Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 31,491 with a growth rate of 0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is the 34th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201831,582910.29%
201731,4911090.35%
201631,382-49-0.16%
201531,431-17-0.05%
201431,4481510.48%
201331,297-149-0.47%
201231,446-144-0.46%
201131,590-43-0.14%
201031,6339112.97%
199030,722-1,446-4.50%
198032,1682,6148.84%
197029,554-271-0.91%
196029,8253,52713.41%
195026,2982,1078.71%
194024,1914,42622.39%
193019,7657664.03%
192018,9990.00%

How Many People Live in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana?

31,491

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,229
Black or African American5,115
Two or More Races602
American Indian and Alaska Native298
Asian139
Some Other Race22

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38.1


Total

35.9


Male

39.3


Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 23,378 adults, (4,894 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

15,974

50.86%

Male

15,431

49.14%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All71.4%28.6%
Male60.1%39.9%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female53.1%46.9%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4352.771.4
Married5,4453.3287.2
Non Family3,6711.2358.8
Female1,8203.5653.1
Male4993.6960.1

3.32

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5927.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,76013.32%
High School Graduate8,43340.71%
Some College3,60917.42%
Associates Degree1,0595.11%
Bachelors Degree2,08410.06%
Graduate Degree1,1805.70%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,75613,5022,817
Black3,2062,283348
Hispanic36427841
Native American24817217
Multiple Races1028612
Asian837029
Other Race22223

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,230$46,981$22,874
Less Than High School$22,042$25,750$15,809
High School Grad$30,966$50,023$20,153
Some College$30,890$41,709$22,423
Bachelors Degree$45,395$72,792$34,954
Graduate Degree$48,472$60,714$41,622

$32,230

Average Earnings

$46,981

Average Male

$22,874

Average Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language

92.25% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 7.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.28% of the population.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1343,97916.49%
Black4,9831,67033.51%
Hispanic70914520.45%
Multiple59712320.60%
Native2989230.87%
Asian1391611.51%

19.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.03%

Male Poverty Rate

23.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 33.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Asian, with 11.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.45%
Some College15.41%
High School14.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.27%
Male Unemployed34.10%
Female Employed12.48%
Male Employed5.59%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Income

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,744$60,314
Families$54,059$72,877
Married Families$76,860-
Non Families$21,478$31,131

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,860

Number of Veterans

1,767

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam638
First Gulf War384
Second Gulf War281
Korea201
World War II137

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6058.40%
Black2286.05%
2 or More2416.44%
Hispanic112.43%
Indian31.21%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

11.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis 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

87.65%

Born in Louisiana

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.28% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 87.65% having been born in Louisiana. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jennings1038310118-265-2.55%
Welsh3226323260.19%
Lake Arthur2738274680.29%
Elton1128113020.18%
Fenton383371-12-3.13%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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