Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 202,445 with a growth rate of 2.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is the 7th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017202,4455,2122.64%
2016197,233-3,399-1.69%
2016200,6322,0901.05%
2015198,5421,9010.97%
2014196,6411,1350.58%
2013195,5061,0000.51%
2012194,5066930.36%
2011193,8137770.40%
2010193,03624,90214.81%
1990168,1349110.54%
1980167,22321,80815.00%
1970145,415-60-0.04%
1960145,47555,84062.30%
195089,63533,12958.63%
194056,50614,54334.66%
193041,9639,15627.91%
192032,807-29,960-47.73%
191062,76732,339106.28%
190030,42810,25250.81%
189020,1767,69261.61%
188012,4845,75185.42%
18706,73380513.58%
18605,9282,01451.46%
18503,9141,85790.28%
18402,0570.00%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White139,481
Black or African American49,002
Two or More Races4,252
Asian2,555
Some Other Race1,249
American Indian and Alaska Native683
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

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

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.1


Total

34.8


Male

37.4


Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 148,122 adults, (27,021 of which are seniors) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

101,027

51.22%

Male

96,206

48.78%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All67.9%32.1%
Male60.1%39.9%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female46%54%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All76,2702.5467.9
Married34,6893.1884.8
Non Family25,6291.2156.3
Female11,7433.3446
Male4,2093.0560.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Education

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1194.74%
9th to 12th Grade12,6659.81%
High School Graduate44,65134.59%
Some College29,75023.05%
Associates Degree9,3347.23%
Bachelors Degree17,71213.72%
Graduate Degree8,8406.85%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White92,98382,50021,111
Black29,46322,6003,794
Hispanic3,1382,418721
Asian1,6281,171541
Multiple Races1,3681,116264
Other Race880687127
Native American494369121
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 33.23%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,571$46,496$24,900
Less Than High School$21,347$26,592$16,498
High School Grad$28,600$40,756$19,643
Some College$31,723$49,520$22,901
Bachelors Degree$46,352$72,538$37,321
Graduate Degree$54,125$73,688$50,360

$33,571

Average Earnings

$46,496

Average Male

$24,900

Average Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

92.92% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White133,12516,58112.46%
Black47,62514,21729.85%
Multiple4,1291,02524.82%
Hispanic5,82185514.69%
Asian2,50155122.03%
Other1,23725920.94%
Native68310615.52%

17.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.50%

Male Poverty Rate

19.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 29.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.88%
High School13.36%
Some College11.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.44%
Male Unemployed30.09%
Female Employed12.51%
Male Employed6.33%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,457$63,306
Families$57,037$74,934
Married Families$75,273$91,091
Non Families$25,199$36,749

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

12,854

Number of Veterans

11,972

Male Veterans

882

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,853
First Gulf War2,494
Second Gulf War2,023
Korea1,320
World War II570

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,056
35 to 543,010
75+2,770
55 to 642,688
18 to 341,330

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7869.10%
Black2,7637.87%
Hispanic2125.41%
2 or More18810.77%
Other817.53%
Indian315.89%
Asian50.25%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

5.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lake Charles720337684848156.68%
Sulphur2041020272-138-0.68%
Westlake45644659952.08%
Vinton33953356-39-1.15%
Iowa299632912959.85%
DeQuincy32353152-83-2.57%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990