71 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 51 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 45 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 35 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 29 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 20 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 1,897 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,652 people in college/university student housing
  • 913 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 293 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 275 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 215 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 78 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 66 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,520.

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.77% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($24,019 average AGI)
2.06% relocated from other states ($20,808 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

2.06%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.33% ($42,475 average AGI)
from Union Parish, LA  0.27% ($45,694)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.27% ($37,203)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.27% ($38,818)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.15% ($39,854)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.14% ($48,605)
from Franklin Parish, LA  0.13% ($37,535)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.73% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($20,049 average AGI)
2.80% relocated to other states ($24,772 average AGI)
Ouachita Parish:

2.80%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union Parish, LA  0.33% ($51,670 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($31,605)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.25% ($27,794)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.23% ($43,837)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.22% ($43,711)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.22% ($30,906)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.20% ($35,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.6

Births per 1000 population in Ouachita Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Ouachita Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ouachita Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ouachita Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ouachita Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ouachita Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ouachita Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ouachita Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ouachita Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 21,961 (18,183 aged, 3,778 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,471 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,938)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1,887)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,402)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (1,305)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,072)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (906)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (839)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (787)
  • Unspecified dementia (769)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (744)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,660
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 688
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75,897

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,604
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 901
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 94

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.2
  • Other - 32.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 56.0
  • Other - 26.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 153,279
  • Male householders: 26,168 (7,860 living alone), Female householders: 31,667 (11,459 living alone)
  • 22,174 spouses (22,174 opposite-sex spouses), 4,028 unmarried partners, (4,028 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 46,286 children (41,569 natural, 2,015 adopted, 2,702 stepchildren), 5,340 grandchildren, 1,676 brothers or sisters, 2,206 parents, 0 foster children, 2,865 other relatives, 3,122 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7,747

Size of family households: 17,509 2-persons, 7,488 3-persons, 5,057 4-persons, 3,089 5-persons, 742 6-persons, 931 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 19,319 1-person, 3,527 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 37 4-persons.

17,851 married couples with children.
15,017 single-parent households (3,082 men, 11,935 women).

96.5% of residents of Ouachita speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $797,940,000 ($5,379 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $31,291,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $307,834,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $228,805,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,462,000
Federal grants: $197,709,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,924,000 ($7,353,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $39,206,000 ($9,635,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,259,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $34,504,000
Federal Government insurance: $470,768,000

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

Births: 12,255
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,222
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +247
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,134
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ouachita Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.84 millions of gallons per day (47% from ground, 53% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • 3,5132014 or later
  • 1,8992010 to 2013
  • 10,8252000 to 2009
  • 10,3501990 to 1999
  • 9,4701980 to 1989
  • 15,2651970 to 1979
  • 7,7351960 to 1969
  • 6,4291950 to 1959
  • 2,1881940 to 1949
  • 1,8021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • 671 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 2,2194 rooms
  • 6,5405 rooms
  • 9,8686 rooms
  • 6,6697 rooms
  • 3,5618 rooms
  • 3,8749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • 1,1731 room
  • 4652 rooms
  • 3,6533 rooms
  • 5,8964 rooms
  • 6,8525 rooms
  • 4,6976 rooms
  • 1,0307 rooms
  • 4278 rooms
  • 4319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • 67no bedroom
  • 1411 bedroom
  • 3,9132 bedrooms
  • 20,2543 bedrooms
  • 7,2304 bedrooms
  • 1,6065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
  • 1,230no bedroom
  • 4,7161 bedroom
  • 7,7912 bedrooms
  • 7,9193 bedrooms
  • 2,8754 bedrooms
  • 935+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ouachita Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ouachita Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,537no vehicle
  • 8,9301 vehicle
  • 14,6702 vehicles
  • 6,2283 vehicles
  • 1,5484 vehicles
  • 2985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ouachita Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ouachita Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,088no vehicle
  • 13,3201 vehicle
  • 5,0312 vehicles
  • 1,0703 vehicles
  • 944 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

87.3% of Ouachita Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Louisiana.

Ouachita Parish:

87.3%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 118,472
  • Other state: 28,905
  • Northeast: 802
  • Midwest: 3,964
  • South: 20,252
  • West: 3,887
Year householders moved into unit in Ouachita Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ouachita Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,914
Here:

22.8%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 565
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 752
Here:

12.2%
Louisiana:

15.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Ouachita Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,895,000
    Hospital Public: $10,947,000
    Sewerage: $6,448,000
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,381,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $16,530,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,835,000
    General - Other: $14,573,000
    Hospitals: $12,940,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,344,000
    Regular Highways: $7,156,000
    Libraries: $6,809,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $2,121,000
    Health - Other: $2,063,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,063,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,363,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $752,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $505,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $393,000
    Sewerage: $314,000
    Central Staff Services: $217,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,635,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,617,000
    Highways: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,511,000
    Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,900,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,463,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,170,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,919,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,949,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,412,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $724,000
    Local Fire Protection: $703,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $191,000
    Sewerage: $167,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Hospitals: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,059,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $657,000
    Beginning: $27,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,638,000
    Other: $1,549,000
    Highways: $1,179,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,845,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,155,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,111,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,796,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,709,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,379,000
    Amusements Sales: $894,000
    Severance: $129,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,128,000

