In 2018, Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA had a population of 176k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $33,093. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA declined from 176,721 to 176,062, a -0.373% decrease and its median household income declined from $34,192 to $33,093, a -3.21% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), and White (Hispanic) (1%). 2.86% of the people in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 4--Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are Louisiana Tech University (1,907 degrees awarded in 2017), Northwestern State University of Louisiana (1,843 degrees), and Grambling State University (821 degrees).
The median property value in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA is $105,300, and the homeownership rate is 60.2%. Most people in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA is 2 cars per household.
Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA borders South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, Bossier & Webster Parishes PUMA, LA, Ouachita Parish PUMA, LA, Northeast Louisiana PUMA, LA, Kisatchie Delta Regional Planning & Development District 1 PUMA, LA, Rapides & Vernon Parishes PUMA, LA, Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, and Deep East Texas COG (East) PUMA, TX.