In 2020, Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA had a population of 175k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $34,080. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA declined from 175,409 to 174,640, a −0.438% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,530 to $34,080, a 1.64% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.25%), and White (Hispanic) (1.19%).
2.51% of the households in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, 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.
99.1% of the residents in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Coordinating & Development Corporation 4--Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA are Louisiana Tech University (2,113 degrees awarded in 2020), Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2,076 degrees), and Grambling State University (768 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA was $108,300, and the homeownership rate was 61.1%.
Most people in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Louisiana PUMA, LA was 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.