In 2021, Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA had a population of 160k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $46,021. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA grew from 154,679 to 160,227, a 3.59% increase and its median household income grew from $44,934 to $46,021, a 2.42% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), and White (Hispanic) (1.04%).
3.23% of the households in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA 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.
99.2% of the residents in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in North Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1--Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA are University of Louisiana at Monroe (1,869 degrees awarded in 2021), Louisiana Delta Community College (1,199 degrees), and Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe (210 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA was $156,700, and the homeownership rate was 60%.
Most people in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA was 2 cars per household.