Hurricane Katrina Social-Demographic Characteristics of Impacted Areas
Gabe, T., Falk, G., McCarty, M., et al. (2005). Hurricane Katrina: Social-Demographic Characteristics of Impacted Areas. Congressional Research Service.
This document provides data about areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, including estimates of the population who were most affected and most likely displaced by the storm, in total and in each of the three affected states: Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. It presents a social-demographic profile of the affected population, looking at characteristics such as poverty and race/ ethnicity status, homeownership, and housing status. Separate topics are also addressed for the elderly, children, and working-age adults.