St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population 2019

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 83,447 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Landry Parish, Louisiana is the 16th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201882,764-683-0.82%
201783,447-284-0.34%
201683,7311030.12%
201583,628-46-0.05%
201483,6742640.32%
201383,410-49-0.06%
201283,459270.03%
201183,432-57-0.07%
201083,4893,1583.93%
199080,331-3,797-4.51%
198084,1283,7644.68%
197080,364-1,129-1.39%
196081,4933,0173.84%
195078,4766,9959.79%
194071,48111,40718.99%
193060,0748,37716.20%
192051,697-14,964-22.45%
191066,66113,75526.00%
190052,90612,65631.44%
189040,2502460.61%
188040,00414,45156.55%
187025,5532,44910.60%
186023,1048513.82%
185022,2537,02046.08%
184015,2332,64220.98%
183012,5912,50624.85%
182010,0855,03799.78%
18105,0480.00%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,962
Black or African American34,282
Two or More Races1,484
Some Other Race482
Asian258
American Indian and Alaska Native112

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid 2019

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Median Age

36.2


Total

35


Male

37.5


Female

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 60,848 adults, (12,591 of whom are seniors) in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

43,436

51.97%

Male

40,144

48.03%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All69.8%30.2%
Male62.3%37.7%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female50.3%49.7%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,4672.769.8
Married13,0203.3286.5
Non Family10,0691.1960.1
Female5,4913.7550.3
Male1,8873.4862.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,1859.66%
9th to 12th Grade7,44713.88%
High School Graduate22,75342.41%
Some College8,12215.14%
Associates Degree2,8875.38%
Bachelors Degree4,9409.21%
Graduate Degree2,3144.31%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,51725,6265,006
Black20,45614,4211,948
Hispanic859462129
Multiple Races61932997
Other Race23414861
Asian949012
Native American756126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,306$39,154$21,533
Less Than High School$18,198$25,511$11,883
High School Grad$24,967$35,426$17,356
Some College$30,061$42,292$24,607
Bachelors Degree$40,777$47,436$35,382
Graduate Degree$51,088$55,417$47,619

$28,306

Average Earnings

$39,154

Average Male

$21,533

Average Female

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Language

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Language

91.27% of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 8.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.41% of the population.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Poverty

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33,62014,25842.41%
White44,9538,09518.01%
Multiple1,45853836.90%
Hispanic1,671834.97%
Other473102.11%

27.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.76%

Male Poverty Rate

30.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana is Black, with 42.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.64%
High School22.12%
Some College16.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.11%
Male Unemployed44.23%
Female Employed17.89%
Male Employed6.04%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Income

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,163$49,707
Families$42,632$59,713
Married Families$63,257$78,389
Non Families$17,373$27,467

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

St. Landry 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 35-44.

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans

3,122

Number of Veterans

2,919

Male Veterans

203

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,187
First Gulf War507
Korea374
Second Gulf War349
World War II187

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2546.33%
Black8013.35%
2 or More476.33%
Hispanic444.38%
Other205.87%

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Employment Status

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Opelousas1675816541-217-1.29%
Eunice 1039810279-119-1.14%
Sunset28972974772.66%
Port Barre20852119341.63%
Krotz Springs1198120460.50%
Leonville10861105191.75%
Arnaudville 10571069121.14%
Melville10391053141.35%
Washington962953-9-0.94%
Grand Coteau928939111.19%
Cankton48449281.65%
Palmetto164162-2-1.22%
  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