Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 22,633 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is the 41st largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 23,117 and has seen a growth of -2.09% 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 white people with a rate of 25.35%.
90.52% of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 30.13% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 6.96% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.27%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
95.63% of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 72.51% having been born in Louisiana. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.