Parishes with the most born-and-bred residents in Louisiana

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August 6, 2022
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Parishes with the most born-and-bred residents in Louisiana

The COVID-19 pandemic, rising inflation and a higher cost of living in major cities have combined with opportunities for remote work over the past two years. This combination has fueled a major migration across the country. In the first year of the pandemic, migration out of densely populated, expensive cities like New York and San Francisco was especially notable. Many moved to Sunbelt cities where the weather is warmer and the cost of living significantly lower.

But not everyone who moved in recent years went very far. Analysis of movement out of crowded cities shows that many of those leaving city centers moved into nearby suburbs in the same state, rather than making cross country moves.

Other trends suggest that many people are sticking close to home, remaining in or moving back to the state, or even the town they were born in. Even before the pandemic, the number of younger adults living with their parents was on the rise, mostly due to financial difficulties. This economic hardship was made worse by the pandemic, and resulted in many moving back in with their parents. By the end of 2020, more than half of Americans under the age of 29 were living at home, exceeding the share of young adults living with their parents during the Great Depression.

Apart from the pandemic, many people choose not to leave the state they were raised in, for reasons ranging from wanting to be close to family to not having the resources to leave, to sticking with a lower cost of living.

In order to determine where people stay put, Stacker compiled a list of parishes with the most born-and-bred residents in Louisiana using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Parishes are ranked by the highest percentage of residents that were born in the state according to 2020 5-year estimates.

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#50. Calcasieu Parish

- Population: 202,858
- Born in Louisiana: 159,415 (78.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 36,021 (17.8% of population)
--- Midwest (2.2%), Northeast (1.3%), South (12.0%), West (2.2%)
- Born in another country: 5,731 (2.83% of population)
--- Africa (0.17%) , Asia (1.00%), Europe (0.44%), Latin America (1.14%), North America (0.04%), Oceania (0.03%)
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#49. Livingston Parish

- Population: 140,524
- Born in Louisiana: 110,563 (78.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 25,646 (18.3% of population)
--- Midwest (2.4%), Northeast (1.0%), South (12.3%), West (2.5%)
- Born in another country: 3,473 (2.47% of population)
--- Africa (0.09%) , Asia (0.46%), Europe (0.10%), Latin America (1.78%), North America (0.03%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#48. Grant Parish

- Population: 22,339
- Born in Louisiana: 17,635 (78.9% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,919 (17.5% of population)
--- Midwest (2.0%), Northeast (0.9%), South (12.8%), West (1.8%)
- Born in another country: 655 (2.93% of population)
--- Africa (0.21%) , Asia (0.26%), Europe (0.08%), Latin America (2.29%), North America (0.02%), Oceania (0.07%)
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#47. West Feliciana Parish

- Population: 15,441
- Born in Louisiana: 12,194 (79.0% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,816 (18.2% of population)
--- Midwest (1.6%), Northeast (1.6%), South (13.2%), West (1.8%)
- Born in another country: 403 (2.61% of population)
--- Africa (0.75%) , Asia (0.62%), Europe (0.51%), Latin America (0.64%), North America (0.08%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#46. Natchitoches Parish

- Population: 38,505
- Born in Louisiana: 30,442 (79.1% of population)
- Born in a different state: 7,571 (19.7% of population)
--- Midwest (2.8%), Northeast (0.8%), South (13.4%), West (2.8%)
- Born in another country: 350 (0.91% of population)
--- Africa (0.24%) , Asia (0.21%), Europe (0.04%), Latin America (0.42%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)

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#45. Union Parish

- Population: 22,270
- Born in Louisiana: 17,715 (79.5% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,997 (17.9% of population)
--- Midwest (2.9%), Northeast (1.3%), South (11.8%), West (2.0%)
- Born in another country: 435 (1.95% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.04%), Europe (0.05%), Latin America (1.87%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#44. Tensas Parish

- Population: 4,435
- Born in Louisiana: 3,538 (79.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 860 (19.4% of population)
--- Midwest (1.7%), Northeast (0.1%), South (16.9%), West (0.7%)
- Born in another country: 37 (0.83% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.41%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.43%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#43. Ouachita Parish

