Jefferson Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 428,320 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is the 3rd largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 432,610 and has seen a growth of -0.99% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
81.75% of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 18.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.80% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is Islander, with 25.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.17%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
86.92% of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 71.52% having been born in Louisiana. 7.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.