Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Jackson Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 15,846 with a growth rate of -0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson Parish, Louisiana is the 51st largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,846-153-0.96%
201615,9991520.96%
201615,847-99-0.62%
201515,946-45-0.28%
201415,991-141-0.87%
201316,132-133-0.82%
201216,265-85-0.52%
201116,350410.25%
201016,3096043.85%
199015,705-1,616-9.33%
198017,3211,3588.51%
197015,9631350.85%
196015,8283942.55%
195015,434-2,373-13.33%
194017,8073,99928.96%
193013,808-678-4.68%
192014,4866684.83%
191013,8184,69951.53%
19009,1191,66622.35%
18907,4532,12539.88%
18805,328-2,318-30.32%
18707,646-1,819-19.22%
18609,4653,89970.05%
18505,5660.00%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,871
Black or African American4,837
Some Other Race165
Asian72
Two or More Races50
American Indian and Alaska Native4

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

Jackson 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

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.5


Total

38.1


Male

41.3


Female

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 12,463 adults, (2,912 of which are seniors) in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

7,834

48.97%

Male

8,165

51.03%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Male79%21%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Female37%63%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0522.4569.4
Married2,8592.9885.6
Non Family1,8131.1960.5
Female1,0323.1737
Male3482.579

2.94

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Households

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7406.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,49713.35%
High School Graduate4,85243.28%
Some College2,00217.86%
Associates Degree5895.25%
Bachelors Degree9888.81%
Graduate Degree5424.83%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7236,3941,136
Black3,2182,390339
Hispanic18711232
Asian484823
Other Race4631
Multiple Races434013
Native American42

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 47.92%.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,164$40,761$20,337
Less Than High School$12,961$14,883$11,134
High School Grad$22,174$42,446$16,180
Some College$28,073$42,112$20,707
Bachelors Degree$40,599$64,180$35,438
Graduate Degree$47,083$$46,167

$27,164

Average Earnings

$40,761

Average Male

$20,337

Average Female

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Language

97.91% of Jackson Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2021,98019.41%
Black4,1791,80843.26%
Other15211978.29%
Hispanic21611553.24%
Asian723751.39%
Multiple43716.28%

27.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.00%

Male Poverty Rate

29.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 78.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 16.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.68%.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.37%
High School25.02%
Some College15.85%
Bachelors or Greater6.61%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.85%
Male Unemployed49.30%
Female Employed17.39%
Male Employed9.73%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Income

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,310$50,069
Families$47,813$59,074
Married Families$62,313$
Non Families$20,530$27,713

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Jackson 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 55To64.

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

1,053

Number of Veterans

1,018

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam404
First Gulf War173
Second Gulf War118
Korea102
World War II66

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74326
75+278
35 to 54232
55 to 64143
18 to 3474

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8389.74%
Black2135.76%
Hispanic84.28%
Indian250.00%

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

9.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Jackson Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jonesboro47044571-133-2.83%
Chatham557543-14-2.51%
Hodge470449-21-4.47%
North Hodge388378-10-2.58%
East Hodge289276-13-4.50%
Quitman181173-8-4.42%
Eros155148-7-4.52%
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