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This Louisiana menu page provides access to categorized organizations that are located in this state. Most of the organizations listed on these category pages primarily serve, and employ, the residents of Louisiana.
In 2010, according to United States Census Bureau data, the State of Louisiana had an estimated total population of 4,533,000, which is about 1.47 percent of the United States population. 1,118,000 (24.7 percent) of these residents were under 18 years of age, 2,857,000 (63.0 percent) were between 18 and 65 years old, and 558,000 (12.3 percent) were over 65 years old. The median age of Louisiana residents was 35.8 years, compared to the median age of 37.2 years for United States residents as a whole.
Louisiana has a land area of 43,199 square miles, and 0.1 percent of this land area is occupied by National Parks. According to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, 29.1 percent (8,050,000 acres) of this land area was occupied by about 30,000 farms. The state has approximately 104.9 residents per square mile. Louisiana also has 8,789 square miles of inland, coastal, and territorial water areas. This interactive map of Louisiana shows the state's roads and highways, while this map of Louisiana and the surrounding region provides a visual perspective on the state's topography.
In 2010, according to the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the approximately 1,884,400 non-farm employees in Louisiana represented about 41.57 percent of the state population. 366,300 of these non-farm employees worked in the government sector; the remainder worked in the private sector.
Major Louisiana Cities *
* Parenthesized values are an approximate measure of economic activity levels.
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