- Population: 154,679
- Born in Louisiana: 123,480 (79.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 27,284 (17.6% of population)
--- Midwest (2.6%), Northeast (0.8%), South (12.0%), West (2.3%)
- Born in another country: 2,988 (1.93% of population)
--- Africa (0.11%) , Asia (0.92%), Europe (0.21%), Latin America (0.66%), North America (0.02%), Oceania (0.01%)
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#42. Catahoula Parish

- Population: 9,586
- Born in Louisiana: 7,657 (79.9% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,864 (19.4% of population)
--- Midwest (0.8%), Northeast (0.3%), South (18.0%), West (0.4%)
- Born in another country: 65 (0.68% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.00%), Europe (0.22%), Latin America (0.24%), North America (0.22%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#41. Washington Parish

- Population: 46,325
- Born in Louisiana: 37,135 (80.2% of population)
- Born in a different state: 8,412 (18.2% of population)
--- Midwest (2.4%), Northeast (0.6%), South (13.9%), West (1.2%)
- Born in another country: 549 (1.19% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.09%), Europe (0.07%), Latin America (0.89%), North America (0.12%), Oceania (0.00%)

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#40. Allen Parish

- Population: 25,572
- Born in Louisiana: 20,521 (80.2% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,504 (13.7% of population)
--- Midwest (2.2%), Northeast (0.7%), South (8.5%), West (2.2%)
- Born in another country: 1,442 (5.64% of population)
--- Africa (0.07%) , Asia (0.74%), Europe (0.28%), Latin America (4.39%), North America (0.11%), Oceania (0.05%)
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#39. Tangipahoa Parish

- Population: 133,753
- Born in Louisiana: 107,407 (80.3% of population)
- Born in a different state: 22,330 (16.7% of population)
--- Midwest (3.0%), Northeast (1.2%), South (10.4%), West (2.1%)
- Born in another country: 3,028 (2.26% of population)
--- Africa (0.04%) , Asia (0.47%), Europe (0.17%), Latin America (1.58%), North America (0.01%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#38. Rapides Parish

- Population: 130,376
- Born in Louisiana: 105,291 (80.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 20,929 (16.1% of population)
--- Midwest (2.6%), Northeast (1.5%), South (9.5%), West (2.5%)
- Born in another country: 3,237 (2.48% of population)
--- Africa (0.12%) , Asia (1.08%), Europe (0.22%), Latin America (1.03%), North America (0.04%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#37. De Soto Parish

- Population: 27,395
- Born in Louisiana: 22,128 (80.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 4,963 (18.1% of population)
--- Midwest (2.2%), Northeast (1.9%), South (12.2%), West (1.8%)
- Born in another country: 150 (0.55% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.11%), Europe (0.20%), Latin America (0.24%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#36. Lafayette Parish

- Population: 243,692
- Born in Louisiana: 197,129 (80.9% of population)
- Born in a different state: 34,110 (14.0% of population)
--- Midwest (2.0%), Northeast (1.5%), South (8.9%), West (1.6%)
- Born in another country: 10,378 (4.26% of population)
--- Africa (0.16%) , Asia (1.53%), Europe (0.52%), Latin America (1.95%), North America (0.08%), Oceania (0.03%)

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#35. St. Charles Parish

- Population: 52,856
- Born in Louisiana: 42,777 (80.9% of population)
- Born in a different state: 7,948 (15.0% of population)
--- Midwest (2.9%), Northeast (2.3%), South (8.9%), West (1.0%)
- Born in another country: 1,933 (3.66% of population)
--- Africa (0.19%) , Asia (0.99%), Europe (0.19%), Latin America (2.22%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.06%)
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#34. Webster Parish

- Population: 38,813
- Born in Louisiana: 31,572 (81.3% of population)
- Born in a different state: 6,649 (17.1% of population)
--- Midwest (1.6%), Northeast (0.6%), South (12.4%), West (2.6%)
- Born in another country: 441 (1.14% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.43%), Europe (0.27%), Latin America (0.43%), North America (0.01%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#33. Cameron Parish