Ouachita Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,895,000
    Hospital Public: $10,947,000
    Sewerage: $6,448,000
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,381,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $16,530,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,835,000
    General - Other: $14,573,000
    Hospitals: $12,940,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,344,000
    Regular Highways: $7,156,000
    Libraries: $6,809,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $2,121,000
    Health - Other: $2,063,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,063,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,363,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $752,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $505,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $393,000
    Sewerage: $314,000
    Central Staff Services: $217,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,635,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,617,000
    Highways: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,511,000
    Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,900,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,463,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,170,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,919,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,949,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,412,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $724,000
    Local Fire Protection: $703,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $191,000
    Sewerage: $167,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Hospitals: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,059,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $657,000
    Beginning: $27,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,638,000
    Other: $1,549,000
    Highways: $1,179,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,845,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,155,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,111,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,796,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,709,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,379,000
    Amusements Sales: $894,000
    Severance: $129,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,128,000

Ouachita Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,895,000
    Hospital Public: $10,947,000
    Sewerage: $6,448,000
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,381,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $16,530,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,835,000
    General - Other: $14,573,000
    Hospitals: $12,940,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,344,000
    Regular Highways: $7,156,000
    Libraries: $6,809,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $2,121,000
    Health - Other: $2,063,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,063,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,363,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $752,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $505,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $393,000
    Sewerage: $314,000
    Central Staff Services: $217,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,635,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,617,000
    Highways: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,511,000
    Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,900,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,463,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,170,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,919,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,949,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,412,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $724,000
    Local Fire Protection: $703,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $191,000
    Sewerage: $167,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Hospitals: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,059,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $657,000
    Beginning: $27,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,638,000
    Other: $1,549,000
    Highways: $1,179,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,845,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,155,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,111,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,796,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,709,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,379,000
    Amusements Sales: $894,000
    Severance: $129,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,128,000

Ouachita Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $11,895,000
    Hospital Public: $10,947,000
    Sewerage: $6,448,000
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,381,000
    Regular Highways: $651,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $16,530,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,835,000
    General - Other: $14,573,000
    Hospitals: $12,940,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,344,000
    Regular Highways: $7,156,000
    Libraries: $6,809,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $2,121,000
    Health - Other: $2,063,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,063,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,363,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $752,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $505,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $393,000
    Sewerage: $314,000
    Central Staff Services: $217,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,635,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,617,000
    Highways: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,511,000
    Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,900,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,485,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,463,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,170,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,919,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,949,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,412,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $724,000
    Local Fire Protection: $703,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Correctional Institutions: $191,000
    Sewerage: $167,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Hospitals: $2,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $80,059,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $657,000
    Beginning: $27,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,638,000
    Other: $1,549,000
    Highways: $1,179,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,845,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,155,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,111,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,796,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,709,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,379,000
    Amusements Sales: $894,000
    Severance: $129,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $42,128,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,681
  • Number of aged recipients: 561
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,120
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,284
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,310
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,087
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,773
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,493
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED809$135,032647$131,3251,971$141,797175$38,15414$580,286454$93,051194$39,103
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$109,73544$100,864125$143,84817$68,0001$100,00011$229,72731$48,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED173$128,746175$76,389686$132,819157$29,6941$1,260,00061$63,426127$47,402
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN77$140,68869$151,072456$145,03917$65,4710$021$99,47617$78,941
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS26$140,84617$106,176142$130,93712$67,1670$05$63,6008$57,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$188,49481$173,2100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$190,28028$223,9292$195,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$201,33326$220,6151$96,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$191,75011$235,1820$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$182,0004$132,2500$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ouachita, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ouachita, LA - Value
Most common first names in Ouachita Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James92971.5 years
Mary86278.0 years
John80173.3 years
William69874.0 years
Willie53474.2 years
Robert50070.9 years
George38974.0 years
Charles37368.7 years
Annie30180.1 years
Henry29371.9 years
Most common last names in Ouachita Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith66574.2 years
Williams54874.8 years
Johnson54273.3 years
Jones40174.3 years
Brown32873.6 years
Jackson31873.0 years
Davis29073.5 years
Moore24176.4 years
Wilson21773.4 years
Taylor21474.6 years
Businesses in Ouachita Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La Quinta1
Abercrombie Kids1La-Z-Boy1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts3Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
AutoZone3McDonald's9
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western2New York & Co1
Blockbuster2Nike13
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Burger King6Office Depot2
CVS3Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A3Papa John's Pizza2
Chico's1Payless3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Church's Chicken3PetSmart1
Circle K3Pier 1 Imports1
Clarion1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Suites1Popeyes4
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos3
Days Inn1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2Red Roof Inn1
DressBarn1Rite Aid4
Dressbarn1Rue211
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx17SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In11
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears4
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
Forever 211Spencer Gifts1
GNC4Sprint Nextel1
GameStop3Starbucks2
Goodwill1Super 83
Gymboree1T-Mobile4
H&R Block6Taco Bell4
Havertys Furniture1Talbots1
Haworth1Target1
Hilton2The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us2
Hollister Co.1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul10
Honda1UPS20
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless2
IHOP2Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Waffle House6
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens3
Jones New York6Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's6
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC3Wingate1
Kincaid1YMCA1

Ouachita Parish on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"