Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 98,426 with a growth rate of 0.76% 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
201798,4267380.76%
201697,688-929-0.94%
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
White77,672
Black or African American12,975
Two or More Races2,354
American Indian and Alaska Native2,147
Some Other Race1,714
Asian799
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27

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

Lafourche 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

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.7


Total

35.9


Male

37.6


Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 74,634 adults, (13,383 of which are seniors) in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

49,742

50.92%

Male

47,946

49.08%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All75.2%24.8%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female58.4%41.6%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,9612.6675.2
Married18,1753.1289.6
Non Family10,6461.2960.7
Female5,2033.5658.4
Male1,9373.4465.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

7.7%

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 Grade6,97010.72%
9th to 12th Grade9,09013.97%
High School Graduate25,54839.28%
Some College10,16015.62%
Associates Degree2,7674.25%
Bachelors Degree7,28811.20%
Graduate Degree3,2224.95%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,73441,3049,005
Black7,4124,728846
Hispanic2,4131,576279
Native American1,39266598
Other Race85759039
Multiple Races78257995
Asian479280212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 78.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.26%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,077$51,535$24,520
Less Than High School$26,951$38,234$13,379
High School Grad$32,797$51,733$20,429
Some College$36,982$55,382$25,055
Bachelors Degree$46,058$57,365$41,115
Graduate Degree$54,449$66,875$50,849

$37,077

Average Earnings

$51,535

Average Male

$24,520

Average Female

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Language

85.49% of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 14.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 10.42% of the population.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White73,8098,39111.37%
Black12,2804,54537.01%
Native2,11651924.53%
Multiple2,30151722.47%
Hispanic3,94850412.77%
Other1,55932821.04%
Asian79021226.84%

15.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 37.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is White, with 11.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.84%
High School11.34%
Some College8.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.21%
Female Unemployed32.06%
Female Employed9.28%
Male Employed4.21%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Income

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,071$66,203
Families$60,915$75,112
Married Families$77,681$89,185
Non Families$25,164$40,071

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

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

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

3,942

Number of Veterans

3,557

Male Veterans

385

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,388
Second Gulf War759
First Gulf War692
Korea266
World War II213

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,015
35 to 54880
75+872
55 to 64681
18 to 34494

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5645.85%
Black2963.23%
2 or More746.72%
Hispanic291.02%
Other80.76%

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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