Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 23,367 with a growth rate of 0.15% 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
201823,410430.18%
201723,367360.15%
201623,331-112-0.48%
201523,4431310.56%
201423,312-203-0.86%
201323,515-316-1.33%
201223,8312451.04%
201123,5864642.01%
201023,122-2,453-9.59%
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
White16,090
Black or African American4,881
Two or More Races887
Asian783
Some Other Race514
American Indian and Alaska Native239

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Median Age

35.9


Total

36


Male

35.8


Female

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 17,198 adults, (2,782 of whom are seniors) in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,001

51.30%

Male

11,393

48.70%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.6%26.4%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
All69%31%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female57%43%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7592.6369
Married4,3883.2373.6
Non Family2,3291.1769.1
Female1,4402.9557
Male6023.164.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2758.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,4309.39%
High School Graduate5,53336.32%
Some College3,39822.31%
Associates Degree6614.34%
Bachelors Degree2,07413.62%
Graduate Degree8625.66%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2208,9922,356
Black2,9732,103343
Hispanic95174767
Asian595334121
Multiple Races37732434
Other Race327232
Native American18612721

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,402$46,264$26,820
Less Than High School$25,970$28,736$16,034
High School Grad$34,650$52,702$21,675
Some College$35,009$43,963$25,433
Bachelors Degree$52,095$47,344$52,450
Graduate Degree$60,478$106,786$48,588

$38,402

Average Earnings

$46,264

Average Male

$26,820

Average Female

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Language

91.37% of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0172,08713.90%
Black4,7911,78337.22%
Hispanic1,52731720.76%
Other48313928.78%
Native2399138.08%
Multiple887687.67%
Asian779617.83%

19.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.67%

Male Poverty Rate

23.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Native, with 38.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana is Multiple, with 7.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.03%
High School19.21%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.80%
Female Unemployed17.03%
Female Employed10.31%
Male Employed6.60%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Income

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,635$68,790
Families$62,736$79,420
Married Families$83,214-
Non Families$25,461$36,091

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans

1,498

Number of Veterans

1,365

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War569
First Gulf War437
Vietnam401
Korea65
World War II47

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16910.12%
Black2477.32%
Hispanic9810.66%
Other5117.23%
2 or More164.05%
Asian152.33%

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

  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