Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 31,477 with a growth rate of 0.25% 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
201731,477780.25%
201631,399290.09%
201631,370-58-0.18%
201531,428-22-0.07%
201431,4501510.48%
201331,299-149-0.47%
201231,448-142-0.45%
201131,590-44-0.14%
201031,6349122.97%
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%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,191
Black or African American5,177
Two or More Races656
American Indian and Alaska Native215
Asian107
Some Other Race53

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

Jefferson Davis 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

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Median Age

38


Total

36


Male

39.2


Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 23,392 adults, (4,804 of which are seniors) in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,048

51.11%

Male

15,351

48.89%

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
Married86.5%13.5%
All71.1%28.9%
Male62.8%37.2%
Non Family58%42%
Female53.1%46.9%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5542.6771.1
Married5,5283.2886.5
Non Family3,6401.2258
Female1,8113.3553.1
Male5753.8762.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Households

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Education

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6127.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,72213.18%
High School Graduate8,52741.27%
Some College3,89818.87%
Associates Degree8954.33%
Bachelors Degree1,9229.30%
Graduate Degree1,0835.24%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,69113,4482,647
Black3,2132,271257
Hispanic40133252
Native American1841298
Multiple Races1211008
Asian715325
Other Race535312

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 other race people with a rate of 35.21%.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,572$45,075$22,982
Less Than High School$22,746$27,214$12,208
High School Grad$30,421$46,303$20,102
Some College$30,240$40,540$22,645
Bachelors Degree$46,118$68,393$37,523
Graduate Degree$51,250$60,625$47,358

$32,572

Average Earnings

$45,075

Average Male

$22,982

Average Female

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Language

91.34% of Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 7.40% of the population.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1174,02216.68%
Black5,0091,69933.92%
Hispanic67913519.88%
Multiple65111417.51%
Native2152712.56%
Asian1072321.50%

19.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.71%

Male Poverty Rate

22.40%

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 33.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 12.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.26%.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.92%
High School15.16%
Some College13.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.76%
Male Unemployed26.29%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed7.26%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Income

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,202$59,019
Families$54,384$71,625
Married Families$75,919$
Non Families$20,557$29,385

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

2,109

Number of Veterans

1,975

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam779
First Gulf War447
Second Gulf War297
Korea203
World War II182

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54588
75+538
65 to 74446
55 to 64388
18 to 34149

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8089.47%
Black2697.12%
2 or More189.63%
Other1018.87%
Hispanic91.85%
Indian42.17%

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

13.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

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%
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