Washington Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 45,012 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington Parish, Louisiana is the 27th largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 47,089 and has seen a growth of -4.41% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.83%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.58%.
96.46% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 67.32% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington Parish, Louisiana is Hispanic, with 20.69% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.47%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Washington Parish, Louisiana
98.81% of Washington Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.16% having been born in Louisiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.