Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 202,445 with a growth rate of 0.90% 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
2017202,4451,8130.90%
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
White139,831
Black or African American49,119
Two or More Races4,936
Asian2,697
Some Other Race1,515
American Indian and Alaska Native648
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.1


Total

34.9


Male

37.2


Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 149,246 adults, (27,718 of whom are seniors) in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

101,847

51.24%

Male

96,906

48.76%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All67.6%32.4%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female44.9%55.1%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,1302.5367.6
Married34,7363.2285.6
Non Family26,7611.2255.3
Female11,6563.344.9
Male3,9773.159.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9484.55%
9th to 12th Grade12,2139.34%
High School Graduate44,30733.90%
Some College30,27523.16%
Associates Degree9,5797.33%
Bachelors Degree19,06214.58%
Graduate Degree9,3347.14%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White93,71683,57122,232
Black29,91723,5244,316
Hispanic3,5042,540669
Asian1,7391,358694
Multiple Races1,5141,267388
Other Race1,02167098
Native American49233297
Islander77

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 39.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,496$48,323$25,850
Less Than High School$22,604$27,341$16,168
High School Grad$28,535$40,954$19,711
Some College$33,931$50,549$24,736
Bachelors Degree$47,811$70,445$38,426
Graduate Degree$58,197$82,347$51,395

$35,496

Average Earnings

$48,323

Average Male

$25,850

Average Female

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Language

93.20% of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 6.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White133,65716,15112.08%
Black47,70813,87929.09%
Hispanic6,2201,36721.98%
Multiple4,81093919.52%
Other1,45960141.19%
Asian2,65137814.26%
Native64812018.52%

16.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

19.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 41.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is White, with 12.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.51%
High School13.50%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.45%
Male Unemployed27.82%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed6.10%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,219$66,331
Families$59,330$78,337
Married Families$78,340$94,919
Non Families$27,286$39,913

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans

12,615

Number of Veterans

11,666

Male Veterans

949

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,500
First Gulf War2,492
Second Gulf War2,233
Korea1,135
World War II444

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,6048.90%
Black2,7107.69%
Hispanic1914.58%
2 or More1587.35%
Other716.02%
Indian488.96%
Asian241.14%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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