DeRidder, LA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
36,553
0.373% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
37.3
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
5.52% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,525
19.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$150,200
7.59% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, DeRidder, LA had a population of 36.6k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $68,525. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of DeRidder, LA grew from 36,417 to 36,553, a 0.373% increase and its median household income grew from $57,130 to $68,525, a 19.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in DeRidder, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.99%), White (Hispanic) (1.71%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.3%).

None of the households in DeRidder, 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.

99.3% of the residents in DeRidder, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in DeRidder, LA was $150,200, and the homeownership rate was 82.3%.

Most people in DeRidder, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.7 minutes. The average car ownership in DeRidder, LA was 2 cars per household.

DeRidder, LA borders .

Population & Diversity

DeRidder, LA is home to a population of 36.6k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.38% of DeRidder, LA residents were born outside of the country (506 people).

In 2022, there were 6.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.9k people) in DeRidder, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of DeRidder, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in DeRidder, LA was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in DeRidder, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.9k ± 230
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.15k ± 203
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.46k ± 291
3.96%
Hispanic Population
1.45k people

In 2022, there were 6.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.9k people) in DeRidder, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.46k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.96% of the people in DeRidder, LA are hispanic (1.45k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.38%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
506 people
1.58%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
575 people

As of 2022, 1.38% of DeRidder, LA residents (506 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in DeRidder, LA was 1.58%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,014 ± 194
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    941 ± 208
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    450 ± 152

DeRidder, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of DeRidder, LA employs 14.5k people. The largest industries in DeRidder, LA are Manufacturing (2,295 people), Retail Trade (1,743 people), and Construction (1,491 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($102,292), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,786), and Transportation & Warehousing ($76,090).

Occupations

14.5k
2022 Value
± 984
1.82%
1 Year growth
± 9.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in DeRidder, LA grew at a rate of 1.82%, from 14.3k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in DeRidder, LA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,477 people), Production Occupations (1,466 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,350 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of DeRidder, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.5k
2022 Value
± 984
1.82%
1 Year growth
± 9.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in DeRidder, LA grew at a rate of 1.82%, from 14.3k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in DeRidder, LA, are Manufacturing (2,295 people), Retail Trade (1,743 people), and Construction (1,491 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of DeRidder, LA, though some of these residents may live in DeRidder, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$69,435
Median earning men ± $4,330
$28,039
Median earning women ± $1,901

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($105,315), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($95,795), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($90,461).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($76,058), Public Administration ($54,250), and Information ($47,059).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 195
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 185
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 132
    Retail Trade

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

The median property value in DeRidder, LA was $150,200 in 2022, which is 0.533 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $139,600 to $150,200, a 7.59% increase. The homeownership rate in DeRidder, LA is 82.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in DeRidder, LA have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in DeRidder, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$150,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,526
$11,181
Median Property Taxes
±$799

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In DeRidder, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in DeRidder, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.3% of the housing units in DeRidder, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$68,525
Median Household Income
± $6,225
13.6k
Number of Households
± 878

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.6k households in DeRidder, LA grew to $68,525 from the previous year's value of $57,130.

The following chart displays the households in DeRidder, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for DeRidder, LA is from DeRidder, LA.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.87%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.29%)

In 2022, 84.4% of workers in DeRidder, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.87%) and those who worked at home (3.29%).

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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Commute Time

32.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in DeRidder, LA have a longer commute time (32.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.24% of the workforce in DeRidder, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in DeRidder, LA (4.77k out of 35.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in DeRidder, LA is White, followed by Black 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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Health

92.1% of the population of DeRidder, LA has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 2.75% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.2% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.88%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
22.3%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
2.75%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in DeRidder, LA grew by 16.2% from 6.78% to 7.88%.

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