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Acadia Parish

Population: 62,045

Median Household Income: $ 43,396

Persons in poverty: 20.3 %

High school graduate: 79.0 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.3 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.1 %

Households: 22,236

Number of Companies: 4,664

Men owned firms: 2,629

Women owned firms: 1,516

Veterans: 2,690

Allen Parish

Population: 25,627

Median Household Income: $ 46,446

Persons in poverty: 21.6 %

High school graduate: 79.7 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.1 %

Households: 7,925

Number of Companies: 1,170

Men owned firms: 654

Women owned firms: 409

Veterans: 1,272

Ascension Parish

Population: 126,604

Median Household Income: $ 80,527

Persons in poverty: 9.6 %

High school graduate: 88.6 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.4 %

Persons without health insurance: 7.3 %

Households: 43,032

Number of Companies: 8,748

Men owned firms: 4,597

Women owned firms: 3,012

Veterans: 5,018

Avoyelles Parish

​Population: 40,144

Median Household Income: $ 38,565

Persons in poverty: 24.4 %

High school graduate: 76.8 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.6 %

Households: 15,163

Number of Companies: 3,090

Men owned firms: 1,594

Women owned firms: 1,146

Veterans: 2,218

Baton Rouge

Population: 220,236

Median Household Income: $ 44,470

Persons in poverty: 24.8 %

High school graduate: 88 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.2 %

Persons without health insurance: 11.1 %

Households: 87,733

Number of Companies: 25,952

Men owned firms: 12,896

Women owned firms: 463

Veterans: 9,648

Concordia Parish

Population: 19,259

Median Household Income: $ 32,500

Persons in poverty: 27.5 %

High school graduate: 80.2 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1 %

Persons without health insurance: 9.8 %

Households: 7,162

Number of Companies: 1,574

Men owned firms: 837

Women owned firms: 443

Veterans: 878

Evangeline Parish

Population: 33,395

Median Household Income: $ 31,965

Persons in poverty: 28.6 %

High school graduate: 75.7 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.8 %

Households: 12,172

Number of Companies: 2,152

Men owned firms: 1,198

Women owned firms: 642

Veterans: 1,154

Iberia Parish

Population: 69,830

Median Household Income: $ 46,861

Persons in poverty: 21.9 %

High school graduate: 79.9 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.6 %

Persons without health insurance: 11.4 %

Households: 26,184

Number of Companies: 7,275

Men owned firms: 3,606

Women owned firms: 2,857

Veterans: 2,748

Iberville Parish

Population: 32,511

Median Household Income: $ 50,161

Persons in poverty: 18.7 %

High school graduate: 79.6 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9 %

Persons without health insurance: 8.7 %

Households: 10,903

Number of Companies: 2,697

Men owned firms: 1,337

Women owned firms: 1,121

Veterans: 1,221

Jefferson Parish

Population: 432,493

Median Household Income: $ 54,032

Persons in poverty: 14.6 %

High school graduate: 85.7 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.8 %

Persons without health insurance: 12.9 %

Households: 169,452

Number of Companies: 48,639

Men owned firms: 26,153

Women owned firms: 16,887

Veterans: 20,586

Orleans Parish

Population: 390,144

Median Household Income: $ 41,604

Persons in poverty: 23.5 %

High school graduate: 86.5 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.6 %

Persons without health insurance: 10.2 %

Households: 153,819

Number of Companies: 41,506

Men owned firms: 19,459

Women owned firms: 17,792

Veterans: 16,075

Plaquemines Parish

Population: 23,197

Median Household Income: $ 57,204

Persons in poverty: 15.1 %

High school graduate: 83.7 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.1 %

Persons without health insurance: 11.3 %

Households: 8,919

Number of Companies: 3,099

Men owned firms: 1,927

Women owned firms: 776

Veterans: 1,380