Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Cameron Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 6,926 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cameron Parish, Louisiana is the 63rd largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,968420.61%
20176,926310.45%
20166,895701.03%
20156,8251001.49%
20146,725140.21%
20136,711821.24%
20126,629-42-0.63%
20116,671-245-3.54%
20106,916-2,344-25.31%
19909,260-76-0.81%
19809,3361,14213.94%
19708,1941,28518.60%
19606,90966510.65%
19506,244-959-13.31%
19407,2031,14918.98%
19306,0542,10253.19%
19203,952-336-7.84%
19104,2883368.50%
19003,9521,12439.75%
18902,82841217.05%
18802,41682551.85%
18701,5910.00%

How Many People Live in Cameron Parish, Louisiana?

6,926

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,494
Black or African American190
Some Other Race98
Asian19
Two or More Races5

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Median Age

43.2


Total

43.1


Male

43.7


Female

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 5,221 adults, (1,063 of whom are seniors) in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

3,517

51.67%

Male

3,289

48.33%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.2%3.8%
Married93.3%6.7%
All89.9%10.1%
Female83.8%16.2%
Non Family82.1%17.9%

89.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6862.5389.9
Married1,6813.0193.3
Non Family6331.2482.1
Female2662.6683.8
Male1062.2596.2

2.91

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2805.93%
9th to 12th Grade65513.88%
High School Graduate1,79438.02%
Some College86918.42%
Associates Degree55311.72%
Bachelors Degree4699.94%
Graduate Degree982.08%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2623,644533
Hispanic292281
Black1418817
Other Race54
Asian191917
Multiple Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,685$52,143$29,016
Less Than High School$19,524$22,016$8,190
High School Grad$37,269$73,417$26,115
Some College$44,049$64,583$31,179
Bachelors Degree$41,583$35,156$44,659
Graduate Degree$58,839$$

$35,685

Average Earnings

$52,143

Average Male

$29,016

Average Female

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Language

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Language

88.55% of Cameron Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 11.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.24% of the population.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2074487.22%
Hispanic3779926.26%
Other9898100.00%
Black1904322.63%

8.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.41%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron Parish, Louisiana is White, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.88%
High School6.26%
Some College5.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.31%
Female Employed7.75%
Male Employed4.72%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Income

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,194$76,346
Families$74,063$86,913
Married Families$82,356-
Non Families$32,656$40,716

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans

538

Number of Veterans

498

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War135
Second Gulf War86
Korea52
World War II6

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White51410.37%
Black1610.53%
Asian842.11%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.41%

Born in Louisiana

95.37%

Native Born

4.63%

Foreign Born

2.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.37% of Cameron Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 84.41% having been born in Louisiana. 2.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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