Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population 2018

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 23,348 with a growth rate of -1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is the 40th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,348-236-1.00%
201623,5842571.10%
201623,327-123-0.52%
201523,4501280.55%
201423,322-202-0.86%
201323,524-313-1.31%
201223,8372491.06%
201123,5884652.01%
201023,123-2,452-9.59%
199025,575-474-1.82%
198026,0498243.27%
197025,2252,68011.89%
196022,5458,30658.33%
195014,2391,92115.60%
194012,3182,71028.21%
19309,608-586-5.75%
192010,194-2,330-18.60%
191012,524-515-3.95%
190013,0394983.97%
189012,5419668.35%
188011,5751,0239.69%
187010,5522,05824.23%
18608,4941,10414.94%
18507,3902,33046.05%
18405,06057112.72%
18304,4892,13590.70%
18202,35480551.97%
18101,5490.00%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,385
Black or African American4,887
Asian844
Two or More Races688
Some Other Race524
American Indian and Alaska Native256

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

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.3


Total

36.1


Male

36.5


Female

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,287 adults, (2,830 of which are seniors) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,999

50.88%

Male

11,585

49.12%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male80.4%19.6%
Married73.2%26.8%
All70%30%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female58.1%41.9%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6442.6970
Married4,2983.2573.2
Non Family2,3471.2168.9
Female1,4323.2658.1
Male5673.0780.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Households

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3228.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,65610.87%
High School Graduate5,79438.04%
Some College3,25721.38%
Associates Degree7955.22%
Bachelors Degree1,69411.12%
Graduate Degree7144.69%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4449,0741,915
Black2,8982,012267
Hispanic88457041
Asian589313121
Other Race378156
Multiple Races28424032
Native American19312838

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.54%.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,085$47,539$26,794
Less Than High School$21,871$28,012$15,992
High School Grad$35,594$52,597$21,117
Some College$34,980$46,282$26,410
Bachelors Degree$51,977$53,494$51,709
Graduate Degree$62,000$120,900$45,341

$37,085

Average Earnings

$47,539

Average Male

$26,794

Average Female

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language

91.30% of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,8151,68534.99%
White15,3831,56810.19%
Hispanic1,43232922.97%
Asian84426231.04%
Other5009819.60%
Native2566525.39%
Multiple688588.43%

17.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.13%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 34.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.37%.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.05%
High School14.32%
Some College8.15%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.19%
Female Unemployed13.94%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed3.72%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Income

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,251$66,093
Families$60,823$76,954
Married Families$77,477$
Non Families$23,813$34,307

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

Plaquemines 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.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

1,443

Number of Veterans

1,301

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War480
First Gulf War454
Vietnam335
Korea75
World War II37

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54444
65 to 74346
18 to 34317
75+191
55 to 64145

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,17610.05%
Black1875.48%
Hispanic809.33%
Other349.60%
Asian243.64%
2 or More227.83%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

61%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

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