- Population: 6,963
- Born in Louisiana: 5,677 (81.5% of population)
- Born in a different state: 907 (13.0% of population)
--- Midwest (4.3%), Northeast (1.2%), South (6.5%), West (1.1%)
- Born in another country: 229 (3.29% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.00%), Europe (0.01%), Latin America (3.27%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#32. Sabine Parish

- Population: 23,915
- Born in Louisiana: 19,504 (81.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 4,145 (17.3% of population)
--- Midwest (1.8%), Northeast (0.5%), South (13.7%), West (1.4%)
- Born in another country: 163 (0.68% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.26%), Europe (0.15%), Latin America (0.21%), North America (0.07%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#31. Ascension Parish

- Population: 125,061
- Born in Louisiana: 102,184 (81.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 18,061 (14.4% of population)
--- Midwest (2.6%), Northeast (1.2%), South (8.7%), West (2.0%)
- Born in another country: 4,338 (3.47% of population)
--- Africa (0.12%) , Asia (0.48%), Europe (0.26%), Latin America (2.45%), North America (0.11%), Oceania (0.04%)

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#30. East Feliciana Parish

- Population: 19,228
- Born in Louisiana: 15,875 (82.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,133 (16.3% of population)
--- Midwest (1.1%), Northeast (1.1%), South (11.6%), West (2.5%)
- Born in another country: 154 (0.80% of population)
--- Africa (0.02%) , Asia (0.35%), Europe (0.16%), Latin America (0.27%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.01%)
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#29. St. John the Baptist Parish

- Population: 43,055
- Born in Louisiana: 35,596 (82.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 5,211 (12.1% of population)
--- Midwest (2.7%), Northeast (1.5%), South (6.2%), West (1.7%)
- Born in another country: 1,892 (4.39% of population)
--- Africa (0.67%) , Asia (0.89%), Europe (0.22%), Latin America (2.57%), North America (0.05%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#28. St. Bernard Parish

- Population: 46,694
- Born in Louisiana: 38,995 (83.5% of population)
- Born in a different state: 5,252 (11.2% of population)
--- Midwest (2.0%), Northeast (1.1%), South (6.8%), West (1.3%)
- Born in another country: 2,225 (4.77% of population)
--- Africa (0.15%) , Asia (1.68%), Europe (0.15%), Latin America (2.77%), North America (0.01%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#27. Richland Parish

- Population: 20,251
- Born in Louisiana: 16,972 (83.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,021 (14.9% of population)
--- Midwest (2.2%), Northeast (1.0%), South (8.8%), West (2.9%)
- Born in another country: 111 (0.55% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.33%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.18%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.04%)
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#26. East Carroll Parish

- Population: 6,947
- Born in Louisiana: 5,824 (83.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,088 (15.7% of population)
--- Midwest (2.1%), Northeast (0.4%), South (12.0%), West (1.0%)
- Born in another country: 15 (0.22% of population)
--- Africa (0.01%) , Asia (0.00%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.20%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)

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#25. Bienville Parish

- Population: 13,391
- Born in Louisiana: 11,265 (84.1% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,998 (14.9% of population)
--- Midwest (1.7%), Northeast (1.0%), South (10.1%), West (2.1%)
- Born in another country: 115 (0.86% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.23%), Europe (0.03%), Latin America (0.60%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#24. St. Helena Parish

- Population: 10,227
- Born in Louisiana: 8,678 (84.9% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,343 (13.1% of population)
--- Midwest (2.6%), Northeast (1.3%), South (8.4%), West (0.8%)
- Born in another country: 192 (1.88% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.30%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (1.57%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#23. Caldwell Parish

- Population: 9,959
- Born in Louisiana: 8,470 (85.0% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,352 (13.6% of population)
--- Midwest (2.0%), Northeast (0.7%), South (9.9%), West (1.0%)
- Born in another country: 41 (0.41% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.12%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.29%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#22. LaSalle Parish

