Louisiana

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 years, with 76.1% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 12,403 criminal and sex offenders in Louisiana (approximately 26.95 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Louisiana is 5.6% .

Schools view a full school report for Louisiana

1,390 Public Schools

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.

12,403 Registered Sex Offender or Child Predators found in Louisiana

A search for our database shows there are 12,403 registered Sex Offender or Child Predators in Louisiana. Louisiana has a ratio of 26.95 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 647 incarcerated Sex Offender or Child Predators in Louisiana. As well as 1,402 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.

Real Estate search Louisiana real estate

Search for real estate in Louisiana by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Louisiana real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$178,500 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$150,000 compared to August 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.2%
  • Rented
    30.4%
  • Owned
    55.4%

3,012 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price
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Foreclosure Status Distribution

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

77,621 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 3.6% in April 2008 to 10.9% in September 2005. The current unemployment rate for Louisiana is 5.6% for August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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Politics

State Representatives

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