Houma, Louisiana Population 2018

Houma, Louisiana's estimated population is 33,278 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Houma, Louisiana is the 10th largest city in Louisiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2306.83 people/mi² (890.67 people/km²), with a household density of 365.68 people/km² (947.12 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 36.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,663 households in the city, with an average size of 2.77 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.7%, with a median rent of $785/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $154,800.

The median income for households in Houma, Louisiana is $48,280, while the mean household income is $65,785. The per capita income is $24,904, and 17.7% of families and 21.2% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 29.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.7% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,278-444-1.32%
201633,722-316-0.93%
201534,038530.16%
201433,9851820.54%
201333,8032240.67%
201233,579-30-0.09%
201133,609-42-0.12%
201033,6511,2583.88%
200032,3931,8986.22%
199030,495-2,107-6.46%
198032,6021,6805.43%
197030,9228,36137.06%
196022,56111,05696.10%
195011,5052,45327.10%
19409,0522,52138.60%
19306,5311,37126.57%
19205,1601362.71%
19105,0241,81256.41%
19003,2120.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,708
Black or African American8,305
American Indian and Alaska Native1,338
Two or More Races1,000
Asian424
Some Other Race277
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Houma La Population Pyramid 2018

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Houma La Median Age

36.4


Total

34.6


Male

37.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 25,092 adults in Houma La.

Houma La Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Houma La Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
3,903
Houses With Mortgage
4,056
Vacancy Rate
10.7
Median Rent
785
Median Home Value
154,800
Renter-Occupied Units
4,236
Owner-Occupied Units
7,959
Total Housing Units
13,663

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Houma La for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.6% and the labor force participation rate is 58.4%.

Houma La Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.77
Average Family Size
3.34
Total Households
12195
Married Couple Households
5507
Male Householder (no wife) Families
833
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1738
Non Family Households
4117
Total Families
8078
Households With Own Children
3541
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Houma La Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,263
$10,000 to $14,999
738
$15,000 to $24,999
1,623
$25,000 to $34,999
1,188
$35,000 to $49,999
1,483
$50,000 to $74,999
1,765
$75,000 to $99,999
1,665
$100,000 to $149,999
1,593
$150,000 to $199,999
332
Over $200,000
545

Houma La Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Houma La

Louisiana

$48,280

$45,652

$65,785

$65,229

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.040.080.120.16

Houma La Education Data

Houma La Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,8568.26%
9th to 12th Grade
2,28010.15%
High School Graduate
8,69138.70%
Some College
4,50020.04%
Associates Degree
1,0804.81%
Bachelors Degree
2,96313.19%
Graduate Degree
1,0904.85%