Population 4,601,893

Homefacts State Report

Louisiana is home to more than 4 million residents, making it the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana ranks 32nd in total area (51,988.00 square miles) and 32nd in population density (88.51 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 36.5 years, with 76.1% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 11,751 criminal and sex offenders in Louisiana (approximately 25.54 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Louisiana is 3.8% .

Crime view a full crime report for Louisiana

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offender or Child Predators in Louisiana by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Louisiana crime and registered Sex Offender or Child Predators report pages.

11,751 Registered Sex Offender or Child Predators found in Louisiana

A search for our database shows there are 11,751 registered Sex Offender or Child Predators in Louisiana. Louisiana has a ratio of 25.54 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 289 incarcerated Sex Offender or Child Predators in Louisiana. As well as 83 offenders whose location is unknown in Louisiana due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Louisiana Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Louisiana

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Property Reports search Louisiana property reports

Real Estate Overview

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

14,472 Building Permits

Louisiana building permits average per year since 2001 is 15,547. In 2006, there was a high number of building permits with 24,839 and a low number of building permits in 2010 of 10,211. 83.40% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

77,628 Environmental Hazards

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Demographics view full Louisiana demographics report

Unemployment view full Louisiana unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Louisiana has ranged from 3.5% in April 2022 to 14.5% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Louisiana is 3.8% for August 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter