Madison Parish, LA

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2020 Population
11,137
1.49% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
34.8
1.14% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
36.1%
1.04% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$32,585
7.36% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$77,600
0.64% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
3,172
7.09% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Madison Parish, LA had a population of 11.1k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $32,585. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Madison Parish, LA declined from 11,306 to 11,137, a −1.49% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,350 to $32,585, a 7.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (63.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.6%), White (Hispanic) (0.952%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.862%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.314%).

None of the households in Madison Parish, 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.

99.4% of the residents in Madison Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Madison Parish, LA was $77,600, and the homeownership rate was 56%. Most people in Madison Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Madison Parish, LA is home to a population of 11.1k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.817% of Madison Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (91 people).

In 2020, there were 1.89 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.09k people) in Madison Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.74k White (Non-Hispanic) and 106 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison Parish, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.09k ± 34
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.74k ± 16
  3. White (Hispanic)
    106 ± 74
2.24%
Hispanic Population
250 people

In 2020, there were 1.89 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.09k people) in Madison Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.74k White (Non-Hispanic) and 106 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.24% of the people in Madison Parish, LA are hispanic (250 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Madison Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.817%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
91 people
0.796%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
90 people

As of 2020, 0.817% of Madison Parish, LA residents (91 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison Parish, LA was 0.796%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
27
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 19.7

In 2020, the median age of all people in Madison Parish, LA was 34.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 27. But people in Madison Parish, LA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Madison Parish, LA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    32,181 ± 4,389 people
  2. Mexico
    26,555 ± 3,989 people
  3. Vietnam
    18,801 ± 3,360 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 32,181 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 26,555 and Vietnam with 18,801.

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Citizenship

99.4%
2020 Citizenship
99.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.4% of Madison Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Madison Parish, LA was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    290 ± 78
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    93 ± 43
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    58 ± 48

Madison Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Louisiana (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Madison Parish, LA is $32,585. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Madison Parish, LA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $50,972, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $35,212 and $31,932.

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,885. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Madison Parish, LA employs 3.17k people. The largest industries in Madison Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (501 people), Educational Services (470 people), and Public Administration (325 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,614), Wholesale Trade ($64,444), and Utilities ($50,787).

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,585
2020 value
± $5,883
7.36%
1 Year Growth
± 18%

Households in Madison Parish, LA have a median annual income of $32,585, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $30,350 in 2019, which represents a 7.36% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$67,090
Average Male Salary in Louisiana
± $1,720
$43,885
Average Female Salary in Louisiana
± $1,131

In 2020, full-time male employees in Louisiana made 1.53 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Louisiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Louisiana
  1. Asian
    $59,209 ± $10,115
  2. White
    $56,003 ± $1,297
  3. Two or More Races
    $51,003 ± $8,389

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Louisiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Louisiana.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.341% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9605
  3. Census Tract 9602

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison Parish, LA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $50,972, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $35,212 and $31,932.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Madison Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

36.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison Parish, LA (3.3k out of 9.15k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    2,824 ± 333
  2. White
    451 ± 125
  3. Two Or More
    15 ± 100

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.17k
2020 Value
± 352
−7.09%
1 Year decline
± 16.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Madison Parish, LA declined at a rate of −7.09%, from 3.41k employees to 3.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison Parish, LA, are Management Occupations (393 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (321 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (319 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison Parish, LA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (393 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (321 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (319 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison Parish, LA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.18 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.98 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,404), Legal Occupations ($78,068), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($64,167).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.17k
2020 Value
± 352
−7.09%
1 Year decline
± 16.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Madison Parish, LA declined at a rate of −7.09%, from 3.41k employees to 3.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (501 people), Educational Services (470 people), and Public Administration (325 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Madison Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Madison Parish, LA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (501 people), Educational Services (470 people), and Public Administration (325 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison Parish, LA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.58 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.24 times), and Public Administration (2.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison Parish, LA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,614), Wholesale Trade ($64,444), and Utilities ($50,787).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Madison County, LA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.3%), followed by Other (1.35%). The most partisan county was Cameron County, LA with 90.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Madison County, LA
56.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Louisiana
  1. 90.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 90.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Louisiana was Cameron County, LA with 90.9% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Louisiana colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison Parish, LA was $77,600 in 2020, which is 0.338 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $78,100 to $77,600, a 0.64% decrease. The homeownership rate in Madison Parish, LA is 56%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Madison Parish, LA have an average commute time of 16.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$77,600
2020 Median
± $8,290
$78,100
2019 Median
± $4,677

In 2020, the median property value in Madison Parish, LA declined from to $77,600 from the previous year's value of $78,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madison Parish, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison Parish, LA the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$32,585
Median Household Income
± $5,883
3.73k
Number of Households
± 397

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.73k households in Madison Parish, LA grew to $32,585 from the previous year's value of $30,350.

The following chart displays the households in Madison Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Madison Parish, LA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56%
2020 Homeownership
53.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 56% of the housing units in Madison Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Madison Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (16.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.356% of the workforce in Madison Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.06%)
  3. Walked (2.57%)

In 2020, 85.8% of workers in Madison Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.06%) and those who walked to work (2.57%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Madison Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison Parish, LA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Madison Parish, LA has health coverage, with 23.6% on employee plans, 40.9% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 0.867% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Madison Parish, LA see 2790 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.38% decrease from the previous year (2829 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5476 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 163 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Claiborne Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.4%). Additionally, Sabine Parish has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (50.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,790 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Madison Parish, LA see an average of 2,790 patients per year. This represents a 1.38% decrease from the previous year (2,829 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,815
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Louisiana
$4,420
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,281
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,811
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Louisiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.38%, from $7,487 to $7,815.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.49%
Uninsured
23.6%
Employer Coverage
40.9%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
0.867%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison Parish, LA declined by 22.8% from 11% to 8.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 25.4% prevalence
  2. 22.6% prevalence
  3. 22.1% prevalence

Claiborne Parish has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana, at 25.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Louisiana by county over multiple years.

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