Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 25,687 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is the 38th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201825,398-289-1.13%
201725,687-223-0.86%
201625,910-399-1.52%
201526,309-346-1.30%
201426,655-285-1.06%
201326,940-438-1.60%
201227,378-100-0.36%
201127,478-394-1.41%
201027,872-4,066-12.73%
199031,938-2,865-8.23%
198034,8032,3407.21%
197032,463-1,246-3.70%
196033,7091,6715.22%
195032,0384,46716.20%
194027,5713,88216.39%
193023,6894,37822.67%
192019,3115252.79%
191018,7862,15212.94%
190016,634-152-0.91%
189016,7862,58018.16%
188014,2064,81951.34%
18709,387-970-9.37%
186010,3576,444164.68%
18503,9130.00%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,094
Black or African American12,606
Two or More Races296
Some Other Race158
Asian113
American Indian and Alaska Native23

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Median Age

39.6


Total

37.5


Male

41.5


Female

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 19,809 adults, (4,520 of whom are seniors) in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,785

52.43%

Male

12,505

47.57%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All66%34%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female48%52%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0772.5266
Married4,2693.0979.2
Non Family3,7111.1660.4
Female1,7073.8148
Male3903.6554.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3237.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,12812.17%
High School Graduate7,73544.23%
Some College2,82716.16%
Associates Degree1,0536.02%
Bachelors Degree1,89610.84%
Graduate Degree5283.02%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5918,0251,716
Black7,5805,846699
Multiple Races11053
Hispanic9738
Asian8753
Other Race4242
Native American2399

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 39.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,486$30,596$23,344
Less Than High School$16,548$20,809$14,128
High School Grad$25,039$30,448$20,993
Some College$27,131$41,429$25,532
Bachelors Degree$41,119$43,295$38,693
Graduate Degree$46,156$46,168$46,118

$26,486

Average Earnings

$30,596

Average Male

$23,344

Average Female

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Language

98.51% of Morehouse Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,0775,00741.46%
White12,7061,74913.77%
Hispanic32616751.23%
Other156156100.00%
Asian1132421.24%
Native2323100.00%
Multiple28393.18%

27.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.81%

Male Poverty Rate

30.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 3.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.68%
High School21.69%
Some College20.05%
Bachelors or Greater10.74%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.34%
Female Unemployed22.17%
Female Employed15.12%
Male Employed7.57%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Income

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,672$46,242
Families$41,326$57,044
Married Families$54,239-
Non Families$20,566$26,712

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,270

Number of Veterans

1,192

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam499
First Gulf War216
Korea112
Second Gulf War81
World War II70

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8508.09%
Black4134.59%
Hispanic88.25%
Indian730.43%

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

12.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bastrop1136610578-788-6.93%
Mer Rouge622584-38-6.11%
Collinston287264-23-8.01%
Bonita284262-22-7.75%
Oak Ridge144133-11-7.64%
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