Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 98,426 with a growth rate of -0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is the 15th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201798,112-314-0.32%
201798,426-191-0.19%
201698,6172540.26%
201598,3634620.47%
201497,9016470.67%
201397,254770.08%
201297,1771660.17%
201197,0112740.28%
201096,73710,87712.67%
199085,8603,3774.09%
198082,48313,54219.64%
197068,94113,56024.48%
196055,38113,17231.21%
195042,2093,5949.31%
194038,6156,19619.11%
193032,4192,0756.84%
192030,344-2,767-8.36%
191033,1114,22914.64%
190028,8826,78730.72%
189022,0952,98215.60%
188019,1134,39429.85%
187014,7196754.81%
186014,0444,51247.34%
18509,5322,22930.52%
18407,3031,80032.71%
18305,5031,74846.55%
18203,7551,76088.22%
18101,9950.00%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White77,388
Black or African American12,819
Two or More Races2,461
American Indian and Alaska Native2,442
Some Other Race2,192
Asian789
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Median Age

37.1


Total

36.3


Male

37.9


Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 74,981 adults, (13,917 of whom are seniors) in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

49,877

50.84%

Male

48,235

49.16%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Male68.1%31.9%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Female56.7%43.3%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,1532.6675.1
Married18,4533.1389.1
Non Family10,6571.361.3
Female5,3263.4856.7
Male1,7173.4168.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,69010.18%
9th to 12th Grade8,99213.68%
High School Graduate26,09739.71%
Some College10,42515.86%
Associates Degree2,8044.27%
Bachelors Degree7,46811.36%
Graduate Degree3,2384.93%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,22942,1649,163
Black7,5294,762864
Hispanic2,4361,695328
Native American1,511732155
Other Race1,04467038
Multiple Races75058870
Asian460261177

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.48%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,676$53,264$25,567
Less Than High School$26,723$36,864$14,034
High School Grad$35,417$54,784$20,472
Some College$37,375$54,615$25,961
Bachelors Degree$46,869$60,478$41,423
Graduate Degree$59,362$76,400$53,484

$38,676

Average Earnings

$53,264

Average Male

$25,567

Average Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

85.51% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 14.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 10.11% of the population.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White73,8998,77411.87%
Black12,0864,67338.66%
Hispanic4,07662115.24%
Multiple2,41156323.35%
Other2,06949724.02%
Native2,39348120.10%
Asian78121627.66%

16.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.21%

Male Poverty Rate

17.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 38.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.61%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.54%
High School11.18%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.41%
Female Unemployed34.41%
Female Employed9.88%
Male Employed4.09%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Income

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,705$68,166
Families$63,373$78,219
Married Families$80,603$92,483
Non Families$24,839$39,706

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

3,819

Number of Veterans

3,499

Male Veterans

320

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,402
First Gulf War698
Second Gulf War637
Korea292
World War II164

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,111
35 to 54918
75+901
55 to 64478
18 to 34411

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4765.70%
Black2532.73%
2 or More605.84%
Hispanic582.03%
Other302.47%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

60%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Thibodaux1457114610390.27%
Lockport25782504-74-2.87%
Golden Meadow21012038-63-3.00%
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