- Population: 14,950
- Born in Louisiana: 12,745 (85.3% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,960 (13.1% of population)
--- Midwest (1.5%), Northeast (0.2%), South (9.9%), West (1.5%)
- Born in another country: 239 (1.60% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.20%), Europe (0.08%), Latin America (1.32%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#21. Terrebonne Parish

- Population: 111,297
- Born in Louisiana: 95,471 (85.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 11,760 (10.6% of population)
--- Midwest (1.8%), Northeast (0.9%), South (6.4%), West (1.5%)
- Born in another country: 3,187 (2.86% of population)
--- Africa (0.02%) , Asia (0.77%), Europe (0.11%), Latin America (1.92%), North America (0.04%), Oceania (0.00%)

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#20. St. Mary Parish

- Population: 50,020
- Born in Louisiana: 42,910 (85.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 4,832 (9.7% of population)
--- Midwest (1.1%), Northeast (0.7%), South (5.5%), West (2.3%)
- Born in another country: 1,992 (3.98% of population)
--- Africa (0.01%) , Asia (0.95%), Europe (0.21%), Latin America (2.80%), North America (0.01%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#19. Jackson Parish

- Population: 15,822
- Born in Louisiana: 13,698 (86.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,839 (11.6% of population)
--- Midwest (2.2%), Northeast (0.0%), South (6.0%), West (3.4%)
- Born in another country: 260 (1.64% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.41%), Europe (0.23%), Latin America (1.00%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#18. Franklin Parish

- Population: 20,109
- Born in Louisiana: 17,431 (86.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,583 (12.8% of population)
--- Midwest (1.0%), Northeast (0.3%), South (10.4%), West (1.2%)
- Born in another country: 92 (0.46% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.32%), Europe (0.06%), Latin America (0.07%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#17. Vermilion Parish

- Population: 59,787
- Born in Louisiana: 52,021 (87.0% of population)
- Born in a different state: 6,056 (10.1% of population)
--- Midwest (1.5%), Northeast (1.2%), South (6.6%), West (0.8%)
- Born in another country: 1,504 (2.52% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (1.55%), Europe (0.11%), Latin America (0.83%), North America (0.02%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#16. West Baton Rouge Parish

- Population: 26,395
- Born in Louisiana: 23,121 (87.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,981 (11.3% of population)
--- Midwest (1.6%), Northeast (0.3%), South (7.6%), West (1.8%)
- Born in another country: 117 (0.44% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.00%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.44%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)

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#15. Morehouse Parish

- Population: 25,189
- Born in Louisiana: 22,103 (87.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,817 (11.2% of population)
--- Midwest (1.1%), Northeast (0.5%), South (8.4%), West (1.2%)
- Born in another country: 184 (0.73% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.44%), Europe (0.18%), Latin America (0.10%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#14. Lafourche Parish

- Population: 97,980
- Born in Louisiana: 86,109 (87.9% of population)
- Born in a different state: 9,119 (9.3% of population)
--- Midwest (1.5%), Northeast (0.7%), South (5.7%), West (1.4%)
- Born in another country: 2,524 (2.58% of population)
--- Africa (0.01%) , Asia (0.35%), Europe (0.28%), Latin America (1.91%), North America (0.03%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#13. Pointe Coupee Parish

- Population: 21,883
- Born in Louisiana: 19,340 (88.4% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,105 (9.6% of population)
--- Midwest (1.3%), Northeast (0.6%), South (6.6%), West (1.1%)
- Born in another country: 304 (1.39% of population)
--- Africa (0.02%) , Asia (0.26%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (1.11%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#12. Evangeline Parish

- Population: 33,491
- Born in Louisiana: 29,636 (88.5% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,511 (7.5% of population)
--- Midwest (0.8%), Northeast (1.0%), South (4.1%), West (1.6%)
- Born in another country: 1,276 (3.81% of population)
--- Africa (0.49%) , Asia (0.59%), Europe (0.04%), Latin America (2.69%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#11. Jefferson Davis Parish

- Population: 31,425
- Born in Louisiana: 27,833 (88.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,286 (10.5% of population)
--- Midwest (1.3%), Northeast (0.8%), South (7.2%), West (1.2%)
- Born in another country: 270 (0.86% of population)
--- Africa (0.05%) , Asia (0.15%), Europe (0.09%), Latin America (0.48%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.08%)

