Ouachita Parish , Louisiana

Ouachita Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Ouachita Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 153,720 and a population density of 94 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 152,439 inhabitants. Its county seat is Monroe. The county was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Ouachita Parish Quick Facts

Population : 152,439 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Different from : Ouachita County
Area : 1639 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.4%
Land as percent of area : 96.6%
Named for : Ouachita people
Altitude : 75 feet / 23 meters
Capital : Monroe
Establishment : January 01, 1807
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:27:40 (24th January 2022)
Density : 93 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.84% (2010-2020)
Ouachita Parish locator map
Location of Ouachita Parish on Louisiana map.
Ouachita Parish Courthouse IMG 1301 image
Ouachita Parish Courthouse IMG 1301
Ouachita Parish Courthouse IMG 1301 image

Geography

Ouachita Parish is located at 32°28'42"N 92°9'18"W (32.4783100, -92.1548700). It has 6 neighbors: Caldwell Parish, Jackson Parish, Lincoln Parish, Morehouse Parish, Richland Parish and Union Parish.

Ouachita Parish map

Ouachita Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ouachita Parish.

City Name Population Title
Monroe 46,998 Parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
West Monroe 12,086 City in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Claiborne 11,507 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Swartz 4,536 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Richwood 3,375 Town in Louisiana, United States
Sterlington 2,974 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Ouachita Parish has 6 neighbours.

  • Monroe

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ouachita Parish decreased by 0.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 153,720 - census
2011 154,650 0.6% estimation process
2012 155,256 0.39% estimation process
2013 156,062 0.52% estimation process
2014 156,360 0.19% estimation process
2015 156,880 0.33% estimation process
2016 156,897 0.01% estimation process
2017 155,841 -0.68% estimation process
2018 154,571 -0.82% estimation process
2019 153,279 -0.84% estimation process
2020 152,439 -0.55% estimation process

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People born in Ouachita Parish (6)

People born in Ouachita Parish, including basketball player, politician, educator Lanny Johnson, politician and banker Shady Wall, politician W. W. Farmer, .

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