Census data shows out migration continues to plague Louisiana
Posted on 3/23/2017 11:25:00 AM.

New census numbers find Louisiana’s population was 4.6 million residents in 2016, only growing but 0.3% from the previous year. The Bayou State also saw a continuing pattern of out migration with nearly 12,000 more people moving out of the state than coming in. Demographer Greg Rigamer says many citizens leave to follow the money.
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Census: Louisiana adds almost 22,000 residents over the last year
Posted on 12/22/2015 5:15:00 PM.
New Census numbers show Louisiana added nearly 22-thousand residents to its population from July 1st 2014 to July of this year. Demographer Elliot Stonecipher says the slight increase is due to more births compared to deaths and an increase in citizens from foreign countries.
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Louisiana men paid 33% more than women
Posted on 9/18/2014 1:04:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
According to new census data, Louisiana women make about two thirds of what men in The Bayou State are paid. The figures show males here earn 33 percent more than females which is the largest pay gap in the nation. Tulane Business Professor Dr. Mark Rosa says high paying fields of study are dominated by men in Louisiana.
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