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#10. Winn Parish

- Population: 14,165
- Born in Louisiana: 12,557 (88.6% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,433 (10.1% of population)
--- Midwest (1.3%), Northeast (0.5%), South (5.9%), West (2.4%)
- Born in another country: 156 (1.10% of population)
--- Africa (0.12%) , Asia (0.05%), Europe (0.22%), Latin America (0.71%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#9. Red River Parish

- Population: 8,462
- Born in Louisiana: 7,510 (88.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 893 (10.6% of population)
--- Midwest (0.7%), Northeast (0.6%), South (8.5%), West (0.8%)
- Born in another country: 8 (0.09% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.00%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.09%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#8. Iberia Parish

- Population: 70,763
- Born in Louisiana: 62,826 (88.8% of population)
- Born in a different state: 5,457 (7.7% of population)
--- Midwest (1.3%), Northeast (0.6%), South (4.2%), West (1.5%)
- Born in another country: 2,292 (3.24% of population)
--- Africa (0.21%) , Asia (1.44%), Europe (0.10%), Latin America (1.42%), North America (0.07%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#7. St. Martin Parish

- Population: 53,607
- Born in Louisiana: 48,005 (89.5% of population)
- Born in a different state: 4,627 (8.6% of population)
--- Midwest (1.0%), Northeast (0.6%), South (5.3%), West (1.7%)
- Born in another country: 925 (1.73% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.49%), Europe (0.05%), Latin America (1.18%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#6. Avoyelles Parish

- Population: 40,465
- Born in Louisiana: 36,534 (90.3% of population)
- Born in a different state: 3,489 (8.6% of population)
--- Midwest (1.1%), Northeast (0.6%), South (5.8%), West (1.2%)
- Born in another country: 332 (0.82% of population)
--- Africa (0.05%) , Asia (0.46%), Europe (0.11%), Latin America (0.15%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.04%)

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#5. Iberville Parish

- Population: 32,626
- Born in Louisiana: 29,517 (90.5% of population)
- Born in a different state: 2,604 (8.0% of population)
--- Midwest (1.3%), Northeast (0.9%), South (5.0%), West (0.8%)
- Born in another country: 371 (1.14% of population)
--- Africa (0.07%) , Asia (0.16%), Europe (0.19%), Latin America (0.66%), North America (0.06%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#4. Acadia Parish

- Population: 62,371
- Born in Louisiana: 56,764 (91.0% of population)
- Born in a different state: 4,536 (7.3% of population)
--- Midwest (0.9%), Northeast (0.4%), South (5.1%), West (0.9%)
- Born in another country: 844 (1.35% of population)
--- Africa (0.17%) , Asia (0.08%), Europe (0.27%), Latin America (0.81%), North America (0.02%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#3. Assumption Parish

- Population: 22,236
- Born in Louisiana: 20,511 (92.2% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,438 (6.5% of population)
--- Midwest (0.7%), Northeast (0.7%), South (4.3%), West (0.8%)
- Born in another country: 237 (1.07% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.11%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.95%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#2. St. James Parish

- Population: 21,142
- Born in Louisiana: 19,682 (93.1% of population)
- Born in a different state: 1,206 (5.7% of population)
--- Midwest (0.8%), Northeast (0.4%), South (3.9%), West (0.7%)
- Born in another country: 223 (1.05% of population)
--- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.10%), Europe (0.00%), Latin America (0.80%), North America (0.15%), Oceania (0.00%)
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#1. St. Landry Parish

- Population: 82,786
- Born in Louisiana: 77,547 (93.7% of population)
- Born in a different state: 4,296 (5.2% of population)
--- Midwest (1.4%), Northeast (0.4%), South (2.6%), West (0.8%)
- Born in another country: 757 (0.91% of population)
--- Africa (0.06%) , Asia (0.04%), Europe (0.17%), Latin America (0.63%), North America (0.02%), Oceania (0.00%)

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